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Traffic Alerts

Parker Street between Wilbraham Road and Burns Avenue

 

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, Insituform Inc., will rehabilitate sewer pipe within Parker Street between Wilbraham Road and Burns Avenue. Construction on Parker Street is scheduled to begin on August 14, 2018, and continue for approximately one week, weather permitting. 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 and traffic delays are expected.  On Parker Street, northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.  Traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.  Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes when possible.

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.

Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Information Carew Street between Liberty and Norman Streets, Springfield, MA

On behalf of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission, Baltazar Construction, Inc., will replace and rehabilitate sewer pipes within Carew Street between Liberty and Norman Streets in Springfield. Construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 25, 2018, and continue for approximately one month. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM.

Due to the nature of this work, changes to traffic patterns on Carew Street between Liberty and Norman Streets are expected. Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details. Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes.

The project involves replacing or rehabilitating approximately 1,000 feet of existing 10” sewer main originally installed in 1907 and 1918 within Carew Street.  The project value of this work is approximately $1.7 million.

Central Street Water Main Replacement

Crews from the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission will replace a water main within Central Street between Main and Ashmun Streets beginning on or about April 30, 2018. Construction is scheduled to begin April 30, 2018, and continue for approximately six weeks. 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 and traffic delays are expected. Central Street will be reduced to a single lane for eastbound traffic during construction hours. Westbound traffic will be detoured through Morris Street. Local traffic and access will be managed with posted signs and police details.

The existing water main within the Central Street work zone dates to 1900. The Commission is proactively prioritizing and replacing its aging infrastructure throughout the city in order to maintain high-quality and reliable water service into the future.


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

WEEKLY ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION UPDATES

Week of August 13, 2018

Eastern Ave. from State St. to Hickory St. – Utility and sidewalk work

King St. from Eastern Ave. to Walnut St. - Utility and sidewalk work

Quincy St. from Oak St. to Colton St. - Utility and sidewalk work

South Branch Pkwy. From Parker St. to Woodcrest Rd. - Mill


MGM Mitigation

Central St. from Ashmun St. to Maple St. – Paving tentative 8/13/18


Sidewalk Restoration

Indian Orchard Neighborhood

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.

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