New Bedford roadwork sites for the upcoming week of May 20, 2024 – May 24, 2024

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“The City of New Bedford has roadwork sites for the upcoming week of May 20, 2024 – May 24, 2024, and they are as follows:

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

• Main relay on Acushnet Ave from Phillips Rd to Bowles St
• Main relay on Bayview St from W Rodney French to Point St
• Main relay on Acushnet Ave from Phillips Rd 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 on County St from Cove St to Rivet St
• Main tie in and service on Princeton St from Church St to Ashley Blvd
• Services on Central Ave from Church 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 information about this project, please call the project information hotline at 1-833-836-0302 or email ProjectInfoMA@eversource.com to join the email list for regular construction and community updates.

Other:

• Contractor (K5 Corporation) will be working city wide repainting pavement markings.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be working on a road reconstruction project at West Rodney French Boulevard from Cove Street to George Street.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be working on a road reconstruction project at Elm Street from JFK Memorial Highway (Route 18) to Purchase Street.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be working on Acushnet Avenue between Tarkiln Hill Road and Monmouth Street.
• Contractor (JH Lynch) will be working on the MassDOT road reconstruction project at the intersection of Rockdale Avenue at Allen Street. Traffic detours will be in place during workday hours of operation.
• Contractor (PA Landers) will be working at the MassDOT road reconstruction project on Kings Highway from Mt. Pleasant Street to Oliver Street.
• Contractor (Various utility companies) will be working on utility pole transfers at the MassDOT road reconstruction project on Acushnet Avenue from Tobey Street to Pequot Street.
• 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 SouthCoastRail@dot.state.ma.us
• 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.
 
Project: Lead Service Line Replacement Program Phase II   General Contractor: C. Naughton Corp. (Monday-Friday 7:00am -5:00pm)
• The contractor will be placing temporary bypass piping. Monday on Oaklawn Street between West Rodney French Boulevard and Brock Avenue. Tuesday on Lucas Street between West Rodney French Boulevard and Brock Avenue.
• The contractor will be excavating test pits. Wednesday Central Avenue at Ashley Boulevard.
• The contractor will be working Lead Service Line Replacements. Thursday on Allen Street between Clover Street and West Street. Friday on Brigham Street at Taber Street. Hawthorn Street between Brigham Street and Gould Street. Farm Street between Brigham Street and Brownell Street. At times during working hours, these locations 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: Phase 4 Transmission Main Reinforcement Project   Contractor: C. Naughton Corp. (Monday-Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM)
• The Contractor will continue replacing a section of the existing 48-in water transmission main north of the railroad crossing at Chipaway Road in East Freetown.

Project: Shawmut Avenue and Howland Street Pumping Station Improvements Project General Contractor: WES Construction Corp. (Monday-Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM)
• The contractor is scheduled to continue installation of granite curb and concrete sidewalk replacement along Nash Road between Shawmut Avenue and Mount Pleasant Street. Lane restrictions will be in place during working hours, with one lane of alternating traffic open. Police officers 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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