Route 138 Reconstruction Project Area Committee


  • As needed
  • Council Chambers
    Town Hall
    180 High Street
    Wakefield, RI 02879 

Staff assistance is provided by the Planning Department

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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Eleven members are appointed to 2-year terms
(7 members from the public at large*; 2 from the Town (municipal staff or officials); 1 from the Historic District Commission; and 1from the University of Rhode Island

  • Susan E. Spranger Axelrod 
  • Dorald Beasley 
  • Gail Faris 
  • James Garfield - Historic District Commission Representative 
  • Diane E. Johnson 
  • Thomas C. Marcello 
  • Peter Maynard 
  • Vincent Murray - Director of Planning 
  • William M. Rosen
  • Jon Schock - Director of Public Services 
  • J. Vernon Wyman - Representative for URI 


The Project Area Committee for the Reconstruction of Route 138 serves as an advisory body to the Town Council on matters concerning the planning, design and construction of Route 138 by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation. The project limits are Route 2 to Route 108, including contiguous intersecting streets, as defined by the RI Department of Transportation. 
The major duties and responsibilities of the Project Area Committee for the Reconstruction of Route 138 are to (1) meet with the Department of Transportation as required to discuss and review proposed highway reconstruction plans and (2) advise and make policy recommendations to the Town Council regarding the proposed reconstruction project. 

  1. Vincent Murray

    Director of Planning

  2. Planning

    Physical Address
    180 High Street
    Wakefield, RI 02879

    Phone: (401) 789-9331 x1244
    Fax: (401) 788-9792