New Bedford has roadwork sites for the upcoming week of June 17, 2024 – June 21, 2024


“The City of New Bedford has roadwork sites for the upcoming week of June 17, 2024 – June 21, 2024, and they are as follows:

City offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observation of Juneteenth.

Eversource will be working on gas main relays and services on:

• Services on Acushnet Ave. from Bowles St. to 3082 Acushnet Ave.
• Main relay on Church St. from Belleville Rd. to Park Ave.
• Main relay on Hudson St. from W. Rodney French to Brock Ave.
• Main Tie-in and Service on Princeton St. from Church St. to Ashley Blvd.
• Services on Central Ave. from Brook St. to Conduit St.

Eversource will be working on test pits and related work for future electric upgrades at the following locations:

• Pine St from MacArthur Dr to terminus
• MacArthur Dr from Pine St to Walnut St
• Walnut St from MacArthur Dr to S. Second St
• S. Second St from Walnut St to School St
• School St from S. Second St to County St
• County St from School St to Locust St

For more infoabout this project, please call the project info hotline at 33-836-0302 or email to join the email list for regular construction and community updates.


• Contractor (Indus) will be crack sealing varies locations throughout the City.
• Contractor (JH Lynch) will be working on the MassDOT road reconstruction project at the intersection of Rockdale Avenue at Allen Street to complete final landscaping, signage, and pavement markings. Detours and/or lane shifts may be in place during hours of operation.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be working at the intersection of Hathaway Street and Belleville Ave.
• Contractor (K5) will be removing pavement markings on Page Street from Allen Street to Taber Street.
• Eversource Gas restoration will have a concrete repair crew on Rockdale Ave from Bluefield St to Allen St next week.
• MassDOT will be staging installation and beam end cleaning and concrete encasements at I-195 East and West bound lanes over Purchase Street, County Street and State Street. Work will take place Sunday – Thursday with overnight operations only.
• Contractor (SCR Constructors) will continue site work at the future South Coast Rail station platform locations in the city. (Church Street at Carlisle Street and Wamsutta Street at Acushnet Avenue.) and continue site work at the future pedestrian bridge across Rte. 18 impacting parking along Purchase Street between Willis Street and Pearl Street and at the Division of Career Services on Acushnet Avenue. If you have questions, please email the project team at
• MassDOT to continue pavement preservation and related work on Route 140 both northbound and southbound from mile marker 0.0 to mile marker 5.2. Work to be conducted during overnight hours. Police details and ramp closures with detours to be expected.
• Contractor (SCR) will be erecting the steel arch for the pedestrian bridge starting the week of June 23rd which will require nightly closures of Rt 18.
Project: Lead Service Line Replacement Program Phase II   General Contractor: C. Naughton Corp. (Monday-Friday) 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
The contractor will be replacing the Oaklawn Street Water Main between Rodney French Boulevard and Brock Avenue. The Contractor will be replacing lead water services at the following locations:

• Monday: Carroll Street between Rockdale Avenue and Whittier Street.
                John Street at Ryan Street
• Tuesday: Rockdale Ave between Bedford and Ryan Streets.
                 Kirby Street at Ryan Street.
• Wednesday: No Work
• Thursday: Bedford Street between Rockdale Ave and John Street.
                  Rockdale Ave between Ryan and Bedford Streets.
• Friday: Plymouth Street between Reed and Palmer Streets.
            Allen Street at Reed Street
At times during working hours, these road sections may be closed to thru traffic with signs posted to detour traffic around work areas.  Police details will be on-site allowing access to residents only and assisting with traffic management.

Project: Shawmut Avenue and Howland Street Pumping Station Improvements Project General Contractor: WES Construction Corp. (Monday-Friday)7:00 am to 4:00 PM

Contractor will continue installation of granite curb and concrete sidewalk placement along Nash Rd between Shawmut Ave and Mt. Pleasant St. Lane restrictions may be in place during working hours, with one lane of alternating traffic open. Police officers will be on-site to assist with traffic management.

On Thursday, The contractor will begin installation of a wastewater access manhole at the South Second St and Howland St intersection. There will be a detouring effect via Grinnell St to Purchase St and returning to Howland St. Signage will be posted and police details will be on-site to assist with traffic management.”

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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