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TOP STORIES AROUND THE COUNTY
MassDOT Stabilizing Route 8 Section in Clarksburg
"It was just a major hazard." — James Moulton

Pittsfield Redesigning Intersections Near BMC
"The overall idea is to improve traffic." — Bruce Collingwood

MassDOT Sets Public Session on Transportation Plans
The state has recently released two transportation planning documents for public review.

Adams Library & Rail Trail Projects Moving Ahead
"We hope to begin to finalize a scope for this project so that it can be prepared for bid." — Jonathan Butler

Williamstown, MassDOT Talk Flooding & Road Work
"We're talking about 30 minutes [of rain] and knee-deep water. We're talking about our safety." — Chanda Shin

10 Most Dangerous Intersections In Pittsfield
Pittsfield has the most dangerous intersections in the county, according to the state Department of Transportation.   14 Comments

Sinking Route 8 in Clarksburg Under Repair
River Road in that area has been shifting for nearly a year.

Pittsfield Turns 2 Roads One-Way Despite Protest
"It may cause some inconvenience but it is safer." — Churchill Cotton

Alcombright: North Adams On Track With Scenic Rail
"That accusation is totally unfounded and absolutely ridiculous." — Richard Alcombright   1 Comment

MassDOT Sets Hearings on Return of MassPike Tolls
Tolls will return to the western end of the Massachusetts Turnpike on Oct. 15.

Governor Rides Envisioned Passenger Rail Route to Pittsfield
"I think the potential economic impact is considerable. I think the opportunity of job creation and quality of life is considerable." — Gov. Deval Patrick   10 Comments

RMV Modernization Plan Would Close North Adams Branch
"A three-hour roundtrip to Pittsfield is unimaginable and unreasonable." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

Scenic Rail Project Delays Adams Bike Trail Extension
"If we have to wait until 2014 for both of these to be open, we're still happy that we are getting both of these accomplished." — Jonathan Butler   5 Comments

Adams Roundabout Gets Endorsement at Public Hearing
"It's going to be your roundabout so we're going to make it the way you like it." — Tom Currier   27 Comments

Williamstown Selectmen Press State on Emergency Ramp
"For the love of God, just change the alignment." — Selectman Tom Costley   1 Comment

MassPike Blasting Begins in Becket on Thursday
The first blast, a test blast, will occur on I-90 in Becket at 1 p.m. on Thursday and close the Turnpike in both directions for approximately 15 minutes.

Berkshire Scenic Bringing Train Rides To Adams, North Adams
"It is really going to be a tremendous boost to our economy." — Gailanne Cariddi.   11 Comments

North Adams, Adams to Announce Scenic Rail Partnership
A press conference announcing the partnership and its goals is set for Friday, Jan. 18, at 1 p.m. at City Hall.   21 Comments

MassDOT Sets Public Hearing on PEDA Bridge
"I'm hoping we're going to get dirt moving by early January." — Corydon Thurston

MassDOT Promises To Finish Adams Roundabout Design
"I haven't identified the funding source but we're committed to it." — Clinton Bench   2 Comments

County Residents Press MassDOT For Equal Funding
"You can't continue to call it a commonwealth when some people are paying for the chair but they're sitting on the floor and that's what is happening with public transportation here." — Tricia Farley-Bouvier

MassDOT Board Hears From Local Leaders
"As I like to remind folks in Boston who suggest we run should run the MBTA a little longer, that you can't get a bus in Berkshire County on Sunday." — MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey   1 Comment

MBTA Gold Star Memorial Coach Headed to North Adams
The Gold Star Memorial Coach is scheduled to make a rare appearance at Western Gateway Heritage State Park on Wednesday morning.   7 Comments

MassDOT Sets Public Meeting on Transportation Needs
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will continue its series of statewide public meetings this Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6 to 8 at the Berkshire Athenaeum.

Williamstown to Press State on Route 2 Truck Ramp
"This is a ticking time bomb that is going to happen again." — Robert McCarthy

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