Alternate Route Sought to Concord



With all the paving projects going on, one seems particularly impactful.  On Route 62, from Bedford to Concord there is an orange construction sign saying “Construction – seek alternate routes.”

Which begs the question – what is the alternative?

To use an old New England saying, “you can’t get there from here,” there truly is no other way!  I suppose you could go all the way to L e x i n g t o n and then circle back.  One definitely has the feeling that it would just be faster to wait until the paving is done.

Route 62 does border Hanscom, could there be a top-secret road that we don’t know about?  Why would they have such a suggestion without a viable solution?  Maybe the rumored Hanscom Tunnel really does exist?

Or is there really no alternate way to get to Concord.  If that is true, is that a fatal flaw in our civil defense planning?  Imagine if we needed to evacuate to Concord during a paving project?  It could happen.  Let’s just hope not until the paving is done.

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