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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Department of Public Works Construction Update for the Week Beginning June 17th, 2019


Department of Public Works Construction Update for the Week Beginning June 17th, 2019, Weather Permitting

Highway Division Update

  • Last week, Public Works repaired potholes on Spring Street, Pioneer Knolls, Gilrain Terrace, Brookside Circle, Beattie Drive, Acrebrook Drive, Holly Court, Burts Pit Road Extension, Keyes Street, School Street, Clark Avenue, State Street, Market Street, Crosby Street, City Hall and Memorial Hall Driveways.
  • 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.

Burts Pit Road Paving Project

  • Palmer Paving is continuing work on the paving project for Burts Pit Road from Clement Street to Forest Glen Road.
  • The first course of pavement is complete.
  • Adjustments to structures (manholes & catch basins) and work on driveway aprons are scheduled for the week of June 17, which will be followed by the asphalt curb placement.
  • Final pavement course is scheduled for the week of July 1.
  • The Clement Street Bridge will remain open throughout construction. Through traffic may be limited to one lane during certain phases of the project; expect delays.

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

  • The City has contracted with Palmer Paving for paving and roadway improvements on Chesterfield Road (Westhampton town line to Kennedy Road), Spring Street (Dimock Street to Col. Lavalley Lane; Meadow Street to Pine Street), Main Street - Leeds (Spring Street to 535 feet northerly at the Mill River bridge), and Cross Street (Florence Road to Bliss Street). The scope of work includes pavement reclamation, cold in-place recycling, line painting, and drainage improvements.
  • Preliminary work is ongoing and includes construction sign, erosion control, and tree protection installation.
  • It is anticipated that subdrain installation will begin on Spring Street the week of June 24th.

Bridge Road and Glendale Road Paving Project

  • The City has contracted with Warner Bros for paving on Bridge Road from 100 feet west of Juniper Street to Hatfield Street and Glendale Road from 230 feet south of Westhampton Road to the Easthampton Town line. 
  • The overall schedule is May 13 to August 21. Emergency vehicle access and one-way traffic will be maintained. There will be traffic delays. Please seek alternate routes if possible.
  • On Bridge Road, the subcontractor will continue to reset structures (i.e. catch basins, manholes, and valve boxes). Drainage installation is scheduled for Thursday and Friday.
  • On Glendale Road, the contractor will continue installing drainage structures and pipes.

Flood Control System Maintenance Project

  • The City has contracted with Northern Tree Service to perform vegetation removal and maintenance work on portions of the flood control system.
  • Minor work will be conducted this week on the earthen levees adjacent to Pleasant Street and the Hockanum Road Pumping Station.

 Damon Road, Bridge Street, Exit 19

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

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