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MassDOT Announces Public Information Meeting Schedule on Turnpike Toll Plaza Demolition and Roadway Construction Project

Friday, October 7, 2016

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will begin the demolition of all existing toll plazas on October 28, 2016 as part of the implementation of All Electronic Tolling (AET) along the Massachusetts Turnpike. MassDOT is holding four public meetings to provide information about what to expect as the toll booths are eliminated. Within the project overview MassDOT will discuss: demolition process, timeline, hours of construction operations, traffic and noise impacts, material disposition and other project related issues. These meetings will ensure that users of the Massachusetts Turnpike and neighboring communities are fully informed about the construction process to minimize any public inconvenience.

Meeting locations and times are:

Tuesday, October 11th – Lenox

District 1 Highway Office, 270 Main Street

Plaza Focus: West Stockbridge and Lee

Thursday, October 13th – West Springfield

Clarion Conference Center, 1080 Riverdale Street

Plaza Focus: Westfield, Westfield, West Springfield / I-91, Chicopee, Springfield / I-291, Ludlow, Palmer

• Tuesday, October 18th – Westborough

Town Hall, 34 West Main Street

Plaza Focus: Sturbridge / I-84, Worcester/ Auburn/I-290, Worcester/Rt. 146, Worcester/Millbury, Westborough/I-495, Framingham, Natick/Rt. 30

• Wednesday, October 19th – Brighton

WGBH - Yawkey Theater, One Guest Street

Plaza Focus: Weston, Allston/Brighton, Ted Williams Tunnel


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