Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Salem and Peabody - Boston Street/Main Street improvements

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Overview   of Salem and Peabody - Boston Street/Main Street improvements

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Boston Street/Main Street Improvements project in Salem and Peabody, MA.


The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Boston Street/Main Street Improvements 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 improvements to pedestrian, bicycle, traffic signal, transit accommodations, and roadway accommodations on Boston Street from the Peabody City line to Essex Street, and on Main Street in Peabody, from the Salem City line to Howley Street. Improvements will include full depth roadway and sidewalk reconstruction, off-road bike lanes and shared use paths, upgrades to all traffic signals along the corridor, landscaping, stormwater improvements and utility relocations

A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The Cities of Peabody and Salem are 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 6340, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 609437. 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 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 Live Virtual Design Public Hearing or a cancellation announcement will be posted on this website. 

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