Pursuant to RSA 482:A:8, Env-Wt 202, and Env-C 205.03, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Wetlands Bureau is providing notice of a Public Hearing scheduled on SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 beginning at 2:00PM. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comment on the following New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) pending application proposing permanent and temporary impacts to jurisdictional areas to construct a roadway improvement project along a 1.3-mile segment of NH Route 16 (NH 16) located in Cambridge, New Hampshire. The proposed project will result in 225,953 square feet (SF) of permanent palustrine wetland impacts, 17,032 SF of temporary palustrine wetland impacts, 4,016 SF / 568 linear feet (LF) of permanent stream channel impacts, and 1,990 SF / 225 LF of temporary stream channel impacts. Compensatory mitigation includes conserving 2,611 acres in Shelburne, NH through funds provided to the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests for fee acquisition of a parcel located at the southern end of the Androscoggin watershed or a one-time payment of $1,364,579.36 to the NHDES Aquatic Resource Mitigation (“ARM”) Fund.
Subject Property: CAMBRIDGE, NH; Tax Map/Block/Lot/Unit: ROW (NHDES File # 2022-01959)
Information on the public hearing can be found in the Notice of Public Hearing.