Current Projects

The project information listed below was updated on November 13, 2020. Schedules are subject to change as conditions warrant. Click on a project name below for more information. If you have specific questions, please email DPW at dpwinfo@northamptonma.gov. For weekly construction updates and other announcements, please visit DPW's News Flash.

Damon Road

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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Levee Certification

  • Engineering evaluation to establish capital improvement priorities
  • Accreditation that the flood control system meets FEMA requirements for flood protection for updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) under development by FEMA
  • Project awarded to GZA
  • Multi-year project
  • Year 1 supported by $315,000 state Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant

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Forbes Library Drainage Improvements

  • Drain line replacement and improvements from the library to the bike path
  • Project design by Tighe & Bond with City engineering review and comment
  • Project awarded to Jack Goncalves & Sons, Inc.
  • Construction Fall 2020

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Interstate 91 - Bridges Over US Route 5, B&M Railroad and Hockanum Road

  • Bridge and roadway improvements at Exit 18
  • MassDOT project #606552
  • Work includes bridge replacement as noted and roadway & sidewalk improvements at Exit 18 where it meets US Route 5 (Mount Tom Rd)
  • Advertised for bids on May 9, 2020
  • Bid opening and award anticipated end of 2020
  • Questions about the project should be directed to MassDOT District 2

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Interstate 91 - Exit 19 and Route 9 Interchange

  • Roadway improvements at Exit 19
  • MassDOT project #604597
  • Work includes construction of a new roundabout and associated improvements to the I-91 - Exit 19 / MA Route 9 interchange at Bridge Street, Damon Road and the Coolidge Bridge
  • Interstate 91 - Exit 19 and Route 9 roadway improvements (pdf)
  • Project awarded to Baltazar Contractors, Inc.
  • Work is ongoing and is scheduled to be completed Summer 2021
  • Questions about the project should be directed to MassDOT District 2

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King Street Corridor

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North Farms Road & North Maple Street

  • Roadway and drainage improvements
  • City engineering design and permitting
  • Contract awarded to Palmer Paving Corp
  • Construction Summer & Fall 2020

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North King Street and Hatfield Street Intersection

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Ryan and West Whately Reservoirs

  • Dam rehabilitation & spillway improvements
  • Design & permitting awarded to GZA
  • Design & permitting supported by $250,000 Mass EEA (Energy & Environmental Affairs) grant

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Wastewater Treatment Plant

  • Major electrical & process upgrades
  • Design awarded to Woodard & Curran
  • Construction awarded to R.H. White
  • Supported by Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF)
  • Construction start Fall 2020 with completion anticipated Spring 2022
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