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Challenge
  • Opening the existing concrete median to provide the site with full access to and from Route 1
  • Realignment of the off-ramp serving I-495 southbound traffic traveling to Route 1 southbound
  • Installation of two new coordinated traffic signals along the corridor
  • Dedicated turn lanes serving the site
  • Bicycle accommodations along Route 1
Our Solutions
  • Data collection
  • Traffic analysis
  • Safety review
  • Functional design report
  • Design of site access & off-site roadway improvements
  • On-site wayfinding signage
  • VISSIM 3-D traffic simulations
  • Public presentations
  • Local and state permitting & coordination (MassDOT, MEPA, Town of Plainville)
  • Traffic signal design
  • Signs & pavement marketing layout
  • Design exceptions
  • Construction services

Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements

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Plainville, Norfolk County, MA
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates
  • Plainridge Park Casino - Roadway, Signal & Traffic Improvements by McMahon Associates

McMahon provided traffic analysis and design services for the expansion of the Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, MA. Plainridge Park Casino provides simulcast horse racingi everyday and live harness horse racing from April to November. The expansion of the facility included the addition of 1,250 slot machines, a three-story parking garage and retail component. The facility obtained the sole parlor license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts under the expanded gaming legislation of 2011.

McMahon was responsible for redesigning approximately one-half mile of Route 1, classified as an urban minor arterial under Mass DOT jurisdiction within the study area. The firm provided the full spectrum of design services for this project, including roadway plans, profile and cross-section design using the latest industry-approved software programs, construction plans, cost estimates and technical specifications.