Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice Lawrence - Roadway Reconstruction on Amesbury Street

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Overview of Lawrence - Roadway Reconstruction on Amesbury Street

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be published/hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Roadway Reconstruction on Amesbury Street project in Lawrence, MA.

Purpose:

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Roadway Reconstruction on Amesbury Street 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 consist of converting Amesbury Street from one-way vehicular travel in the southbound direction to two-way vehicular traffic flow between Lawrence Street and Canal Street, upgrading traffic signal equipment at the existing signalized intersections along Amesbury Street to accommodate two-way vehicular travel and to provide accessible pedestrian traffic signal infrastructure. Also included are ADA compliant pedestrian facilities and curb ramps throughout the corridor, implementing access management measures for adjacent commercial driveways, and resurfacing the pavement within the project limits. The project also includes upgrading the terminus of the Amesbury Street corridor at the intersection of Amesbury Street, Lawrence Street and Chestnut Street by constructing a four (4) legged roundabout. Bicycle accommodations consisting of a 5’ bicycle lane have been provided in accordance with applicable design guides.

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.

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 DOTProjectManagement@dot.state.ma.us or via US Mail to Suite 6340, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 610924. Statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be emailed or postmarked no later than ten (10) business days after the hearing is posted to 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 (MassDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us).  Requests should be made as soon as possible and prior to the hearing, 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 Live Virtual Design Public Hearing or a cancellation announcement will be published on this website. 

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When: May 4, 2022 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 610924 - Lawrence DPH - Roadway Reconstruction on Amesbury Street

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