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Adams Roundabout, July 12, 2016 2MassDOT”s new Route 8 Roundabout in the Town of Adams in the Berkshires is now open and receiving praise from an adjacent business.

The $1.4 million project by MassDOT’s contractor C&A Construction of Chicopee includes reconstruction of the intersection of Columbia Street (Route 8), Friend and Renfrew Street along with new sidewalks, landscaping, granite curbs and pavement markings.

MassDOT contractors worked with the Town and area businesses in designing the intersection improvements to improve traffic flow and safety at the busy intersection.

Adams Roundabout, July 12, 2016The president of the automobile dealership located at the intersection this week praised the result:

“The completed roundabout not only looks great, but it also works very well. It has slowed traffic down making it safer for everyone. It is now much easier for vehicles coming on to Route 8 from Friend Street.”

Congratulations to MassDOT contractors and Highway District 1 staff including MassDOT Resident Engineer Cathy Braman and Area Engineer for Construction John Pierce!


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