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Southwick, MA Trail Culvert


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In 2008-09, a box culvert 'tunnel' was constructed under the Point Grove Road in Southwick, MA. The culvert accommodates a high-pressure gas pipeline and a bike/ped trail. This project was accomplished without stopping traffic on the road for a cost estimated at ~$250 K.

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Southwick, MA Trail Culvert

  1. 1. Farmington Canal Heritage Trail <ul><li>New Haven to Northhampton </li></ul><ul><li>84-miles when complete </li></ul><ul><li>Over 50% done </li></ul><ul><li>ECG overlays ~47 miles </li></ul>
  2. 2. Farmington Canal Heritage Trail <ul><li>Simsbury, CT to Mass. Line opened up in May </li></ul><ul><li>Phase 1 in Southwick, MA under construction </li></ul>Southwick, MA
  3. 3. Southwick, MA Point Grove Road Underpass <ul><li>High Pressure Gas Line buried in Corridor </li></ul><ul><li>Trail installed by town after pipeline is buried. </li></ul>
  4. 4. April, 2009
  5. 5. Site Plan -- Point Grove Road Culvert
  6. 6. <ul><li>Sheet Piling </li></ul><ul><li>Box Culvert on North Side </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic Flow with 1-lane automatic lights </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic never stopped </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated cost $170 K </li></ul>
  7. 7. Standing on top of culvert looking East on Point Grove Road. July 2009
  8. 8. Looking South Towards Connecticut from the top of the Culvert
  9. 9. Looking north thru Culvert -- July 2009
  10. 10. Looking North Towards Northhampton -- July 2009
  11. 11. Point Grove Road Culvert from south <ul><li>July </li></ul><ul><li>2009 </li></ul>