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Welcome to the Friends of Northampton (MA) Trails and Greenways, a community-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to improving the expanding rail-trail network in Northampton,

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public hearing on Norwottuck Rail Trail reconstruction project on September 5th

A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Norwottuck Rail Trail Bicycle and Pedestrian Path project in Amherst, Hadley and Northampton, MA.

Hadley Elementary School Cafeteria
21 River Drive
Hadley, MA 01035

Wednesday September 5, 2012
at 7:00 P.M.

Project#: 605065

The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Norwottuck Rail Trail Bicycle and Pedestrian Path project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.

The proposed project consists of widening and resurfacing the existing bicycle and pedestrian path; replacing wood bridge decks and railing; constructing a precast concrete boardwalk; construction of rest stops and turnarounds, selective tree trimming and removal; parking lot reconstruction; cleaning drainage swales; erosion control; and other miscellaneous work.

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