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 March 5th
  • The City’s Contractor, N. Granese and Sons, will conduct a water shutdown on Monday , March 5th from 11:30 am to 3 pm to perform necessary water repair work between Barton Square and Washington Street. Shutdown notices have been distributed to the impacted businesses and Residents.
  • Contractor will Inspect and clean Sanitary Sewer Main from Barton Square to Washington Street.
  • Contractor will complete remaining punch list items and cleanup throughout the project area .
  • Please note that this work is weather dependent and may be delayed due to heavy rain or snow.
  • There will be No Parking on both sides of Essex Street between Barton Square and Washington Street during the day.
  • Detour signage will direct traffic around work zone. Traffic and pedestrian signs will be placed throughout the project limits.
Week of  March 12th  

Thank you for your patience and support during this project. The City will continue to communicate any future phases of utility relocation and roadway reconstruction on or around Essex Street as information and schedules become available.



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