Metal beam bridge in place

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Yesterday the new metal bridge was lowered into place on the cement abutment, thanks to Dan Hanson and his mighty tractor. The front wheels got squished as the tractor lifted the heavy metal, but it worked perfectly and saved us … Continued

Big Block Success

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The hearty crew of Mark Mattson, Rod Leehy, Mike Stevens and Matt Kozoil “rolled” up their sleeves and swung three new blocks underneath the lattice truss bridge today. It was fabulous to see the blocks as they were dropped over … Continued

Much Progress at Rail Trail Made

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Last Saturday dedicated volunteers made tremendous progress at both the I-Beam bridge and trestle bridge along the Hardwick section of the Mass Central Rail Trail. Drainage around the eastern trestle abutment was improved by adding a layer of crushed stone … Continued

Volunteer projects scheduled

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There are a few remaining volunteer projects needed to finish up work this fall at the two bridges along the Mass Central Rail Trail. Please join us Saturday, November 6th starting at 9am. There are opportunities to shovel dirt, cut … Continued

Fence at bridge approach installed

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Split rail fence now guides users of the Mass Central Rail Trail safely onto one of the bridges. Many thanks to Quabbin Regional High Schoool seniors, Evan White, Zach Mann, Morgan Hubbard and Dylan Routhier, along with their teacher Becky … Continued

Trestle bridge railing completed!

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This morning Andrew Ward swung out over the farm road and installed the final washers and nut to the trestle bridge railing.  Having climbing equipment is handy to undertake this kind of exercise! The other great news is that the … Continued