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May 6, 2022 (Updated 5/13/22)

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.

Work Scheduled for the Week of May 9, 2022 to May 12, 2022 has been completed.

What to Expect for the Week of May 16, 2022 to May 20, 2022

  • Install Electric Manholes along Main Street between 10 Main St. and 42 Main St.
    • On street parking on both the north and south side of Main Street will be impacted/not available during this work.
    • Two-way traffic along Main Street will be maintained.
  • Install Telephone and Comcast Manholes on Main Street between Walcott and entrance to Town Hall.
    • On street parking on both the north and south side of Main Street will be impacted/not available during this work.
    • Two-way traffic along Main Street will be maintained.
  • The entrance to Town Hall will be closed, with access maintained by using the exit as a temporary entrance/exit.
  • Barrels at the curb line will have temporary “No Parking” signs attached.
  • Cones will be used to delineate traffic.
  • The Contractor will coordinate with any abutter who is completely blocked by construction operations.
  • Work hours will be standard 7am to 3pm with possible extension to 5pm when needed.
  • Saw cutting operations will be taking place Monday May 16 (mostly between Hayden Rowe and beginning limits) to complete conduit trench cutting.
  • A second crew will be working on underground services in the area by the Fire and Police Station. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained.

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.

If you have questions about access or parking to a business or home, please contact the Town’s Project Specialist (below). During the utility undergrounding work, the Town and the contractor will reach out to any abutters that will be directly impacted with regard to limited or no access to driveways. 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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