Traffic Alerts

Intersection of Mill and Locust Streets

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, Ludlow Construction, Inc., will replace water pipes within the intersection of Mill and Locust Streets in Springfield. Construction is scheduled to begin the week of September 24th, 2018.

Work in this intersection is expected to last until December. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns in the construction zone are expected. Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details, with occasional detours in place as needed.  Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes when possible.

Commission staff will be present at the South End Citizen Council’s meeting on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 6:30 PM at 510 Main Street to provide information about the project and answer questions.

Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Information: Colton Street and Beacon Street

 On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, GEG Construction, Inc., will replace water main pipes within Colton Street and Beacon Street in Springfield. Construction is scheduled to begin during the week of August 6, 2018.

Work on Colton Street and Beacon Street is expected to continue for approximately four months. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns in the construction zones on Colton Street and Beacon Street are expected. Intersections with Colton and Beacon Streets may be posted at various times for closure and detours. Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details. Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes.

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

Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Information: Saint James Avenue between St James Blvd. and Page Blvd.

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, Baltazar Construction, Inc., will replace or rehabilitate sewer pipes within Saint James Avenue between St. James Boulevard and Page Boulevard, in Springfield.

Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 9, 2018. Work on St. James Avenue is expected to continue for approximately two months. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns in the construction zone on St. James Avenue are expected. Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.

Alden and Middlesex Streets

Water Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Information

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, Baltazar Contractors Inc. will replace water pipes within Alden Street, extending between Wilbraham Avenue and Northumberland Street. Crews will also replace water main within Middlesex Street, extending between Alden and Bristol Streets. Construction is scheduled to begin May 8, 2018, and continue to November 2018. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Work on Alden Street is a continuation of the installation of approximately 4,100 linear feet of 12-inch water main replacement begun last fall. The existing water main segments in the upcoming Alden Street work zone date from 1923 and 1936. The existing water main segment in the Middlesex Street work zone dates from 1924. Both water main replacement projects are part of the Commission’s 2017

Infrastructure Improvements - Water capital improvement project.

Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns and traffic delays are expected during construction hours. During some phases of the water main work, Alden and Middlesex Streets will be reduced to a single-lane alternating traffic pattern. Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.  Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes. The Commission appreciates the patience of residents, businesses, pedestrians, and drivers while this important work is 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 15, 2018

 

Dennis St. from Plumtree Road to Regal St. – Utility Work

Plumtree Circle from Plumtree Road to southerly 600 feet – Utility Work

Skyridge Dr. from Parker St. to northerly 1,220 feet – Utility Work

Talbot St. from Plumtree Rd. to North Rd.  – Utility Work

 

Sidewalk Restoration

East Springfield

Forest Park

Liberty Heights

 

Intersection Reconstruction

Cass St. and Carew St.

MassDOT Viaduct Traffic Info

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.

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