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Posted on: September 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Construction for the week of September 30

Highway Division Update

  • Last week, the Highway Division:
    • Repaired potholes on Overlook Drive, Woods Road and Fort Street.
    • Completed drain work on Fort Street, Olive Street and Arch Street.
    • Completed curb repair on O’Donnell Drive. 
  • 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 in Wards 1 and 6 is complete.
  • Street sweeping in Ward 5 will continue next week.

Burts Pit Road Paving Project

  • The paving project is substantially complete.
  • The Contractor will be working on guardrail, signs and curb repair during the following weeks.
  • Touch-ups to the loam and seed along the shoulder (roadway edge) will be made at the end of the project.

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

  • On Spring Street, Main Street (Leeds) and Cross Street, the Contractor will continue work on sidewalk, curb, and loam.
  • On Chesterfield Road, the Contractor will adjust structures (manholes, catch basins).

Bridge Road, Brisson Drive, Denise Court and Glendale Road Paving Project

  • On Glendale Rd, the Contractor will work on line painting, driveway aprons, and loam behind the curb.
  • On Bridge Road, no work is anticipated this week.

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.

Bridge Street, Damon Road, Interstate 91 - Exit 19

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


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



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