News

Sep 05
"EASTHAMPTON - At a forum Tuesday, public officials and representatives of the construction firm that will replace the Route 10 bridge over the Manhan River pledged to do their best to minimize the impact of what they say is the unavoidable six-month closure set to start next March. "There's no question it's going to inconvenience people," said state Rep. John Scibak, D-South Hadley, addressing the approximately 70 city residents and business owners at the forum. "The question is, How can we do it to lessen that inconvenience?" At the one-hour informational meeting, members of the public questioned a panel that included Scibak, state Sen. Michael Knapik, R-Westfield, Mayor Michael Tautznik, and representatives from the state's Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Northern Construction Service, the company charged with completing the $3.75 million project..." Read the full article.