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Public Meeting Notice Lower Falls Shared-Use Trail Feasibility Study

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Posted: September 8, 2020 3:03 p.m.
  • Last Updated: September 11, 2020 2:27 p.m.

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Public Virtual Meeting, Boston, MA 02114

Overview of Lower Falls Shared-Use Trail Feasibility Study

The Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is conducting a feasibility study for a shared-use trail connection between the Route I-95 rail bridge (“Two Bridges”) at the southeast corner of Leo J. Martin Golf Course, Newton, and the south side of the I-95 Overpass on Quinobequin Road, Newton, MA.  The project has analyzed DCR-owned parklands, other open space and roadway right of ways to evaluate alternative layouts toward safe and accessible bicycle and pedestrian accommodations through the Lower Falls area.

At this public virtual meeting, DCR will present and obtain public input on a proposed shared-use trail layout.

To register for the meeting, please click on the link above or enter it into your browser, and you will be prompted to submit your name and email.  Please register in advance so that we can start the meeting promptly. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This information can’t be shared, the participation link is unique to you. If you need assistance when registering, please contact Jennifer Norwood at jennifer.norwood@mass.gov. After the presentation, the public will be invited to ask questions and provide feedback on the proposed alternatives, using Q&A functionality that will be available through the virtual participation platform.

After the public meeting, the presentation will be available for viewing at https://www.mass.gov/dcr/past-public-meetings. DCR encourages the public to share additional feedback, with a deadline for receipt of comments by DCR of October 6, 2020. Comments may be submitted online at www.mass.gov/dcr/public-comment or via email at jennifer.norwood@mass.gov. Please note that the content of comments you submit to DCR, along with your name, town, and zip code, will be posted on DCR's website.  Providing additional contact information when commenting, notably email address, is optional, and will only be used for outreach on future updates on the subject project or property. 

If you have agency-related questions or concerns or would like to be added to an email list to receive DCR general or project-specific announcements, please email Mass.Parks@mass.gov or call 617-626-4973. 

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