Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Newbury, Newburyport, Salisbury - Resurfacing and Related Work on Route 1 - Public Information Meeting

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Overview   of Newbury, Newburyport, Salisbury - Resurfacing and Related Work on Route 1 - Public Information Meeting

A Live Virtual Public Information Meeting will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present information about the proposed resurfacing and related work on Route 1 in Newbury, Newburyport, and Salisbury.


The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed resurfacing and related work on Route 1. 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 the resurfacing of Route 1; improvements to the Newburyport Rotary; removing and disposing of existing guardrail along the mainline, and replacing it with new guardrail and end treatments; replacing all grates and covers with bolt down grates and bolt down covers; adjusting, cleaning and rebuilding drainage structures; removing and resetting granite edging; replacing all frames and grates; replacing any broken granite curb and edging; sidewalk and wheelchair ramp replacement at intersection of Route 1 and Low St./Pond St.; removing and resetting of signs; placing final pavement markings; and completing incidental items and as required by the Engineer. Bicycle accommodations consisting of a usable shoulder have been provided in accordance with applicable design guides.

Construction of the proposed project is expected to commence in June of 2022 and continue until mid-March of 2025.

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 or via US Mail to Suite 6340, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 608494. 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 ( 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 Public Information Meeting or a cancellation announcement will be hosted on this website. 

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