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Website IDs road projects funded by gas tax hike

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Department of Transportation is launching a website where the public can find provide detailed information on road and bridge work funded by the pending increase in the state's gas tax.

Gov. Maggie Hassan on Tuesday signed into law a measure to raise the tax by 4.2 cents a gallon starting July 1. It's expected to raise an additional $33 million a year for state roads and bridges.

The web page is www.nh.gov/dot/road-toll. It can also be reached from the DOT home page: www.nh.gov/dot.

The additional roadwork includes more than 210 miles of paving and road reconstruction, a doubling of state aid for local bridge projects, and the completion of the northern section of improvements related to rebuilding I-93 between Salem and Manchester.

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