Intersection of Mill and Locust Streets

Due to ongoing work to replace water pipes within the intersection of Mill and Locust Streets in Springfield, a short-term detour has been established in the area. The detour is scheduled to be in effect for approximately two weeks starting November 1, 2018.

During this time Mill Street between Locust and Main Streets will be closed to through traffic. Westbound traffic from Mill Street will be diverted to Locust Street. Eastbound traffic approaching the intersection from Mill or Main Streets will be directed northbound on Main Street. Local traffic and access to the closed segment of Mill Street will be managed with posted signs and police details.

Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes when possible.

Work on the water pipe improvement project began in late September and is expected to continue until December. Typical construction hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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.

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.

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 December 3rd 2018

Intersection Reconstruction

Roosevelt Ave at Gaucher St. – Drainage reconstruction through 12/21/18

 

 

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.

Page last updated:  Friday, November 30, 2018 09:13 am