Public Meeting on Union Branch Pathway Preliminary Design on 9/26


You are invited to attend an open house and public meeting at the Merrill Auditorium Rehersal Hall Tuesday, September 26, 2023.  The meeting runs from 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm to present preliminary design plans for public input and comment for the Union Branch Pathway Design Project.

An open house, 5:45 pm – 6:30 pm will offer residents a chance to browse project exhibits and discuss it with project staff.  The meetig, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm will include project presentations and time for questions and comments.

The city acquired the Union Branch rail corridot (State Street to Park Avenue) from MaineDOT in 2022 to design and construct a shared use pathway.  MaineDOT has funded $270,000. for design and $2.8 million for construction of this pathway.

For more information on the project, please emal Bruce Hyman, at