Friday, October 21, 2016

Construction Update - Week of October 24th

For the week of October 24th, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

King Street, Elm Street Kennsington Avenue
  • Tuesday: Palmer Paving will be milling and overlaying short sections of King Street at Trumbull Road and near #114 King Street. Traffic will be maintained, but Trumbull Road will be CLOSED between Gothic Street and King Street.
  • Wednesday: Palmer Paving will be milling and overlaying short sections of Kennsington Avenue near #67 and Elm Street near Bedford Terrace and near Nutting Avenue. 
  • Traffic will be maintained, but motorists should seek alternate routes or EXPECT DELAYS.
River Road Retaining Wall
  •  ET&L Corporation will begin 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 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. 
155 Pleasant Street (Adjacent to the Bike Path)
  • Demolition of the existing building will continue.
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 King Street, 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.