Deadline for Comments on Arsenal Street Study Coming Up Soon

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State transportation officials will be taking input from people about the proposed changes to Arsenal Street and other streets in the area through July 10. 
Some changes proposed include redesigning Watertown Square and removing one road from the intersection, improving bus service and improving bicycle accommodations. Click here to see more information on the proposals in the Arsenal Corridor Study Final Draft.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation sent out the following announcement:

MassDOT is conducting the Arsenal Street Corridor Study in Watertown. This study has developed alternatives that are intended to improve transportation conditions on Arsenal Street between Galen Street and Birmingham Parkway. The study has proposed improvements to vehicular, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian uses of the corridor, with a targeted focus on enhancements to bus service along Arsenal Street and locations where the bus service ties into other crossing bus routes.

The Draft Final Report was released in June and the project team recently hosted a public information meeting. Comments on the report will be accepted through Monday, July 10, 2017.

How to Comment

Comments can be submitted by emailing Michael Clark, the Arsenal Street Corridor Transportation Study’s Project Manager, at

Comments can also be submitted via phone by calling 857-368-9800 or by mail at the address below:

Michael Clark
MassDOT Office of Transportation Planning
Attn: Arsenal Street Corridor Study
10 Park Plaza, Suite #4150
Boston, MA 02116

For more information and to download a copy of the report, please visit the study website:

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