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Posted on: March 30, 2018

DPW Construction Updates for the week beginning 2/18/2019


DPW Construction Update for the Week Beginning February 18, 2019, Weather Permitting

Highway Division Update:

  • Last week, Public Works repaired potholes on Lovefield Street, the corner of Cedar and South Streets, Burt's Pit Road, Hatfield Street, Meadow Street, Elm Street, South Main Street, Bridge Road, Woods Road, Maple Ridge Road, the corner of Florence and Burt's Pit Roads, Northern Avenue, King Street, Industrial Park, Glendale Road, Riverside Drive, Clement Street, Florence Street, Bliss Street 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.
  • Crews removed snow from downtown Northampton, various parking lots and surrounding streets in addition to intersections throughout the City. 
  • Due to the snow and rain, crews continue to address drainage issues as necessary.

South Street Bridge at Mill River Diversion Channel:

  • The City has contracted with Northern Tree Service to perform vegetation removal and maintenance work on portions of the flood control system. 
  • The bridge on South Street near Earle Street that crosses the Mill River diversion channel includes flood control structures. Trees adjacent to the flood control structures have been removed with stump removal expected in the spring.

Bridge Road at Cooke Avenue Traffic Signal:

  • The City has contracted with Dagle Electric Corporation to replace the traffic signal and controls at the intersection of Bridge Road, Cooke Avenue and Jackson Street. Work will continue through the winter as weather allows. 
  • Completion of the new signal and controls is anticipated in the spring of 2019.

Chesterfield Road at Kennedy Road - Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam:

  • SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC has removed the dam and completed the in-water work. Initial restoration of the staging area is complete and final restoration of the staging area and access roads will be completed in the spring of 2019.
  • The project has removed the Upper Roberts Reservoir Dam and restored the Roberts Meadow Brook stream channel to its natural course.

Downtown Paving - Pleasant, Hampton, Wright and Fulton:

  • The project commenced in August and includes Pleasant Street, Hampton Avenue, Wright Avenue, Cooke Avenue and Fulton Avenue. 
  • The contractor for this project is Warner Bros., LLC of Sunderland, MA.Work is complete for the winter season. Remaining punch-list work will be completed in the spring of 2019.

Hinckley Street

  • Friday, February 1 and Monday, February 4, Ludlow Construction completed TV inspection of the newly installed sanitary sewer main.   
  • Ludlow Construction has completed all work on Hinckley Street. No further work is planned at this time.

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