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May 24, 2022 – Sudbury progress and more updates in our Spring 2022 Newsletter

Sudbury Clears Final Hurdles The BFRT in Sudbury took three major steps forward as a result of articles passed at Town Meeting on May 3 and 4. First, the town approved articles for temporary construction easements, authorized the town to

May 12, 2022 – Phase 2B (Bridge over Route 2) Update

Phase 2B Update: The contractor has submitted a request to extend the completion date to November 30, 2022 due to the scheduling of weather-dependent activities. The staining and application of anti-graffiti material will take place later in May; the staining

May 10, 2022 – Sudbury Town Meeting approves 4 articles for rail trail

Sudbury Town Meeting approved all four articles needed for final approval of the trail.Below is a description of the articles. SELECT BOARD ARTICLES Articles 19 and 20 are for construction easements, which are necessary for constructionto begin.Article 19: One-time funding, estimated

May 7, 2022 – Starting 5/9 Trail Repair in Westford – Trail closed in the area of Greenwood Road

Beginning Monday, May 9, 2022, the Rail Trail will be closed in the area of Greenwood Road in order to complete drainage improvements along the trail.  This work is expected to take 1-2 weeks to complete.  This schedule is subject to

04/22/2022 – Vote “YES” for the BFRT on 4 Sudbury Town Meeting articles

Dear Sudbury Resident:Please attend Sudbury Town Meeting starting on May 2, 2022, and vote Yes on Articles18, 19, 47 & 48 to support construction of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. INTRODUCTION We are pleased to report that the pace of

February 2, 2022 – Survey for Junction Park

The Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Advisory Committee in Concord has been tasked with improving safety at Junction Park in West Concord. Would you please help by completing the survey the group has created? The more input received, the better! https://forms.gle/T3cR1DtttRyQd12r6

January 9, 2022 – Winter Trail Use

The BFRT is not plowed in the winter to allow for winter sports such as cross-country skiing and snow shoeing. Trail users should be aware that parts of the trail may be slippery. Be especially cautious of black ice, particularly

December 3, 2021 – Phase 2B Update

Phase 2B Update from Marcia Rasmussen, Director, DPLM at the December 2, 2021 BFRT Advisory Committee meeting in Concord: The final bridge rails have been installed and the overhang brackets are being removed; the project will be shut down for

November 10, 2021 – Route 2 Bridge News and more updates in our Fall 2021 Newsletter

Work continued on Phase 2B through 2021 including the 400-foot bridge over Rte. 2 linking Concord and Acton. Four steel support beams were set in mid-July, and the concrete decking was poured in early October. The wildlife culvert under Rte.

August 17, 2021 – Go Outdoors 2021

This summer Westford and Carlisle are hosting an installation of “Go Outdoors 2021.” The towns are sharing works of art that transform various types of recycled doors into celebratory and intriguing works of art. A year ago the inaugural installation

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