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Posted on: November 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Construction for the week of November 4

Highway Division Update

  • Last week, the Highway Division repaired sidewalks at Village Hill and on Summer 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 in Wards 1, 4, 5, and 6 is complete.
  • Street sweeping in Ward 3 has begun and will continue next week.
  • Sidewalk replacement project at the Academy of Music is underway.

Burts Pit Road & Riverside Drive Paving Project

  • On Burts Pit Road, the paving project is substantially complete.  Minor work on curb and driveway repairs is planned.
  • On Riverside Drive, two speed tables have been installed.  Signage and markings will be completed in the following weeks.

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

  • Final road paving is complete for the project.  Work continues on driveways and shoulders.

Bridge Road, Brisson Drive and Glendale Road Paving Project 

  • The paving project is complete.

Roberts Meadow Watershed 

  • A small timber harvest to remove dying red pines will resume along the north side of Chesterfield Road east of Reservoir Road.
  • The logging will be conducted using horses and is being carried out by licensed harvester Tyler Sage.
  • This project began in Spring 2018 and is expected to be completed this fall.

State Street

  • On Wednesday, November 6th, a new sewer manhole will be installed in front of 74 State Street.  Police will be on duty and one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times.

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.
  • Upcoming work includes completing overhead utility transfers, paving the new I-91 northbound off ramp and the shared use path on Damon Road, guardrail installation, and installation of a precast, modular block wall adjacent to Route 9 westbound.  
  • 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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