Two-Week Look Ahead Starting December 14, 2020

Every week the construction contractors for Contract No. 2019-01 – Downtown Area Wastewater Treatment Facility and Effluent Disposal, Daniel O’Connell’s Sons, Inc. and Contract No. 2019-02 – Downtown Area Collection System and Pumping Stations, Robert B. Our Co., Inc. provide a “two-week look ahead” that summarizes anticipated construction activity in the planned project area.

Contract No. 2019-01 – Downtown Area Wastewater Treatment Facility and Effluent Disposal

During the next two weeks, construction crews and detours are scheduled to be at the following locations:

  • 29 Overland Way: Expect construction traffic and equipment to be entering and exiting at Bay Ridge Lane.  Work includes site excavation, forming rebar for base slab, and placing concrete for base lab.
  • 32 Lots Hollow Road: Expect construction traffic and equipment to be entering and exiting at Lots Hollow Road.  Work includes backfilling the effluent disposal distribution box.

Contract No. 2019-02 – Downtown Area Collection System and Pumping Stations Area

During the next two weeks construction crews and detours are scheduled to be at the following locations:

  • Main Line Crew 1: West Road between Old Colony Way and Route 6A moving south toward Route 6A installing force main sewer, gravity sewer, service tees, and fiber optic conduit.  The following week Crew 1 will pause work on West Road and move to Old Tote Road for service stub installation.
  • Testing Crew: West Road pressure testing gravity pipe and vacuum testing manholes.
  • Traffic Delays/Detours: Traffic detours are scheduled for West Road weekdays from 7AM to 4PM. West Road is closed to through traffic, but access to West Road will be allowed to residents and local businesses by either Old Colony Way or Route 6A. Please check with the detail officer located at either side of West Road for best access. Old Tote Road will be closed to through traffic December 21-23, but access will be allowed to residents and local businesses. Please check with the detail officer located at either end of Old Tote Road for best access. See detour plans on the “Construction Activities and Detours” webpage.

Note: Work on West Road will pause the week of December 21st to allow for access to Skaket Corners Plaza (9 West Road) before the holiday. Crews will not be working December 24-25 due to the holiday.

The plans, system map and additional information are available on the Town’s website.

https://www.town.orleans.ma.us/wastewater-infrastructure/phase-1-downtown-area

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