TITLE XX
TRANSPORTATION

CHAPTER 237
TURNPIKE SYSTEM

Section 237:7

    237:7 Funds Provided. –
I. The following sums are appropriated for the purpose of carrying out the projects authorized by RSA 237:2:
 Projects Amounts
 
(a) Improvements to the Blue Star memorial highway. RSA 237:2, I, IX. $68,800,000
(b) Improvements and 2 lane extension of Spaulding turnpike. RSA 237:2, II. 43,200,000
(c) Improvements to central New Hampshire turnpike. RSA 237:2, III. 28,500,000
(d) Construction of Dover-Somersworth interchange number 9 of Spaulding turnpike, including the access roads into and away from the Weeks traffic circle in the city of Dover. RSA 237:2, II. 2,800,000
(e) Construction and improvements to the central New Hampshire turnpike. RSA 237:2, IV. 126,600,000
(f) Improvements to central New Hampshire turnpike. RSA 237:2, V. 24,100,000
(g) [Repealed.] 
(h) Improvements to central New Hampshire turnpike. RSA 237:2, IV(h), VII, VII(b), VII(c), IX, XI. $954,000,000
(i) Improvements to the Spaulding turnpike Gosling Road interchange; RSA 237:2, VI. 17,800,000
(j) Study of exit 10 on Spaulding turnpike. RSA 237:2 II-a. $3,500,000
(k) Toll collection equipment. RSA 237:2, VIII, IX, RSA 237:5, II. $131,000,000
(l) Construction of exit 10 on the Spaulding turnpike. RSA 237:2, II-b, IX. 37,000,000
(m) Construction of a second barrel from exits 12 to 16 on the Spaulding Turnpike with related interchange improvements from exits 11 to 16. RSA 237:2, II-d, IX. 160,000,000
(n) Construction of improvements to the Spaulding Turnpike/US 4/N.H. 16 north of Gosling Road intersection in Newington to just south of most southerly plaza in Dover, including access roads on and off the highway. RSA 237:2, II-e. 14,250,000
(o) Construction of a bridge crossing the Merrimack River connecting U.S. 3 in Merrimack and N.H. 102 in Litchfield with future design consideration for a segment of highway connecting N.H. 102 in Litchfield and N.H. 111 in Hudson. RSA 237:2, IV(g). 75,000,000
(p) Acquisition of a 1.6 mile section of I-95. 120,000,000
(q) Repairs and improvements to the bridge on N.H. 107 over I-95 in Seabrook. 4,000,000
(r) Construction of the Newington-Dover Little Bay Bridge project. 275,000,000
 
(s) Construction of noise barriers along I-95 in Portsmouth. 3,200,000
 
 
(t) Construction of all electronic tolling or open road tolling plazas. RSA 237:2, VIII, RSA 237:5, II(o)-(p). 27,000,000
 
(u) Consultant services for public-private partnership infrastructure oversight committee (2 years). 100,000
 

I-a. The department shall not proceed with the installation of all electronic tolling without prior legislative approval.
II. After substantial completion of the project or projects authorized by paragraph I of this section, the governor and council may transfer appropriations for such project or projects to other projects under this chapter. The appropriations made by this chapter shall be continuing appropriations and shall not lapse.
III. Paragraph I of this section shall not limit the authority of the governor and council under RSA 237-A to provide, solely by resolutions or by trust or security agreements, without further appropriation, for application or expenditures of moneys deposited or held in funds established in connection with the issuance of revenue bonds under RSA 237-A, including without limitation the application of moneys to operate, maintain, and make improvements to the turnpike system, to pay costs of issuance of bonds including costs of traffic studies and engineering reports prepared for issuance of bonds, and to establish and maintain reserves.

Source. RSA 256-C:6. 1971, 520:1. 1973, 500:1, 2; 559:2. 1975, 286:3. 1977, 558:4. 1981, 87:1. 1983, 76:2; 427:2; 451:2. 1985, 246:1; 391:1. 1986, 203:13. 1987, 266:3. 1989, 356:2. 1991, 255:2; 301:6, 7, 13, III. 1992, 217:2. 1998, 306:3. 2004, 262:5. 2006, 240:8, eff. July 31, 2006. 2009, 144:78-81, eff. July 1, 2009. 2010, 194:1-3, eff. Aug. 20, 2010. 2013, 186:13-15, eff. Aug. 31, 2013. 2014, 326:6, 7, eff. Aug. 1, 2014. 2016, 324:4, 5, eff. June 24, 2016. 2018, 358:5, 6, eff. July 2, 2018. 2020, 33:28, eff. July 24, 2020.