Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Marblehead - Design Public Hearing Webinar

Webinar publication date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Overview   of Marblehead - Design Public Hearing Webinar

A Design Public Hearing webinar will be published on the MassDOT website to present the design for the proposed intersection improvements at Pleasant Street & Village, Vine and Cross Streets project in Marblehead, MA.


The purpose of this hearing webinar is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed intersection improvements at Pleasant Street & Village, Vine and Cross Streets project. All views and comments in response to the webinar will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.


This project includes the intersection improvements at Pleasant Street & Village, Vine and Cross Streets in the Town of Marblehead a length of approximately 0.123 miles. The proposed improvements consist of the realignment of Vine Street to form a “T” intersection, narrowing and realigning Pleasant Street to minimize crossing distance, the installation of new sidewalk, signs, enhanced lighting, modest drainage modifications as well as ADA/AAAB crossing enhancements and shared bicycle accommodations. The length of the project involves approximately 800 linear feet – 400 linear feet on Pleasant Street (200 feet east and west of the intersection), 150 linear feet on Village Street, 150 linear Feet on Vine Street, and 100 linear feet on Cross Street. Drainage and utility adjustments will be made as needed to accommodate the proposed intersection channelization modifications.

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

Written views received by MassDOT subsequent to the date of this notice and up to five (5) days prior to the date of the webinar, plans and a project handout will be made available on the MassDOT website listed below.

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: Roadway Project Management, Project File No. 608146. Such submissions will also be accepted at the hearing. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked no later than ten (10) business days after this Public Hearing. Project inquiries may be emailed to

This location is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (including but not limited to interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, open or closed captioning for videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats, such as audio tapes, Braille and large print), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT's Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857) 368-8580, fax (857) 368-0602, TTD/TTY (857) 368-0603 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 meeting.

Hearing webinar cancellation announcements will be posted on this website.

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