Lagoon Pond Bridge

Drawbridge Malfunction Repaired

The Lagoon Pond drawbridge was back in working order Monday evening after it was closed for more than three hours, rerouting traffic.

Three-Car Accident Snarls Traffic Around Drawbridge

A three-car accident Saturday evening forced the temporary closure of the Lagoon Pond drawbridge and sent two people to the hospital.

Dedication Celebrates Tisbury's Newest Park

Drawbridge Park swoops around and beneath the drawbridge on Beach Road with views of Lagoon Pond, Eastville jetty and the harbor.

Former Homewners Win Court Award

A former longtime Vineyard Haven family won a substantial judgment in superior court last week in a case that dates to 2013 when the state took and demolished their home in order to build the new Lagoon Pond drawbridge.

Lagoon Pond Drawbridge Honored

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

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.

Traffic Delays at Drawbridge Tracked Partly to New Design Feature

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

Ketch Ayuthia Makes Maiden Passage Beneath New Lagoon Pond Drawbridge

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

New Lagoon Pond Drawbridge Opens to Traffic

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.

Drawbridge Must Stay Down During Final Phase of Project

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.