Officials warn residents, visitors to stay away from Hampton, North Hampton, Rye; guv inspects damage, NH utility companies assist in Mass.
By Tony Schinella, Patch National Staff | Mar 4, 2018 1:56 pm ET
HAMPTON, NH — High tides and surges in the wake of Winter Storm Riley leaving the region are still battering New Hampshire’s Seacoast. According to state and local officials, roads are closed in Hampton, North Hampton, and Rye again on March 4, 2018, due to hide tides and new surges in the wake of the storm moving out of the region. Hampton NH Firefighters warned on Twitter of numerous road closures in the area including Brown Avenue, Route 101 at Glade Path, and between Winnacunnet Road at Ocean Boulevard this afternoon.
New Hampshire’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management office reported on Twitter that Ocean Boulevard in Rye was closed to all traffic including pedestrians.
Rockingham Sheriffs and the NH DOT also announced flood alerts on Twitter for Ocean Boulevard/Route 1A in North Hampton, which is closed from Route 111 to Sea Road.
Along Ocean Boulevard this morning, police reported large rocks on the roadways