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New Bedford roadwork sites for the upcoming week of December 6, 2021 – December 10, 2021


The City of New Bedford has roadwork sites for the upcoming week of December 6, 2021 – December 10, 2021 and they are as follows:

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

• Tie in gas main on Elizabeth St, Bedford St and Taber St
• Tie in gas main on Phillips Rd at Regulator Station
• Working on the regulators on Wood St @ Belleville Ave
• Relaying gas main on Church St at Tarkiln Hill Rd


• Contractor (PA Landers) to continue on Weld St from Summer St to Myrtle St with winterizing all wheelchair ramps and driveways. Pavement has been delayed until Spring 2022 season due to weather.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be working on drainage and sewer installations on Cedar St (Maxfield St to Hillman St)
• 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. Water main work scheduled for Tuesday, December 7th will require temporary water main shutdown from Allen St to John St. All services impacted by the shutdown will be notified by door tag flyer prior to the shutdown. 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.
• 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.) Contractor will be performing test pits in Wamsutta St. Street closure from Acushnet Ave to N Front St. Detour signage and police details will be in place. 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 installing sewer and storm drain structures on Sixth St between Market St and Spring St. Work will include closure of Sixth St at the Union St intersection, where Union St westbound traffic will be detoured at Pleasant St continue west on Elm St. Union St eastbound traffic will be detoured at Seventh St and continue east on Spring St. Sixth St southbound traffic will be detoured at Elm St and continue south on County St. 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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