Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice TURNERS FALLS - Greenfield-Montague - Bridge Rehabilitation, Br. G-12-020=M-28-001, Montague City Road over Connecticut River

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Address

Shea Theater Arts Center, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376

Overview of TURNERS FALLS - Greenfield-Montague - Bridge Rehabilitation, Br. G-12-020=M-28-001, Montague City Road over Connecticut River

Rain date: Thursday Feb. 6th, 2020 at 6PM at TFHS, 222 Turnpike Rd, Montague, MA 01351

Purpose:

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Greenfield-Montague Br. G-012-020=M-28-001 - General Pierce Bridge Rehabilitation project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible

Proposal:

The purpose of this project is to rehabilitate the existing structurally deficient bridge and improve the condition for service and public safety. The proposed project consists of the rehabilitation of the General Pierce Bridge carrying Montague City Road over the Connecticut River between Greenfield and Montague, MA. The project consists primarily of deck replacement, various steel member replacements, isolated steel repairs, and utility additions. The proposed roadway alignment and profile will be similar to the existing conditions. The intersection in Gill of Route 2, Main Road, and Avenue A will be modified to better handle additional traffic when the bridge will be closed during construction and detour will be in place.

No right-of-way is necessary for this project.

Written views received by MassDOT subsequent to the date of this notice and up to five (5) days prior to the date of the hearing shall be displayed for public inspection and copying at the time and date listed above. Plans will be on display one-half hour before the hearing begins, with an engineer in attendance to answer questions regarding this project. A project handout will be made available on the MassDOT website listed below.

Written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the Public Hearing regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Bridge Project Management, Project File No. 601186. Such submissions will also be accepted at the hearing. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked no later than ten (10) business days after this Public Hearing. Project inquiries may be emailed to dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us.

This location is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (including but not limited to interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, open or closed captioning for videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats, such as audio tapes, Braille and large print), as available. For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT's Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857) 368-8580, fax (857) 368-0602, TTD/TTY (857) 368-0603 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 meeting.

In case of inclement weather, hearing cancellation announcements will be posted on this website.

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