Rail Trail Bridge Installation Will Close Part of North Street on Friday Morning

Northampton’s Office of Planning and Development has the following announcement:

OPD North Street between King Street and Market Street Closed Friday 9:00 AM to noon

Our contractors will be, weather permitting, installing the Manhan Rail Trail Bridge over North Street on Friday January 9th from 9:00 AM to noon.

North Street from King Street to Market Street will be closed during that time. As they say, the inconvenience is temporary the improvements are permanent.

Wayne Feiden, FACIP
Director of Planning and Development
City of Northampton

See also:

Rail Trail Map by Northampton Trails and Greenways (PDF)

Northampton Planning and Development: Sustainable Transportation

Video: Transforming Northampton’s Rail Trails to a Regional Trail Network (11/18/08)
0:20:34… Manhan Rail Trail Downtown Link…new bridges being
built at Main Street and North Street…brief power outage of a few
hours likely in the coming weeks…completion of this segment expected
by end of Summer 2009…

0:33:00… Norwottuck Pan Am
Railway Tunnel…railroad expressed initial reluctance to allow a
tunnel to connect bike trails on either side near Woodmont
Road..negotiations are now underway…”we’re making progress”

Manhan Rail Trail

Norwottuck Rail Trail