Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Advisory Committee

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are posted in advance of the meeting. Minutes are posted following approval. View most recent Agendas & Minutes.

Committee Charge

Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Advisory Committee Charge - Amended June 5, 2023

Meeting Schedule 

  • June 22, 2023
  • July 27, 2023 (meeting cancelled)
  • August TBD - Junction Park Site Visit
  • August 24, 2023 - No Meeting
  • September 28, 2023
  • October 26, 2023
  • November 30, 2023
  • December 28, 2023

All meetings are held at 7:00 PM unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held in the 1st Floor Meeting Room at 141 Keyes Road, Concord, MA, hybrid, or virtual via Zoom. Please see the meeting agenda for how to participate.

Committee Members

Adrienne Boardman, Co-ChairMay 31, 2026
Nathaniel Welch, Co-ChairMay 31, 2026
Marybeth Barker, Commission on Disability Rep.May 31, 2025
Brian CrounseMay 31, 2026
Tracy HansenMay 31, 2024
Dorcas MillerMay 31, 2026
Sam StearnsMay 31, 2024

Terri Ackerman, Select Board Liaison

Bruce Freeman Rail Trail Issue 

If you notice an issue with the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail  that needs attention please use this Online Reporting form accessed through "Report an Issue" or call 978-318-3220 (Concord Highway and Grounds)

For any other inquiries please email

Concept for a mural in West Concord at 40 Beharrell Street presented by Margo Kimball and Mike Sprague at the January 26th BFRTAC meeting.

BFRT Mural Sketch Cropped
BFRT 2023 new map

Project Schedule

Phase Map

BFRT Phase 2C - Commonwealth Ave. at MCI-Concord to Powdermill Road culvert

100 % DesignBid/ProposalConstructionCompletion
Summer 2016Fall 2016Spring 2017-2019Spring 2019

BFRT Phase 2B - Bridge over Route 2 connecting Acton (Phase 2A completed Spring 2018) with Concord (Phase 2C completed Spring 2019)

100% DesignBid/ProposalConstructionCompletion
Spring 2019Summer 2019Fall 2019 - Summer 2022May 2023

BFRT Phase 2D - Connecting Powdermill Road to Phase 2D in Sudbury (Sudbury/Concord town line)

100% DesignBid/ProposalConstructionCompletion
Spring 2016Fall 20222023/2024Fall 2024 ?
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