LITTLETON, Mass. (AP) - State transportation officials say Route
119 in Littleton has reopened for the first time since the massive
flooding of last month.
closure had forced detours for motorists in Littleton and
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says a contractor
was hired and crews worked around the clock to install a new
culvert and rebuild the roadway, which reopened late Tuesday
MassDOT spokesman Colin Durrant says the total cost of the
repairs isn't known. The state is expected to seek federal disaster
assistance to pay for damage caused by record rainfall in March.
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