Center Business District Project Updates

The following is a summary of the work completed this week and the work P. Gioioso & Sons, Inc. (contractor) has scheduled for the next two weeks. Please note, the anticipated schedule may vary due to unforeseen site conditions, weather conditions, or other factors out of the contractor’s control.

Construction Updates and Schedule:

Work completed (5/31/21 to 6/4/21):

  • Construction of storm drain improvements on Cottage Park Road, between Somerset Avenue and Pleasant
  • Construction of water improvements on Somerset Avenue, between Cottage Park Road and Pleasant Street.
  • Construction of concrete inverts in drain and sewer manholes on Somerset Avenue, between Cottage Park Road and Pleasant Street, on Jefferson Street, between Hagman Road and Fremont Street, and on Putnam Street, at the intersection of Jefferson Street.

Two-week Anticipated Schedule (6/7/21 to 6/18/21)

June 7 to June 11, 2021:

Scheduled Work:

  • Construction of sewer improvements on Jefferson Street, between Putnam Street and Fremont Street.
  • Construction of storm drain improvements on Putnam Street, between Jefferson Street and Putnam Place.

Traffic Management (Jefferson Street sewer work, 7 AM to 4 PM):

  • The CBD can be accessed from Somerset Avenue, Cottage Park Road, Woodside Avenue, and Jefferson Street during construction hours (7 AM to 4 PM). Hagman Road, Jefferson Street, and Bartlett Road will be open during construction hours (7 AM to 4 PM) to exit the CBD. Somerset Avenue and Cottage Park Road will be closed at Pleasant Street. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses.
  • Jefferson Street will be closed at Fremont Street. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses.

Traffic Management (Putnam Street drain work, 7 AM to 4 PM):

  • The CBD can be accessed from Somerset Avenue, Cottage Park Road, Woodside Avenue, and Jefferson Street during construction hours (7 AM to 4 PM). Hagman Road, Jefferson Street, and Bartlett Road will be open during construction hours (7 AM to 4 PM) to exit the CBD. Cottage Park Road will be closed at Pleasant Street. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses.
  • Putnam Street will be closed at Jefferson Street and Buchanan Street. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses.

June 14 to June 18, 2021

Scheduled Work:

  • Construction of drain improvements on Putnam Street, between Jefferson Street and Putnam Place, and on Putnam Place.
  • Begin TV inspection, cleaning, and testing of new drain pipe and structures installed on Hagman Road at the intersection of Jefferson Street, on Jefferson Street, between Hagman Road and Putnam Street, and on Putnam Street at the intersection of Jefferson Street.
  • Begin lowering castings on installed structures throughout the Center Business District.

Traffic Management (Putnam Street and Putnam Place drain work, 7 AM to 4 PM):

  • The CBD can be accessed from Somerset Avenue, Cottage Park Road, Woodside Avenue, and Jefferson Street during construction hours (7 AM to 4 PM). Hagman Road, Jefferson Street, and Bartlett Road will be open during construction hours to exit the CBD. Access and egress points may vary due to other work being completed within project area.
  • Putnam Street will be closed at Jefferson Street and Buchanan Street. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses.

Traffic Management (Casting work throughout CBD; 7 AM to 4 PM):

  • Streets within the immediate work area will be posted no parking 48 hours in advance of work.  Localized road shutdowns will be coordinated with the Owner as required.

Traffic Management (TV inspection work, begins Thursday 6/17; 7 AM to 4 PM):

  • Putnam Street will be closed to through traffic. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses between Buchanan Street and Jefferson Street.
  • Jefferson Street will be closed at Fremont Street. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses.
  • Putnam Street will be closed at the Citizens Bank.  Access to Michael’s Mall and Citizens Bank will remain open. Access to businesses will be maintained.
  • Jefferson Street will be closed at French Square. Access to businesses will be maintained.

CONSTRUCTION PHOTOS:

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Photo 1: Construction of storm drain improvements (drain pipe installation) on Cottage Park Road, between Somerset Avenue and Pleasant Street.

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Photo 2: Construction of storm drain improvements (catch basin installation) on Cottage Park Road, between Somerset Avenue and Pleasant Street.

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Photo 3: Construction of water improvements (fire service installation) on Somerset Avenue, between Cottage Park Road and Pleasant Street.