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Posted on: October 4, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Construction for the week of October 7


Highway Division Update

  • Last week, the Highway Division:
    • Repaired potholes on Trinity Row, Blackberry Lane and Berkshire Terrace.
    • Overlaid potholes on Fort Street, Hatfield Street, Park Hill Road, and Scanlon Avenue.
  • 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 work on installing guardrail and signs and repairing curbs and driveways during the following weeks.
  • Touch-ups to the loam and seed along the shoulder 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:
    • Final paving is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 8th and Wednesday, October 9th, weather permitting. Detours will be in place. Expect heavy delays and seek alternate routes.
    • The Contractor will work on shoulders and sidewalks.
  • On Chesterfield Road, the Contractor will work on shoulders.

Bridge Road, Brisson Drive and Glendale Road Paving Project

  • On Glendale Road, the Contractor will work on loam and seed behind the curb.
  • On Bridge Road, the Contractor will remove tree protection.

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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