The Massachusetts Department of Transportation, in coordination with the Cities of Salem and Lynn, is conducting the Route 107 Corridor Study. This study will evaluate improvements to address existing issues and mitigate potential future impacts from new retail development along Route 107 from Boston Street in Salem to Chestnut Street in Lynn. MassDOT will analyze intersections along the corridor to assess how well they operate (delays, queuing, traffic signal design, and other deficiencies) and potential ways to improve them. Of particular interest are the intersections at Marlborough Road/Traders Way and Swampscott Road in Salem. These intersections experience heavy turning volumes and shifting of traffic, resulting in delays and operational inefficiencies. A plan for future transportation improvements (short-term, medium-term, and long-term), based on an alternatives analysis, will be the end result of this project.
A Working Group meeting was held on:
Wednesday, March 2
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Lynn City Hall, Room 402
3 City Hall Square, Lynn, MA 01901
Based on suggestions from the first Route 107 Corridor Study Public Information meeting, a second public meeting to outline the project and collect comments from Lynn residents and business owners was held on:
Wednesday, March 9
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lynn English High School Auditorium
50 Goodridge Street, Lynn, MA
This meeting shared the same information outlined at the Public Information meeting held in Salem on January 27.
Please see the Documents tab for more information from the Public Information Meeting and past Working Group meetings. To receive project information and hear about upcoming meetings, please sign up to receive email updates.
For questions and comments related to the study, please contact:
Route 107 Corridor Study Project Manager
TTY: (857) 368-0655