Friday, May 12, 2017

Construction updates week of May 15

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

Bridge Street at Hawley Street
  • Bartlett Consolidated will be replacing the signal mast arm at this intersection.  One way traffic will be maintained but motorists should expect delays on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Pleasant Street Improvements Project
  • The City has contracted with JBL Construction Company of Springfield, MA to implement roadway, bicycle and pedestrian improvements on Pleasant Street from Hampton Avenue to Hockanum Road
  • JBL will continue installing curbing and drainage between Hockanum Road and Holyoke Street.
Pleasant and Williams Street and Hockanum Road Gas Work
  • Columbia Gas is replacing gas main and services along these routes. Work will continue through the spring and summer.
Day Avenue
  • Caracas Construction will continue preparations for the temporary water system.  Beginning Mid-week, the week of May 8th, they are planning to begin construction of the drain.  This will require Day Avenue to CLOSED in the vicinity of #50 and #51 Day Avenue.  There will be no traffic.  Access for residents will be maintained. 
  • The reconstruction of Day Avenue work includes replacing water, sewer and drain lines, reclaiming the roadway and replacing the sidewalk.   
River Road Retaining Wall
  •  ET&L Corporation is 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 late May 2017, and the roadway will reopen by June 1st.
Pulaski Park Phase 1
  • Mountain View Landscapes has regraded and replaced sod at the rear of the park, and the area is fenced off. Please respect the fence and stay off the restored area.
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 is fenced, and parking spaces in the lot will be reduced for the duration of the project.
  • There is no pedestrian access from the parking lot up the stairs near South Street. Pedestrian access from the parking lot to Main Street is via Crafts Avenue or the stairs behind City Hall.
  • 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. 
Contact the DPW at 587-1570 or if you need more information.