“My concern is how much is this going to cost and who is going to pay for it?” he said.
Sen. Jim Rausch, R-Derry, said he has been a part of seven state 10-year plans and I-93 has always been a top priority. That includes Exit 4A.
“It remains in the plan,” he said. “My strong belief is that it is a necessary project.”
Raush said there is never a miracle cure for finding the money to do everything that needs to be done.
“You try to solve problems,” he said. “That doesn’t always mean you are successful. There will be some difficult roads and some difficult challenges, but there will not be a lack of effort.”
The hearings continue this month. All information and input from communities will head to Gov. Maggie Hassan’s desk for review before coming before the Legislature for potential approval by June 2014.