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Intersection of Willow and Union Streets

Springfield Water and Sewer Commission crews will replace a water main within the intersection of Willow and Union Streets. Construction is scheduled to begin September 27, 2017, and continue for approximately two weeks. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns and traffic delays are expected.  Only one lane of traffic will be open on Union Street between Main Street and Maple Street during construction. Eastbound traffic on Union Street will be detoured onto Main Street.  Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.

The Commission appreciates the patience of drivers, pedestrians, residents, and businesses while this important work is being performed. Please contact the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission at
413-310-3501 with questions regarding this project.

Hancock Street from Clark Street to Hawthorne Street

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, P. Gioiso and Sons Inc. will repair sewer pipes within Hancock Street between Clark and Hawthorne Streets. Construction is scheduled to begin August 28, 2017, and continue for approximately one week. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns and traffic delays are expected.  Hancock Street between Clark and Hawthorne Streets will be closed to through traffic during some phases of construction.  Northbound traffic will be detoured onto Clark Street and southbound traffic will be detoured onto Crosby Street.  Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.

MassDOT Viaduct Traffic Info

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The I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project is replacing the existing deck of the I-91 viaduct, an elevated structure in Springfield, Massachusetts. The project is progressing on an accelerated schedule to minimize traffic impacts and reduce construction duration. Once completed, the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project will increase safety and accessibility on this busy interstate, reduce annual maintenance costs, and ensure long-term service. MassDOT signed a $148 million contract with the Joint Venture of White-Schiavone (JV) in May 2015. The project will receive 80% of its funding from the Federal Highway Administration and 20% from the Commonwealth.

Roosevelt Avenue near State Street overpass

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, private contractors will replace sewer pipes within Roosevelt Avenue near State Street overpass. Construction is scheduled to begin July 17th, 2017 and continue thru Sept 22nd. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from7:00AM to 4:00PM.

  Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns and traffic delays are expected.  Roosevelt Avenue near State Street overpass will be reduced to a single lane alternating traffic pattern during construction hours.  Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.

  We appreciate the patience of drivers and residents while this work is being performed. Please contact the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission at 413-310-3501 with questions regarding this project.

Union Street between Hancock Street and Eastern Avenue

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, private contractors will replace water pipes within Union Street between Hancock Street and Eastern Avenue. Construction is scheduled to begin June 30th, 2017 and continue through the 2017 construction season. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.  Please note that there will be no construction activity July 1st through July 4th.

 Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns and traffic delays are expected.  Union Street between Hancock Street and Eastern Avenue will be closed to thru traffic during some phases of construction. Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.

 We appreciate the patience of drivers and residents while this work is being performed. Please contact the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission at 413-310-3501 with questions regarding this project.

Tyler Street between Hancock Street and Colton Street

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, private contractors will replace water and sewer pipes within Tyler Street between Hancock Street and Colton Street. Construction is scheduled to begin April 18th, 2017 and continue through the 2017 construction season. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

  Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns and traffic delays are expected.  Tyler Street will be closed to thru traffic during some phases of construction. Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.

  We appreciate the patience of drivers and residents while this work is being performed. Please contact the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission at 413-310-3501 with questions regarding this project.

Pendleton Avenue between Hancock Street and Eastern Avenue

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, private contractors will replace water and sewer pipes within Pendleton Avenue between Hancock Street and Eastern Avenue. Construction is scheduled to begin April 20th, 2017 and continue through the 2017 construction season. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

 Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns and traffic delays are expected.  Pendleton Avenue will be closed to thru traffic during some phases of construction.  Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.

  We appreciate the patience of drivers and residents while this work is being performed. Please contact the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission at 413-310-3501 with questions regarding this project.

Alden Street Project Update

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, Baltazar Contractors Inc. is currently installing temporary water bypass, including temporary hydrants, on Hancock St (Alden St to Lebanon St)Alden St (Eastern Ave through Springfield College campus), and starting the 29th on State St (Dresden Street to Berlin Street) .  The bypass is in place to allow for replacement of existing water mains.  The entire bypass is expected to be online within the next couple of weeks and remain until mid-November.  


 We appreciate the patience of drivers and residents while this work is being performed. Please contact the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission at 413-452-1302 with questions regarding this project.

Eastern Avenue between Tyler Street and King Street

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, private contractors will rehabilitate and replace sewer pipes within Eastern Avenue between Tyler Street and King St as part of this year’s Infrastructure Improvements Project. Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 3rd, 2017 and continue through end of construction season. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

 Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns and traffic delays are expected. At times, sections of Eastern Avenue between King Street and Tyler Street will be closed to through traffic. Traffic will be detoured onto Hancock Street via streets adjacent to Eastern Avenue. Traffic will be managed with posted signs and police details. Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes when possible.

 We appreciate the patience of drivers and residents while this work is being performed. Please contact the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission at 413-310-3501 with questions regarding this project.

Connecticut River Walk and Bikeway Closure Springfield, MA

Main Interceptor Rehabilitation Project Update

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, private contractors will repair three Combined Sewer Outfalls along the Connecticut River as part of the ongoing Main Interceptor Rehabilitation Project. For the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists, the Connecticut River Walk and Bikeway will be closed from Liberty Street to Riverfront Park until October 20, 2017 while this work is ongoing. Signs will be posted to indicate the area where the path is closed.
We appreciate the patience of residents while this work is being performed. Please contact the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission at 413-310-3501 with questions regarding this project.

DPW Weekly Roadway Construction Updates

Week of October 16, 2017

West St.  – From N. End Bridge to Plainfield St.  Milling and Utility work

 

Sidewalk restoration work in the Liberty Heights Neighborhood and East Springfield Neighborhood.

Sidewalk restoration work is being completed at Monarch Place at the intersection of Main St. and Boland Way.

 

The following is MGM Off-Site Roadwork in and around Downtown Springfield, which change in traffic patterns and delays are expected:

 

Boland Way between East Columbus Ave. and the Memorial Bridge

Dwight St. at the intersection of 291 off ramp

Pynchon St. at East Columbus Ave.

State St. between East Columbus Ave. and Hall of Fame Ave.

Union St. between Main St. and East Columbus Ave.









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