Officials in Adams and Cheshire are expecting an update this month on the schedule for repaving 11.2 miles of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail. reports that the nearly 20-year-old portion of the trail runs from the Pittsfield/Lanesborough line to the Adams Visitor Center.

It was constructed in two phases completed in 2001 and 2004. A 1.2-mile extension that goes from Hoosac Street to Lime Street in Adams was finished in 2017 and is not part of the current update.

This will be the first total resurfacing of the popular bike and walking path since its initial completion. The project will be done in two phases with the first from April to July and the second immediately after and ending in October in 2020.

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