New Marlborough’s one-lane bridge may be shut for 1 year

New Marlborough’s one-lane bridge may be shut for 1 year

NEW MARLBOROUGH — An existing one-lane bridge that runs over the Whiting River is slated to undergo reconstruction next year, but some residents are wary about construction going on during the winter. The proposed project calls for widening the roadway and adding guardrails to the overpass on Campbell Falls Road, but according to the Massachusetts […]

Repairs to Division St. bridge need $4 million in town funds

Repairs to Division St. bridge need $4 million in town funds

GREAT BARRINGTON—Since it was built in 1950, the Division Street bridge connecting Great Barrington and Housatonic has attracted a fair amount of attention. Structurally very narrow, about 20 feet wide, it’s a close call to have two cars cross the bridge at once, causing drivers to yield or slow down for the other car to […]

Sheffield Select Board finally requests speed study for Route 7 area

Sheffield Select Board finally requests speed study for Route 7 area

SHEFFIELD — Town officials will ask the state to conduct a speed study of Main Street after all, with hopes that the study will net a lower speed limit in the downtown area. The Select Board voted unanimously on Monday to send a letter of request to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to request the study. […]