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Posted on: September 19, 2020

Downtown Clinton Revitalization Program Weekly Update

Note: Updates are based on a two-week “look-ahead” provided by the project contractor, I.W. Harding Construction Co. Inc., of West Bridgewater, MA. The schedule is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather, delivery of materials, subcontractor availability, or unknown subsurface conditions.

WEEK 21: BEGINNING MONDAY, MAY 17, 2021

  • Week 21: Beginning the week of May 17, 2021, I.W. Harding Construction Co. Inc. is anticipated to complete pouring and finishing concrete sidewalks on the east (odd-numbered) side of High Street. The completion of this work is weather dependent. 

  • Every effort will be made to ensure continuous access to storefronts and residential entrances. In order to achieve this, ramps will be used and pouring will be staggered. To minimize disruption, residents and business people who have the opportunity to enter their property from secondary entrances are requested to do so.

  • Vehicular access to the following areas will be limited:
    • Parking lots and driveways accessible from High Street
    • Pierce Place
    • French Terrace
    • Richardson Place
    • Battista Court
  • Residents and business people who normally park in these areas are requested to park on High Street during the 3-day cure time that is required before vehicles may pass over new sidewalks. New sidewalks should be ready for pedestrians approximately 24 hours after pour. Please reach out to our team with any concerns.

  • The contractor will continue to install new decorative lighting fixtures along the east (odd-numbered) side of High Street, where sidewalks have been finished.
     
    • Impact(s): “Spot” No Parking zones will be in place during work, affecting multiple parking spaces at each work site. Two-way vehicular traffic will be maintained throughout the entire work zone, except at parking lots, driveways, and minor lanes as noted above. The width of the roadway may be reduced near each location, with traffic control by police detail officers. All motorists - and motorcyclists, especially - are advised to use caution while traveling on High Street and Church Street. Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes and should expect minor delays.  
  • The removal of sidewalks and curbing are scheduled to reconvene on the west (even-numbered) side of High Street. Construction activities will proceed toward Union Street. Multiple crews will work in sequence to minimize disruption.

  • The contractor is expected to start installing new curbing beginning at the intersection of High Street and Water Street while sidewalk removal on the west side of the project area is underway.
     
    • Impact(s): Access to storefronts shall be maintained during sidewalk and curbing removal operations, but will briefly be disabled for approximately a 30-minute-long period as work progresses directly in front of each building/doorway.

STAY CONNECTED DURING CONSTRUCTION

Our team is available to you for the duration of this project. Should you have any questions or concerns about this project – you may send an email to downtown@clintonma.gov or call the DCRP hotline by dialing (888) 386-2586Calls that are received after work hours or during the weekends will be returned promptly the following business day. 

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