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Posted on: May 26, 2017

DPW Construction Update - Week of October 16, 2017

Week of October 16, 2017, weather permitting, the following work is scheduled:


Hinckley Street

  • Ludlow Construction will not be working on Hinckley Street this week.
  • The work on this road includes the replacement of water, sewer and drainage utilities, a new drainage outfall off Riverside Drive, new sidewalk, roadway reconstruction and repaving, and a raised crosswalk across Nonotuck Street.

Pleasant and Holyoke Streets

  • George Cairns and Sons Construction will continue installing sheet piling on Holyoke Street for the installation of a large drainage culvert. Holyoke Street will be CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC from Pleasant Street to Hawley Street until mid to late November. Access for local residents and businesses will be maintained.
  • The work consists of realigning a section of drainage culvert behind the former Northampton Lumber site and across Holyoke Street in order to accommodate the redevelopment of the site.

Day Avenue/North Maple/North Farms

  • Caracas Construction will be installing new water service connections on North Farms Road and completing main interconnections at the intersections with Mountain Street and Country Way this week. One-lane traffic will be maintained, but motorists should expect delays or seek alternate routes, if possible. Access for local residents will be maintained.
  • No work is expected on Day Avenue this week. The road will be open for use. Once work is complete on North Maple Street and North Farms Road, Caracas will return to Day Avenue to complete road work at that location.

Audubon Road

  • Borges Construction will continue installing new water services this week. The roadway will be CLOSED TO THRU TRAFFIC during work hours. Access for local residents will be maintained. Emergency vehicles and school buses will be allowed to pass through the site. Motorists should seek alternate routes. The road will be re-opened after work hours for all vehicles.
  • The work on this road includes replacing water and drain lines and a box culvert followed by reclaiming and repaving of the roadway from the center of Leeds to near house #200.

North King Street

  • MassDOT has contracted with Palmer Paving to repave North King Street from Hatfield Street north to the I-91 entrance ramp near the Hatfield Town Line.
  • Palmer Paving will be replacing drainage structures to prepare for repaving. One-lane traffic will be maintained, but motorists should expect delays or seek alternate routes, if possible. The work is anticipated to be completed by the end of October.

Reservoir Road

  • Davenport Trucking will begin bypass pumping and repairs to rehabilitate the channel and stream bank erosion just downstream of the Lower Roberts Meadow Dam. The roadway will be open, but motorists should use caution and be aware of heavy construction vehicles entering and leaving the site.
  • The work requires bypass pumping of stream flows in order to complete stream channel and bank rehabilitation. Weather permitting, the work is anticipated to be substantially complete this construction season.

Contact the DPW at 587-1570 or dpwinfo@northamptonma.gov if you need more information.

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