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Notice of public meeting pertaining to York Toll Plaza - October 5, 2016

Maine Turnpike: Thinking Ahead FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 23, 2016
Erin Courtney
CONTACT: Dan Morin (MTA)

Notice of public meeting pertaining to York Toll Plaza - October 5, 2016

Public Meeting will take place on at York Maintenance at 7:00 p.m. 

On October 5, the Maine Turnpike Authority will hold a public informational meeting in preparation for applying for a Tier 3 permit under Maine's Natural Resources Protection Act.  The purpose of the permit is to relocate the York Toll Plaza to mile 8.8 on the turnpike.   For the same project, the MTA will also file a Notice of Intent under its General Permit issued under the Site Location of Development Act.

The application will be processed under the Natural Resources Protection Act, 38 M.R.S.A. 480-A, et. Seq. and its associated regulations and under a General Permit issued to the Maine Turnpike Authority on February 29, 2016, by the DEP under the Site Location of Development Act pursuant to 38 M.R.S.A. 486-B.

The purpose of the meeting is for the Turnpike to inform the public about the project and its anticipated environmental impacts and to educate the public about opportunities to provide comment to the Department of Environmental Protection during the application process.

The meeting will be held October 5, 2016, at 7pm at the Turnpike's York Maintenance Facility at 10 Spur Road, York Maine.  The facility is on the west side of the Turnpike near Exit 7.