Monday, January 14, 2013

A Lot Off The Top

 Asplundh Tree Service on the top of The Notch

The l-o-n-g promised realignment of the The Notch (Route 116/West Street) seems to be finally underway as contractors have clear cut sections near the top in preparation for the $3.1 million road straightening project, thanks to earmarks secured by outgoing Congressman John Olver, D-Mass.

The project is contiguous with the $6 million Atkins Corner double roundabout project completed this past summer.

South Hadley side of The Notch 

West side of Route 116 going up The Notch

 1333 West Street, bottom of The Notch.  Congressman John Olver's 15 acre estate
West side bottom of The Notch
Mt Holyoke State Park (cream color)


Anonymous said...

Finally! I'm tired of hearing the ambulances go by, especially in the winter. One of the most dangerous stretches of road in New England.

Anonymous said...

I go over the notch 4 times day , 5 days a week ffor the last 20 years and have never seen one accident in that time-This was a safety issue?