MassDOT and Maxymillian have informed Town Hall that the culvert on the corner between the Egremont Village Inn and the Great Barrington Town Line has deteriorated on the eastbound travel lane to the point that the lane must be closed. Beginning Friday, April 7. through approximately July 10, 2023, MassDOT will reduce travel to the one westbound lane. MassDOT will place temporary signal lights activating altering traffic flow on both sides of the closure area.
On or about July 10, this section of the road will be closed for 72 hours to permit the culvert replacement. During this period, traffic will be routed along Egremont Plain Rd (Rt 71) to Creamery Rd and back to Rt 23 and vice versa. For more information and to stay up-to-date with Rt. 23 construction, visit the Highway Department web page.