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Plainridge Park Regional Planning Meeting – June 4, 2013.

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1 Plainridge Park Regional Planning Meeting – June 4, 2013

2 Plainridge Park Presentation Outline Plainville Racecourse History Project Description Application & Licensing Timetable Architectural Renderings Traffic Analysis & Mitigation Summary

3 Plainridge Park Plainridge Racecourse History 16 local investors built a 5/8 mile harness track in Plainville in 1998 Plainridge opened for simulcast and live racing in March 1999 Expanded gaming legislation passed Nov 22, 2011 Allows for three casino and 1 slot – only venue (Category 2) license Plainridge filed its application fee on Aug 9, 2012 for Category 2 gaming license 1,250 slot machines

4 Plainridge Park Project Description Expanded Gaming Venue 106,000 sq ft gaming venue with 1,250 slot machines Casual dining restaurant sports bar /lounge food court gaming floor bar harness concourse bar multi-purpose/ banquet room Fully renovated existing 50,000 sq ft building 1,080 space parking structure with administrative offices Live horse racing and simulcast wagering 5/8 mile harness horse racing facility Supports 72 farms throughout the Commonwealth Four in Plainville Site location and access Minimal traffic impact – 84% will come off Rt. 495 Ideally positioned to recapture out-of-state gaming revenues

5 Plainridge Park Application & Licensing Timetable Jan 15 – Phase I application deadline May 22 – Plainville consultants report issued End June – Sign host community agreement Sept 10 - Plainville referendum Oct 4 - Phase II application due Dec 16 - Category II licensing decision Summer 2015 – PlainridgePark opens

6 Plainridge Park Architectural Rendering - Front

7 Plainridge Park Architectural Rendering – Main entrance

8 Plainridge Park Architectural Rendering – Gaming Floor

9 Plainridge Park Traffic - Analysis Gaming venue is estimated to generate 6,534 trips per day 1,634 existing, 4,900 incremental Reviewed 15 intersections for potential impact 84% of trips will come from Rt. 495 LOS on Rt. 152 jug handle is poor Minimal impact on other intersections

10 Plainridge Park Traffic - Local Project Comparison Project TripsBuilding Size (sq ft) Plainville Crossing (Target)17,610 275,000 (25,408 on Sat) 101 Madison Street10,297 120,700 (16,819 on Sat) Lowes7,856 169,000 Plainridge 6,534 156,000 Edgewood Apartments2,290120 apartments

11 Plainridge Park Traffic – Trip Generation by Town Average vehicles per day Peak Demand 2016 Full Competition 2018 Plainville 61.3 74.6 Wrentham 49.5 53.2 Foxborough 56.1 53.2 Mansfield 89.2 78.6 North Attleboro 151.2 191.2 ___________ Provided by Cummings Associates, Plainvilles consultants

12 Plainridge Park Traffic - Mitigation Improve signage on Rt. 1 To improve traffic flow on Rt. 152 and jug handle Remove current and expected Plainridge traffic from jug handle Propose traffic light on Rt. 495 southbound off- ramp Reshape off-ramp to allow traffic queuing Propose traffic light in front of Plainridge entrance Allow left and right turns $4 million roadway improvements

13 Plainridge Park Traffic - Mitigation

14 Plainridge Park Summary We are proposing to build a $125 MM expanded gaming venue with 1,250 slot machines Expect to generate 6,534 trips per day Of which 84% will come from Rt. 495 Roadway improvements will include traffic light at Rt. 495 S off ramp and at our entrance With a gaming license, we will will hire an additional 400 full time employees and create 300 construction jobs

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