Streetscape Contruction Updates

STREETSCAPE PHASE 2 CONSTRUCTION  UPDATES

2012 Construction Season Begins March 19, 2012


Week of March 19 – March 23 (Work begins 7:00am to 3:30pm)
SIDEWALK EXCAVATION

FENN STREET TO PARK SQUARE
(100 NORTH STREET TO 24 NORTH STREET)

The contractor will begin to excavate the temporary asphalt and concrete and grade and gravel the sidewalk in this area. This is in preparation of new sidewalk to be installed in the upcoming weeks.

-Some sections of this block will experience disturbance in front of each business during this work, but all businesses will have access.

-The work will be completed as quickly as possible in an effort to reduce interruptions to pedestrians and businesses.

-Officers will assist pedestrians safely through the construction area when needed.

-Vehicular traffic will be guided with signs, cones and drums allowing traffic to travel safely to the downtown area.

At times the work will impact parking spaces. Additional parking is conveniently located at City lots on McKay Street, First Street and Columbus Avenue.


Week of October 31st – November 4th (Work begins 7:00am to 3:30pm)

NEW STREETLIGHTS –

NORTH STREET –EAST SIDE – BETWEEN EAGLE STREET TO PARK SQUARE

The contractor will continue to work on the electrical service for the street lights on the east side of North Street.

NEW SIDEWALKS –

The contractor will continue to install brick pavers throughout the entire project. Temporary blacktop will be placed on unfinished sidewalk areas for the winter. Concrete sidewalk work is finished for the season and will be completed next spring.

LANDSCAPING WEST SIDE OF NORTH STREET

The contractor will begin to landscape the planters on west side ofNorth Street.

TRAFFIC SIGNALIZATION -

The contractor will continue to install traffic mast arms and posts throughout the project area.

Week of October 24th – 28th (Work begins 7:00am to 3:30pm)

NEW STREETLIGHTS –

NORTH STREET –EAST SIDE – BETWEEN EAGLE STREET TO PARK SQUARE

The contractor will be working on the wiring and electrical service for the street lights on the east side ofNorth Street.

NEW SIDEWALKS –

NORTH ST. – EAST SIDE – BETWEEN  EAGLE ST. TO FENN STREET.

The contractor will continue to install brick pavers and pour concrete sidewalk in front of116 North Street.

NEW SIDEWALK –

NORTH ST. – EAST SIDE – IN FRONT OF BERKSHIRE BANK TO FENN STREET

The contractor will continue to install granite curbing, grade sidewalk areas and place temporary blacktop on unfinished sidewalk areas for the winter betweenFenn StreettoPark Square.

LANDSCAPING WEST SIDE OF NORTH STREET

The contractor will begin to prepare the planting areas for landscaping.

 The work will be done as quickly as possible in an effort to reduce interruptions and inconvenience to pedestrians and the businesses.

Week of October 10th – 14th (Work begins 7:00am to 3:30pm)

 No Construction Work on Columbus Day – Monday, October 10, 2011

NEW STREETLIGHTS –

NORTH STREET –EAST SIDE – BETWEEN EAGLE STREET TO PARK SQUARE

The contractor will begin to assemble and install the new streetlights on the east side of North Street.

NEW SIDEWALKS –

NORTH ST. – EAST SIDE – BETWEEN  EAGLE ST. TO FENN ST.

The contractor will continue to pour concrete sidewalks and install brick pavers.

Some sections of the block will experience disturbance in front of each store during this work, but all businesses will have access. The work will be done as quickly as possible in an effort to reduce interruptions to pedestrians and businesses.

All businesses in this area will be open.

NEW SIDEWALK –

NORTH ST. – EAST SIDE – IN FRONT OF BERKSHIRE BANK

The contractor will continue to excavate and install heated sidewalk in front of Berkshire Bank.

TheNorth Streetentrance may be temporarily blocked, but access will be available and the work will be done as quickly as possible in an effort to reduce interruptions to their customers.

BRIDGE CURBING –

The contractor will install bridge curbing and pour concrete at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Eagle Street.

Week of October 3rd – 7th (Work begins 7:00am to 3:30pm)

NEW STREETLIGHTS –

NORTH STREET- WEST SIDE – BETWEEN COLUMBUS AVE. TO WEST STREET &

NORTH STREET –EAST SIDE – BETWEEN EAGLE STREET TO PARK SQUARE

The contractor will begin to assemble and install the new streetlights on the east and west side ofNorth Street.

NEW SIDEWALKS –

NORTH ST. – EAST SIDE – BETWEEN  EAGLE ST. TO FENN ST.

The contractor will continue to pour concrete sidewalks and install granite curbing between the Berkshire Juvenile Court Building and CompuWorks. Some sections of the block will experience disturbance in front of each store during this work, but all businesses will have access. The work will be done as quickly as possible in an effort to reduce interruptions to pedestrians and businesses.

 All businesses in this area will be open.

BRIDGE CURBING –

The contractor will install bridge curbing at the corner ofColumbus AvenueandEagle Street.

Week of September 26th – 29th (Work begins 7:00am to 3:30pm)

NEW SIDEWALKS  –

NORTH ST.- EAST SIDE – BETWEEN  EAGLE ST. TO FENN ST.

The contractor will continue to install granite curbing and pour concrete sidewalks (weather depending) between the BerkshireJuvenileCourtBuildingand CompuWorks. Some sections of the block will experience disturbance in front of each store during this work, but all businesses will have access. The work will be done as quickly as possible in an effort to reduce interruptions to pedestrians and businesses. All businesses in this area will be open.

BRIDGE CURBING

The contractor will install bridge curbing at the corner ofColumbus AvenueandEagle Street.

SIDEWALK EXCAVATION

NORTH ST. EAST SIDE – BETWEEN FENN ST – PARK SQ.

The contractor will continue to work on installation of electrical conduit in the sidewalk areas for the light poles.

NEW STREETLIGHTS –

NORTH ST. WEST SIDE – BETWEEN COLUMBUS AVE. – WEST ST.

The contractor will begin assembling the new streetlights and erect in place on the entire west side. The wiring and electrical service will continue after the installation.

Week of September 19th – 23rd (Work begins 7:00am to 3:30pm)

NEW SIDEWALKS  – NORTH ST.- EAST SIDE – BETWEEN  EAGLE ST. TO FENN ST.

The contractor will continue to excavate and grade sidewalk areas and install granite curbing. Once this is completed they will begin to form and pour concrete sidewalks. Some sections of the block will experience disturbance in front of each store during this work, but all businesses will have access. The work will be done as quickly as possible in an effort to reduce interruptions to pedestrians and businesses. All businesses in this area will be open.

BOLLARDS   NORTH ST.- WEST SIDE – BETWEEN COLUMBUS AVE. TO DEPOT ST.

The contractor will to install bollards in designated areas.

SIDEWALK EXCAVATION – NORTH ST. EAST SIDE – BETWEEN FENN ST – PARK SQ.

The contractor will begin to remove the front part of the sidewalks area and install underground electrical conduits for the light poles.

Week of September 12th – 16th (Work begins 6:30am to 3:00pm)

Please note: – September 15, 2011 –“Third Thursday”

Construction will end early in preparation of Third Thursday on North Street. 

BECAUSE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, WORK THAT COULD NOT BE ACCOMPLISHED LAST WEEK WILL CONTINUE IN THESE AREAS.

NEW SIDEWALKS  – NORTH ST. BETWEEN  DEPOT ST. TO WEST ST.

The contractor will continue to work pouring of concrete for new sidewalk and installing brick pavers at the curb line from the Beacon Cinema to the corner ofNorth StreetandWest Street. Some sections of the block will experience disturbance in front of each store during this work, but all businesses will have access. The work will be done as quickly as possible in an effort to reduce interruptions to pedestrians and businesses. All businesses in this area will be open.

SIDEWALK EXCAVATION NORTH ST.  BETWEEN  EAGLE ST. TO  FENN ST.

The contractor will continue to excavate, gravel sidewalk areas and install granite curbing.

 All businesses in this area will be open.

TRAFFIC SIGNALIZATION

Conduit installation at the intersections of Depot, North, Fenn andColumbus, North, Eagle.