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Posted on: August 2, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Construction for the week of August 5

An overview of all current projects can be found by going to Current Projects.

Highway Division Update

  • Last week, Public Works repaired potholes on North Main Street, Elm Street, Old Springfield Road, and Lovefield Street.
  • 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.
  • Street sweeping is in progress in Ward 1.

Burts Pit Road Paving Project

  • Final pavement course has been completed. 
  • Top course on driveway aprons is scheduled for the week of August 5th.
  • Pavement markings (i.e., line striping) will be completed in 1-2 weeks to allow time for the pavement to cure. 

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

  • On Monday, August 5th, road reclamation will continue on Spring and Cross Streets. 
  • On Tuesday, August 6th starting at 7 AM, paving will begin on Spring Street, Main Street (Leeds), and Cross Street.  On Spring Street, the northbound lane will be paved from Pine Street to Meadow Street and Colonel LaValley Lane to Dimock Street.  On Main Street (Leeds), the northbound lane will be paved from Dimock Street to Cook's Dam Bridge.
  • On Wednesday, August 7th starting at 7 AM, paving will continue on Spring Street, Main Street (Leeds), and Cross Street.  On Spring Street, the southbound lane will be paved from Pine Street to Meadow Street and Colonel LaValley Lane to Dimock Street.  On Main Street (Leeds), the southbound lane will be paved from Dimock Street to Cook's Dam Bridge.
  • Cross Street paving is to begin in the afternoon of Tuesday, August 5th or Wednesday, August 6th, as time allows.
  • Detours around the work area will be in place as necessary.  Expect heavy delays and please seek alternate routes, when possible.  

Bridge Road and Glendale Road Paving Project

  • On Bridge Road, the Contractor will be patching the pavement and placing asphalt curbing from Monday, August 5th to Wednesday, August 7th. 
  • On Thursday, August 8th, and Friday, August 9th, the Contractor will pave Bridge Road. Click here for more information.
  • On Glendale Road, the Contractor will work on grading the roadway and installing drainage improvements.

Roberts Meadow Watershed

  • The City contracted with Goodnow Trucking of Winchester, NH for logging two white pine stands in Roberts Meadow Watershed. This project began in 2018 but was paused due to unfavorable ground conditions. Work will continue through early August.

Pavement Markings

  • The City has contracted with Hi-Way Safety Systems to repaint pavement markings across the City. This includes double yellow center lines, white edge lines, speed hump markings, arrows, railroad markings, and crosswalks.

Clement Street Bridge

  • Beginning Monday, July 22nd, the Clement Street Bridge has been CLOSED for approximately six weeks and detours will be in place.

Damon Road, Bridge Street, Exit 19

  • 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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