MassDOT Advisory: South County Construction Operations

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LEE, Mass. — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing crews will be conducting daytime and overnight hour guardrail repair, drainage work, pavement marking, and bridge repair operations at various locations and times on I-90 eastbound and westbound during the week of Monday, June 10.  

Lane closures will be in place during the construction operations and traffic will be able to travel through the work zones. 
 
The schedule for the work and lane closures will be as follows:    

Otis/Blandford    
Guardrail and drainage work will be conducted on I-90 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 21.0 to 26.6 on Monday, June 10, and Tuesday, June 11, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next morning. The work is expected to conclude by 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12

Otis
Guardrail repair work will be conducted on I-90 westbound from mile marker 21.0 to 23.0, on Wednesday, June 12, and Thursday, June 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next morning. The work is expected to conclude by 5:30 a.m. on Friday, June 14.

Blandford  
Bridge repair operations will be conducted nightly on I-90 westbound from mile marker 26.0 to 27.0, on Wednesday, June 12, and Thursday, June 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next morning. The work is expected to conclude by 5:30 a.m. on Friday, June 14.    

Stockbridge/West Stockbridge  
Guardrail and bridge repair work will be conducted nightly on I-90 westbound from mile marker 2.5 to 5.0, from Monday, June 10, through Thursday, June 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following morning. The work is expected to conclude by 5:30 a.m. on Friday, June 14.

Stockbridge  
Drainage repair operations will be conducted on I-90 eastbound at mile marker 4.6, on Tuesday, June 11, from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
 
Drainage repair operations will be conducted on I-90 eastbound at mile marker 6.0, on Wednesday, June 12, from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

West Stockbridge  
Bridge repair operations will be conducted nightly on I-90 eastbound from mile marker 2.0 to 3.0, from Monday, June 10, through Thursday, June 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the following morning. The work is expected to conclude by 5:30 a.m. on Friday, June 14.  

Lee  
Pavement marking operations will be conducted nightly on I-90 eastbound and westbound from mile marker 7.3 to 15.8, on Monday, June 10, through Thursday, June 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next morning. The work is expected to conclude by 5:30 a.m. on Friday, June 14.  

Drainage repair operations will be conducted on I-90 eastbound at mile marker 8.2, on Monday, June 10, from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and messaging will be in place to guide drivers through the work area.    

Drivers traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.    

All scheduled work is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.  

 


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Destination Better Health Offers Programs at Fairview

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Fairview Hospital, Berkshire Health Systems' nationally recognized critical access hospital, will host Destination Better Health '24, a week of free health education, programs and resources offered under a tent next to the hospital at 29 Lewis Avenue in Great Barrington from Tuesday, June 25 through Monday, July 1.  
 
The program is designed to raise awareness through education and exposure to topics of interest to the community. The schedule includes morning, midday and afternoon programming and all events are free of charge. Pre-registration is requested and can be completed at www.berkshirehealthsystems.org/betterhealth or by calling Fairview's Community Relations Office at (413) 854-9609.

Tuesday, June 25
  • 12:00 noon         "Stress Release Through Hypnosis" will be led by certified hypnotherapist and BHS Wellness Coach, Doreen Donovan.
  • 9:00.- 2:30 p.m. BHS Bloodmobile will be on site (both Tuesday and Wednesday).  Appointments are preferred but drop-ins are welcomed. To schedule, call (413) 447-2597, option 2.
  • 4:00 p.m.             "The Role of Hormones in Bone Health" will be offered by Pier Boutin, MD of Fairview Orthopedic & Sports Medicine.

Wednesday, June 26

  • 12:00 noon           "Diabetes: Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment Resources in our Community" will take place presented by diabetes educator, Lauren Whitney, of Endocrinology & Metabolism at BMC.
  • 4:00 p.m.,            "Berkshire Health Systems: Looking to the Future:" BHS's President and CEO, Darlene Rodowicz, will be joined by Fairview's Interim Vice President, Emmett Schuster, for a discussion of the challenges and opportunities for healthcare in the Berkshires.
Thursday, June 27
  • 9:30 a.m.              "Improving Veterans' Access to Care" is a coffee and conversation session for veterans and their families will include presenters Tom Baisley, Southern Berkshires Veterans Coordinator, Robert Shearer of BHS Urgent Care, and Kayli Manning of the BHS Nurse Line to discuss new services that can be helpful in accessing care.
  • 12:00 noon.       "Moving and Functionality: Signs and Strategies to Avoid Decline" will be presented by Fairview Hospital's Director of Rehabilitation, Victoria Guy, RPT, joined by Dr. Katie Hatt of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitative Services of BMC.
  • 4:00 p.m.             "10 Ways to Protect Your Heart and Local Resources to Help You" will be presented by Fairview's Cardiac Rehabilitation Department nurses, Ellen Brady and Cathy Samuels.
Friday, June 28
  • 10 :00 – 2:00.     "Learn How to Save a Life: Naloxone Training Drop -In." Berkshire Harm Reduction will offer ongoing training at Harm Reduction mobile van, which will be located in front of the Main Entrance to Fairview Hospital.
  • 12:00 noon         "Snoring, Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders" will be presented by BMC polysomnographic technologist, Thomas Rathbun, who will discuss sharing information about signs and symptoms of health issues, as well as diagnostic and treatment services available at the Berkshire Sleep Disorders Clinic in Pittsfield.
Saturday, June 29
  • 10:00 a.m.          "LGBTQ+ Aging Well PRIDE Potluck and Learning Lab at Fairview Hospital." In honor of National PRIDE Month, Fairview Hospital will host a special program for the LGBTQ+ community. The panel of speakers will include Bart Church, Interim Director of Q-Mob of the Berkshires, Maureen Daniels, BHS Director of Wellness, Doreen Hutchinson, VP Operation and Patient Care at Fairview Hospital, and Catherine Record, Certified Application Consultant at BHS Advocacy for Access.
Monday, July 1
  • 12:00 noon         "Preventing Food Allergies from Developing in Children," will be offered by Dr. Ronald Sunog, a pediatrician at MACONY accompanied by Robert Hoechster, Fairview Hospital nutritionist and father of a child with severe food allergies.
  • 4:00 p.m.             "Community Health Workers: Connecting You to Resources" will be presented by Adrien Conklin, RN Care Coordination of Berkshire Faculty Services, Halle Miller, a CHW working at East Mountain Medical Center in Great Barrington, and Deb Phillips, coordinator of the Southern Berkshire Rural Health Network, who will also share information about 413Cares, a website listing resources in the community.
In addition to the programs above, the Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce (SBCOC) will partner with Fairview for the June Networking Before Nine meeting on Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 at Fairview Hospital under the Destination Better Health tent. "Developing Our Future Workforce" will be presented by a panel of speakers including Courtney Warren, BHS Manager of Talent Development, Lauren Cameron of Warrior Trading and Pam Wojtkowski- MassHire Career Center.  Pre-registration is required by calling the SBCOC at (413) 528-4284. There is a fee to cover the cost of breakfast.

 

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