Public Hearing Notice

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

Webinar publication date: November 4, 2020 - Comment period: Nov 4 - Nov 18

Overview of Templeton - 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 Roundabout Construction at Intersection of Patriot Road, South/North Main Street & Gardner Road project in Templeton, MA.

Purpose:

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Roundabout Construction at Intersection of Patriot Road, South/North Main Street & Gardner Road 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 the conversion of an existing intersection of Patriot Road (Route 2A), Gardner Road (Route 101), North and South Main Street into a roundabout and accompanying infrastructure improvements including curb modifications, ADA compliant wheelchair ramps and sidewalks, modifications to drainage, signage and pavement markings. The roundabout will include accommodations for bicycles using a combination or exclusive bike lanes and shared lanes on the roadway approaches and a shared use sidewalk around the roundabout.

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Roundabout Construction at Intersection of Patriot Road, South/North Main Street & Gardner Road project. All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

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.

Written statements and other exhibits regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 608784. 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 listed below. 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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