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Public Hearing Notice Fitchburg - Circle Street over North Nashua River Bridge Replacement - Virtual design public hearing

Thursday, October 21, 6:30 PM

Overview of Fitchburg - Circle Street over North Nashua River Bridge Replacement - Virtual design public hearing

A Virtual Design Public Hearing will be published on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Circle Street over the North Nashua River Bridge Replacement project in Fitchburg, MA.

Purpose:

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Circle Street over the North Nashua River Bridge Replacement project. All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

Proposal:

The proposed project consists of a superstructure replacement and substructure rehabilitation of the existing Circle Street Bridge over the North Nashua River and associated approach roadway work along Circle Street. The abutments and wingwalls will be repaired and modified to accommodate the proposed bridge superstructure. The bridge will consist of one (1) 12’-0” travel lane, an 8’-8¾” parking lane, and one (1) 7’-7¾” sidewalk. Sidewalk access ramps along Circle Street will be added to accommodate pedestrians as part of this project.

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

Written statements and other exhibits regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Major Projects, Project File No. 605296. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked no later than ten (10) business days after the hearing is posted to the MassDOT website listed below. Project inquiries may be emailed to dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us.

This hearing is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (e.g interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, live captioning, videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857-368-8580), TTD/TTY at (857) 266-0603, fax (857) 368-0602 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 business days before the hearing.

This Virtual Design Public Hearing or a cancellation announcement will be posted on this website.

You will need for Fitchburg - Circle Street over North Nashua River Bridge Replacement - Virtual design public hearing

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Oct 21, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: FITCHBURG- BRIDGE PRESERVATION, CIRCLE STREET OVER NORTH NASHUA RIVER - DPH

Register in advance for this webinar:
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