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Posted on: May 26, 2017

DPW Construction Update - Week of June 26

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 Rt. 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. 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 summer 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.

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