Role of airport, I-93 will be focus of summit

Gov. John Lynch and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen are among the officials taking part in “Paths to the Future,” an infrastructure summit, which will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Friday, March 30, at The Executive Court in Manchester.The event — presented by the Greater Derry Londonderry Chamber f Commerce — will focus on such issues as the status of transportation infrastructure related to the widening of Interstate 93, the status of Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and the roads surrounding the airport and the funding and development of Pettingill Road in Londonderry.Pettingill Road in particular has been an issue on the radar screen of the chamber, given its potential to attract additional businesses to Londonderry. The road links Londonderry with Raymond Wieczorek Drive, which connects the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport to the Everett Turnpike in Bedford.Another significant topic to be discussed will likely be the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, is a key economic driver in the region and the state as a whole.Speakers at the summit will include Gov. John Lynch, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, N.H. Sen. Sharon Carson, R-Londonderry, state Department of Transportation Commissioner Chris Clement, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Deputy Director J. Brian O’Neil, and Londonderry Community Development Director Andre Garron.Exclusive sponsor of the event is Enterprise Bank. Public Service of New Hampshire is a supporting sponsor.Admission is $20 for chamber members and $25 for non-members. For more information, call the chamber at 603-432-8205 or email — NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS REVIEW

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