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massdot-formal_logoMassDOT has scheduled a Design Public Hearing to discuss proposed Morton Street intersection improvements in Boston as follows:

Wednesday, December 19, 7:00pm, Mattapan Library Branch, 1350 Blue Hill Avenue

The proposed intersection improvements are located at the following three intersections: Morton Street at Harvard Street; Morton Street at Blue Hill Avenue; and Morton Street at Courtland Road & Havelock Street in the City of Boston.

The proposed project is intended to address safety at these locations. Work includes traffic signal upgrades; geometric improvements; sign replacements and upgrades; improved bicycle and pedestrian accessibility; and improved pavement markings.

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/meeting.

Written views received by MassDOT 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.

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: Roadway Project Management, Project File No. 608755. 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

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