H2o administration woes for proposed Cranberry Freeway motor vehicle wash?

Officers are involved that an automated automobile wash proposed for Cranberry Freeway could produce water administration troubles together one of the town’s principal roadways, in accordance to a discussion at the Scheduling Board’s Sept. 13 meeting. 

The proposed “Reign Vehicle Wash” is planned for a whole lot currently made use of for parking by the Ocean Condition Position Good deal and for the web-site of the outdated 99 Restaurant on Cranberry Freeway.

The motor vehicle wash would involve a one 150-foot clean tunnel, totally free vacuuming stations and 28 parking places. It would be positioned just below a mile west of the existing Tender Contact Car Wash, also on Cranberry Freeway.

“Car washes have a tendency of amassing a large amount of water,” mentioned board member Michael Baptiste, noting that it could indicate that a lot of h2o would be let “into the streets.” “That’s a small spot spot. […] It floods if it rains now.” 

Baptiste acknowledged that the board did not but know how the ongoing development on Cranberry Highway would influence the drinking water management requires on the web-site. 

“That’s something we should really appear at serious intently,” Baptiste stated. 

The venture is at this time remaining deliberated by the Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals.

Setting up Board Chair Richard Swenson manufactured a notice to involve that the applicant “must have provisions for h2o administration of the premises.” 

This was not the first time worries have been raised about what effects a automobile wash would have on Cranberry Freeway, in which drinking water and flooding is involved.  

At a past assembly, Charlie Rowley, an engineer who often consults for the city, expressed some problems about the task. He took situation with the landscaping options and the amount of trees on the site. He was also involved about the company’s stormwater administration strategy. The plans appeared to immediate surplus drinking water off the web page on to Cranberry Highway, which could induce problems, he mentioned.

The structure selections designed for Reign Car or truck Wash ended up also the topic of some dialogue. Baptiste encouraged the applicant to improve the constructing aesthetically. 

“It’s horrible,” he claimed of the recent designs, prompting some laughter from the viewers. “This isn’t Las Vegas.”

Conversations of the proposal will continue at a future Organizing Board assembly.