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Hearing on Proposed Main Street (Route 113) Improvements in Dunstable

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION – HIGHWAY DIVISION

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC 

HEARING

Project File No. 608603

A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Main Street (Route 113) Transportation Improvement Project in Dunstable, MA.

WHERE:

Dunstable Town Hall, Grand Hall (main floor)

511 Main Street

Dunstable, MA 01827

WHEN: Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 PM

PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Main Street (Route 113) project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

PROPOSAL: The proposed project consists of improvements along Main Street (Route 113), from the vicinity of the Main Street/Pleasant Street intersection to approximately 750 feet east of Westford Street. The project includes roadway widening and pavement improvements; roadway intersection and access improvements; pedestrian and bicycle accommodation and accessibility improvements; roadway retaining wall, culvert and drainage system improvements; granite curb and hot mix asphalt berm installations; highway guardrail, signage and pavement marking installations; landscaping, and other incidental work.  The proposed roadway cross section will consist of 11-foot travel lanes and 4-foot paved shoulders. The project also includes new ADA compliant sidewalks with granite curbing on the southerly side of Main Street (Route 113), from the westerly project limits to the vicinity of the intersection with Westford Street (~1,500 feet of sidewalk improvements) and on the northerly side of the Main Street (Route 113), from the westerly project limits to the vicinity of the intersection with Common Street (~350 feet of sidewalk improvements).

A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The Town of Dunstable is responsible for acquiring all needed rights in private or public lands. MassDOT’s policy concerning land acquisitions will be discussed at this hearing.

Written views received by MassDOT subsequent to the date of this notice and up to five (5) days prior to the date of the hearing shall be displayed for public inspection and copying at the time and date listed above. Plans will be on display one-half hour before the hearing begins, with an engineer in attendance to answer questions regarding this project. A project handout will be made available on the MassDOT website listed below.

Written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the Public Hearing regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Roadway Project Management, Project File No. 608603. Such submissions will also be accepted at the hearing. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked within ten (10) business days of this Public Hearing.  Project inquiries may be emailed to dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us

This location is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (including but not limited to interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, open or closed captioning for videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats, such as audio tapes, Braille and large print), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857-368-8580), fax (857-368-0602), TTD/TTY (857-368-0603) or by email (MassDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us).  Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten (10) business days before the meeting.

In case of inclement weather, hearing cancellation announcements will be posted on the internet at http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/Highway/

JONATHAN GULLIVER

HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR

PATRICIA A. LVENWORTH,

P.E.

CHIEF ENGINEER

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