Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Ludlow - Bridge Replacement, Piney Lane Over Broad Brook

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Overview   of Ludlow - Bridge Replacement, Piney Lane Over Broad Brook

A Pre-recorded Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, L-16-026, PINEY LANE OVER BROAD BROOK project in LUDLOW, MA.


The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, L-16-026, PINEY LANE OVER BROAD BROOK project. All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.


The proposed project consists of reconstruction of Piney Lane over Broad Brook. Piney Lane crosses Broad Brook over a series of 3 pipe culverts. The DOT proposes to remove the culverts and replace them with precast concrete adjacent deck beams. The proposed roadway will match the existing cross section at each abutment and will include 11’ travel lanes and 3.5’ shoulders for a total curb to curb width of 29’ 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 Town of Ludlow 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 7210, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Major Projects, Project File No. 609120. 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 ( 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 Pre-Recorded Virtual Design Public Hearing or a cancellation announcement will be posted on this website. 

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