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New Bedford roadwork sites for the upcoming week of November 29, 2021 – December 3, 2021


The City of New Bedford has roadwork sites for the upcoming week of November 29, 2021 – December 3, 2021 and they are as follows:

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

• Replacing gas services on Elizabeth St, Bedford St and Taber St
• Tie in gas main and replacing gas services on Phillips Rd starting from Birchwood Dr to Hillcrest Dr
• Working on the regulators on Holly St at Belleville Ave
• Relaying gas main on Church St at Tarkiln Hill Rd


• Contractor (PA Landers) will be on Cottage St (Parker St to Sycamore St) for various sidewalk restoration areas. No Parking zone signs will be posted in areas as necessary.
• Contractor (PA Landers) to continue on Weld St from Summer St to Myrtle St with roadway work including milling the roadway and adjusting structures. Final top paving scheduled for the week of December 6th.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be working on drainage and sewer installations on Cedar St (Maxfield St to Hillman St)
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be cold planning at the intersections of Valentine St at Brock Ave and Valentine St at West Rodney French Blvd
• Contactor (AGS) will be replacing sidewalk panels at various utility pole locations throughout the city.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be repairing various roadway and sidewalks citywide.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be working on wheelchair ramp reconstruction on Pleasant St by North St / Tower Dr
• Contractor (JH Lynch) to continue work at MassDOT Project #608536, intersection improvements at Rockdale Ave X Allen St. Detours during working hours will be required for installation of new utilities throughout the project site. Signage will be posted for detour routes.
• Contractor (K.R. Rezendes, Inc.) to continue work at MassDOT Project #606718, roadway reconstruction and related work (including traffic signal installation) along a section of Hathaway Rd, Nauset St and Mt Pleasant St. Mt. Pleasant St roadway scheduled to be eliminated, all traffic will now utilize new intersection alignment and traffic signals at Hathaway Rd at Nauset St.
• Contractor (PA Landers) to continue work at MassDOT Project #606709 with roadway and sidewalk reconstruction related work along a section of Kings Highway and Tarkiln Hill Rd.
• Contractor (SCR Constructors) will continue site work at the future South Coast Rail station platform locations in the City. (Church St at Carlisle St and Wamsutta St at Acushnet Ave.) If you have questions, please email the project team at SouthCoastRail@dot.state.ma.us
• 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 runs clear.
Union St. Phase II Sewer Separation Project:
• Contractor (C. Naughton Corp.) will continue sewer and drain installation along Union St between Sixth St and County St. The contractor will begin sewer installation at the Union St intersection and Sixth St intersection. During working hours, work will include road closures between Sixth St and County St and may include the closure of the Union St and Sixth St intersection. Union St westbound traffic will be detoured at Pleasant St to Elm St then County St. Union St eastbound traffic will be detoured at County St to Spring St. Sixth St southbound traffic will be detoured at Elm St and William St. Overnight road closures possible. Access to location business will be maintained, construction / detour signage will be posted and police details will be on-site to assist with traffic management.

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

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