Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Grafton - Proposed Safety Improvements on Millbury Street

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 7 p.m.

Overview   of Grafton - Proposed Safety Improvements on Millbury Street

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Safety Improvements on Millbury Street, a Safe Routes to School project in the Town of Grafton, MA.


The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Millbury Street Improvements. All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.


The project proposes to reconstruct Millbury Street from Sean Mikeal Way to Crosby Road. The improvements are intended to provide enhanced pedestrian safety and mobility and improved bicycle accommodation with specific emphasis on safe access to the Millbury Street Elementary School. Improvements include new sidewalks and curb ramps for pedestrian accommodation meeting ADA/AAB requirements as well as striped bicycle lanes on both sides of Millbury Street. Minor geometric improvements are proposed along with milling and overlaying of the roadway pavement prior to the application of new pavement markings and high visibility crossings of Millbury Street at strategic locations.

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

Project inquiries, written statements and other exhibits regarding the proposed undertaking may be submitted to Carrie E. Lavallee, P.E., Chief Engineer, via e-mail to or via US Mail to Suite 7520, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 609528. Statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be emailed or postmarked no later than ten (10) business days (14 calendar days) after the hearing is hosted on the MassDOT website listed below

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 ( 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 hearing or cancellation announcement will be posted on this website.

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