The Westborough Board of Selectmen will continue its public hearing on the proposed CSX chemical transfer station off Flanders Road on Tuesday evening.
The public hearing began in June. At that first meeting Southborough residents expressed concern about traffic and safety at the site. CSX has refused to meet with Southborough officials about the project saying the town has no jurisdiction over it, so the only chance Southborough residents have to hear about the project is at public meetings in Westborough.
At a continuation in July, CSX officials attempted to assure the Westborough selectmen about the safety of the project.
In August the Westborough Planning Board said they would approve a permit for CSX to haul in 10,000 square feet of earth to the station and to move 2,000 square feet within the 22-acre site. Ten trucks an hour are expected to enter and exit the site while the earth moving is happening. Officials said none of the trucks will be routed through Southborough.
The public hearing is set to resume at 7:20 pm on Tuesday in the Selectmen’s Meeting Room in the Westborough Town Hall (34 West Main Street). You can see the full agenda for the meeting here. The meeting is open to the public.
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