Friday, August 12, 2016

Construction Update - Week of August 15th - REVISED 8/16

For the week of August 15th, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

Bridge  and Locust Streets - Roadway Improvements - POSTPONED UNTIL WEEK OF 8/22
  • Monday-Tuesday: Palmer Paving will be milling Bridge Street between Pomeroy Terrace and Hawley and Market Streets and Locust Street between South Main Street and Berkshire Terrace.
  • Tuesday-Thursday:  Palmer Paving will be adjusting structures on Bridge and Locust Streets.
  • Friday: Palmer Paving will be PAVING Bridge Street.     
Conz and Pleasant Streets - Roundabout Construction
  • Gomes Construction of Ludlow is the general contractor for the roundabout construction under a contract with MassDOT.
  • Gomes will be continuing with utility installation and roundabout construction.
  • NIGHT WORK for water line tie ins is scheduled for SATURDAY, 8/20/16 starting at 6 PM.
  • THE ROAD WILL BE CLOSED AND A DETOUR WILL BE IN PLACE FROM 8 PM SATURDAY to 8 AM SUNDAY. 
  • 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 3 pm.
Damon/Bridge/King/N King Intersection
  • Palmer Paving will be making minor improvements to this intersection under a contract with MassDOT.
  • Work includes re-aligning some islands, some minor widening and signal upgrades to improve the intersection.
  • Work will be conducted at night from 7:00 pm to 5:30 am and take about 2 weeks to complete.
Day Avenue
  • RH White, who has completed the gas line replacement for Columbia Gas, will be replacing the bituminous sidewalk, repairing driveway aprons and restoring disturbed areas of loam and seed.  
Bates Street
  • Geeleher Construction will be installing a sewer extension from Crosby Street to Bates Street beginning mid-week. 
Baker Hill Road
  • Geeleher Construction will complete sewer line testing between #36 and #64. Pavement restoration will occur within the next few weeks.
Elm Street and College Lane
  • Scapes Construction is the general contractor for Smith College working on relocating utilities at Elm Street for the construction of new entry gates  and drainage and roadway improvements on College Lane. 
If possible, motorists should seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS, especially on Bridge Street, Locust 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.