Set Up Traffic Detail
Before construction, excavation, or any other action, which would hinder the free passage of vehicles or pedestrians on any street or right-of-way in the City of Portsmouth, a permit must be issued in advance by the Director of Public Works or a designee.
Flagging permit applications are permitted online through the City’s permitting center at: https://portsmouthnh.viewpointcloud.com/#/
Flagging procedures and rules and instructions on how to apply online are available on the Department of Public Works web page: https://www.cityofportsmouth.com/publicworks/permits-applications
Traffic control jobs that require a person to direct traffic on the following streets will be required to use Portsmouth Police Officer(s):
- Borthwick Ave
- Grafton Drive
- Greenland Road
- Interstate Route 95 (if not covered by the N.H. State Police)
- Islington Street
- Lafayette Road
- New Hampshire Ave
- International Drive
- Ocean Road
- Pease Blvd.
- Woodbury Ave
- Market Street from Woodbury Ave to Deer Street
- Maplewood Ave
- Middle Street
- Downtown compact street area between Court Street, Deer Street, Maplewood Avenue and the Piscataqua River boundary.