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Public Hearing Notice Sandwich - Design Public Hearing webinar and comment period

Webinar publication date: January 21, 2021 - Comment period: Jan 21 - Feb 4

Overview of Sandwich - Design Public Hearing webinar and comment period

A Virtual Design Public Hearing will be published on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed construction of a shared use path along the service road from Route 130 to Chase Road in Sandwich, MA.

Purpose:

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Sandwich shared use path project. All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

Proposal:

The proposed project consists of construction of a shared use path along the service road from Route 130 to Chase Road. A 12-foot wide bicycle and pedestrian shared use path with a 3-foot shoulder on either side of the road have been provided in accordance with applicable design guides.

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

Written statements and other exhibits regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted via e-mail to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT – Highway Division at massdotprojectmanagement@dot.state.ma.us, or by US Mail to Room 6340, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Project File No. 608422. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked no later than ten (10) business days after the hearing is posted to the MassDOT website. Project inquiries may be emailed to dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us.

This meeting 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 & Civil Rights Officer by phone at (857) 368-8580, TTD/TTY at (857) 266-0603, fax (857) 368-0602 or by email to 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 meeting.

Hearing webinar or cancellation announcements will be posted on this website.

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