The Town of Lexington held the first of three public forums. At this first meeting there will be a short presentation outlining the current conditions of the roads, issues and opportunities and the project objectives, elements and schedule. Presentation Slides (PDF) and Video of the Meeting.
Spring of 2021, the Town hired VHB, Inc. to develop 25% design level plans for complete streets reconstruction that addresses safety, traffic flow and pedestrian, bicycle, transit - alternative modes of transportation. VHB is currently conducting an existing conditions survey and collecting and analyzing environmental, land use, transportation and safety data. Special Fall Town Meeting 2019-1 appropriated $1,500,000 for design and engineering services for this project.
Improve Mobility and Accessibility of all users of the circulation and transportation systems including public transit, pedestrians, cyclists and motor vehicles
Improve safety for all users
Improve aesthetic of the corridor
Minimize / mitigate negative impacts on residential streets
Facilitate a clear, inclusive and transparent design process
For information on related studies please visit the Bedford/Hartwell Background Info Page on the Planning Division's website.