Public Hearing re $13 Mil for Dot Ave Improvements – TUES, MAY 19, 7 PM

Posted May 18th, 2009 by rfoley and filed in Advocacy, Move Dorchester

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
MASSACHUSETTS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
Project File No. 605625
A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassHighway to discuss the proposed:
Signal and Intersection Improvements Project on Dorchester Avenue
WHERE: Dorchester House
1345 Dorchester Avenue, Boston, MA
WHEN: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 @ 7:00 pm
PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed: Signal and Intersection Improvements Project on Dorchester Avenue. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.
PROPOSAL: This project seeks to improve the safety of 15 intersections along Dorchester Avenue from the Old Colony Avenue intersection to the Peabody Square Intersection.  A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The City of Boston is responsible for acquiring all needed rights in private or public lands. MassHighway’s policy concerning land acquisitions will be discussed at this hearing.
Written views received by MassHighway 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 is available on the MassHighway 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 Frank A. Tramontozzi, P.E., Chief Engineer, Massachusetts Highway Department, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116. Such submissions will also be accepted at the hearing. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked within ten (10) business days of this Public Hearing.
The community has declared that this facility is accessible to all in compliance with the ADA / Title II. However, persons in need of ADA / Title II accommodations should contact Angela Rudikoff by phone at (617) 973-7005 or email angela.rudikoff@eot.state.ma.us. Requests must be made at least 10 days prior to the date of the public hearing.
In case of inclement weather, hearing cancellation announcements will be posted on the MassHighway website http://www.mass.gov/mhd.
LUISA PAIEWONSKY FRANK A. TRAMONTOZZI, P.E.
COMMISSIONER CHIEF ENGINEER
Boston, Massachusetts

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