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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Department of Public Works Construction Update for the Week Beginning August 26, Weather Permitting

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Department of Public Works Construction Update for the Week Beginning August 26th, Weather Permitting


Highway Division Update

  • Last week, the Highway Division repaired potholes on Oak Street and Fern Street and repaired curbs on Acrebrook Drive, Drewson Drive, Austin Circle, Massasoit Street, Fourth Street, and Winter 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 Ward 1 has been completed.
  • Street sweeping in Ward 6 will continue next week.

Burts Pit Road Paving Project

  • The paving project is substantially complete.
  • The Contractor will be working on guardrail installation and replacing select roadway signage.

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

  • On Spring Street, Main Street (Leeds), and Cross Street, the Contractor will continue working on structure adjustments (manholes and catch basins) and will begin work on driveway aprons.
  • On Chesterfield Road, the Contractor will continue installing drainage improvements.
  • Delays may occur and residents are encouraged to seek alternative routes, when possible.

Bridge Road and Glendale Road Paving Project

  • On Bridge Road, the Contractor will continue work on driveway aprons and installing loam adjacent to curbs. 
  • On Glendale Road, the Contractor will work on structure adjustments (manholes and catch basins) and may begin work on driveway aprons.

Pavement Markings

  • The City has contracted with Hi-Way Safety Systems to repaint pavement markings across the City. This includes double yellow center lines, white edge lines, speed hump markings, arrows, railroad markings, and crosswalks.

Clement Street Bridge

  • The City has contracted with NEL Corp to remove and replace the Clement Street bridge deck protective surfacing and to repave 30 feet at the deck approaches.
  • The bridge is expected to reopen by the end of September 2019.

Damon Road, Bridge Street, 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 signage installation, survey, work on the northbound I-91 off 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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