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Air Rail Highway Bike/Ped Public Transit


For Immediate Release
March 27, 2015
Jim Hersey
Construction Bureau
(603) 662-6173
Public Information Office
(603) 271-6495
Closing of Exit 5 Northbound Ramps on Spaulding Turnpike
Detour for Several Months to Allow for Construction Work

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT announces the planned closing of the Exit 5 northbound ramps on the Spaulding Turnpike in Dover for several months, starting around April 13th. Portable concrete barrier will be used at Exit 5 to close off the existing on and off ramps. The Exit 5 ramps will reopen later this summer.

A northbound traffic shift will allow for the construction of the new northbound tie-in from the Little Bay Bridge to the existing northbound lanes north of Exit 5. The Exit 5 ramps will be reconstructed to match the new alignment.

Motorists needing to access Wentworth Terrace and Hilton Park will be directed northbound to Exit 6W, and to a detour back to Boston Harbor Road and under the new Little Bay Bridge to get from the west side to the east side of the Turnpike. Southbound traffic needing to access Wentworth Terrace and Hilton Park, will be able to use Exit 6S and proceed to the signals at US Route 4/Boston Harbor Road.

Detour signs will be erected to show the new traffic pattern. Fire, emergency vehicles and school buses will need to use the detour. Boaters wishing to launch at Hilton Park should also take notice of this planned ramp closure and detour.

New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483 | 7 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH | 03302-0483
Tel: 603.271-3734 | Fax: 603.271.3914

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