Monday, November 20, 2017

South Bound Lane Closure on Pleasant Street Route 5


Pleasant Street between Pearl Street & Holyoke Street will have the South Bound lane closed on November 21 & 22, 2017.

The lane closure will be from 7:30am until 12noon to complete emergency repairs to a storm water manhole.

Police details will be present, vehicle traffic will return to normal after the work is complete, and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible.

Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution, and be prepared for traffic delays.

This message will be updated as needed, Thank you.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Construction for the Week of 11-20-17 Weather Permitting

Construction for the Week of 11-20-17 Weather Permitting

Hinckley Street  

  • Ludlow Construction will continue to construct the new water system on Hinckley Street, in the vicinity of Warner Street this week.  A water shutdown on Warner Street between Hinckley St and Norwood Avenue will be performed on Tuesday November 21.  Work will not be happening on Thursday and Friday due to the Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Expect temporary road closures on Hinckley Street and Warner Street.
  • The work on this road includes the replacement of water, sewer and drainage utilities, a new drainage outfall off Riverside Drive, new sidewalk, roadway reconstruction and repaving, and a raised crosswalk across Nonotuck Street.
Pleasant and Holyoke Streets 
  • George Cairns and Sons Construction will continue installing a large drainage culvert in Holyoke Street and the Lumberyard property. Holyoke Street will be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC from Pleasant Street to Hawley Street until late November or early December. Access for local residents and businesses will be maintained.
  • The work consists of realigning a section of drainage culvert behind the former Northampton Lumber site and across Holyoke Street in order to accommodate the redevelopment of the site.

Day Avenue, North Maple Street & North Farms Road


  • Caracas Construction will be doing final cleanup and demobilizing for the season. Final roadway and sidewalk paving and greenbelt restoration will occur next spring. The roadway may be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC during work hours. Motorists should seek alternate routes.  Access for local residents and emergency vehicles will be maintained.
  • Work on North Maple Street and North Farms Road is complete for the season, although the contractor may be adjusting water gate boxes this week. A section of drainage pipe near the intersection with Mountain Street and a permanent trench patch for the water line replacement will occur next spring.
 Audubon Road  

  • Borges Construction will be doing miscellaneous cleanup and restoration work and demobilizing for the season. Final paving and lawn restoration will occur next spring. The roadway may be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC during work hours. Access for local residents will be maintained. Emergency vehicles and school buses will be allowed to pass through the site. Motorists should seek alternate routes. The road will be re-opened after work hours for all vehicles.
  • The work on this road includes replacing water and drain lines and a box culvert followed by reclaiming and repaving of the roadway from the center of Leeds to near house #200.
Reservoir Road 
  • Davenport Trucking will continue repairs to rehabilitate the channel and stream bank erosion just downstream of the Lower Roberts Meadow Dam. The roadway will be open, but motorists should use caution and be aware of heavy construction vehicles entering and leaving the site.

  • The work requires bypass pumping of stream flows in order to complete stream channel and bank rehabilitation. Weather permitting, the work is anticipated to be substantially complete this construction season.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Construction for the week of 11-13-17 Weather Permitting


Construction for the Week of 11-13-17 Weather Permitting

Hinckley Street  
  •  Ludlow Construction is not planning to work on Hinckley Street this week.  When they do resume, they will continue constructing the new water system on Hinckley Street between Riverside and Warner Street.  Expect temporary road closures on Hinckley Street, and unanticipated water shutdowns.
  • The work on this road includes the replacement of water, sewer and drainage utilities, a new drainage outfall off Riverside Drive, new sidewalk, roadway reconstruction and repaving, and a raised crosswalk across Nonotuck Street.
Pleasant and Holyoke Streets
  • George Cairns and Sons Construction will continue installing a large drainage culvert in Holyoke Street and the Lumberyard property. Holyoke Street will be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC from Pleasant Street to Hawley Street until late November or early December. Access for local residents and businesses will be maintained.
  • The work consists of realigning a section of drainage culvert behind the former Northampton Lumber site and across Holyoke Street in order to accommodate the redevelopment of the site.

Day Avenue, North Maple Street & North Farms Road
  •  Caracas Construction will be reconstructing the sidewalk and working on driveway aprons on Day Avenue this week. Work for the season is anticipated to be nearly complete this week. Final paving and restoration will occur next spring. The roadway will be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC during work hours. Motorists should seek alternate routes.  Access for local residents and emergency vehicles will be maintained.
  • No work is expected on North Maple Street and North Farms Road this week, and the work is substantially complete except for the replacement of a section of drainage pipe near the intersection with Mountain Street. The road will be open for use.
Audubon Road

  •  Borges Construction will be raising structures doing miscellaneous restoration work on Audubon Road during this week. Work for the season is anticipated to be complete this week. Final paving and restoration will occur next spring. The roadway will be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC during work hours. Access for local residents will be maintained. Emergency vehicles and school buses will be allowed to pass through the site. Motorists should seek alternate routes. The road will be re-opened after work hours for all vehicles.
  • The work on this road includes replacing water and drain lines and a box culvert followed by reclaiming and repaving of the roadway from the center of Leeds to near house #200.
Reservoir Road
  • Davenport Trucking will continue repairs to rehabilitate the channel and stream bank erosion just downstream of the Lower Roberts Meadow Dam. The roadway will be open, but motorists should use caution and be aware of heavy construction vehicles entering and leaving the site.
  • The work requires bypass pumping of stream flows in order to complete stream channel and bank rehabilitation. Weather permitting, the work is anticipated to be substantially complete this construction season.

Temporary Road Closure on Williams Street



 Williams Street between Montview Avenue and Hockanum Road will be temporarily closed to thru traffic on Thursday November 9th, 2017.

The temporary road closure on Williams Street will be from 8:00am until 3:30pm to complete the installation of a speed hump. Residents and emergency vehicles will have access at all times from either end of the street.

The road will reopen open after the work is complete, and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible.

Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution, and be prepared for traffic delays.

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

Temporary Road Closure on Elizabeth Street



Elizabeth Street between North Street and Bridge Street will be temporarily closed to thru traffic on Thursday November 9th, 2017. The vicinity of this closure will be #40 Elizabeth St.

The temporary road closure on Elizabeth Street will be from 7:30am until 12noon to complete multiple tree removals. Residents and emergency vehicles will have access at all times from either end of the street.

The road will reopen open after the work is complete, and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible.

Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution, and be prepared for traffic delays.


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

Monday, November 6, 2017

Reverse 911 - William Street



Reverse 911 information regarding Speed Hump to be installed on Williams Street:
 
A permanent speed hump will be installed on Williams Street at house #113. Construction for the permanent speed hump is planned for November 8th and 9th, 2017. Motorists should expect minor delays.

Temporary Road Closure on Elizabeth Street


 Elizabeth Street between North Street and Bridge Street will be temporarily closed to thru traffic on Tuesday November 7th & 8th, 2017. The vicinity of this closure will be #40 Elizabeth St.

The temporary road closure on Elizabeth Street will be from 7:30am until 3:00pm to complete multiple tree removals. Residents  and emergency vehicles will have access at all times from either end of the street.

The road will reopen open after the work is complete, and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible.

Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution, and be prepared for traffic delays.


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

Tempoary Road Closure on Maple Ave

The Northampton Department of Public Works will be closing Maple Avenue to all traffic on November 8th, 2017. This closure will be between the hours of 6:30am and 4:00pm to expedite the removal of a large dead tree at 15/17 Maple Avenue.

The tree removal will be coordinated with National Grid and Northern Tree Service. There will be a crane and bucket truck set up in the middle of the roadway completing the removal.
There will be no room for vehicles to pass down the street, and pedestrians are asked to stay clear of the work zone due to the overhead work.

We ask that all residents please move their vehicles from Maple Avenue the night before or prior to 6:30am on Wednesday. Vehicles will not be allowed to exit the street once the equipment is in place. There will be thirty (30) designated parking spaces in the Old South Street Parking Lot by the Maplewood Shops available for the residents for the duration of the work being conducted. The spaces will be marked with “Maple Avenue Residents Only”. Parking will return to normal after the work has been completed. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Construction Update for the Week of 11/6/17

Construction for the Week of 11-6-17 Weather Permitting

Hinckley Street  
  • Ludlow Construction will continue constructing a new water system on Hinckley Street from Riverside Drive up Hinckley St towards Warner Street this week. They are planning on working Monday-Wednesday, but it is possible they will work on Thursday and Friday as well.
  • Expect temporary road closures on Hinckley Street.
  • The work on this road includes the replacement of water, sewer and drainage utilities, a new drainage outfall off Riverside Drive, new sidewalk, roadway reconstruction and repaving, and a raised crosswalk across Nonotuck Street.
Pleasant and Holyoke Streets
  • George Cairns and Sons Construction will continue installing a large drainage culvert in Holyoke Street and the Lumberyard property. Holyoke Street will be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC from Pleasant Street to Hawley Street until late November or early December. Access for local residents and businesses will be maintained.
  • The work consists of realigning a section of drainage culvert behind the former Northampton Lumber site and across Holyoke Street in order to accommodate the redevelopment of the site. 

Day Avenue, North Maple Street & North Farms Road
  • Caracas Construction will be installing bituminous curb, driveway curb returns and begin reconstructing the sidewalk on Day Avenue this week. The roadway will be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC during work hours. Motorists should seek alternate routes.  Access for local residents and emergency vehicles will be maintained.
  • No work is expected on North Maple Street and North Farms Road this week, and the work is substantially complete except for the replacement of a section of drainage pipe near the intersection with Mountain Street. The road will be open for use.
Audubon Road
  • Borges Construction will be reclaiming the intersection at River and Reservoir Roads on Monday and preparing for paving on Tuesday. Additional miscellaneous work will occur during the remainder of the week. The roadway will be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC during work hours. Access for local residents will be maintained. Emergency vehicles and school buses will be allowed to pass through the site. Motorists should seek alternate routes. The road will be re-opened after work hours for all vehicles.
  • The work on this road includes replacing water and drain lines and a box culvert followed by reclaiming and repaving of the roadway from the center of Leeds to near house #200.
Reservoir Road
  • Davenport Trucking will continue repairs to rehabilitate the channel and stream bank erosion just downstream of the Lower Roberts Meadow Dam. The roadway will be open, but motorists should use caution and be aware of heavy construction vehicles entering and leaving the site.
  • The work requires bypass pumping of stream flows in order to complete stream channel and bank rehabilitation. Weather permitting, the work is anticipated to be substantially complete this construction season.