Beach Road

Beach Road Reconstruction Project Hits Engineering Snags

The state-funded reconstruction project on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven has hit engineering snags just months after work began, angering town officials.

Beach Road Project Gets Public Airing

Tisbury selectmen meet on Zoom Wednesday with the state highway department and the contractor performing work on Beach Road.

Beach Road Reconstruction Work Set to Begin Sept. 8

The long-planned reconstruction of a half-mile stretch of Beach Road in Vineyard Haven is scheduled to begin Sept. 8, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced.

Tisbury Hears New Marine Terminal Plans

Tisbury selectmen got their first look Tuesday at what could be the future of Packer’s marine terminal on Beach Road as a support terminal for an offshore wind farm planned for waters south of the Island.

State Grant Money Awarded for Beach Road, Bike Path Projects

The state has doled out some $7.2 million in federal and state aid for pedestrian and bicycle paths between Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven, as part of a transportation grant package announced last month.

Selectmen Will Formally Oppose Beach Road Plan

Tisbury selectmen voted 2-1 Tuesday night to send a letter to Mass DOT opposing the Beach Road improvement plan as it is now designed.

Bearing Down on Beach Road

Beach Road is arguably the Island’s most important road; it is certainly the ugliest. The road fronts a harbor once given almost entirely to maritime uses. Many are gone.

Group Forms to Save Prime Waterfront Property

A strategic stretch of the Vineyard Haven working waterfront is for sale and an Island group hopes to form a nonprofit to buy it.

Planning Board Backs Beach Road Plan

Despite ongoing objections from property owners, the Tisbury planning board made a case for the Beach Road improvement plan.

Beach Road Plan Set, But Hurdles Remain

A state plan for major improvements on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven is set to begin in the fall of 2019, but property owners continue to harbor serious concerns.