Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Plympton - Winnetuxet Road over Winnetuxet River bridge replacement

Tuesday August 29, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.

Overview   of Plympton - Winnetuxet Road over Winnetuxet River bridge replacement

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Winnetuxet Road over Winnetuxet River bridge replacement project in Plympton, MA.


The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Winnetuxet Road over Winnetuxet River bridge replacement 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 a single span with concrete caps, that cantilever over the existing abutments on drilled shafts and 12” deep prestressed concrete deck beams. As a rural local roadway this project is exempt from the pedestrian facilities criteria. Although no specific sidewalks will be provided on the bridge, pedestrian height bridge rail with attached handrails will be provided.

A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The Town 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 7550, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No.609435. Statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the hearing transcript must be emailed or postmarked no later than ten (10) business days (14 calendar days) after the hearing is hosted.

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 hearing will be hosted, or a cancellation announcement posted, on this website. 

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