|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:
||Pedestrian and bicycle improvements in Central Square
||Pedestrian improvements from South Main St. to Green St.
||Pedestrian and bicycle improvements in downtown area
||Rail trail – four project improvement sites along rail corridor
||Pedestrian improvements – sidewalks in Village area
||Rail Trail improvements in Derry, Windham, and Salem
||Bicycle and pedestrian improvements phase 1
||Trestle rehabilitation and rail trail improvements
||Construct sidewalks and a pedestrian bridge
||Historic restoration of 1890 Baggage Building
||Construct rail trail and bridge over Winnipesaukee River
||Bicycle and pedestrian improvements in Elkins Village
||Rail trail improvements from Main St. to Quincy St.
||Bicycle and pedestrian improvements along NH 120
||Pedestrian improvements – sidewalks along Market St.
||Bicycle and pedestrian improvements
||Pedestrian improvements – Sky bridge over NH 108