June 13, 2018
Auditoriums A&B of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH 03766
Public Review Meeting: Lahaye Shared Use Path
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The City of Lebanon invites all community members to attend a meeting on June 13th to review conceptual design ideas for a bicycle/pedestrian facility improvement project along Lahaye Dr., between Route 120 and Mt. Support Rd. All are encouraged to attend, review plans, and ask questions.
The City of Lebanon invites all community members to attend a public concerns meeting on May 23rd to learn about a bicycle/pedestrian facility improvement project along Lahaye Drive, between Route 120 and Mt. Support Road. The proposed project is approximately 950 linear feet of paved shared-use path, which will be sited in the project area depicted in the included image.
The project sponsor is the City of Lebanon ("City"), the engineering consultant is Dubois & King, Inc. ("Consultant"), and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation ("NHDOT") is the program administrator. The City was awarded $640,000 in Transportation Alternatives Program grant funding under the 2016 cycle.
The City's primary local partners and stakeholders for the path include Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth College, and their respective employees, visitors, and residents, as well as those with relationships to surrounding properties, such as the Centerra business park, Element Hotel, and forthcoming Altaria housing development.
The meeting will be held from 4-6pm on Wednesday, May 23rd in Auditoriums A&B of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, located at 1 Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH 03766. If you have not been to this DHMC facility location before, please see goo.gl/maps/5FwTJHSqHq32 and the building floorplan linked here; from the Main Entrance on Level 3, take a right just after passing the Info Desk and the auditoriums are on the right side of the corridor. Light refreshments will be provided.
Meeting objectives include a review of:
- project scope
- design and engineering study findings to date, such as topographic survey, utilities and right of way, resource constraints, and traffic analysis
- project schedule
- stakeholder input, with an opportunity for attendee Q&A
This is the first of several public participation opportunities, so if you ai·e unable to attend this meeting, but would like to share written comments or be informed of future engagement opportunities, contact Rebecca Owens, at Rebecca.Owens@lebcity.com or 603-448-1457. All project abutters will also be notified of the Presentation of Proposed Action meeting, which will be in June 2018.
Please share this notification with your organization(s) and other stakeholders as appropriate. Suggested opportunities for ensuring awareness of this forum for public feedback include printing and posting a hard copy of this letter to high-visibility bulletin boards, mentioning the meeting in an electronic newsletter or similar announcement, and website event/calendar updates.