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Air Rail Highway Bike/Ped Public Transit

NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
July 8, 2010
Contacts:
Tom Jameson
Planning & Community Assistance Bureau
(603) 271-3462
Public Information Office
(603) 271-6495
Transportation Enhancement Awards Announced
17 Communities To Receive $6.8 Million For Projects

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation announces the selection of projects totaling $6.8 million in funding awards to 17 communities across New Hampshire based on recommendations by a Transportation Enhancement (TE) Advisory Committee. TE projects include pedestrian and bicycle paths, and historic preservation or restoration of transportation-related structures. A total of 54 applications were reviewed amounting to $22 million.

Participating communities agree to pay at least 20% of the cost of the project. Funding for the following selected projects will be spread out over the next three years starting with federal fiscal year 2011, which begins October 1, 2010:

Bristol Pedestrian and bicycle improvements in Central Square $397,600
Plymouth Pedestrian improvements from South Main St. to Green St. $200,000
Whitefield Pedestrian and bicycle improvements in downtown area $40,096
Goffstown Rail trail – four project improvement sites along rail corridor $316,288
Bennington Pedestrian improvements – sidewalks in Village area $476,800
Salem Rail Trail improvements in Derry, Windham, and Salem $1,272,000
Bradford Bicycle and pedestrian improvements phase 1 $516,220
Manchester Trestle rehabilitation and rail trail improvements $189,200
Winchester Construct sidewalks and a pedestrian bridge $253,920
Exeter Historic restoration of 1890 Baggage Building $282,240
Northfield Construct rail trail and bridge over Winnipesaukee River $199,720
New London Bicycle and pedestrian improvements in Elkins Village $638,672
Nashua Rail trail improvements from Main St. to Quincy St. $280,104
Lebanon Bicycle and pedestrian improvements along NH 120 $433,766
Somersworth Pedestrian improvements – sidewalks along Market St. $379,477
Dublin Bicycle and pedestrian improvements $548,040
Newmarket Pedestrian improvements – Sky bridge over NH 108 $440,000





New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483 | 7 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH | 03302-0483
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