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434Nov. 6: Mass Ave/Minuteman project design meeting

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  • kenmedford
    Oct 24, 2013

      MassDOT will hold a public information meeting to discuss the proposed mobility improvements at Massachusetts Avenue, Pleasant Street, and Mystic Street to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety in Arlington, MA.


      WHERE: Arlington Senior Center Main Meeting Room 27 Maple Street Arlington, MA

      WHEN: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 @ 7:00pm

      PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the latest design for the proposed intersection improvements at Massachusetts Avenue, Pleasant Street, and Mystic Street. All views and comments made at the meeting will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.


      PROPOSAL: The proposed project will consist of reconstructing the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, Pleasant Street, and Mystic Street and providing a connection for the Minuteman Bikeway through the intersection, to improve roadway safety and mobility for all users. The project will incorporate designated roadway facilities for cyclists as well as traffic signal and pavement marking improvements for vehicles and pedestrians. The project is intended to improve safety through the intersection by reducing the number of vehicle, cyclist, and pedestrian conflicts within the intersections and improving mobility by increasing the efficiency of traffic signals.


      Written views received by MassDOT subsequent to the date of this notice and up to five (5) days prior to the date of the meeting 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 meeting begins, with an engineer in attendance to answer questions regarding this project. A project handout will be 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 Meeting regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: David Shedd, Project Management Project File No. 606885. 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@...


      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 MassDOTs 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@...). 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 MassDOT website http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/Highway.