Friday, October 14, 2016

Construction Update - Week of October 17th

For the week of October 17th, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

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. 
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. Pile driving for the PV array foundation supports on land south of the landfill will start on October 17th and is expected to take one week to complete. 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.
Wilson Avenue
  • Geeleher Construction will be installing a catch basin and drain pipe Tuesday-Thursday.
155 Pleasant Street (Adjacent to the Bike Path)
  • Demolition of the existing building will continue.
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. 
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.