Project File No. 607539

A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Route 2 @ Colrain-Shelburne Road
Intersection Improvement project in Shelburne, MA.

WHERE: Town of Shelburne Town Hall

WHEN: Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, @ 6:00 PM

PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Route 2 @ Colrain-Shelburne Road Intersection Improvement project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent.

PROPOSAL: The proposed project consists of improving the intersection of Route 2 and Colrain-Shelburne Road to enhance vehicular sight distance and add safety measures to the intersection. The work includes roadway and shoulder grading and embankment, mixed asphalt paving, pavement markings and signage, guardrail removals and rehabilitation, tree removals, installation of drainage piping, replication of impacted stream bank and wetland area, loaming, seeding and other incidental items of work. 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 hearing.

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: Highway Design, Project File No. 607539. 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. Project inquiries may be emailed to dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us

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, hearing cancellation announcements will be posted on the internet at

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