New Mass. Pike exit: Westfield Chamber asks businesses to weigh in

A Massachusetts Department of Transportation study is evaluating the feasibility of adding an exit between Westfield and Lee, and the business community in Westfield is considering the implications of a new exit. Even after the elimination of toll booths, Exit 3 in Westfield still backs up at certain times of day. Westbound commuters sometimes back up as far as the Massachusetts State Police station on the Pike, Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kate Phelon said. Cars northbound on Elm Street sometimes back up at the Friendly’s Way jug handle leading to the exit.

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