Town pursuing heavy truck exclusion on Flagg

The Select Board voted to seek an HCVE on Flagg Road while maintaining the existing one on Main Street

The Select Board voted to ask Mass Dept of Transportation to add an HCVE/HVE* to Flagg Road. The Town will seek to add the restriction without lifting any existing truck exclusions, including the one on Main Street. Read the full article → from Town pursuing heavy truck exclusion on Flagg

Select Board to discuss truck exclusions

Board to hear findings from commissioned study of Heavy Vehicle traffic in town

On Tuesday, the Select Board will hear recommendations for handling the problems caused by heavy trucks on Town roads. Based on consultant VHB’s presentation, the Board may consider swapping the truck exclusion on Route 30 for ones on five Southborough back roads – plus two more overnight exclusions. Read the full article → from Select Board to discuss truck exclusions

CA Roundup: Potential Chestnut Hill Road closure; NSBORO on Masking, Mascots, Food shortages, Exploring Languages, and Bus Tracking

Rounding up some recent town and school news covered by the Community Advocate. (Plus adding some context.) Read the full article → from CA Roundup: Potential Chestnut Hill Road closure; NSBORO on Masking, Mascots, Food shortages, Exploring Languages, and Bus Tracking

Selectmen pursuing “global” study to help guide decisions on truck traffic in town

Selectmen agree with Flagg Road residents that tractor trailers pose a safety issue for their street. However, the Board isn’t willing to pursue changes to truck routes without first studying potential impacts to other roads. Read the full article → from Selectmen pursuing “global” study to help guide decisions on truck traffic in town

Town to conduct new traffic count on Pine Hill Rd; BOS to vote on painted lines and other safety/traffic control options

This week, the Board of Selectmen heard a resident’s request to implement traffic control measures on Pine Hill Road. While the agenda listed a request to exclude heavy vehicles, that was just one of the options they were asked to consider. Read the full article → from Town to conduct new traffic count on Pine Hill Rd; BOS to vote on painted lines and other safety/traffic control options

Yellow line on Flagg: Resident reaction and DPW response (driver feedback signs coming this fall)

A new yellow line down the center of Flagg Road blindsided residents and prompted some angry comments on the blog. Public Works explains the surprise move and upcoming measures to improve safety on the road. Read the full article → from Yellow line on Flagg: Resident reaction and DPW response (driver feedback signs coming this fall)

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