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

Webinar publication date: November 25, 2020 - Comment period: Nov 25-Dec 9

Overview of Wilmington - 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 intersection improvements at Lowell Street (Route 129) and Woburn Street project in Wilmington, MA.

Purpose:

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS AT LOWELL STREET (ROUTE 129) AND WOBURN STREET 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 constructing intersection improvements at Lowell Street (Route 129) and Woburn Street to reduce vehicular congestion and peak hour delays as well as improve multimodal safety and reduce vehicular crashes. The project would include upgrades to the existing traffic signal to provide modern equipment with increased visibility for all modes of transportation. Dedicated left turn lanes are proposed on all four approaches to the intersection. An additional right turn lane is proposed on the eastbound approach of Lowell Street. Bicycle lanes will be provided on all four approaches. New or rehabilitated sidewalk, ADA/AAB accessible ramps, crosswalks and pedestrian signal equipment is proposed on all four approaches to the intersection. Curbing and drainage improvements are included. Utility poles will be relocated and/or equipment consolidated. Mill and overlay of the pavement is anticipated within the project limits.

A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The town of Wilmington 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. 609253. 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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