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Posted on: August 24, 2023

[ARCHIVED] EVERSOURCE CONSTRUCTION

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Saturday, August 26, Eversource crews will be staging pipe on Cross Street and installing pipe under the Aberjona River. Crews have completed the first bore under the Aberjona River and have finalized pipe assembly in Davidson Park to support the horizontal directorial drilling (HDD).

If you need access to your vehicle on Saturday during daytime work hours, please relocate your vehicle to Forest St., Marion St., or Washington St. before 9:30 a.m. on August 26

Saturday, 8/26/23 (Approx. 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.)

On August 26, crews will transport pipe from Davidson Park to Cross Street between Forest St. and Washington St.

During this activity, Cross Street will be CLOSED from Washington St. to Holton St. Police detail officers will maintain local access when possible.

  • Westbound traffic will be detoured back to Cross St. via Washington St., Montvale Ave., Green St., and Holton St.
  • Eastbound traffic will be detoured to Washington St. via Holton St., Green St., and Montvale Ave.
  • Residents with access needs must find alternate parking on Forest St., Marion St., or Washington St. (by Leonard Field)

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Saturday 8/26/23 (approx. 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

Immediately following the above activity, crews will pull the pipe from Cross St. underground and into the previously excavated pit at the corner of Forest St. 

During this activity, Cross St. from Forest St. to Washington St. will be open to local access only. Local access will be maintained for residents and businesses in the area. All other vehicles will utilize Forest St. as a detour.

  • If you are a property owner with access directly to Cross St. (between Forest St. and Washington St.), you will not be able to cross the road while pipe is staged in the roadway.
  • One lane of travel will be maintained from Forest St. toward Washington St.

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Construction Hours

  • Pipe transporting will begin on August 26 after 9 a.m. and last up to 4 hours.
  • Pipe pulling will start on August 26 after 12 p.m. and last up to 4 hours.

Traffic Management

We coordinate closely with the Winchester Police Department and town officials to maintain a safe and effective flow of traffic. Vehicle detours will be in place and local access will be maintained. Access to Cross St. will be detoured utilizing Forest St and Green St.  

If you have questions, please call Miles Lang-Kennedy at 781-583-8705. If you have immediate questions in the field, please ask a police officer or crew construction member for assistance. Alternate parking is recommended at Washington St, Forest St, or Marion St. Vehicles will not be able to cross the double yellow line as pipe will be located along the middle of the road. Objects in the road will be clearly identified. 

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