MassDOT Complete Streets Program Status for Spencer
Spencer Complete Streets Tier II Priorities, Sidewalk Betterment and ADA Transition Plans approved by the Spencer Board of Selectmen on 11/21/2016 and was approved by MassDOT on 3/2/2017. Spencer is now approved to complete for Tier III funding for one or more projects on Complete Streets Tier II Prioroties Plan.
Spencer U&F Superintendent Presents at 2016 Moving Together Conference in Boston
Spencer U&F Superintendent Presents at the 2016 Moving Together Conference (sponsored by MassDOT) in Boston - MEGA SESSION #2 Imperial Ballroom: MassDOT's Complete Streets Funding Program: Municipal Progress and Perspectives.
Complete Streets emphasize improving safety and access for pedestrians, cyclists and transit users. Municipalities are required to pass a Complete Streets Policy and to develop a Prioritization Plan to be eligible for construction funding. This session will gave an overview of the progress of the Complete Streets Program to date. It also featured three municipal perspectives on developing policies and prioritization plans, as well as highlight some of the first funded local projects. Moderators: Eileen Gunn, MassDOT and Lou Rabito, Howard Stein Hudson; Panelists: Aaron Clausen, City of Beverly; Nicolas Bosonetto, City of Lowell; Steven J. Tyler, Town of Spencer.
Refer to the left PDF links to the 2016 Moving Together Conference Presentation, 8/2016 CMRPC/Spencer Public Meeting Presentation and the Town's 2015/09 Complete Streets Policy for further guidence and information.
Spencer Construction Updates Email List
Regarding all planned and ongoing construction projects this office provides up to date notices using our construction updates email list. If you wish to be on our construction project status and updates email update list please send an email requesting to be placed on the Spencer Construction updates list to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Spencer Construction Updates” in your email subject line. A majority to all of our larger road and infrastructure (i.e., water and sewer) construction project updates will be made electronically using this email list. Also, we try to provide advanced notification of other utility projects (i.e., National Grid Gas) whenever possible.