Friday, June 29, 2018

For the Week of July 2, 2018 Weather Permitting

For the week of July 2, 2018 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update - 
  • This week the DPW crews repaired the potholes on Overlook Drive, Brookside Drive, Round Hill Road, Henshaw Avenue, Strawberry Hill, Kimball Street, Howe Street.  They are in the process of working on potholes on Sheffield Lane and others throughout the city.  The largest potholes are being filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles.  As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. 
  • To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.asp
Hinckley Street 
  • Ludlow Construction will not be working this week.  They will return on Monday, July 9th , to work on installation of curbing, and raising of utility structures.   Driveway and sidewalk construction may also begin that week.
  • New sidewalk, a raised crosswalk in Nonotuck Street and final paving are upcoming this summer.
Main Street Florence
  • Paving of the milled roadway section in front of the new Cumberland Farms is scheduled to occur on Monday, July 2nd. One way traffic will be maintained, but motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes, if possible. 
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed slightly less than one half of the dam. They have demobilized form the site until rain events mobilize some of the sediment in the impoundment downstream.
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course.
Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving is scheduled to be working this week.
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway.
Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas will be installing new gas main on Pleasant Street between Main Street and Kirkland Avenue. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to take several months to complete.
Clement Street Bridge
  • Repair work for the Clement Street Bridge has been awarded to N.E.L. Corporation. Project submittals are currently under review. Anticipated project completion and bridge re-opening is late summer 2018.
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction which is anticipated to begin the week of July 9th.

Friday, June 22, 2018

For the week of June 25, 2018 Weather Permitting

For the week of June 25, 2018 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update - To be updated Monday
  • This week the DPW crews repaired the potholes on Grove Street, Island Road, Brookside Circle, Overlook Drive, High Meadow, and Rural Lane.  They are in the process of working on potholes on Acrebrook Drive and Cross Street.  The largest potholes are being filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles.  As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. 
  • To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.asp
Hinckley Street 
  • Ludlow Construction will continue with roadway reconstruction this week on Hinckley Street.  DRIVEWAY ACCESS WILL BE LIMITED DURING WORK HOURS, plan to move your vehicle(s) out of your driveway prior to 7:00 AM. This work entails raising covers for manholes & catchbasins, excavation, soil removal, backfilling, placement and grading of gravel.  The ban on parking along Hinckley Street will continue
  • Weather permitting, Monday will include work along Riverside Drive as well as Hinckley Street.  On Wednesday and Thursday, the binder (first) course of pavement will be installed on Hinckley Street. This will be followed by work on sidewalks, curbs, and driveways in following weeks.  
  • Horizontal alignment stakes have been installed along properties at Hinckley Street. 
  • Traffic on Hinckley Street will be restricted and detours may be in place.  Public Safety officer(s) will be on duty.
  • The work of replacement of water and sewer utilities is complete.  New sidewalk, repaving, and a raised crosswalk in Nonotuck Street is upcoming this summer.
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed slightly less than one half of the dam. They have demobilized form the site until rain events mobilize some of the sediment in the impoundment downstream.
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
 Chesterfield Road
  • Palmer Paving is scheduled to mobilize for the reconstruction of lower Chesterfield Road.  They will be installing construction signs and sediment controls.
  • The project includes replacement of the water line, drainage improvements and reconstruction of the roadway.
Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas will be installing new gas main on Pleasant Street between Main Street and Kirkland Avenue. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to take several months to complete.
Clement Street Bridge
  • Repair work for the Clement Street Bridge has been awarded to N.E.L. Corporation. Project submittals are currently under review. Anticipated project completion and bridge re-opening is summer 2018.
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction which is anticipated to begin the week of July 9th.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Hinckley STreet

Hinckley Street Update
  • The Northampton Police Department has posted No Parking signs for the entire length of Hinckley Street during grading and initial paving operations. Cars parked on Hinckley Street between the hours of 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM will be towed beginning Friday, June 22, 2018.  We anticipate grading and initial paving operations to last through June 29, 2018 at 4:00 PM. Access for emergency vehicles will be maintained.

Friday, June 15, 2018

For the week of June 18, 2018 Weather Permitting

Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired the potholes on Turkey Hill Road and Woods Road.  They are in the process of working on potholes on King Street and Island Road.  The largest potholes are being filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles.  As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. 
  • To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.asp
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will continue with roadway reconstruction this week on Hinckley Street between Maplewood Terrace and South Main Street.  DRIVEWAY ACCESS WILL BE LIMITED DURING WORK HOURS, plan to move your vehicle(s) out of your driveway prior to 7:00 AM. This work entails excavation, soil removal, backfilling, placement and grading of gravel.
  • Incidental drainage work will also be undertaken.
  • Horizontal alignment stakes have been installed along properties at Hinckley Street. 
  • Traffic on Hinckley Street will be restricted and detours may be in place.  Public Safety officer(s) will be on duty.
  • The work of replacement of water and sewer utilities is complete.  New sidewalk, repaving, and a raised crosswalk in Nonotuck Street is upcoming this summer.
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed slightly less than one half of the dam. They have demobilized form the site until rain events mobilize some of the sediment in the impoundment downstream.
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas will be installing new gas main on Pleasant Street between Main Street and Kirkland Avenue. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to take several months to complete.
Easthampton Road
  • Bartlett Consolidated will be repairing guardrail in the vicinity of 85 Easthampton Road on Wednesday, June 20th.
Clement Street Bridge
  • Repair work for the Clement Street Bridge has been awarded to N.E.L. Corporation. Project submittals are currently under review. Anticipated project completion and bridge re-opening is summer 2018.
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction which is anticipated to begin in early June.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Week of June 11, 2018

For the week of June 11, 2018 Weather Permitting


Pothole Update
  • This week the DPW crews repaired the potholes on Park Hill Road, Riverside Drive, and Parsons Street.  They are in the process of working on potholes on Middle Street and Landy Avenue.  The largest potholes are being filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles.  As hazards arise and are identified they will be addressed. 
  • To report a pothole please visit: http://northamptonma.gov/requesttracker.asp
Hinckley Street
  • Ludlow Construction will begin roadway reconstruction on Hinckley Street, starting at Riverside Drive and proceeding Northward toward Warner Street and Winslow Avenue.  This work entails excavation, drainage work, soil removal, backfilling, and placement and grading of gravel.  DRIVEWAY ACCESS WILL BE LIMITED DURING WORKING HOURS.  It is recommended that residents between Riverside Drive and Winslow Avenue move their vehicles out of their driveways prior to 7 AM.. 
  • Sherman & Frydryk, a surveying company, will be placing alignment stakes on properties along Hinckley Street. 
  • Traffic on Riverside Drive and Hinckley Street will be restricted and detours will be in place.  Public Safety Officers will be on duty. 
  • The work of replacing water and sewer utilities is complete.  Repaving, new sidewalks and a raised crosswalk on Nonotuck Street is planned for this summer.
Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam
  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC will be making the second notch in the dam to lower the water level in the impoundment and, once the water levels have stabilized, will begin removing the spillway blocks down to the level of the second notch.
  • The project will remove the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam to restore the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 
Pleasant Street
  • Columbia Gas will be installing new gas main on Pleasant Street between Main Street and Kirkland Avenue. Motorists should EXPECT DELAYS and seek alternate routes if possible. The work is anticipated to take several months to complete.
Clement Street Bridge
  • Repair work for the Clement Street Bridge has been awarded to N.E.L. Corporation. Project submittals are currently under review. Anticipated project completion and bridge re-opening is summer 2018.
  • Pedestrian and bicyclist use of the bridge will be allowed except during active construction which is anticipated to begin in early June.