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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Department of Public Works Construction Update for the Week Beginning June 24th, 2019


Department of Public Works Construction Update for the Week Beginning June 24th, 2019, Weather Permitting

Highway Division Update

  • Last week, Public Works repaired potholes on Crosby Street, Sherman Avenue, Swan Street, Bradford Street, Drury Lane, High Meadow Road, Lyman Street, and the transfer station.
  • To report a pothole, please submit a request for Pothole Repair. The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified, they will be addressed.
  • Road Surfacing was done on Hockunum Road and Old Springfield Road.

Burts Pit Road Paving Project

  • Palmer Paving is continuing work on the paving project for Burts Pit Road from Clement Street to Forest Glen Road. 
  • The first course of pavement is complete. 
  • Adjustments to structures (manholes & catch basins) and work on driveway aprons are scheduled for the week June 24, which will be followed by the asphalt curb placement.
  • Final pavement course is scheduled for the week of July 8. 
  • Traffic may be limited to one lane or closed to through traffic, allowing local traffic and emergency vehicles only for certain segments.   
  • The Clement Street Bridge will remain open throughout construction. Through traffic may be limited to one lane during certain phases of the project-- expect delays.

Chesterfield Road, Spring Street, Main Street (Leeds), and Cross Street Paving Project

  • The City has contracted with Palmer Paving for paving and roadway improvements on Chesterfield Road (Westhampton town line to Kennedy Road), Spring Street (Dimock Street to Col. Lavalley Lane; Meadow Street to Pine Street), Main Street - Leeds (Spring Street to 535 feet northerly at the Mill River bridge), and Cross Street (Florence Road to Bliss Street). The scope of this project includes pavement reclamation, cold in-place recycling, line painting, and drainage improvements.  
  • On Spring Street, the contractor is beginning to remove curb and sidewalk.
  • Drainage installation is anticipated to begin on Spring Street on June 24th and will continue through the week.

Bridge Road and Glendale Road Paving Project

  • The City has contracted with Warner Bros for paving on Bridge Road from 100 feet west of Juniper Street to Hatfield Street and Glendale Road from 230 feet south of Westhampton Road to the Easthampton Town line. The overall schedule is May 13 to August 21. Emergency vehicle access and one-way traffic will be maintained. There will be traffic delays. Please seek alternate routes if possible.
  • On Bridge Road, the subcontractor will continue to reset structures (i.e. catch basins, manholes, and valve boxes) and begin removal and re-installation of curbs. 
  • There is no work scheduled for Glendale Road this week. 

Flood Control System Maintenance Project

  • The City has contracted with Northern Tree Service to perform vegetation removal and maintenance work on portions of the flood control system.
  • Minor work will be conducted this week on the earthen levees adjacent to Pleasant Street and the Hockanum Road Pumping Station.

Damon Road, Bridge Street, Exit 19

  • MassDOT has contracted with Baltazar Contractors, Inc. to construct a roundabout and associated improvements to the Exit 19 interchange at the base of the Coolidge Bridge. The work is scheduled to be completed by June, 2021.
  • Preliminary work includes construction signage installation, survey, work on the northbound I-91 off ramp and utility relocations.
  • Questions about the project should be directed to MassDOT District 2.

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