Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice Stoughton - Proposed Route 138 (Washington Street) Corridor Improvements

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

Overview of Stoughton - Proposed Route 138 (Washington Street) Corridor Improvements

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Route 138 (Washington Street) Corridor Improvements project in Stoughton, MA.

Purpose:

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Route 138 Corridor Improvements (from its Townline with Canton to Lincoln Street) project.  All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

Proposal:

The purpose of this project is to improve traffic safety and operation of Route 138The project consists of milling and overlay of the existing pavement, limited widening at some locations, adding turning lanes at intersections, new pavement markings, sidewalk reconstruction and new sidewalk, and traffic signal and signage replacement.  Pedestrian accommodations consist of 6-foot-wide sidewalks (on both sides of the street, except north of York Street which is on one/west side only).  Bicycle accommodations consisting of a 7-foot-wide buffered bike lane on each side of the street are 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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts 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., Acting Chief Engineer, via e-mail to MassDOTProjectManagement@dot.state.ma.us or via US Mail to Suite 6340, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 607403. 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 (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 hearing

This Live Virtual Design Public Hearing or a cancellation announcement will be hosted on this webpage.

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