On Thursday, Dec. 8, the Department of Public Works will discuss proposed changes to Mt. Auburn Street, including the Road Diet.
The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main St., in Watertown, and will focus on the stretch between Patten Street and School Street.
In the meeting announcement, the DPW said the project will information on how:
The proposed “road diet” will enhance bicycle and pedestrian safety, while also maintaining smooth vehicular flow on Mount Auburn Street.
Upgrades at the Irving Street, Common Street, Walnut Street signalized intersections will accommodate new pedestrian and bicycle features.
Better placed pedestrian crossings near the Hosmer School can improve pedestrian visibility and safety.
Plans for preserving parking spaces and providing better access at bus stops.
For more information, contact: Matt Shuman (email@example.com) at 617-972-6420.