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Notice of a Public Informational Meeting for Wareham Route 6 & 28

                                                        THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS

       MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION – HIGHWAY DIVISION

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Project File No. 117106

A Design Informational Meeting will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Routes 6 & 28 Reconstruction project in Wareham, MA.

PURPOSE:     The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Routes 6/28 Reconstruction project.  All views and comments made at the meeting will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

PROPOSAL:  The proposed project consists of roadway and traffic control safety improvements to approximately 8,820 feet of Cranberry Highway (Route 6 & 28). The proposed work includes roadway widening to create a four lane highway with a raised median, installation of curbing along the entire project length, construction of sidewalks, ADA compliant wheelchair ramps, installation of highway lighting, installation of a new stormwater drainage system, stormwater basins, and traffic signalization. Bicycle accommodations consisting of a usable shoulder have been provided in accordance with applicable design guides.

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 discussed at this meeting.

Written views received by MassDOT subsequent to the date of this notice and up to five (5) days prior to the date of the meeting 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 meeting 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 Informational Meeting regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Roadway Project Management, Project File No. 117106. Such submissions will also be accepted at the meeting. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public meeting transcript mush be postmarked within ten (10) business days of this informational meeting. 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 (10) business days before the meeting. 

In case of inclement weather, meeting cancellation announcements will be posted on the internet at http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/Highway/

JONATHAN GULLIVER                                                                 PATRICIA A. LEAVENWORTH, P.E.
HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR                                                      CHIEF ENGINEER


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