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River Street Bridge Western Ave Bridge Cambridge

MassDOT and the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office have scheduled a Public Meeting for the River Street Bridge/Western Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project:

Wednesday, April 10, 5:30-7:30 PM, Honan-Allston Library, Community Room, 300 North Harvard Street, Boston

The purpose of this meeting is to present the River Street Bridge and Western Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project, alternatives being evaluated as part of the design process, and information from the Environmental Notification Form (ENF), filed on March 15.

MassDOT will provide a project presentation. MEPA staff will lead a discussion and answer questions about the project and environmental impacts.

The ENF may be viewed on the River Street/Western Avenue Project website.  Or to obtain a copy, contact Michael Trepanier at Michael.Trepanier@state.ma.us.  

The River Street and Western Avenue Bridge Project will rehabilitate the structurally deficient arch and overpass bridges as part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's Accelerated Bridge Program.

For public meeting accommodation or language assistance, please contact Stephanie Boundy, Stephanie.boundy@state.ma.us, (857)368-8904.

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