ANN’S LANE CONSTRUCTION WORK
The Department of Public Works Sewer and Drain division will be out on Ann’s Lane this week and a part of next, raising utility structures. This structures will remain raised until paving occurs at the end of the month. In addition the Contractor will resume work and will be working with the paving company to complete the project. When driving through this area, please be careful and SLOW DOWN!
If you have any questions please call the DPW at 603-926-3202.
PUBLIC HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY
The Town of Hampton will be holding two Household Hazardous Waste (HHHW) Days this year. The first event will be on Saturday -June 1, 2019. The second held on Saturday – August 24, 2019. To learn more about the event , how do dispose of paint and the potential dangers of HHHW and alternative products that can be used, click on the links below.
If you have any questions please call the Public Works Department at 603-926-3202
PUBLIC MEETINGS REGARDING COMMERCIAL WASTE AND CONDOMINIUM WASTE
The Board of Selectmen will be discussing Beach Commercial Waste on Monday April 15th at 7 pm in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room
The Board of Selectmen will be discussing Condominium Waste on Monday April 22nd at 7 pm in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room.
UPDATED TRANSFER STATION HOURS
Starting Sunday April 14th, the Transfer Station will be open Sundays 8 am – 11 am.
LAFAYETTE ROAD ROADWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT – UPDATE 03/14/19
Below, you will find links to the conceptual drawings that were presented at the On March 13th, the Department of Public Works hosted a Public Input session regarding the Lafayette Road Drainage and Paving Project scheduled to begin this year. The conceptual plans that were presented can be found below.
These plans incorporate changes to the Lafayette Road and Winnacunnet Road intersection, define constant roadway widths and bike lanes, slightly revise the parking along the northern part of Lafayette Road, show new sidewalks to include ADA improvements, include crosswalk locations with proposed flashing beacon lights and highlight drainage and changes the High Street Parking Lot striping and curbing for better access management. Discussions were also had regarding the use of planters and other elements to tie the corridor together from an aesthetic viewpoint.
During this meeting, the DPW received comments regarding the limits of work, the need for the installation of bike racks, the need for scooter parking, suggestions to increase the sidewalk widths to narrow the roadway on Lafayette to deter speed, suggested slightly different parking and access layout at the High Street parking lot, asked about snow removal in the Depot Square area and the High Street Lot, questioned the number of mid-block crossings on Lafayette (if there were enough) and other overall questions regarding the changes made.
The DPW along with their Engineers’ Wright Pierce will be looking to define the final design by incorporating some suggested changes and answering the questions raised. In addition, we will be working with the local Police and Fire Departments for any concerns they may have. We hope to have this completed by the end of March. From that point we will present the plans to the Board of Selectman, provide a large print out displayed at Town Hall and will work on the bidding and construction schedules.
We look forward to any additional comments such that we can consider them as part of the final plan. Comments can be made to the Public Works Department by phone at 603-926-3202 or by email to Deputy Hale at email@example.com.
NEW SEWER ORDINANCE IN EFFECT AS OF MARCH 12, 2019
The Town of Hampton has approved a new Sewer Use Ordinance. This ordinance consolidates information from the Town Code, Construction Standards, Reporting Requirements, Permits and Fee Schedules. The new Ordinance can be found under the Permits and Applications Page on the DPW website or you can click here.
LAFAYETTE ROAD ROADWAY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT – PUBLIC INPUT MEETING
The Department of Public Works will be holding a public input session regarding the upcoming drainage and paving improvements proposed along Lafayette Road between High Street and Winnacunnet Road.
Please come join us March 13th at 6pm in the Selectman’s Meeting Room at Town Hall to review the proposed plans.
We are looking for your suggestions and concerns!
If you have any questions, or you are unable too make the meeting and would like to leave us your comments please Call the DPW at 603-926-3202.
NEW TRANSFER STATION FEES ARE IN EFFECT AS OF 1/15/19
Please review the document below that details the new fees for disposal of items at the Transfer Station. If you have any questions you can call the Transfer Station at 603-929-5930 or you can reach then main office at 603-926-3202.
FORCE MAIN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT -UPDATE 1/15/19
The Force Main Project continues through the easement area from Tide Mill Road to Route 101 with a second crew installing force main on the eastern end of Route 101 and Church Street.
As construction continues along Church Street and Route 101 traffic patterns may be adjusted and there may be delays. We ask that you pay attention to all signage, DPW personnel, Police Details and detours and most importantly PLEASE SLOW DOWN. This is for everyone’s safety, including yours.
FLOODING STUDY INFORMATION MEETINGS UPDATE
If you are affected by the flooding in your area, please take a minute to complete the survey that was distributed at the Flood Study meeting held the week of December 10th. You can access the survey by clicking on the link below.
As a reminder if you would like to receive email notifications of high tide events (or other town related events) you need to sign up by clicking the link below (We are unable to “add” you as there needs to be consent to the data sharing policy by Constant Contacts Privac Policy).
We will be posting meeting minutes on the Town’s Web page once they are completed.
If you would like to share any additional information please feel free to email the Department of Public Works at jhale @ town.hampton.nh.us
or call 603-926-3202.
CHURCH STREET PUMP STATION RESIDENTIAL LOT CLOSURE
The residential lot behind and around the Church Street Pump Station will be closed beginning November 3, 2018 until further notice. This closure is needed to facilitate the construction related to the Church Street Pump Station Force Main Replacement Project. Those residents with resident stickers may park in empty spaces (in areas not designated as lease spaces) within the lot directly adjacent to the pump station. As a reminder, residents are not allowed to use residential parking lots for long term storage of vehicles. Vehicles being stored and found to interfere with snow removing activities or other town operations may be towed at the owner’s expense. Please click here to see a map location plan.
EXCAVATION PERMIT REMINDER
From Section 769-67 of the Town of Hampton Code of Ordinances:
Permits requiring excavation shall not be issued during winter months beginning on the first day of November of each year and ending on the 30th day of April next following, unless special permission is obtained from the Director (of Public Works) upon approval by the Town Manger. Permits may be denied earlier due to frost in the ground before the first of November or after the 30th of April.
Public Works Department
The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of all town roads. This includes signs, shoulders, pot hole repair, culvert and catch basin cleaning, snow plowing and treating, snow removal, brush cutting, grading, sidewalks, street sweeping and contracted line striping and pavement markings (directional arrows, crosswalks, stop bars and parking spaces). Additionally, permits for modification of existing and new driveways and street excavation permits for work done in the Town right of way are processed by the Public Works Dept.
Public Works also provides solid waste and recycling collection and disposal for the Town. Department employees collect material curbside and operate the Transfer Station.
The Wastewater Treatment Plant is operated and maintained by the Public Works Dept. under strict NH DES and US EPA guidelines. Thirteen pump stations are also maintained by Department staff.
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the Town’s storm water system and ensuring that the Town is in compliance with our Municipal Separate Storm System (MS4) storm water permit issued by the US EPA.
Fleet maintenance for Public Works, the Building Department, the Cemetery and the Parks and Recreation Department is also a responsibility of the DPW.
Hampton Public Works Department
1 Hardardt’s Way
Open Mon through Friday 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Closed 12-1 for lunch.
Hampton Transfer Station
1 Hardardt’s Way
Monday: 8 am – 3 pm
For Sewer and Drain Emergencies
After hours, on weekends or holidays
call the Police Department at 603-929-4444.
Town crews will be dispatched to assess the situation.
For directions to the Public Works Department and the Transfer Station click here Driving Directions