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 Northampton Massachusetts - Construction for  the Week of May 23rd 20 May 2022 ( news )

Northampton Massachusetts - Construction for the Week of May 23rd 20 May 2022 ( news )

Northampton , state Massachusetts
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   Highway Division Updates
   Last week , the Highway Division:
   Repaired potholes on Coles Meadow Road , Elm Street and Kensington Avenue
   Installed and/or replaced signs on Burts Pit Road , Clement Street , Finn Street , Hooker Avenue and Kensington Avenue
   Prepared soil for curbside lawn repairs
   Street sweeping continues in Ward 1
   Wards will be swept in the following order this year: 1 , 2 , 7 , 6 , 5 , 4 ,...... 3
   To report a pothole , please submit a request via the
   Pothole Repair Form
   ; the largest potholes are filled first to alleviate hazards to vehicles; as hazards arise and are identified , they will be addressed
   Bridge Street , Pomeroy Terrace and Phillips Place Gas Main
   Eversource Gas is replacing gas mains on Bridge Street from the Fairgrounds to Pomeroy Terrace , down Pomeroy Terrace to Phillips Place , and down Phillips Place
   Damon Road Reconstruction
   MassDOT has contracted with Gagliarducci Construction , Inc . to reconstruct Damon Road from the bike path to just beyond the intersection with King Street , North King Street and Bridge Road
   The project will provide intersection and traffic signal improvements , extended sidewalks , a shared use path and other safety improvements
   The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of July 2023
   The Contractor will be installing a modular block wall and conducting pier repairs under the I - 91 overpass and two crews will be installing water services throughout the project
   Alternating one - way traffic will be in place at the work areas; police details will direct traffic
   Motorists should expect delays and seek alternate routes
   Questions about the project should be directed to
   MassDOT District 2
    , project #608236
   Dryads Green Extension
   The City has contracted with Geeleher Enterprises , Inc . to perform emergency work to stabilize the slope southwest of Dryads Green Extension in order to protect a nearby sewer system
   The Contractor has removed deadwood , installed crushed stone & riprap and made limited drain pipe repairs; the work area has been seeded & mulched and additional sediment controls have been installed
   The path from Dryads Green Extension to the Mill River is closed until further notice
   The DPW will periodically inspect this area throughout the spring to confirm site stability
   Guardrail Improvements
   The City has contracted with Premier Fence LLC to install or replace guardrails at multiple locations on Arch Street , Chesterfield Road , Kennedy Road and Sylvester Road
   Work is anticipated to start in Spring 2022
   I - 91 Bridges over Route 5 , the Railroad and Hockanum Road
   MassDOT has contracted with J . F . White , Inc . to construct roadway improvements to I - 91 and at Exit 23 ( formerly Exit 18 )
   The project will replace the I - 91 bridges over Route 5 , the Railroad and Hockanum Road and construct safety and signal improvements at the exit interchange
   The project is scheduled to be completed in phases by 2025
   Work in the I - 91 median is underway to accommodate a temporary bridge that will be utilized to maintain 2 - lane traffic in both directions while each set of northbound and southbound bridges are replaced in sequence
   The contractor will undertaking overnight northbound bridge demolition and southbound bridge deck repairs this week
   The northbound right lane will be closed Sunday , May 22nd through Thursday , May 26th from 7:00 p . m . to 5:30 a . m .
   The southbound left lane will be closed Tuesday , May 24th through Friday , May 27th from 7:00 p . m . to 5:00 a . m .
   Drainage work along Route 5 near the Exit 23 interchange with shoulder closures is scheduled this week; police details will assist with traffic control , as needed
   No daytime work affecting Hockanum Road is scheduled this week
   Starting Monday , May 30th , and extending until at least Thursday , June 16th , there will be nightly closures of Route 5 at Exit 23 from 7:00 p . m . to 5:30 a . m . Sunday through Thursday for bridge demolition with a 
   detour ( pdf )
    in place
   Questions about the project should be directed to
   MassDOT District 2
    , project #606552
   King Street Corridor Improvements
   MassDOT has contracted with Morais Concrete Service , Inc . to construct roadway improvements to King Street between Bright Street and Church Street
   The project will provide lane reconfiguration , bicycle and pedestrian improvements , landscaping and drainage improvements and new traffic signals at North & Summer Streets and Finn Street at both King and State Streets
   The project is scheduled to be completed in phases by Fall 2022
   The Contractor will be constructing sidewalks from Finn Street to the bike path on the west side of the roadway this week
   Alternating one - way traffic
    will be in place near Finn Street when required; otherwise , one lane in each direction will be maintained; police details will assist with traffic control
   Motorists should expect delays and seek alternate routes
   A pedestrian and bicycle detour will be in place until sidewalk paving is installed later this month: on the west side , the detour is up Myrtle Street to State Street to the bike path back to King Street , and on the east side , the detour is up North Street to the bike path back to King Street 
   Questions about the project should be directed to
   MassDOT District 2
    , project #607502
   Laurel Street Infrastructure Improvements
   The City has contracted with JL Construction Corp to construct limited infrastructure improvements on Laurel Street
   Work includes new concrete sidewalk and sewer replacement from Chapel Street to approximately #14/21 Laurel Street as well as water and drain line connections to #23 in anticipation of future development
   The improvements are funded by a
   Housing Choice grant ( pdf )
    and sewer enterprise funds
   Berkshire Design is the project design engineer
   The Contractor has demobilized and will return later this spring to install the final trench patch after any settlement has occurred and to replace sidewalk segments that were not installed properly
   Questions about the project should be directed to the
   Planning & Sustainability Department
   Leeds Hotel Bridge
   The City has contracted with Greenman Petersen , Inc . ( GPI ) to conduct bridge material testing to determine the feasibility of future bridge rehabilitation
   GPI and their subcontractors will be preparing for and conducting testing Monday , May 23rd through Wednesday , May 25th
   Leeds Pressure Reducing Valve
   The City has contracted with GEG Construction for water system improvements that include an above grade pressure reducing valve ( PRV ) connected to the 36 - inch transmission main in Haydenville Road across from Scotti’s , water main interconnections to the transmission main at Leonard Street and East Center Street and the installation of two hydrants connected to the transmission main in River Road
   The project will allow for the eventual demolition of the Audubon Road water storage tank
   The project is scheduled to be completed Summer 2022
   The 36” interconnection is complete and the PRV building has been delivered and set
   The Contractor will be working on the PRV building site this week
   No traffic impacts are anticipated
   Levee Toe Drain Improvements
   The City has contracted with Ludlow Construction Co . , Inc . for the installation of manholes along the land side of both the Connecticut and Mill River levee systems
   The project involves the installation of 28 new manholes and inspecting the toe drains running parallel to the levees via CCTV
   The Contractor has completed installing manholes and will continue inspecting pipes via CCTV during the next month
   Paving Contract 2021
   The City has contracted with Warner Brothers , LLC for roadway improvements on Hayes Avenue , Loudville Road , Meadow Street , Pine Street ( Maple Street to South Main Street ) and Warfield Place
   Improvements include pavement reclamation , drainage work , sidewalk & ADA upgrades and pavement markings
   Work also includes intersection reconfiguration at Pine Street with Maple Street and Mann Terrace and bridge rehabilitation on Meadow Street over the Mill River
   Roadway paving is complete
   The Contractor will be installing guardrail on Loudville Road this week
   Driveway repairs , sidewalk repairs , and other miscellaneous work are ongoing throughout the project
   If necessary , police details will assist with traffic control
   Pleasant Street Improvements
   The City has contracted with Ludlow Construction Co . , Inc . for roadway improvements on lower Pleasant Street , between Hockanum Road and the roundabout at Conz Street
   Improvements include roadway reconstruction , drainage work , sidewalk and pedestrian & bicycle upgrades and pavement markings
   The project is scheduled to be completed by Fall 2022
   The Contractor will be excavating , forming and placing concrete sidewalk on the east side of the roadway
   Alternating one - way traffic
    will be in place; police details and flaggers will assist with traffic control
   Motorists should expect delays and seek alternate routes
   Questions about the project should be directed to the
   Planning & Sustainability Department
   An overview of all current Public Works projects can be found by going to
   Current Projects
    .
   



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