Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section two of chapter eighty-five of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the board of selectmen of the town of Lanesborough is hereby authorized to prohibit certain heavy vehicle traffic from Partridge road, Summer street, and Prospect street. Such prohibition shall not apply to the following:-
(1) commercial vehicles going to or from premises situated on said Partridge road, Summer street and Prospect street or which vehicular access cannot be had except by the use of said Partridge road, Summer street and Prospect street;
(2) commercial vehicles belonging to the town or operated by or in connection with town departments and vehicles belonging to or operated by public service corporations, public utility corporations or private corporations in performance of a contractual service to the town in connection with work required to be done on said Partridge road, Summer street and Prospect street;
(3) police and fire department vehicles, ambulances and other emergency vehicles; and
(4) vehicles engaged in collecting or distributing United States mail.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.