Rochester and other communities in Strafford County enjoy the benefits of major transportation systems for business, residents and travelers.
The Spaulding Turnpike (Route 16) which runs from Portsmouth and heads north through Rochester intersects with Interstate 95, a super highway which runs from Maine’s Canadian border to the tip of Florida. These highway systems provide easy access to and from the area with easy routes to the lakes and mountain regions of New Hampshire. Route 202 provides a direct westerly route to Concord and an easterly route to Portland, Maine.
Also running from Rochester, Route 125 connects to the north with Route 16 to North Conway and to the south with Route 101 offering connections to Manchester. Route 108 provides a southerly route to Exeter.