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Rendering: View over Grove St. looking north (proposed)

Construction Updates

Important information about current and upcoming corridor project construction events.

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UPDATED: August 27, 2021

Press Release on Upcoming Underground Utility Work

The Town is now preparing for the next phase of the project which will include work related to the undergrounding of utilities.

Read the 8/27/21 press release regarding the underground utility work (PDF) »

Please note: Work related to the undergrounding of electrical utilities initially scheduled to begin the week of September 7, 2021 has been rescheduled until drainage work is complete.


UPDATED: September 10, 2021

Two Week Look Ahead

Please be advised that this schedule may change due to weather conditions and existing conditions found while performing the tasks below. This work may impact traffic and require lane and sidewalk closures limiting access to driveways and entrances to businesses. Seek alternate routes when possible.

What to Expect for the Week of September 13, 2021

  • Continuation of the Drainage Installation along Main Street (work will take place in the vicinity of 48-52 Main, 90, 92, 95, and 96 Main Street and 4 and 6 West Main Street)
  • MassDOT Survey Crews to continue to locate limits of easements within the corridor
  • Delivery of Drainage Materials

What to Expect for the Week of September 20, 2021

  • Continuation of the Drainage Installation along Main Street (work will take place in the vicinity of 48-52 Main, 90, 92, 95, and 96 Main Street and 4 and 6 West Main Street)
  • MassDOT Survey Crews to continue to locate limits of easements within the corridor
  • Delivery of Drainage materials and Electric materials

Anticipated Work Hours

Day work is anticipated to begin at 7am and generally conclude at 3:30pm during the weekdays (Monday through Friday). Anticipate site set up could occur just prior to 7am.

As with all construction work, activities are anticipated as unexpected issues can arise and delay progress. Updates will be provided weekly.

Property Access and Parking Updates

Some on-street parking may be closed during construction.

Drainage installation along Main Street continues. Some on-street parking spaces along both sides of Main Street may need to be closed as part of this work. Parking spaces will reopen as the work progresses.

If you have questions about access or parking to a business or home, please contact the Town’s Project Specialist (below). Access to businesses and homes will be maintained during construction. Police details and a MassDOT Resident Engineer will be on-site during construction.

 

NO PARKING signs will be posted 24-hours in advance of road work. We ask that you take notice of these signs and refrain from parking in these areas during the posted hours.

Sidewalk Reconstructuring Sequencing

Sidewalks are not anticipated to be reconstructed at the start of the project unless the proposed drainage and undergrounding of utility work is in a sidewalk. Updates will be provided.

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