Essex Street Utility Improvements


General Project Information:

• Project work hours: 7am – 3:30pm for day work (sewer and drain); 10pm – 6am for night work (water valve replacement work)

• Due to the nature of the work, street closures will be required. Detour signage, with police details, will be in place for traffic management. Sidewalks will remain open and accessible. Entrances to buildings and adjacent roads may be impacted during the construction. Parking will not be allowed on either side of the road at or near the work zone. Roads will be open during non-working hours.

Pre-Construction Presentation

Project Plans

Helpful hints during construction.

Projected Construction Activities:

Week of December 4th • Continue to excavate pits between North/Summer Sts and Washington St to facilitate water valve replacements. • Replace water valves Wednesday and Thursday nights, which will require road closure and interruption of water service from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am. • Schedule may change, additional notification prior to shutdown will be distributed. • Every attempt will be made to keep traffic open on Essex St during daytime activity; however closures and detours will be necessary on Barton Square and Crombie Street.

Week of December 11th • Backfill valve pits and replace fire hydrants. • Road closures needed on Barton Sq and Crombie St. • Pave all pits on Friday, daytime road closure of all roads may be required.



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