The new connector road from Bartlett Street to the Route 1 Bypass opens on Friday, July 16. The new through-street, named “Hodgdon Way,” branches off Cate Street and continues to the Route 1 By-Pass.
The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works will dedicate the new Peirce Island Wastewater Treatment Facility located on Peirce Island in Portsmouth on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 5 pm. (Facility tours, in small groups, follow remarks.) NH Department of Environment Services Commissioner Robert Scott will tour the facility with DPW Director Peter Rice.
The City invites public input, especially from the neighborhood on the Peverly Hill Complete Streets Project on Monday, June 28 at 6:30 pm. Members of the public are able to attend the meeting in person in City Hall Chambers OR participate remotely, via Zoom. For the Zoom registration, click here.
The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works Water Division released the latest Water Supply Status Report on May 10, providing an assessment of the water supply quantity and quality available through the Portsmouth Water System. Water use generally increases during the summer months as homeowners start outdoor projects and irrigation. At the same time, the water recharge from rainfall decreases in the summer. Since May 2020, precipitation on the Seacoast was 12 inches, or 28 percent below normal.
The Portsmouth Department of Public Works will hold its biannual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at the Public Works facility at 680 Peverly Hill Road. Residents of Portsmouth, Greenland and Newington are encouraged to bring household chemicals for safe disposal between 8 am and 12 noon. Proof of residency is required.
The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works will dedicate the new Pease Water Treatment Facility located at 97 Grafton Drive in Portsmouth on Tuesday May 4, 2021 at 10:30 am.
Portsmouth DPW is hosting a public input meeting via Zoom on Thursday, May 6, 2021 to discuss what residents would like to see in the sidewalk and roadway reconstruction plan for the Fleet Street Area Reconstruction Project. For Zoom registration instructions, click here.
The City of Portsmouth has just received notification that on March 26, ParkMobile, the app available to those who park in Portsmouth, became aware of a security breach in March linked to a vulnerability in ParkMobile's designers' software. In response, ParkMobile immediately launched an investigation with the assistance of a leading cybersecurity firm to address the incident. ParkMobile eliminated the third-party vulnerability, and continues to monitor their security and systems.
The City has completed contract documents and went out to bid last week on the 95 Mechanic Street Seawall and Wharf Replacement project. The project is part of the City’s ongoing responsibility to maintain seawalls.