Lagoon Pond Drawbridge Honored
The Lagoon Pond Drawbridge Replacement Project in Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven received a bronze award.
Read More

Beautiful New Drawbridge
• Beautiful New Drawbridge

Editors, Vineyard Gazette:

Read More

Lagoon Pond Drawbridge Wins Award

The Lagoon Pond Drawbridge was named one of the top 10 bridge projects of 2016 by Roads and Bridges magazine.

Read More

Traffic Delays at Drawbridge Tracked Partly to New Design Feature
Steve Myrick

After a summer of frustrating traffic backups, contractors are wrapping up work on the Lagoon Pond drawbridge.

Read More

Ketch Ayuthia Makes Maiden Passage Beneath New Lagoon Pond Drawbridge
Steve Myrick

Ayuthia, an 80-year-old wooden sailing vessel, made the first official passage through the new Lagoon Pond drawbridge Saturday morning.

Read More

New Lagoon Pond Drawbridge Opens to Traffic
Heather Hamacek

At 2 p.m. Tuesday Melinda Loberg’s cherry red Jeep was the first vehicle to cross the new Lagoon Pond Bridge. Ms. Loberg honked her horn and her passengers Mark London and Scott Tuttle waved out the windows as the drawbridge officially opened to vehicular traffic.

Read More

Drawbridge Must Stay Down During Final Phase of Project
Steve Myrick

As the years-long, hugely expensive Lagoon Pond drawbridge project enters its final phase, state contractors confirmed this week that the bridge must stay in the down position from Oct. 1 to Jan. 31.

Read More

Lagoon Pond Bridge Will Be Closed for Maintenance
Ivy Ashe

The Lagoon Pond bridge will be closed to traffic the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 7. The bridge is scheduled to close at 7 p.m. and will reopen at 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

Read More

Lagoon Pond Drawbridge Set to Begin Next Phase This Fall
Ivy Ashe
After nearly 10 years as a work in progress, the final phase of construction on the Lagoon Pond drawbridge in Tisbury is slated to begin this fall. “It’s been a long journey, I would say,” said Tisbury Department of Public Works director Fred LaPiana. “It’s nice to see it come to fruition.”
Read More

After Long Standoff, State Takes Possession of Drawbridge Home
Remy Tumin

Moving trucks arrived at the Lagoon Pond drawbridge Monday morning as the state took the next steps in a plan to raze a home tucked under the bridge that is owned by a longtime Vineyard summer family.

The home, owned by Charlotte Holloman, is slated to be demolished to make way for the new bridge project that begins in the fall.

Dukes County sheriff Michael McCormack confirmed that his office had issued a warrant of possession at the Holloman home, which is similar to an eviction notice.

Read More

Pages