1. Holyoke Planning Board gets update on Amazon traffic, parking issues

    Holyoke Planning Board gets update on Amazon traffic, parking issues

    The Planning Board reviewed Amazon’s updated traffic and parking plans for the 161 Lower Westfield Road facility after a study found traffic generated by the distribution center was below past estimates. A December traffic study conducted by Langan Engineering and Environmental Services showed the facility “has had less of an impact on surrounding road network than anticipated.” It indicated that peak-traffic was “significantly less than estimated.”

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    1. However, given that the capacity of the facility to accommodate delivery vehicles is much higher than observed during this initial operation season.
    2. Vehicles should be parked in a designated parking spot and should not block and limit access to emergency vehicles.
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