Friday, June 23, 2017

Week of June 26, 2017 Weather Permitting

For the week of June 26, 2017, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:
Pleasant Street Improvements Project 
  • JBL will be doing curbing and sidewalk at the bike path, and at the corner of Rte 5 and Hockanum.  JBL will be patching various areas of sidewalk that was missing due to manhole covers.
  • 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.
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/North Maple/North Farms
  • Caracas Construction expects to connect sewer service along the street to the new sewer.  Day Avenue will be CLOSED in the vicinity of construction.  There will be no through 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.    
Audubon Road
  •   Borges Construction expects to continue installation of the new water main on Audubon Road.  The road will be CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC during the day for construction.  Local access for residents will be maintained.  Emergency vehicles and school buses will be allowed to pass through the site.  The road will be re-opened at night for all vehicles.  A DETOUR will be in place to route traffic around the site. 
  • 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.  The roadway will be CLOSED to through traffic during culvert replacement and as needed for water main installation. Access for residents will be maintained.
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 dpwinfo@northamptonma.gov if you need more information

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Alternating Lane Closure on Nonotuck Street


The Department of Public Works will have alternating lane closures on Nonotuck Street between Landy Avenue and Baker Hill Road on June 22, 2017.

The lane closure on Nonotuck Street will be from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm for the installation of permanent speed humps. The road will have one lane open at all times during this project, and police details will be present.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible, and please be prepared for traffic delays. Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution.

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

Friday, June 16, 2017

For the week of June 19, 2017

For the week of June 19, 2017, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:
Pleasant Street Improvements Project 
  • JBL will be doing the curb and sidewalk work from Hampton Avenue to the rail trail sidewalk near Hockanum Road.
  • 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.
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/North Maple/North Farms
  • Caracas Construction expects to connect sewer service along the street to the new sewer.  Day Avenue will be CLOSED in the vicinity of construction.  There will be no through 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.    
Audubon Road
  •   Borges Construction plans expects to continue construction of the new water main on Audubon Road.  One-way traffic will generally be maintained, but motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes or expect delays in the vicinity of construction.
  • 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.  The roadway will be CLOSED to through traffic during culvert replacement and as needed for water main installation. Access for residents will be maintained.
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 dpwinfo@northamptonma.gov if you need more information

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Audubon Road Closure - Wednesday, June 14th

Audubon Road will be closed to through traffic from Kennedy Road to Reservoir/River Road from 7 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, June 14th and a DETOUR will be in place. Access will be provided to local residents only.  

Monday, June 12, 2017

Alternating Lane Closure on Nonotuck Street

The Department of Public Works will have alternating lane closures on Nonotuck Street between Landy Avenue and Baker Hill Road on June 13, 14 & 15, 2017.

The lane closure on Nonotuck Street will be from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm for the installation of permanent speed humps. The road will have one lane open at all times during this project, and police details will be present.

Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes if possible, and please be prepared for traffic delays. Motorists are advised to approach this work zone with caution.

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

Friday, June 9, 2017

Week of June 12, 2017

For the week of June 12, 2017, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:
Pleasant Street Improvements Project 
  • JBL will be doing the curb and sidewalk on Hockanum Road, and the curb and sidewalk at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Short Street.  They will also do various patchings on the road (route 5).
  • 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.
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 expects to continue installation of the new sewer, proceeding from the intersection of Bridge St and Day Ave and proceeding towards Bates St/North St. Day Ave will be CLOSED in the vicinity of construction. There will be no through 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.    
Audubon Road
  •   Borges Construction plans to continue working on the drainage installation.  They will start with the catch basin work at 94 Audubon Road and work back toward the intersection of River Road, Reservoir Road, and Audubon Road.  One-way traffic will generally be maintained, but motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes or expect delays in the vicinity of construction.
  • 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.  The roadway will be CLOSED to through traffic during culvert replacement and as needed for water main installation. Access for residents will be maintained."
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 dpwinfo@northamptonma.gov if you need more information

Friday, June 2, 2017

For the Week of June 5, 2017

For the week of June 5, 2017, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:

Pleasant Street Improvements Project 
  • JBL will be doing the curb and sidewalk on Hockanum Road, and the curb and sidewalk at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Short Street.  They will also do various patchings on the road (route 5).
  • 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.
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 expects to finish installation of the drain  on Day Ave and proceed with installation of the sewer, beginning at the intersection of Bridge St and Day Ave and proceeding towards Bates/North St. Day Ave will be CLOSED in the vicinity of construction. There will be no through 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.    
Audubon Road 
  •   Borges Construction expects to begin construction of the new drain line on Audubon Road. One-way traffic will generally be maintained, but motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes or expect delays in the vicinity of construction.
  • 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. One way traffic will generally be maintained but motorists should seek alternate routes once construction begins. The roadway will be CLOSED to through traffic during culvert replacement and as needed for water main installation. Access for residents will be maintained."
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 dpwinfo@northamptonma.gov if you need more information