Thursday, March 1, 7 PM, Boston, State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, Conference Rooms 1-2-3.
The public hearing will be held by MassDOT to present the Chapters of the Environmental Assessment (EA)/Programmatic Section 4(f) Evaluation and seek public comments on the EA for the Longfellow Bridge Project in Boston and Cambridge.
The Longfellow Bridge is a signature project of the Patrick-Murray Administration's historic Accelerated Bridge Program to replace or rehabilitate structurally-deficient bridges across the Commonwealth.
The Environmental Assessment Report was made available for public comment on February 6. Comments on the Environmental Assessment must be submitted by March 21 to Pamela S. Stephenson, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, 55 Broadway, 10th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02142, Attention: Damaris Santiago with a copy to Thomas F. Broderick, P.E., Acting Chief Engineer, MassDOT Highway Division, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Kevin Walsh, Project File No. 604361.
To request written Copies/CDs of the Environmental Assessment document please contact Kevin Walsh, Director of Environmental Services, at 617-973-7484 or Kevin.M.Walsh@state.ma.us. The document is also available on the project website.
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