Public Hearing Notice

Public Hearing Notice  Williamstown - Bridge Replacement at Main Street over Hemlock Brook

Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30 p.m.

Overview   of Williamstown - Bridge Replacement at Main Street over Hemlock Brook

A Live Virtual Design Public Hearing will be hosted on the MassDOT website below to present the design for the proposed Bridge Replacement W-37-010 Main Street over Hemlock Brook project in Williamstown, MA.


The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Bridge Replacement of Main Street over the Hemlock Brook project. All views and comments submitted in response to the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.


The proposed project consists of a uniform bridge deck and approach road with two 12’-0” wide travel lanes, and 2’-0” wide shoulders on both sides for a total roadway width of 28’-0” curb to curb. The bridge and immediate approaches will have granite curb and guardrail transitions to the bridge parapet. A 5’-6” wide sidewalk will be provided on the north side of the bridge. Shared use of the travel lane for bicyclists will continue the same as it does today.

A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The town is responsible for acquiring all needed rights in private or public lands. The Town’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., Chief Engineer, via e-mail to or via US Mail to Suite 7210, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Project Management, Project File No. 609072. 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 ( Requests should be made as soon as possible and prior to the hearing, 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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