Friday, December 2, 2016

Construction Update - Week of December 5th

For the week of December 5th, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

River Road Retaining Wall
  •  ET&L Corporation is replacing the River Road retaining wall. Beginning October 31st the road will be CLOSED from just north of the driveway entry to Highview to the the bridge near the Williamsburg Town line and a DETOUR will be in place. The project is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2017, and this road section will be closed for the duration of construction.
Pulaski Park Phase 1
  • Mountain View Landscapes has regraded and replaced sod at the rear of the park, and this area will remain fenced off until the ground freezes. Please respect the fence and stay off the newly restored area.
Pulaski Park Phase 2
  • Mass-West Construction will continue construction on Phase 2 of Pulaski Park, the Overlook at the rear of the park that will connect it to the Roundhouse Parking lot. The project is anticipated to be completed in the late spring of 2017.
  • The construction area is fenced, and parking spaces in the lot will be reduced for the duration of the project.
  • There will be no pedestrian access from the parking lot up the stairs near South Street. Pedestrian access from the parking lot to Main Street will be via Crafts Avenue or the stairs behind City Hall for the duration of the project.
  • Construction vehicles will be accessing the site through the parking lot. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to be aware of construction activity and use caution when parking and walking in the lot. 
Glendale Road Landfill - Solar PV
  • Ameresco will continue with the solar PV installation on the landfill. The project is anticipated to be completed by early January. For the duration of the project, there will be an increase in truck traffic on Glendale Road for material and construction equipment delivery to the site.
Contact the DPW at 587-1570 if you need more information.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Construction Update - Week of November 28th

For the week of November 28th, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

Clement Street Bridge
  • On Friday, December 2nd, AECOM will be conducting a semi-annual bridge inspection for MassDOT from 8 am to 4 pm. The bridge will be CLOSED between 9 am and 2 pm. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
River Road Retaining Wall
  •  ET&L Corporation is replacing the River Road retaining wall. Beginning October 31st the road will be CLOSED from just north of the driveway entry to Highview to the the bridge near the Williamsburg Town line and a DETOUR will be in place. The project is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2017, and this road section will be closed for the duration of construction.
Pulaski Park Phase 1
  • Mountain View Landscapes has regraded and replaced sod at the rear of the park, and this area will remain fenced off until the ground freezes. Please respect the fence and stay off the newly restored area.
Pulaski Park Phase 2
  • Mass-West Construction will continue construction on Phase 2 of Pulaski Park, the Overlook at the rear of the park that will connect it to the Roundhouse Parking lot. The project is anticipated to be completed in the late spring of 2017.
  • The construction area will be fenced, and parking spaces in the lot will be reduced for the duration of the project.
  • There will be no pedestrian access from the parking lot up the stairs near South Street. Pedestrian access from the parking lot to Main Street will be via Crafts Avenue or the stairs behind City Hall for the duration of the project.
  • Construction vehicles will be accessing the site through the parking lot. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to be aware of construction activity and use caution when parking and walking in the lot. 
Glendale Road Landfill - Solar PV
  • Ameresco will continue with the solar PV installation on the landfill. The project is anticipated to be completed by early January. For the duration of the project, there will be an increase in truck traffic on Glendale Road for material and construction equipment delivery to the site.
Contact the DPW at 587-1570 if you need more information.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Closure of Old Springfield Road Bridge

The Department of Public Works will be completing is annual closure of Old Springfield Road bridge today November 23, 2016. There are concrete barriers on either end of the bridge and signs indicating that the bridge has been closed at both ends of Old Springfield Road

 The bridge will remain closed until the spring of 2017 after the spring flood season passes.

This message will be updated as needed, thank you for your cooperation.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Construction Update - Week of November 21st

For the week of November 21st, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

Clement Street Bridge
  • On Friday, December 2nd, AECOM will be conducting a semi-annual bridge inspection for MassDOT from 8 am to 4 pm. The bridge will be CLOSED between 9 am and 2 pm. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
River Road Retaining Wall
  •  ET&L Corporation is replacing the River Road retaining wall. Beginning October 31st the road will be CLOSED from just north of the driveway entry to Highview to the the bridge near the Williamsburg Town line and a DETOUR will be in place. The project is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2017, and this road section will be closed for the duration of construction.
Pulaski Park Phase 1
  • Mountain View Landscapes has regraded and replaced sod at the rear of the park, and this area will remain fenced off until the ground freezes. Please respect the fence and stay off the newly restored area.
Pulaski Park Phase 2
  • Mass-West Construction will continue construction on Phase 2 of Pulaski Park, the Overlook at the rear of the park that will connect it to the Roundhouse Parking lot. The project is anticipated to be completed in the late spring of 2017.
  • The construction area will be fenced, and parking spaces in the lot will be reduced for the duration of the project.
  • There will be no pedestrian access from the parking lot up the stairs near South Street. Pedestrian access from the parking lot to Main Street will be via Crafts Avenue or the stairs behind City Hall for the duration of the project.
  • Construction vehicles will be accessing the site through the parking lot. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to be aware of construction activity and use caution when parking and walking in the lot. 
Glendale Road Landfill - Solar PV
  • Ameresco will continue with the solar PV installation on the landfill. The project is anticipated to be completed by early January. For the duration of the project, there will be an increase in truck traffic on Glendale Road for material and construction equipment delivery to the site.
Sidewalk Inventory
  •  Five teams of two people each will continue conducting an inventory of all City sidewalks, ramps and curbs. This will include video technology that that uses a wheelchair mounted tablet to collect data. Data collection is anticipated to be complete by the end of November. 
Conz and Pleasant Streets - Roundabout Construction
  • Gomes Construction of Ludlow, the general contractor for the roundabout construction under a contract with MassDOT, will continue with construction.
  • Through traffic will be maintained at all times, except as noted above. Lane closures for one-way traffic are restricted to between 9 am and 4 pm. Please seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS at this location.
If possible, motorists should seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS, especially on Pleasant Street and the intersection of Pleasant and Conz Streets. Please obey directions from police officers and be considerate of the work area and other motorists.

Contact the DPW at 587-1570 if you need more information.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

UPDATED - Temporary Road Closure on State Street

The Department of Public Works will be temporarily closing  State Street between Bedford Terrace and Trumbull Road on November 17th, 2016.

The road closure on State Street will be from 11:00am until repairs are completed to the damaged sanitary sewer service . The road will reopen open after the  repair is complete and police details will be present.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible, and please be prepared for traffic delays. Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution.

This message will be updated as needed, thank you for your cooperation.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Construction Update - Week of November 14th

For the week of November 14th, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

River Road Retaining Wall
  •  ET&L Corporation is replacing the River Road retaining wall. Beginning October 31st the road will be CLOSED from just north of the driveway entry to Highview to the the bridge near the Williamsburg Town line and a DETOUR will be in place. The project is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2017, and this road section will be closed for the duration of construction.
Pulaski Park Phase 1
  • Mountain View Landscapes has regraded and replaced sod at the rear of the park, and this area will remain fenced off until the ground freezes. Please respect the fence and stay off the newly restored area.
Pulaski Park Phase 2
  • Mass-West Construction will continue construction on Phase 2 of Pulaski Park, the Overlook at the rear of the park that will connect it to the Roundhouse Parking lot. The project is anticipated to be completed in the late spring of 2017.
  • The construction area will be fenced, and parking spaces in the lot will be reduced for the duration of the project.
  • There will be no pedestrian access from the parking lot up the stairs near South Street. Pedestrian access from the parking lot to Main Street will be via Crafts Avenue or the stairs behind City Hall for the duration of the project.
  • Construction vehicles will be accessing the site through the parking lot. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to be aware of construction activity and use caution when parking and walking in the lot. 
Glendale Road Landfill - Solar PV
  • Ameresco will continue with the solar PV installation on the landfill. The project is anticipated to be completed by early January. For the duration of the project, there will be an increase in truck traffic on Glendale Road for material and construction equipment delivery to the site.
Sidewalk Inventory
  •  Five teams of two people each will continue conducting an inventory of all City sidewalks, ramps and curbs. This will include video technology that that uses a wheelchair mounted tablet to collect data. Data collection is anticipated to be complete by the end of November. 
Conz and Pleasant Streets - Roundabout Construction
  • Gomes Construction of Ludlow, the general contractor for the roundabout construction under a contract with MassDOT, will be continuing with construction.
  • Through traffic will be maintained at all times, except as noted above. Lane closures for one-way traffic are restricted to between 9 am and 4 pm. Please seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS at this location.
If possible, motorists should seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS, especially on Pleasant Street and the intersection of Pleasant and Conz Streets. Please obey directions from police officers and be considerate of the work area and other motorists.

Contact the DPW at 587-1570 if you need more information.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Temporary Lane Closure on Bridge Road


The Department of Public Works will be closing the West Bound Travel Lane on Bridge Road between Jackson Street and Francis Street on November 9th, 2016.

The lane closure on Bridge Road will be from 9:00am to 11:30pm to repair one Sewer manhole. The road will have one lane open at all times during this project, and police details will be present.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible, and please be prepared for traffic delays. Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution.

This message will be updated as needed, thank you for your cooperation.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Construction Update - Week of November 7th

For the week of November 7th, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

River Road Retaining Wall
  •  ET&L Corporation is replacing the River Road retaining wall. Beginning October 31st the road will be CLOSED from just north of the driveway entry to Highview to the the bridge near the Williamsburg Town line and a DETOUR will be in place. The project is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2017, and this road section will be closed for the duration of construction.
Pulaski Park Phase 1
  • Mountain View Landscapes has regraded and replaced sod at the rear of the park, and this area will remain fenced off until the ground freezes. Please respect the fence and stay off the newly restored area.
155 Pleasant Street
  • Marion Excavating will be paving utility trench patches on Monday or Tuesday. One way traffic will be maintained, but motorists should seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS.
  • The BIKE PATH will CLOSED for all pedestrian and bicycle traffic near the westerly entrance to Pleasant Street until paving is complete. It is anticipated to be REOPENED by Wednesday.
Pulaski Park Phase 2
  • Mass-West Construction will continue construction on Phase 2 of Pulaski Park, the Overlook at the rear of the park that will connect it to the Roundhouse Parking lot. The project is anticipated to be completed in the late spring of 2017.
  • The construction area will be fenced, and parking spaces in the lot will be reduced for the duration of the project.
  • There will be no pedestrian access from the parking lot up the stairs near South Street. Pedestrian access from the parking lot to Main Street will be via Crafts Avenue or the stairs behind City Hall for the duration of the project.
  • Construction vehicles will be accessing the site through the parking lot. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to be aware of construction activity and use caution when parking and walking in the lot. 
Glendale Road Landfill - Solar PV
  • Ameresco will continue with the solar PV installation on the landfill. The project is anticipated to be completed by early January. For the duration of the project, there will be an increase in truck traffic on Glendale Road for material and construction equipment delivery to the site.
Sidewalk Inventory
  •  Five teams of two people each will continue conducting an inventory of all City sidewalks, ramps and curbs. This will include video technology that that uses a wheelchair mounted tablet to collect data. Data collection is anticipated to be complete by the end of November. 
Conz and Pleasant Streets - Roundabout Construction
  • Gomes Construction of Ludlow, the general contractor for the roundabout construction under a contract with MassDOT, will be continuing with construction.
  • Through traffic will be maintained at all times, except as noted above. Lane closures for one-way traffic are restricted to between 9 am and 4 pm. Please seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS at this location.
If possible, motorists should seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS, especially on Pleasant Street and the intersection of Pleasant and Conz Streets. Please obey directions from police officers and be considerate of the work area and other motorists.

Contact the DPW at 587-1570 if you need more information.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Alternating Lane Closure on Nonotuck Street

The Department of Public Works will be closing a single travel lane on Nonotuck Street between Landy Avenue and Baker Hill Road on November 2, 2016.

The lane closure on Nonotuck Street will be from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm for the removal temporary speed humps. The road will have one lane open at all times during this project, and police details will be present.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible, and please be prepared for traffic delays. Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution.

This message will be updated as needed, thank you for your cooperation.

Temporary Road Closure of Beacon Street

 The Department of Public Works will be closing Beacon Street to thru traffic between New Street and Mann Terrace today November 2, 2016, to repair a sanitary sewer service. The closure will be between 8:00am to 3:00pm.

Local residents will have access to their driveways. Pedestrians and Motorists are advised to proceed with caution when approaching the construction site.

This message will be updated as needed during this operation.
Thank You.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Temporary Road Closure of Beacon Street

 The Department of Public Works will be closing Beacon Street to thru traffic between New Street and Mann Terrace today November 1, 2016, to repair a sanitary sewer service. The closure will be between 8:30am to 3:30pm.

Local residents will have access to their driveways. Pedestrians and Motorists are advised to proceed with caution when approaching the construction site.

This message will be updated as needed during this operation.
Thank You.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Construction Update - Week of October 31st

For the week of October 31st, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

River Road Retaining Wall
  •  ET&L Corporation is replacing the River Road retaining wall. Beginning October 31st the road will be CLOSED from just north of the driveway entry to Highview to the the bridge near the Williamsburg Town line and a DETOUR will be in place. The project is scheduled to be completed in the spring of 2017, and this road section will be closed for the duration of construction. 

Pulaski Park Phase 1
  • Mountain View Landscapes will be fencing off the rear area of the park between the stage, deck and play area for regrading and sod replacement. There will be no pedestrian access through the rear of the park this week. Pedestrian access should be reestablished the following week. A reduced area of fencing to protect the new sod will need to remain in place until the ground freezes. Please respect the fenced areas for safety and to protect the new sod.
  • Mountain View will also be completing punch list items at various other locations in the park.
155 Pleasant Street
  • Marion Excavating will be installing new drainage infrastructure in and adjacent to Pleasant Street for this private development project. One way traffic will be maintained, but motorists should seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS.
  • The BIKE PATH will CLOSED for all pedestrian and bicycle traffic near the westerly entrance to Pleasant Street. The path is anticipated to be reopened for the weekend of 11/5.
Pulaski Park Phase 2
  • Mass-West Construction will continue construction on Phase 2 of Pulaski Park, the Overlook at the rear of the park that will connect it to the Roundhouse Parking lot. The project is anticipated to be completed in the late spring of 2017.
  • The construction area will be fenced, and parking spaces in the lot will be reduced for the duration of the project.
  • There will be no pedestrian access from the parking lot up the stairs near South Street. Pedestrian access from the parking lot to Main Street will be via Crafts Avenue or the stairs behind City Hall for the duration of the project.
  • Construction vehicles will be accessing the site through the parking lot. Motorists and pedestrians are advised to be aware of construction activity and use caution when parking and walking in the lot. 
Glendale Road Landfill - Solar PV
  • Ameresco will continue with the solar PV installation on the landfill. The project is anticipated to be completed by early January. For the duration of the project, there will be an increase in truck traffic on Glendale Road for material and construction equipment delivery to the site.
Sidewalk Inventory
  •  Five teams of two people each will continue conducting an inventory of all City sidewalks, ramps and curbs. This will include video technology that that uses a wheelchair mounted tablet to collect data. 
Conz and Pleasant Streets - Roundabout Construction
  • Gomes Construction of Ludlow, the general contractor for the roundabout construction under a contract with MassDOT, will be continuing with construction.
  • Through traffic will be maintained at all times, except as noted above. Lane closures for one-way traffic are restricted to between 9 am and 4 pm. Please seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS at this location.
If possible, motorists should seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS, especially on Pleasant Street and the intersection of Pleasant and Conz Streets. Please obey directions from police officers and be considerate of the work area and other motorists.

Contact the DPW at 587-1570 if you need more information.