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NEWS RELEASE

Judicial Branch, State of New Hampshire

CONTACT:
Laura Kiernan
Communications Director
lkiernan@courts.state.nh.us
603-271-2646 ext 2359

 

FRONT ENTRANCE TO SUPREME COURT
TEMPORARILY RELOCATED STARTING MONDAY OCTOBER 4

MOVE TO ALLOW FOR REQUIRED RENOVATION

CONCORD, October 1 - Starting, Monday, October 4, the public entrance to the New Hampshire Supreme Court building at One Charles Doe Drive in Concord will be temporarily relocated to a side entrance to the Law Library. The change will allow for renovations that will make the main entrance to the Supreme Court fully accessible to all court users.

Due to construction, the oral arguments scheduled for Thursday, October 14, 2010, and the 3JX oral arguments scheduled for Thursday, October 28, 2010, will be held in Courtroom III of the United States District Court, Warren B. Rudman U.S. Courthouse, 55 Pleasant Street, Concord, New Hampshire 03301 -3941. SEE DETAILS.

Traffic to the Supreme Court building and to the Administrative Office of the Courts, located at Two Charles Doe Drive , also has been rerouted to the roadway on the north side of the John O. Morton Building on Hazen Drive in Concord. SEE MAP. The detour, and temporary entrance to the Supreme Court building, will be in place until later in the fall to allow for construction of a parking lot adjacent to the Administrative Office of the Courts and renovation to the court's front entrance.

The state legislature earlier this year approved $441,000 in capital funds for both construction projects. Interior improvements, required by the Americans with Disabilities Act, will also be completed and paid for through capital funds approved by the legislature. The money for the construction projects comes out of the state's capital budget which is money raised through the sale of New Hampshire municipal bonds. Capital funds cannot be used for personnel or routine operating expenses. The work is being carried out by the Department of Administrative Services and the Bureau of Public Works Design & Construction.

For further information, call the Court Communications Office at 603-271-2646 ext 2362.

 

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