Neighbors in Braintree, Weymouth criticize Banner Park proposal

Neighbors in Braintree, Weymouth criticize Banner Park proposal

BRAINTREE – From enhanced rainwater runoff worsening flooding challenges to sound and fumes from tractor-trailer vans, people of Tommy Marks Way in Weymouth expressed a host of problems with a proposed life sciences enhancement in Braintree.

Banner Park Campus LLC is proposing to make  a 150,000-square-foot setting up and incorporate 100,000 square toes to an current setting up at the rear of the previous Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters at 60 Columbian St. near the Weymouth line.

The former Massachusetts Lottery headquarters at 60 Columbian St., Braintree, on Wednesday, April 6, 2022.

The Braintree Organizing Board held a community listening to on the proposal Tuesday evening and ongoing it right up until May possibly 10. An independent engineering evaluation will be accomplished to examine the development’s impacts on stormwater and traffic.

“There is a great deal of work to be accomplished,” said planning board Chair Erin Joyce.

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Weymouth Setting up Director Robert Luongo stated the city will seek the services of consulting engineers to critique the identical programs. He explained the proposed growth would have a incredible influence on Weymouth.

“We would hope it would be scaled back again,” Luongo stated.

Tommy Marks Way is a cul-de-sac off Forest Road with properties at the rear of the Banner Park house.