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TIP Amendments

Amendments are intended to address major changes to project scopes or costs or that affect air quality conformity. The amendment process also provides an opportunity to process all administrative modifications and information only changes that may have been approved since the previous amendment. Amendments require, at a minimum, a 10-day public comment period, a conformity determination, and subsequent approvals, but may also require a review or update to the air quality analysis. The timeframe to process amendments is likely to be three (3) or more months depending upon the complexity of the changes and the level to which air quality conformity must be considered. To the extent possible, amendments to the TIP will be grouped with other amendments to the State Transportaton Improvement Program (STIP) and processed on a quarterly basis.

Project changes in an MPO area must comply with the provisions of 23 CFR 450.326 pertaining to TIP revisions. Regardless of whether the project change is initiated by the MPO or the NHDOT, the MPO Policy Committee must adopt the amendment to the approved TIP. There must be a public participation process, consistent with the MPO’s public participation plan (Included in the MPO Prospectus), and a public comment period of at least 10 to 30 days, with duration to be established through interagency consultation including the MPO, NHDOT, NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Air Resources Division, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) New Hampshire Division, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region One, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region One. Upon formal endorsement of the amendment at a public MPO meeting, the MPO shall provide a copy of the amendment to the State, FHWA and FTA. Any amendment to the TIP must be accompanied by a corresponding conformity determination by the MPO. That conformity determination, depending upon the discussions through interagency consultation, may or may not require a new air quality analysis.

The State shall incorporate the amendment into the STIP and submit the amended STIP to FHWA/FTA for approval. The NHDOT must demonstrate that the STIP remains financially constrained. Each amendment shall be dated and sequentially numbered. If the amendment consists of only highway projects or only transit projects and no conformity determination is required, the FHWA or FTA may approve the amendment unilaterally otherwise, approval will be by joint letter. The state will forward copies of the approval to the affected MPOs. The MPO will, in turn, notify the affected Transit Operator(s), if transit projects are involved.


The Amendments to the TIP are listed sequentially below:

Pending TIP Amendments

There are currently not TIP Amendments Pending

Approved Amendments to the Current TIP

2021 TIP Amendment #4

A public comment period for Amendment #4 began on May 24, 2022 and concluded on June 7, 2022. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments occurred on Wednesday June 8, 2022, at 6:00 PM at the Stratham Town Offices, 10 Bunker Hill Ave, Stratham, NH. An option to participate in the meeting via Zoom Webinar was available (link below). The Planning Commission met after the public hearing and adopted the changes to the TIP.


Amendment # 4 Project Information

2021TIP - Amendment #4 Legal Notice

2021 TIP - Amendment #4 Project Tables (Includes fiscal constraint documentation, funding program acronyms, and "how to read this report" guidance)

Options for Providing Comments on TIP Amendment #4

RPC Public Engagement Portal: https://www.publicinput.com/2021TIP (or use QR Code)

Email: transportation@therpc.org please include "TIP Amendment #4" in the subject line

Mail: Rockingham Planning Commission

Attn: David Walker

156 Water Street

Exeter, NH 03833

Public Comment Period and Hearing Information



Comment Period:

May 24 - June 7, 2022

Public Hearing Date/Time:

June 8, 2022 at 6:00 PM EST

Public Hearing Location:

Stratham Town Offices, 10 Bunker Hill Ave, Stratham, NH

Electronic Meeting Access (Zoom Webinar):

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88487753803?pwd=U0RMSlkzY2QrYVJOc1JocWFjSUNBUT09

Passcode: 783350

One tap mobile

+19292056099,,88487753803#,,,,*783350# US (New York)

+13017158592,,88487753803#,,,,*783350# US (Washington DC)

Or Telephone Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833

Webinar ID: 884 8775 3803

Passcode: 783350





2021 TIP Amendment #3

A public comment period for Amendment #3 begins on January 27, 2022 and concludes on February 8, 2022. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments will occur on Wednesday February 9, 2022, at 7:00 PM at the Stratham Town Offices, 10 Bunker Hill Ave, Stratham, NH. An option to participate in the meeting via Zoom Webinar is available (link below). The Planning Commission met after the public hearing and adopted the changes to the TIP.


Amendment # 3 Project Information

2021TIP - Amendment #3 Legal Notice

2021 TIP - Amendment #3 Project Tables (Includes fiscal constraint documentation, funding program acronyms, and "how to read this report" guidance)

Options for Providing Comments on TIP Amendment #3

RPC Public Engagement Portal: https://www.publicinput.com/2021TIP (or use QR Code)

Email: transportation@therpc.org please include "TIP Amendment #3" in the subject line

Mail: Rockingham Planning Commission

Attn: David Walker

156 Water Street

Exeter, NH 03833

Public Comment Period and Hearing Information

Comment Period:



January 27-February 8, 2022



Public Hearing Date/Time:



February 9, 2022 at 7:00 PM EST



Public Hearing Location:



Stratham Town

Offices, 10 Bunker Hill Ave, Stratham, NH



Electronic Meeting Access (Zoom Webinar):



https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86147023818?pwd=QitDblRC...

Passcode: 752504

Or One tap mobile :

US: +13017158592,,86147023818#,,,,*752504#or +13126266799,,86147023818#,,,,*752504#

Or Telephone Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833

Webinar ID: 861 4702 3818

Passcode: 752504



2021 TIP Amendment #1

A public comment period for Amendment #1 began on July 1, 2021 and concluded on July 13, 2021. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments occurred on Wednesday July 14, 2021, at 7:00 PM at the Stratham Town Offices, 10 Bunker Hill Avenue, Stratham. The Planning Commission met after the public hearing and adopted the changes to the TIP.


Amendment # 1 Project Information

2021 TIP - Amendment #1 Approval Letter

2021TIP - Amendment #1 Legal Notice

2021 TIP - Amendment #1 Project Tables (Includes fiscal constraint documentation, funding program acronyms, and "how to read this report" guidance)


Public Comment Period and Hearing Information

Comment Period:July 1-13, 2021

Public Hearing Date/Time: July 14, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST

Public Hearing Location: Stratham Town Offices, 10 Bunker Hill Avenue, Stratham

Call-in Phone Line: 1-800-764-1559, User/Pin Code: 4438


Options for Providing Comments on TIP Amendment #1

RPC Public Engagement Portal: https://www.publicinput.com/2021TIP (or use QR Code above)

Email: transportation@therpc.org please include "TIP Amendment #1" in the subject line

Mail: Rockingham Planning Commission

Attn: David Walker

156 Water Street

Exeter, NH 03833

Amendments to Previous TIPs

2019 TIP Amendment #4

A 10-day public comment period for Amendment #4 began on May 2, 2020 and concluded on May 12, 2020. Due to the State of Emergency declared by Governor Sununu as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with Emergency Order #12 pursuant to Executive Order 2020-08, following the public comment period, a virtual public hearing to review comments, solicit final public feedback, and consider adoption of Amendment #4 to the TIP and Plan was held at 7:00 PM on Wednesday May 13, 2020. The Planning Commission met after the public hearing to adopt the changes to the TIP. The Chair of the RPC has found that, due to the State of Emergency declared by the Governor, RPC is authorized to meet electronically. Please note that, pursuant to the Governor’s Emergency Order, there was no physical location to participate in this meeting. RPC engaged commissioners via Zoom virtual meeting while the general public were able to participate via the RPC public engagement portal.


Public Comment Period and Hearing Information

Comment Period Start Date: May 2, 2020

Comment Period End Date: May 12, 2020

Public Hearing Date/Time: May 13, 2020 at 7:00 PM EST

Public Hearing Location: https://www.publicinput.com/2019TIPA4 (or use QR Code)


Options for Providing Comments on TIP Amendment #4

RPC Public Engagement Portal: https://www.publicinput.com/2019TIPA4

Email: transportation@therpc.org please include "TIP Amendment #4" in the subject line

Phone: (855) 925-2801 meeting code 8337

Mail: Rockingham Planning Commission

Attn: David Walker

156 Water Street

Exeter, NH 03833


Amendment # 4 Project Information

2019 TIP - Amendment #4 Legal Notice

2019 TIP - Amendment #4 Project Tables (Includes fiscal constraint documentation, funding program acronyms, and "how to read this report" guidance)


2019 TIP Amendment #3

A 15-day public comment period for the Amendments began on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 and concluded on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments occurred on Wednesday February 12, 2020, at 7:00 PM at the Kingston Community Library (56 Church St, Kingston). The Planning Commission met after the public hearing to adopt the changes to the TIP.

2019 TIP - Amendment #3 Legal Notice

2019 TIP - Amendment #3 Legal Notice and Projects Table

2019 TIP - Amendment #3 Approval Letter


2019 TIP Amendment #2

A 30-day public comment period for the Amendments began Monday, November 11, 2019 and concluded on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments was held on Wednesday December 11, 2019, beginning at 4:30 PM at the RPC Offices (156 Water St, Exeter). The Planning Commission Executive Committee met after the public hearing to adopt the changes to the TIP.

2019 TIP Amendment #2 Legal Notice and Project Tables

2019 TIP Amendment #2 Approval Letter


2019 TIP Amendment #1

A 30-day public comment period for Amendment 1 to the 2019 TIP began Monday, June 10, 2019 and concluded on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments occurred on Wednesday July 10, 2019, beginning at 7:00 PM at the Hampstead Town Hall ( 11 Main Street, Hampstead). The Planning Commission met after the public hearing and adopted the changes to the TIP.

2019 TIP Amendment #1 Legal Notice

2019 TIP Amendment #1 Project Tables

2019 TIP Amendment #1 Approval Letter


2017 TIP Amendment #4

Amendment #4 was approved by the MPO Policy

Committe on 4/11/2018. Subsequently, the decision of the U.S. Court of

Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to strike down portions of the 2008 Ozone

NAAQS SIP Requirements Rule has required that the MPO revisit the

changes. In that regard, the MPO is revoking its approval of Amendment

#4 and submitting a revised set of projects for approval that do not

include any changes for projects that would require an Air Quality

Conformity Analysis. A 10-day public comment period for Amendment

#4 to the 2017-2020 TIP began on Monday, May 14th, 2018 and concluded on Wednesday, May 23th, 2018. A

public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments occurred on

Wednesday May 23rd, 2018, beginning at 4:30 PM at the Rockingham Planning Commission offices in Exeter (156 Water Street).

The Commission Executive Committee met after the public hearing and adopted the proposed changes.

2017-2020 TIP Amendment #4 Approval Letter

2017-2020 TIP Amendment #4 Legal Notice

2017-2020 TIP Amendment #4 Report (Including Fiscal Constraint)

NHDOT STIP Amendment #4 Full Report


2017 TIP Amendment #3

A 30-day public comment period for Amendment #3 to the 2017-2020 TIP was held from Monday, December 11th, 2017 to Tuesday, January 9th, 2018. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments occurred on Wednesday January 10th, 2017, beginning at 6:30 PM at a Kingston Town Hall ( 163 Main Street). The proposed amendment was reviewed by MPO Staff and no comments were offered by MPO members or the public.The Planning Commission met after the public hearing and adopted the changes to the TIP.

2017-2020 TIP Amendment #3 Approval Letter

2017-2020 TIP Amendment #3 Legal Notice and Project Report (Includes Fiscal Constraint Documentation)

Full NHDOT STIP Amendment #3 Report

NHDOT Fiscal Constraint Documentation


2017 TIP Amendment #2

A 10-day public comment period for Amendment 2 to the 2017-2020 TIP was held from Thursday, June 1st, 2017 to Monday, June 12th, 2017. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments occurred on Wednesday July 12th, 2017, beginning at 6:30 PM at the Seabrook Public Library (25 Liberty Lane, Seabrook). The Planning Commission met after the public hearing and adopted the changes to the TIP.

2017-2020 TIP Amendment #2 Approval Letter

Public Notice, Amendment Summary, Project Listing, and Fiscal Constraint Documentation

RPC TIP Amendment #2 Revision Report (As presented to MPO TAC) - TAC Endorsed Amendment #2 on May 25, 2017

State TIP Revision Report with Fiscal Constraint Documentation


2017 TIP Amendment #1

A 10-day public comment period for the Amendments was held from Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 and to Friday, March 3rd, 2017. A public hearing to consider the changes and any received comments occurred Wednesday March 8th, 2017, beginning at 7:00 PM at the Stratham Town Hall (10 Bunker Hill Avenue, Stratham). The Planning Commission will met after the public hearing and adopted the changes to the TIP.

2017-2020 TIP Amendment #1 Approval Letter and projects list

2017-2020 TIP Amendment #1 Legal Notice and Project Tables