Motorists have put up with some inconvenience with the Route 1 construction in Tilton. But Tilton Mayor Dave Phillips says it will be worth it in the long run. He says all the roadwork is being done to promote economic development in the area.
He say the construction company has an extension until December 28.
Phillips says the new traffic pattern will be safer and improve traffic flow in the area.
Motorists have had to get use to some new traffic patterns on Route 1 in Tilton. Perhaps the biggest change is the closing of the ramps from 14th street.
Tilton Trustee Virgil Sheets says motorist will have to follow the signs to use a different route.
Tilton officials say the new patterns will make traffic safer and more convenient.