Town of Townshend Accepts Bid for Restoration of West Townshend Stone Arch Bridge

On October 10, 2023, at its regular meeting, the Townshend Select Board voted to accept the bid of $736,200 from Brian Post, DSWA-GB Certified Master Craftsman, of Standing Stone, LLC, Chester, Vermont, for the restoration of the West Townshend Stone Arch Bridge. The project is being supported by a Save America’s Treasures matching grant of $221,000 administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; appropriations voted by the people of Townshend over the past five years; and private donations. Work is to begin in spring of 2024 and continue through the summer.