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New Bedford has roadwork sites for the upcoming week of November 2, 2020 –November 6, 2020

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The City of New Bedford has roadwork sites for the upcoming week of November 2, 2020 –November 6, 2020 and they are as follows:

Eversource:

Eversource will replace the gas mains and service at the following locations:

• Hathaway Rd. from Highland St. to Nauset St. – (Main Relay)
• Carroll St. from Rockdale Ave. to Brigham St. – (Services)
• Priscilla St. from Brigham St. to Gould St. – (Services)
• Crapo St. from Grinnell St. to Rockland St. – (Services)
• South St. from County St. to Crapo St.– (Services)
• Fair St. from Orchard St. to County St. – (Services)
• Hill St. / Hillman St. / Foster St. / Thomas St. / Sycamore St. – (Services)
• Commonwealth Ave. from Metropolitan St. to Claredon St. – (Services)
• Potomska St. / MacArthur Dr. from MacArthur Dr. to Potomska Dr. – (Main Relay)

Eversource will be doing final street and sidewalk restoration at various locations city-wide.

Other:
• Contractor (PA Landers) to continue underground utility work at MassDOT Project #606709, Roadway Reconstruction and Related Work (including signals) along a section of Kings Highway and Tarkiln Hill Road.  Construction to take place during regular working hours (Monday – Friday), police details and traffic controls will be in place.
• Contractor (PA Landers) working at Hazelwood Park retaining wall along West Rodney French Blvd.
• Contractor (PA Landers) repairing various street and sidewalk patches city-wide.
• Contractor (PA Landers) to continue sidewalk excavation and resetting of the curb at Cottage St. from Parker St. to Sycamore St. On-street parking will be restricted from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Friday in the posted work zone areas.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be starting full depth road reconstruction on Hatch St from Belleville Ave. to Acushnet Ave. On street parking will be restricted from 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday – Friday in the posted work zone areas.
• Contractor (North Turf) will be on site at Hazelwood Park installing the new bowling greens.
• MassDOT will be making repairs on the bridge at I-195 eastbound over Route 18 ramp.  Work will be from August 18th to November 30th.
• Department of Public Infrastructure will be filling potholes city-wide on a continuous basis.
• Department of Public Infrastructure conducting its annual street sweeping program city-wide.
• Department of Public Infrastructure will be flushing hydrants in commercial areas at the following locations from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Fish Houses on Saturday November 7th and Downtown on Sunday November 8th.
• The contractor (Bay State Wind Water) is scheduled to continue large water meter replacements at various locations throughout the city. There are no anticipated traffic controls for this week.
• The contractor (Green Mountain Pipeline Services) is scheduled to complete joint testing and sealing of sewer service connections along MacArthur Dr. and Shawmut Ave. It may be necessary to temporarily close lanes with alternating one-way traffic at some locations. There are no detours anticipated during this work. Police officers will be on-site to direct motorist as necessary.
• Due to ongoing construction at the High Hill Reservoir residents may experience discolored water. The water is safe, and the discoloration will be temporary. We recommend allowing the water to settle for a few hours and then flushing your service line by letting the bathtub run for a few minutes until the water clears.

** Please note: Contractors will continue to follow guidelines and protocol regarding COVID-19 social distancing while conducting work in construction zone.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation the Department of Public Infrastructure will be closed to the public entry. Office staff is available to assist by email and telephone.

About Michael Silvia

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

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