High Street Major paving project


Pike will provide continual access to all businesses and private properties throughout the project. Signage, flaggers and uniformed police officers will be stationed along the project area to assist with traffic flow.

Some night work may take place.

The project is anticipated to be completed by the last week of October.

Updates will be posted on the City’s website, You can also sign up for email updates about this project and other important City news through our website.

And yes, expect traffic delays.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as we continue to make Somersworth a better place.

Any questions may be directed to the office of Economic Development at 603-692-9516 or the Public Works Office at 603-692-4266.


Revaluation of Property Assessments

A real estate property “Revaluation” is an update of all property assessments within a city. read more


Interview with City Economic Development Manager

Downtown Construction Update….Click “Read More” to see
Latest Video Update given by City Economic Development Manager, Christine Soutter.


Downtown Construction Project

The Somersworth downtown infrastructure and enhancement project will encompass upgrades to the water, sewer and drainage systems
along a portion of High Street and Market Street. Immediately following is the Downtown Enhancement Project which includes new sidewalks, the creation of a landscaped focal point, and various other streetscape enhancements. The projects are expected to close out by the end of October 2014.


Doing Business-

Welcome to Somersworth NH, a City with a proud history and a bright future. Conveniently located an hour north of Boston and just minutes from Portsmouth NH, Somersworth is a great choice for companies looking to start or grow their business.

Mayor’s Community Forum

“Come discuss community issues, voice your concerns
and give ideas to help move Somersworth forward” 

Saturdays:    9:00am – 10:30am

Place:     City Council Chambers

(please use access door to City Hall via High Street)

October 25th:      Mayor, Ward 5 City Councilor, and School Board Member

November 22nd:      Mayor, At – Large City Councilors and School Board Members

December 13th:     Mayor, At – Large City Councilors and School Board Members

Pumpkin Festival

festPumpkin Festival
Saturday, October 11th
New Location: Memorial Drive at Somersworth High School

Presented by the Somersworth Festival Association this pumpkin themed event will run from 10am to 4pm where, by purchasing a $12 bracelet. Kids can participate in activities including pumpkin carving, painting, smashing and shooting plus scarecrow making, bag or cookie decorating, storytelling, hay rides, face painting, various games and have family photos taken. There will also be two stages with entertainment and a food court. No charge for adults. Parking available at the pavilion at the football field, St. Martins and Bethany Church, the  SAU Building and Cemetery Road.

Plus, the Orthopedic Sports Therapy Services will present Jeanne’s Journey 5K Road Race at 8:30am.
For additional information, contact Sue Gregoire at 603-692-5869


Construction Update for the Week of September 29th


  1. There will be a water shut down on the north side (left side if you are heading down the hill) of Washington St. on Monday, September 29th from 7am-3pm.  The affected area runs from the High St./W. High St. intersection down Washington St. to the intersection with Constitutional Way.
  2. Market St. will continue to see crews working on their sidewalks
  3. Water and drainage work continues on High St.  Water services will be getting tied back over to the permanent line on the upper end of High St. mid-week.
  4. High St. is closed to thru traffic between Constitutional Way and the intersection of High St. and West High St.


Upcoming Water Shut Down 9/29

The construction team and the City will be doing some work on our water services on Monday, September 29th. The water will be shut off at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to last for approximately 6-8 hours.  The water shut off is expected to affect the following areas:

  • The north side of Washington St.( left side as you head down Washington St.)
  • Washington Plaza


Upcoming Bridge Construction

The Somersworth/Berwick Bridge will be closed to all traffic beginning at 9pm Thursday, September 25th until 6am Friday, September 26th.  Alternate routes will be posted. The crews will be removing the Phase II girders.

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