Interstate 93 http://nhpr.org en Construction At Hooksett Rest Area Is 'Months' Ahead Of Schedule http://nhpr.org/post/construction-hooksett-rest-area-months-ahead-schedule <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Visitors coming to New Hampshire this Fourth of July weekend via interstate 93 likely noticed the redevelopment of the new rest-stop facilities in Hooksett is moving quickly. According to the Department of Transportation, construction at the rest-area is about three to four months ahead of schedule.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 08:59:00 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 51357 at http://nhpr.org Construction At Hooksett Rest Area Is 'Months' Ahead Of Schedule N.H. Gas Tax Increase Becomes Law http://nhpr.org/post/nh-gas-tax-increase-becomes-law <p>On a newly built bridge near interstate 93, Governor Maggie Hassan signed into law the first increase in the state’s gas tax in more than two decades.</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 19:56:56 +0000 Ryan Lessard 48837 at http://nhpr.org N.H. Gas Tax Increase Becomes Law Plane in I-93 Crash Once Made Emergency Landing in Nashua http://nhpr.org/post/plane-i-93-crash-once-made-emergency-landing-nashua <p>Two people are dead after their plane crashed alongside Interstate 93 in Hooksett.</p><p>NHPR’s <strong>Sam Evans-Brown</strong> was on the scene earlier today. He tells All Things Considered host Brady Carlson about what police have confirmed about the Doris and Herman Hassenger, the people killed in the crash, and about the plane's history.</p><p></p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 22:07:41 +0000 Brady Carlson & Sam Evans-Brown 15542 at http://nhpr.org Plane in I-93 Crash Once Made Emergency Landing in Nashua Questions Over I-93 Funding Creates Economic Uncertainty http://nhpr.org/post/questions-over-i-93-funding-creates-economic-uncertainty <p>The state commissioner of transportation warns that if the federal government moves ahead with a plan to cut $40 million of New Hampshire&rsquo;s yearly highway funds&mdash;the completion of I-93 will be placed on hold, indefinitely. &nbsp;One portion that remains unfinished is exit 3 near Windham.</p><p>Many businesses there say the uncertainty of I-93&rsquo;s future is hurting the local economy.</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 21:12:02 +0000 Rachel Gotbaum 1027 at http://nhpr.org Questions Over I-93 Funding Creates Economic Uncertainty