Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice Methuen - Intersection Improvements at Riverside Drive and Burnham Road

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 6:30 p.m.

Overview of Methuen - Intersection Improvements at Riverside Drive and Burnham Road

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Intersection Improvements at Riverside Drive and Burnham Road project in Methuen, MA.

Purpose:

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Intersection Improvements at Riverside Drive and Burnham Road project.  All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

Proposal:

The purpose of the Project is to increase safety in the area through roadway improvements that comply with the Healthy Transportation Policy (P-13-0001) - including roadway resurfacing, an extension of sidewalks to access a nearby park, bicycle facilities, and a new traffic signal at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Burnham Road. New sidewalk and bicycle facilities will be added to increase accessibility to the Raymond J. Martin Riverside Park and Francis Morse Park Pathway. The new traffic signal will increase safety, functionality for roadway users traveling through the Riverside Drive at Burnham Road intersection.

A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts 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., Acting Chief Engineer, via e-mail to MassDOTProjectManagement@dot.state.ma.us or via US Mail to Suite 6340, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 610658. 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 (MassDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us).  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 Live Virtual Design Public Hearing or a cancellation announcement will be hosted on this webpage.

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