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Posted on: August 9, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Construction for the week of August 12

Highway Division Update

  • Last week, the Highway Division worked on Winter Street, repairing pavement, curbs and sidewalk.
  • 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 begin next week.

An overview of all current Public Works projects can be found by going to Current Projects.

Burts Pit Road Paving Project

  • Final pavement and top course on driveway aprons has been completed. 
  • Pavement markings (i.e., line striping) will be completed within the next 2 weeks after allowing time for the pavement to cure.

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

  • On Spring Street, Main Street (Leeds) and Cross Street the first course of pavement is complete.  The Contractor will be working on structure adjustments (manholes and catch basins).
  • On Chesterfield Road & Sylvester Road, the Contractor may begin laying out drainage improvements.

Bridge Road and Glendale Road Paving Project

  • On Bridge Road, the Contractor will be paving driveway aprons on Wednesday, August 14th.
  • On Bridge Road, the Contractor will be installing pavement markings (i.e., line striping) on Thursday, August 15th and Friday, August 16th.
  • On Glendale Road, the Contractor will work on grading the roadway in preparation for laying the first pavement course.

Roberts Meadow Watershed

  • Logging in the Reservoir Road area will begin.  Work will continue until late August.

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

  • Beginning Monday, July 22nd, the Clement Street Bridge will be CLOSED for approximately six weeks and detours will be in place.

Damon Road, Bridge Street, Exit 19

  • 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.

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