Current Projects

The project information listed below was updated on May 2nd, 2021. Schedules are subject to change as conditions warrant. Click on a project name below for more information. If you have specific questions, please email DPW at dpwinfo@northamptonma.gov. For weekly construction updates and other announcements, please visit DPW's News Flash.

Atwood Drive

  • Roadway reconstruction and water line replacement
  • Design by DPW Engineering, funded by City Paving Bond
  • Contract awarded to GEG Construction, Inc.
  • Construction starts Spring 2021 with completion anticipated by Fall 2021

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Damon Road

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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Levee Certification

  • Engineering evaluation to establish capital improvement priorities
  • Accreditation that the flood control system meets FEMA requirements for flood protection for updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) under development by FEMA
  • Project awarded to GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
  • Multi-year project
  • Year 1 supported by $315,000 state Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant

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Interstate 91 - Bridges Over US Route 5, B&M Railroad and Hockanum Road

  • Bridge and roadway improvements at Exit 18
  • MassDOT project #606552
  • Work includes bridge replacement as noted and roadway & sidewalk improvements at Exit 18 where it meets US Route 5 (Mount Tom Road)
  • Project awarded to J.F. White Contracting Co.
  • Construction is anticipated to start in Spring 2021 and to take several years to complete
  • Questions about the project should be directed to MassDOT District 2

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Interstate 91 - Exit 19 and Route 9 Interchange

  • Roadway improvements at Exit 19
  • MassDOT project #604597
  • Work includes construction of a new roundabout and associated improvements to the I-91 - Exit 19 / MA Route 9 interchange at Bridge Street, Damon Road and the Coolidge Bridge
  • Interstate 91 - Exit 19 and Route 9 roadway improvements (pdf)
  • Project awarded to Baltazar Contractors, Inc.
  • Work is ongoing and is scheduled to be completed Summer 2021
  • Questions about the project should be directed to MassDOT District 2

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King Street Corridor

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Levee Toe Drain Repairs

  • Repair and improvements to the landside drainage system
  • Design and permitting by Tighe & Bond
  • Contract awarded to Ludlow Construction Co., Inc.
  • Construction anticipated through Summer/Fall 2021

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North King Street and Hatfield Street Intersection

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Paving Contract 2021 - Various Streets

  • Roadway reconstruction, drainage, sidewalk and pedestrian & bicycle improvements
  • Streets include: Pine Street from South Main to Maple Streets, Loudville Road, Meadow Street, Hayes Avenue and Warfield Place
  • Design by DPW Engineering, funded by Chapter 90 and City Paving Bond
  • Project bidding in May 2021
  • Construction anticipated through Summer/Fall 2021

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Ryan and West Whately Reservoirs

  • Dam rehabilitation & spillway improvements
  • Design & permitting ongoing by GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
  • Design & permitting supported by $250,000 Mass EEA (Energy & Environmental Affairs) grant

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Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Major electrical & process upgrades
  • Design by Woodard & Curran
  • Construction awarded to R.H. White
  • Supported by Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)
  • Construction ongoing with completion anticipated in Spring 2022

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Water System - Leeds High Pressure Area Alterations

  • Water System Improvements along Haydenville Road and River Road
  • Work includes a new pressure reducing valve (PRV) on the transmission main
  • Design by Tata & Howard, funded by the City’s Water Enterprise
  • Project bidding in May 2021
  • Construction anticipated through Summer/Fall 2021

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