A reader is interested in finding out what type of road project is going on down on River Road this week.
Question: There seems to be a lot of DPW activity going on down on River Road. any idea what's up? Answer: Indeed, we do. And what is "up" will be "up" for the next six weeks. The work is mark of a major reconstruction of River Road. This one has been in works for quite a while and should make that road considerably safer for cars and pedestrians. Here is the notifcation that went out to residents of River Road from Town Engineer Michelle Stein: The Department of Public Works has initiated preparations for the paving of River Road. The project may entail some of the following activities: Construction crews will commence work from 7:00 am to approximately 7:00 pm Monday through Friday, except holidays. This project began on Wednesday, April…
Work being done on the railroad tracks coinciding with water line work.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by Town Engineer Michele Jodar Stein, PE.) Please note East Street will be closed to through traffic on three consecutive days for utility work and repair of the railroad tracks. This will be between the limits of Shawsheen Street and Maple Road on East Street. On Nov. 24 and 25, Saturday and Sunday, East Street will be closed to through traffic between the hours of 7 AM and 7 PM. Specifically, the construction crew will be between 692 and 800 East Street during this time. On Nov. 26, Monday, East Street will be closed to through traffic between the hours of 5 AM to 5 AM the following Tuesday morning. The construction crew will be at the railroad tracks during this time. This work is …