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Comment open for Cape Cod TIP: 2019-2023, Draft Amendment 2

The Cape Cod MPO voted to release the draft TIP Amendment 2 for the public review/comment period at its meeting on March 18, 2019, which officially began the 21-calendar-day public comment period, which ends April 8, 2019. The MPO is expected to consider endorsement of the Amendment at its 1:00 PM meeting on April 18, 2019.

The amendment can be downloaded at the following link:

Cape Cod TIP: Federal Fiscal Year 2019 – 2023, Draft Amendment 2

All MPO meetings are held at the Cape Cod Commission Office at 3325 Main Street (Route 6A) Barnstable, MA 02630. Transit service is available on the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority’s Barnstable Villager Route (the Barnstable Village-Courthouse stop).

Comments on this plan may be sent by April 8, 2018 via mail, hand delivered, by facsimile, or via e-mail, as follows:

Mailed or dropped off:

Cape Cod Commission Transportation Program
Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager
3225 Main Street (Route 6A)
PO Box 226
Barnstable MA 02630-0226

Sent by facsimile to the attention of Steven Tupper, Transportation Program Manager:

FAX: 508-362-3136

Item Last Updated April 1, 2019


Bourne Bridge lane restrictions set to start on Monday, March 25

Maintenance work on the Bourne Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., is scheduled to start, weather permitting, on Monday, March 25, 2019 and continue through about May 23, 2019, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District officials.

During the work, travel over the Bourne Bridge will be reduced from two lanes in each direction to ONE WIDER 12-FOOT LANE IN EACH DIRECTION. State and local police will be on duty at all times work is being performed to assist the motoring public.

The lane restrictions will remain in place 24 hours per day. Motorists planning to use the Bourne Bridge should be aware that travel delays are likely to occur during the morning and afternoon peak travel periods each day.

To sign up for bridge work alert emails send an email to CapeCodCanalBridges@usace.army.mil with the subject title "Bridge Work Alerts." An email alert is sent when there is a major change to the bridge work status or schedule.

Additionally, updates are available from the Corps’ New England District via Facebook and Twitter: on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CorpsNewEngland; on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CorpsNewEngland. Or visit the District website at http://www.nae.usace.army.mil.

Item Last Updated March 19, 2019


OP-ED: Cape Cod Communities Increase Momentum to Improve Water Quality

This is an exciting time to be working to improve water quality on Cape Cod. The strong partnership between local communities, the Cape Cod Commission, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is showing real progress.

Read the entire Op-Ed by By Alexandra Dunn, U.S. EPA, New England Region and Martin Suuberg, Commissioner, Massachusetts DEP.

Item Last Updated October 24, 2018


Enabling Regulations - Fee Schedule Revised

The fee schedule for the Cape Cod Commission's CHAPTER A: Enabling Regulations Governing Review of Developments of Regional Impact has been revised, effective July 1, 2017.

Item Last Updated June 30, 2017


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