MassDOT will be working on the railroad grade crossing just south of Island Pond Road in Northampton. This work will require the closure of Route 5 at the crossing from Saturday, July 16 to Sunday, July 17. Detour signage and police details will be in place to direct traffic.
Traffic approaching from the south will be routed to East Street, Ferry Street, Lovefield Street, Oneil Street, South Street/Route 10, and Main Street. Local traffic access will be allowed on North Street/Route5, however there will be no traffic permitted through the railroad crossing. Signage and police details will be in place to direct traffic.
Please note: all work is weather permitting, and dates are subject to change.