PUBLIC NOTICE: Pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1341 and M.G.L. c. 21 pp26-53: An application for 401 Water Quality Certification is pending before the Department of Environmental Protection from the Saugus Dept. of Public Works for the restoration/reconstruction of the Ballard Street culvert. The Saugus Department of Public Works is located at 515 Main St., Saugus, MA 01906.

The project is located at 110 Ballard St., Saugus, MA 01906. Additional information may be obtained from Design Consultants, Inc., 120 Middlesex Ave., Somerville, MA 02125, by calling 617-776-3350 x112.

Written comments should be submitted within 21 days and addressed to: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection - Northeast Region, 105 Lowell St., Wilmington, MA 01887. Any group of 10 persons, any aggrieved person, or any governmental body or private organization with a mandate to protect the environment who submits written comments may appeal the department's certification. Failure to submit written comments before the end of the public comment period may result in a waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing.