Weekly Construction Highlights

Construction for the week of April 7, 2014

Broadway Improvements (Third Street to Ames Street)
The contractor will resume work in spring 2014.

Broadway Reconstruction Project (Portland Street to Prospect Street)
This week, crews will be on Moore Street working on catchbasins, and aleaky fire hydrant. Full-depth reconstruction on Moore Street is scheduled to take place the week of April 14, 2014.

Cambridge Street Tunnel
Due to poor weather conditions, the contractor has seized work indefinitely.

Huron A Project 
There will be two crews in the area this week. The first crew continues to work on the water main on Huron Avenue from Gurney Street to Standish Street. The other crew is working on illicit surveys in the area. Weather permitting, sidewalk work is scheduled to begin on April 17 on Grozier Road.

Huron B Project
During the week of March 31, several crews will be onsite in the Huron B area. Two crews are performing drain and sewer work on Huron Avenue at Fayerweather Street and Huron Avenue at Reservoir Street. Another crew is on Walden Street performing drain and sewer work. The last crew is mobilizing to Chilton Street.

Concord Ave Project
There will be several crews onsite this week. Once crew continues to provide tree protection in the area in advance of construction activity. There will be two NSTAR Gas crews onsite this week. One crew will be on Fayerweather Street and another crew will be on Concord Avenue updating the 12" gas main. The last crew is working on the water services on Concord Avenue.

Fawcett Street
During the week of April 7, crews will make their way to Smith Place to perform sidewalk work. Project.

Irving Street/Scott Street Construction
The City's contractor will begin to construction the raised intersection at Farrar St./Scott St./Irving St. Portions of the roadway will be closed. Click here to view the official notice.

Murray Hill Road
Crews continue to perform sidewalk work on Murray Hill Road.

Western Ave Reconstruction Project
This week, there will be several crews located on Western Avenue. The first crew is installing catchbasins and on Pleasant Street and Franklin Street. The second crew is performing drainage work at the intersection of Soden Street and Western Avenue. The third crew is performing sewer work on the north side of Western Avenue at Kinnaird Street. The last crew will be located on Franklin Street performing sewer and water work. Full-depth reconstruction will begin the week of April 14, 2014. Crews will begin at the Green Street intersection.

Traffic Impacts: Crews are currently performing sewer work at the intersection of Kinnaird Street and Western Avenue. Due to the scope of work, motorists will not be permitted to take a right turn from Western Avenue onto Kinnaird Street for 4 weeks during general work hours (Monday –Friday, 7am-4pm). Pedestrians may also be detoured at the intersection.

More information on all city construction projects.

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