Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Somerville - I-93 Viaduct Bridge Preservation Public Hearing

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Overview   of Somerville - I-93 Viaduct Bridge Preservation Public Hearing

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be held to present the design for the proposed SOMERVILLE- BRIDGE PRESERVATION, I-93 NB AND SB FROM ROUTE 28 TO TEMPLE STREET project.


The purpose of this hearing webinar is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed SOMERVILLE- BRIDGE PRESERVATION, I-93 NB AND SB FROM ROUTE 28 TO TEMPLE STREET project.  All views and comments submitted in response to the webinar will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.


The purpose of the project is to insure the operational use and safety of the I-93 Viaduct structure.  The proposed project consists of cleaning, repairing and painting of several areas of structural steel superstructure; repairing deteriorated area of concrete substructure; removal of salt piles under the viaduct to allow the repair of the substructure in this area; replacing the failing bridge deck joints; and implementation of associated traffic management which includes temporary detours and lane closures.

A secure right-of-way is not necessary for this project.

Project inquiries, written statements and other exhibits regarding the proposed undertaking may be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, via e-mail to or via US Mail to Suite 6340, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Major Projects, Project File No. 606528. Statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be emailed or postmarked no later than ten (10) business days after the hearing is posted to 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.

Any Virtual Design Public Hearing or a cancellation announcement will be posted here.

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