Friday, October 19, 2018

For the week of October 22, weather permitting



For the week of October 22, 2018

Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired potholes on Spring Street and Holyoke Street.  They also worked on sewer cuts. Street sweeping efforts are focused in Ward 3. 
  • The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.aspx
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction may be working on Hinckley Street this week, continuing to finish up the project. 
  • This work includes reconfiguring a concrete step, loam & seed, and miscellaneous clean-up. 
  • Police Officers will be on duty to facilitate traffic flow, if necessary. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed the dam and completed the in-water work. Restoration of the access roads and staging area will be undertaken during October and November. 
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving will be finishing up the project by hydroseeding and line-painting 
  • Detours may be in place around the construction zones from Chesterfield Rd and Spring St through Dimock St and possibly Reservoir Rd, Main Street Leeds and Spring Street. 
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway. 
Downtown Paving
  • The project commenced in August and includes Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving Project. The Contractor for this project is Warner Bros., LLC of Sunderland MA. Emergency vehicle access and one-way traffic will be maintained, but there may be short duration road closures during certain phases. There will be traffic delays. Please seek alternate routes if possible. 
  • Week of October 22 through October 26 
Monday (10/22) – Paving on Pleasant Street and Hampton Avenue
Tuesday (10/23) – Paving on Pleasant Street, Wright Avenue, and Fulton Avenue
Wednesday (10/24) – Paving on Cooke Avenue and North King Street Sidewalk and driveway work on Hampton Avenue
Thursday (10/25) – Sidewalk and driveway work on Hampton Avenue Driveway work on Pleasant Street
Friday (10/26) – Sidewalk work on Hampton Avenue Driveway work on Wright Avenue and Fulton Avenue
  • The contractor proposes to pave one lane of Pleasant Street on Monday and the other lane on Tuesday. In the event of rain, paving on Pleasant Street may be shifted to October 24th. Parking will be prohibited on Pleasant Street from 6AM to 4PM on these days. During the paving operation (both days), traffic on Pleasant Street will be allowed to travel only in the northbound direction between Hockanum Road and Main Street. Southbound traffic will be detoured to the Conz Street roundabout. 
Nonotuck Street
  • Nonotuck speed humps have been milled and will be replaced with speed humps of a slightly different geometry as part of the downtown paving project. 







Friday, October 12, 2018

For the week of October 15, 2018 Weather Permitting


Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired potholes on Burts Pit Road, Henshaw Avenue, Stowell Street, Heffernen Street, Longview Drive and Fruit Street and Spring Street. Pothole repair on North Farms Road, Glendale Road, and Old Springfield Road is in progress. Street sweeping efforts are focused in Ward 4. 
  • The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.aspx 
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will be working on Hinckley Street this week, continuing to finish up the project. 
  • This work includes survey work, miscellaneous clean-up, and loam and seed. 
  • Police Officers will be on duty to facilitate traffic flow as needed. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed the dam and completed the in-water work. Restoration of the access roads and staging area will be undertaken during October and November. 
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving will be finishing up the project by completing driveways and installing soil material to shore up the edges of the final pavement, and loam and seed. 
  • Detours will be in place around the construction zones as needed. 
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway. 
Downtown Paving
  • Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving Project - Summer/Fall of 2018
  • Week of October 15 through October 19
    • Pleasant Street – adjusting structures (manholes, catch basins & valve boxes) and installing new curb ramps.
    • Wright Avenue – work on sidewalks and driveway.
    • Hampton Avenue – work on sidewalks and driveways. 
Nonotuck Street
  • Nonotuck speed humps have been milled and will be replaced with speed humps of a slightly different geometry as part of the downtown paving project.




Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Orchard Street Closure Oct 13 - 7 AM to 1 PM

Orchard Street will be closed to thru traffic on Saturday October 13th, 2018 between the hours of 7AM to 1 PM for the planting of 17 trees in the tree belt.

Emergency vehicles and residents will have access from either end of Orchard Street for the duration of the closure.

Friday, October 5, 2018

The week of October 9, 2018, Weather Permitting


For the week of October 9, 2018 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired potholes on Burts Pit Road and Spring Street. Street sweeping efforts are now focused in Ward 4. 
  • The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.aspx 
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will be working on Hinckley Street this week, continuing to finish up the project. 
  • This work includes constructing a short retaining wall, installing concrete steps, miscellaneous clean-up, and loam and seed. 
  • Police Officers will be on duty to facilitate traffic flow. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed the dam and completed the in-water work. Restoration of the access roads and staging area will be undertaken during October and November. 
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving will be finishing up the project by completing driveways and installing soil material to shore up the edges of the final pavement, and loam and seed 
  • Detours will be in place around the construction zones from Chesterfield Rd and Spring St through Dimock St and possibly Reservoir Rd, Main Street Leeds and Spring Street. 
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway 
Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving Project - Summer/Fall of 2018

Week of October 8 through October 12 - No work on Monday (10/8/2018) due to Holiday. During the rest of the week the Contractor will be working on Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue and Wright Avenue as follows:
  • Pleasant Street – Contractor will be inspecting and adjusting structures (catch basins, manholes and valve boxes) as needed. 
  • Wright Avenue – Contractor will be working on curbing and driveways.
  • Hampton Avenue – Contractor will be working on sidewalks and driveways. 
Monday (10/8) – Holiday (No work)
Tuesday (10/9) – Curb and driveway work on Wright Avenue
                             Structure adjustments on Pleasant Street
                             Sidewalk and driveway work on Hampton Avenue
Wednesday (10/10) – Curb and driveway work on Wright Avenue
                                    Structure adjustments on Pleasant Street
                                    Sidewalk and driveway work on Hampton Avenue
Thursday (10/11) – Curb and driveway work on Wright Avenue
                                Structure adjustments on Pleasant Street
                                Sidewalk and driveway work on Hampton Avenue
Friday (10/12) – Structure adjustments on Pleasant Street
                           Sidewalk and driveway work on Hampton Avenue

Clement Street Bridge
  • N.E.L. Corporation has preliminarily completed structural component replacements. 
  • Inspection of replacement parts will be conducted by the City’s Structural consultants. 
  • Actual reopening of the bridge will depend on MassDOT inspection and approval of the completed work. 
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during periods of active inspection.  



Friday, September 28, 2018

For the Week of October 1, 2018


For the week of October 1, 2018 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update

  • This week the DPW crews repaired potholes on Damon Road, Rust Avenue, Brookside Circle, Washington Avenue, Atwood Drive, Crescent Street, Franklin Street, Bancroft Road, Grove Street, High Street, East Center Street, Front Street, Water Street and Summer Street.. They are currently street sweeping in Ward 5. 
  • The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.aspx 
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will be working on Hinckley Street this week, continuing to finish up the project. 
  • This work includes constructing two short retaining walls, installing concrete steps, miscellaneous clean-up, and loam and seed. 
  • Police Officers will be on duty to facilitate traffic flow. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed the dam and completed the in-water work. Restoration of the access roads and staging area will be undertaken during October and November. 
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving will be constructing various elements of the roadway in preparation for final paving. Final paving may occur Friday, regional weather dependent. It is typical that paving can be pushed back a day or two due to weather that prevents paving in other communities that are in front of Northampton on Palmer Paving’s schedule. 
  • Detours will be in place around the construction zones from Chesterfield Rd and Spring St through Dimock St and possibly Reservoir Rd, Main Street Leeds and Spring Street. 
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway. 
Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue. Downtown Northampton Paving Project - Summer/Fall of 2018
  • Monday October 1st and Tuesday October 2nd. The City’s paving contractor, Warner Brothers LLC, will mill (remove the top layer of pavement) on Pleasant Street (between Main Street & Hockanum Road), Cooke Avenue (between Bridge Road & Hatfield Street) and North King Street (between Coles Meadow Road & Laurel Park). There will be no parking on these streets between 7AM and 4PM on these days. Police officers will be on duty to direct traffic. The Contractor will maintain at least one lane of traffic but delays are anticipated. Commuters are encouraged to seek alternate routes. 
  • Other work. The Contractor will continue working on Hampton and Wright Avenues resetting street structures (i.e. manholes, catch basins, valve boxes, etc.) and installing new curb. Selected areas for work will be marked for “No Parking”. Police officers will be on duty to direct traffic. The Contractor will maintain at least one lane of traffic but delays are anticipated. Commuters are encouraged to seek alternate routes. 
Clement Street Bridge
  • N.E.L. Corporation will be completing structural component replacements. Anticipated project completion is in October. Actual reopening of the bridge will depend on MassDOT inspection and approval of the completed work. 
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction. 



Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Downtown Paving Alert - Pleasant Street


Downtown Paving – Alert for Pleasant Street

Monday October 1st and Tuesday October 2nd.  The City’s paving contractor, Warner Brothers LLC, plans to cold plane (remove the top layer of pavement) on Pleasant Street from Main Street to Hockanum Road.   There will be no parking on Pleasant Street between 7AM and 4PM on these days.  Police officers will be on duty to direct traffic.   The Contractor will maintain at least one lane of traffic but delays are anticipated.   Commuters are encouraged to seek alternate routes.  

Additional pavement cold planing will be conducted on October 1st or 2nd at the following locations:
  •      Cooke Ave (from Bridge Road to North Hatfield Street)
  •     North King Street (two patches between Coles Meadow road and Laurel Park)
After October 2nd.  The City’s paving contractor will continue working on street structures; i.e. manholes, catch basins, valve boxes, etc.   Parking will resume on Pleasant Street except at locations where the contractor has planned work for the day; restricted areas will be marked.  Police officers will be on duty to direct traffic.   The Contractor will maintain at least one lane of traffic but delays are anticipated.   Commuters are encouraged to seek alternate routes.





Friday, September 21, 2018

For the week of September 24, 2018 Weather Permitting

For the week of September 24, 2018 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired potholes on Industrial Drive, Damon Road, Bates Street and Forbes Avenue. They are currently street sweeping in Ward 5. 
  • The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.aspx 
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will be working on Hinckley Street this week, continuing to finish up the project. 
  • This work includes constructing two short retaining walls, installing concrete steps, miscellaneous clean-up, and loam and seed. 
  • Police Officers will be on duty to facilitate traffic flow. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed the last remnants of the base of the dam. 
  • Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel will be restored to its natural course. 
  • A pedestrian access pathway is being installed to the north abutment of the former dam. 
Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving may be paving and will be constructing various elements of the roadway in preparation for final paving. 
  • Detours will be in place around the construction zones from Chesterfield Rd and Spring St through Dimock St and possibly Reservoir Rd, Main Street Leeds and Spring Street. 
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway. 
Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue. Downtown Northampton Paving Project - Summer/Fall of 2018
  • Warner Brothers LLC and their subcontractor Caracas Construction Corp. will continue work on Hampton Ave this week installing granite curbs and adjusting structures within the street (includes manholes, catch basins and valve boxes). The work may also include drainage repairs on Wright Ave and Fulton Ave. Traffic on these streets may be restricted to one lane at times, expect some delays. 
  • The project includes re-paving of Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue, Fulton Avenue and Pleasant Street (from Main Street to Hockanum Road). 
Monday (9/24) – Curb work and structure adjustments on Hampton Avenue
Tuesday (9/258) – Curb work and structure adjustments on Hampton Avenue
Wednesday (9/26) – Curb work and structure adjustments on Hampton Avenue 
Thursday (9/27) – Curb work and structure adjustments on Hampton Avenue 
Friday (9/28) – Curb work and structure adjustments on Hampton Avenue

Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas may be repairing sidewalks on Pleasant Street. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to be complete in September. 
Clement Street Bridge
  • N.E.L. Corporation will be painting metal components that have been exposed by member replacements. Additional parts are being fabricated for the remaining structural work. Anticipated project completion is in October. Actual reopening of the bridge will depend on MassDOT approval of the completed work. 
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Road Construction for the week of September 17 Weather Permitting



For the week of September 17, 2018 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews have finished street sweeping Ward 6 and are currently working in Ward 5. No potholes were repaired due to inclement weather. 
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will be working on Hinckley Street this week, continuing to finish up the project. 
  • This work includes line-painting, constructing two short retaining walls, installing concrete steps, miscellaneous clean-up, and loam and seed. 
  • Police Officers will be on duty to facilitate traffic flow. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC plans to remove the last remnants of the base of the dam this week. 
  • Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel will be restored to its natural course. 
  • A pedestrian access pathway is being installed to the left abutment of the former dam. 
Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving will be reclaiming Chesterfield Road starting Wednesday, September 19. Residents should anticipate delays entering and/or exiting driveways.
  • Detours will be in place around the construction zones from Chesterfield Rd and Spring St through Dimock St and possibly Reservoir Rd, Main Street Leeds and Spring Street. 
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway 
Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue. Downtown Northampton Paving Project - Summer/Fall of 2018
  • The City of Northampton’s 2018 Paving and Roadway Improvements project commenced on August 6th, 2018. The roadways to be repaved in the downtown area this construction season are Pleasant Street (between Main Street and Hockanum Road), Hampton Avenue (entire length), Wright Avenue (entire length) and Fulton Avenue (entire length). The Contractor for this project is Warner Bros., LLC of Sunderland. One-way traffic will be maintained, but there may be short duration road closures during certain phases. There will be traffic delays. Please seek alternate routes if possible. 
  • The work for the week of September 17th is as follows: 
Monday (9/17) – Excavate and grade Wright* and Fulton Avenues
Tuesday (9/18) – Excavate and grade Hampton Avenue
Wednesday (9/19) – Pave first layer of asphalt on Hampton, Fulton, and Wright* Avenues
Thursday (9/20) – Reset granite curb & adjust structures on Hampton, Wright* & Fulton Avenues
Friday (9/21) – Reset granite curb & adjust structures on Hampton, Wright* & Fulton Avenues

* No on-street parking will be allowed for September 9th to 14th.

Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas will be installing new gas services on Pleasant Street. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to be complete in September. 
Clement Street Bridge
  • N.E.L. Corporation will be painting metal components that have been exposed by member replacements. Additional parts are being fabricated for the remaining structural work. Anticipated project completion is in October. Actual reopening of the bridge will depend on MassDOT approval of the completed work. 
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction. 





Friday, September 7, 2018

For the week of September 10, 2018 Weather Permitting


For the week of September 10, 2018 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired potholes on Francis Street, Hayes Avenue, Pine Valley Road, Autumn Drive, Bliss Street, Maplewood Terrace, Glendale Road, Cherry Street, and Elm Street. Pine Street and Beacon Street are currently being repaired. The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.aspx 
  • Street Sweeping in ward 6 is currently in progress. 
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will be working on Hinckley Street this week, starting Wednesday, September 12. 
  • The work will include constructing two short retaining walls, installing concrete steps, miscellaneous clean-up, and loam and seed. 
  • Police Officers will be on duty to facilitate traffic flow. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC continues to remove the remnants of the base of the dam and will begin removing the in stream access road. 
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving will be performing incidental work on Chesterfield Road on Friday, September 14. Reclamation of the Roadway is slated to begin on Monday, September 24. 
  •  Detours will be in place around the construction zones from Chesterfield Road and Spring Street through Dimock Street and possibly Reservoir Road, Main Street Leeds and Spring Street. 
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway. 
Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue. Downtown Northampton Paving Project - Summer/Fall of 2018
  • The City of Northampton’s 2018 Paving and Roadway Improvements project commenced on August 6th, 2018. The roadways to be repaved in the downtown area this construction season are Pleasant Street (between Main Street and Hockanum Road), Hampton Avenue (entire length), Wright Avenue (entire length) and Fulton Avenue (entire length). The Contractor for this project is Warner Bros., LLC of Sunderland. One-way traffic will be maintained, but there may be short duration road closures during certain phases. There will be traffic delays. Please seek alternate routes if possible. 
  • The work for the week of September 10th is as follows: 
Monday (9/10) – Reclaim (removal) of pavement on Hampton , Wright* , & Fulton Ave 
Tuesday (9/11) – Finish reclaim of pavement and begin excavating subgrade
Wednesday (9/12) – Continue excavation of subgrade on Hampton Wright* & Fulton
Thursday (9/13) – Install new subgrade on Hampton, Wright* & Fulton 
Friday (9/14) – Finish grading of subgrade in preparation for paving the following week 

* No on-street parking will be allowed for September 9th to 14th.

Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas will be installing new gas services on Pleasant Street. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to be complete in September. 
Clement Street Bridge
  • N.E.L. Corporation will be painting metal components that have been exposed by member replacements. Additional parts are being fabricated for the remaining structural work. Anticipated project completion is in October. Actual reopening of the bridge will depend on MassDOT approval of the completed work. 
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction. 



Friday, August 31, 2018

Week of 9/3/18 Weather Permitting



For the week of 9-3-18 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired potholes on Denise Court, Coles Meadow Road, Harrison Avenue, Washington Avenue, Fair Street, State Street, and Gothic Street.
  • The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.aspx 
  • Street Sweeping in ward 6 is currently in progress. 
North Main Street
  • On Tuesday, a line painting subcontractor for Columbia gas will be striping recently paved, short sections of North Main Street.
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will not be working on Hinckley Street this week. They shall return mid-September to finish up a few Punch List items.
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed the dam and will be on site to begin removing the in stream access road and restoring the channel. 
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Audubon Road
  • Borges Construction will be on site to finish punch list items and touch up restored areas with loam and seed. The project will be complete after this week. 
Chesterfield Road -
  • Palmer Paving will be excavating soil and placing gravel along the road edges on Chesterfield Road. 
  • Detours will be in place around the construction zones from Chesterfield Rd and Spring St through Dimock St and possibly Reservoir Rd, Main Street Leeds and Spring Street.
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway.
Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue. Downtown Northampton Paving Project - Summer/Fall of 2018
  • The City of Northampton’s 2018 Paving and Roadway Improvements project commenced on August 6th, 2018. The roadways to be repaved in the downtown area this construction season are Pleasant Street (between Main Street and Hockanum Road), Hampton Avenue (entire length), Wright Avenue (entire length) and Fulton Avenue (entire length). The Contractor for this project is Warner Bros., LLC of Sunderland. One-way traffic will be maintained, but there may be short duration road closures during certain phases. There will be traffic delays. Please seek alternate routes if possible. 
The work for the week of September 3rd is as follows:

Monday (9/3) – No work - Holiday
Tuesday (9/4) – Lowering utility structures on Wright and Fulton Avenue
Wednesday (9/5) – Lowering utility structures on Wright and Fulton Avenue
Thursday (9/6) – Curb ramps on Pleasant Street
Friday (9/7) – Curb ramps on Pleasant Street

Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas will be installing new gas services on Pleasant Street. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to be complete in September. 
Clement Street Bridge
  • N.E.L. Corporation will be painting metal components that have been exposed by member replacements. Additional parts are being fabricated for the remaining structural work. Anticipated project completion is in October. Actual reopening of the bridge will depend on MassDOT approval of the completed work. 
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Hatfield Street Northbound Closure

Hatfield street traffic northbound from Bridge Road to Cooke Avenue will be closed to traffic from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on August 28, 2018. The City of Northampton DPW will be completing a tree removal. There will be a traffic detail, and motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Week of 8-31-18 Weather Permitting


For the week of 8-31-18 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired potholes on Clark Avenue, Bratton Court, and Chestnut Street. 
  • The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.aspx 
  • Street Sweeping in ward 6 is currently in progress. 
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will be working along the full length of Hinckley Street this week in their efforts to complete the project soon. 
  • The work includes finish paving of sidewalks, driveways, and other incidental items. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC will be on site to remove the remaining 10 vertical feet of the dam and to monitor sediment movement. 
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Audubon Road
  • Borges Construction will be on site to finfish punch list items and touch up restored areas with loam and seed. The project will be complete after this week. 
Chesterfield Road -
  •  Palmer Paving, through their subcontractor C and A, will continue installing water services on Chesterfield Road
  •  Detours will be in place around the construction zones from Chesterfield Rd and Spring St through Dimock St and possibly Reservoir Rd, Main Street Leeds and Spring Street
  •  The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway.
Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue Downtown Paving – Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue. Downtown Northampton Paving Project - Summer/Fall of 2018
  • The City of Northampton’s 2018 Paving and Roadway Improvements project commenced on August 6th, 2018. The roadways to be repaved in the downtown area this construction season are Pleasant Street (between Main Street and Hockanum Road), Hampton Avenue (entire length), Wright Avenue (entire length) and Fulton Avenue (entire length). The Contractor for this project is Warner Bros., LLC of Sunderland. One-way traffic will be maintained, but there may be short duration road closures during certain phases. There will be traffic delays. Please seek alternate routes if possible. 
      The work for the week of August 27th is as follows:
  1. Monday (8/27) – No work 
  2. Tuesday (8/28) – No work 
  3. Wednesday (8/29) –Drainage work on Wright Avenue 
  4. Thursday (8/30) – work on Wright Avenue 
  5. Friday (8/31) – Structure work on Hampton Avenue 
Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas will be installing new gas services on Pleasant Street. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to be complete in September. 
Clement Street Bridge
  • N.E.L. Corporation continues installing temporary truss supports and replacing lower chord truss members. Anticipated project completion is in October. Actual reopening of the bridge will depend on MassDOT approval of the completed work. 
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction.