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Posted on: March 30, 2018

DPW Construction Updates for the week beginning 1/21/2019


DPW Construction Update for the week of January 21, 2019, Weather Permitting

Highway Division Update:

  • Last week, Public Works repaired potholes on Depot Street, Masonic Street, Mountain Street, Chestnut Street, Spring Street, Bernache Street, Burts Pit Road, Country Way, Old Ferry Road, Earl Street, Old South Street, and Loudville Road. 
  • To report a pothole, please submit a request for Pothole Repair. The largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to motor vehicles. As hazards arise and are identified, they will be addressed.
  • Patching work was done on Clement Street, North Loudville Road and Earle Street. 
  • Drainage work was done on Riverside Drive, Park Hill Road, Whittier Street, Glendale Avenue and Birch Lane.  

South Street Bridge at Mill River Diversion Channel:

  • The City has contracted with Northern Tree Service to perform vegetation removal and maintenance work on portions of the flood control system.
  • The bridge on South Street near Earle Street that crosses the Mill River diversion channel includes flood control structures. Trees adjacent to the flood control structures have been removed with stump removal expected in the spring.

Bridge Road at Cooke Avenue:

  • The City has contracted with Dagle Electric Corporation to replace the traffic signal and controls at the intersection of Bridge Road, Cooke Avenue and Jackson Street.
  • Work will continue through the winter as weather allows. Completion of the new signal and controls is anticipated in the spring of 2019. 

Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam

  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed the dam and completed the in-water work. Initial restoration of the staging area is complete and final restoration of the staging area and access roads will be completed in the spring of 2019. 
  • The project has removed the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam and restored the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course. 

Downtown Paving - Pleasant, Hampton, Wright and Fulton:

  • The project commenced in August and includes Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue. The contractor for this project is Warner Bros., LLC of Sunderland, MA.
  • Work is complete for the winter season. Remaining punch-list work will be completed in the spring of 2019.

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