Project Alert (Paving Update) - 9/8/17

On Monday September 11, the contractor will commence paving of the final top coat on Rantoul Street from the southern limit of the project - near the Veterans Memorial Bridge, to where Federal Street meets Rantoul Street, weather permitting. 

The work will last three days and will be broken into three sections heading north bound from the bridge.  Please be aware this will impact travel in the area as well as at times impact the ability for vehicles to enter or leave driveways on Rantoul Street. 

Vehicles will not be permitted to park on Rantoul Street during this time.  Please plan accordingly.

* Businesses will be open and accessible during the work. *

Project Alert (Paving) - 9/7/17

Paving the final top coat of asphalt from the southern limit of the project on Rantoul Street (near the foot of the Veterans Memorial Bridge) to approximately Federal Street will take place the week of September 11th.  The work will last three days and will be broken into three sections.

Paving the final top coat of asphalt is tentatively scheduled for the week of September 25th from the Railroad tracks at Gloucester Crossing up Cabot St to Lenox St, Rantoul St from Gloucester Crossing to Elliott St and Elliott Street from Cabot Street to the Railroad tracks just before Beckford Street. 

Project Update - 8/3/17

4-Week Look Ahead Summary in Each Phase

Phases 1 and 2: Raising castings. Complete curb and sidewalks at railroad crossings. Goal is to start final paving on 8/24 and road striping (paint) on 9/5.

Phases 3, 4 and 5: Raising castings in preparation for final paving.

Phase 6A (Gloucester crossing):  Install railroad signal cable and gates. Install traffic signal mast arms and pedestals.  Temporary traffic markings and traffic switch to final alignment scheduled for 8/14.  Construct islands on both sides of tracks, milling, complete curb and sidewalks.

Phase 6:  Raise castings, grade and pour sidewalks, install ornamental railing. 

Phase 7:  Install curb, grade and pour sidewalks, install light and signal conduit, traffic signals at Federal St.

Phase 8:  Excavate pavement in sidewalks and install light conduit.

Project Update - 6/21/17

Four week look ahead - 

Week of 6/26-6/30:

  • M-F: Pour sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section.
  • M-F: Pave binder in driveways in Phase 5 section. 
  • W-F: Set light poles in Phase 5 section.
  • M-F: Install light conduit in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Install curb in Phase 6 section. 
  • Tue-F: Grade sidewalks and drives in Phase 6 section. 
  • M-Th: Fine grade and pave base and binder in Phase 7 section. 

Week of 7/3-7/7: 

  • M: Pour sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section.
  • M: Pave binder in driveways in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-Tue: Set light poles in Phase 5 section.
  • M-F: Install light conduit in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and drives in Phase 6 section. 

Week of 7/10-7/14:

  • M-Tue: Set billboard support system at Gloucester Crossing. 
  • M-Tue: Plant remaining trees within Phases 1-4. 
  • M: Install light conduit in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and drives in Phase 6 section. 
  • M-F: Excavate and pour mast arm foundations in Phase 7 section.
  • M-Th: Install regulatory signs in Phase 1, 2, 3, and 4A.  

Week of 7/17-7/21:

  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and drives in Phase 6 section. 
  • M: Remove existing signals at Gloucester Crossing. 
  • M: Set up bypass pump for drainage work at Gloucester Crossing. 
  • M-F: Install 36" drain pipe and associated manholes.  

Project Update - 6/7/17

Four week look ahead - 

Week of 6/12-6/16:

  • M-Tue: Pour stamped section of sidewalks and base for cobblestones at 131 Rantoul St.
  • Tue-W: Pour remaining sidewalks at 131 Rantoul St.  
  • Th-F: Install cobblestone strips at 131 Rantoul St.  
  • Tue: Excavate and grade lot at Waters and Brown.
  • W: Pave top coarse on drives at Waters and Brown lot. 
  • M-Th: Plant tree along Phases 1, 2 and 3. 
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-Tue: Install curb on Rantoul St at Elliott St intersection.
  • Th-F: Install signal wire and set mast arms in Phase 5 area.
  • M-W: Excavate sidewalks in Phase 6 section.
  • M-W: Install light foundations and conduit in Phase 5 section.
  • M-F: Install light conduit in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Excavate and pour mast arm foundations in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Roadway excavation and install gravel in Phase 7 section. 

Week of 6/19-6/23: 

  • Th: Remove hydrants at Wallis St and Federal St. 
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-W: Install signal wire and set mast arms in Phase 5 area.
  • M-F: Pour sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section.
  • M-F: Install light conduit in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Install curb in Phase 6 section. 
  • M-F: Roadway excavation and install gravel in Phase 7 section.  
  • M-Th: Install regulatory signs in Phase 1, 2, 3, and 4A. 

Week of 6/26-6/30:

  • M-F: Pour sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section.
  • M-F: Install curb in Phase 6 section. 
  • M-Th: Fine grade and pave base and binder in Phase 7 section. 

Week of 7/3-7/7:

  • M: Pour sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section. 

Project Update - 5/25/17

Four week look ahead - 

Week of 5/29-6/2:

  • Tue: Install drainage under relocated duct bank at 313-321 Rantoul St.
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks at 131 Rantoul St. 
  • M-F: Form and pour sidewalks on Elliott Street.
  • M-F: Plant tree along Phases 1, 2 and 3. 
  • M-W: Install light foundations and conduit in Phase 5 section.
  • M-Th: Install curb on Rantoul St from Chestnut St to Lenox St.
  • Th-F: Install light and signal conduit and foundations lower section of Phase 5. 
  • Tue-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section. 
  • Tue-F: Fine grade and pave base and binder in Phase 6 section. 
  • W-F: Roadway excavation and install gravel in Phase 7 section. 

Week of 6/5-6/9: 

  • M-F: Grade sidewalks at 131 Rantoul St. 
  • M: Form and pour sidewalks at 131 Rantoul St.
  • M-F: Assemble and set light poles on Elliott St.
  • M-F: Plant tree along Phases 1, 2 and 3. 
  • M-W: Install light and signal conduit and foundations lower section of Phase 5. 
  • M: Fine grade and pave base and binder in Phase 6 section. 
  • Th-F: Install curb on Rantoul St at Elliott St intersection.
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section. 
  • Tue-F: Excavate sidewalks in Phase 6 section.
  • Th-F: Install light conduit in Phase 6 section.
  • Th-F: Excavate and pour mast arm foundations in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Roadway excavation and install gravel in Phase 7 section.  

Week of 6/12-6/16:

  • M-F: Grade sidewalks at 131 Rantoul St. 
  • M-F: Plant tree along Phases 1, 2 and 3. 
  • M: Install curb on Rantoul St at Elliott St intersection.
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section. 
  • Th-F: Install signal wire and set mast arms in Phase 5 area. 
  • Tue-F: Pour sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section.
  • M: Excavate sidewalks in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Install light conduit in Phase 6 section.
  • M-W: Excavate and pour mast arm foundations in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Roadway excavation and install gravel in Phase 7 section. 

Week of 6/19-6/23:

  • M: Grade sidewalks at 131 Rantoul St.  
  • M-W: Install signal wire and set mast arms in Phase 5 area. 
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-F: Pour sidewalks and driveways in Phase 5 section.
  • M-W: Install light conduit in Phase 6 section.
  • M-F: Install curb in Phase 6 section. 
  • M-Tue: Roadway excavation and install gravel in Phase 7 section. 

Construction Alert - 5/5/17

Phase 5 (Rantoul St: from Elliott St to Lenox St) – Paving will commence Wednesday May 10 and continue on Friday May 12 and pick-up again the beginning of the week of May 15, weather permitting.  The work will start at Lenox St and move south bound to Elliott Street. 

Phase 6 (Cabot St: Lenox St to Colon St) – Full depth pulverization of the road way will commence on Monday May 8.  This work will last an estimated 4 weeks before paving will take place in this phase.  At most times two lanes of traffic, one in each direction, will be possible.  At certain times detours around Gloucester Crossing may be necessary. 

Project Update - 5/3/17

Four week look ahead - 

Week of 5/1-5/5:

  • M: Install light foundations and conduit at Elliott St.
  • M-Th: Reset curb on Elliott St. 
  • Tue-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways on Elliott Street.
  • Tue-Th: Test pit on electric lines at Gloucester Crossing.
  • M-F: Plant tree along Phases 1, 2 and 3. 
  • M-Tue: Repair sprinklers and plant sod at Odell Park.
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section.
  • Tue-Th: Install signal and light conduit crossings in Phase 5 section.  
  • Th: Lower manholes and water gate boxes in Phase 6 section.

Week of 5/8-5/12: 

  • M: Excavate and install new gate foundation at Gloucester Crossing (Subway).
  • M: Remove existing gate and reset with the new gate at Gloucester Crossing (Subway).
  • M: Test pit on water main at Gloucester Crossing.
  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways on Elliott Street.
  • T: Install signal conduit to signal house at Gloucester Crossing.
  • W: Install drainage under relocated duct bank in front of 313-321 Rantoul St. 
  • W: Install PED signal foundation at Gloucester Crossing. 
  • M-Tue: Fine grade for paving in Phase 5 section. 
  • W-F: Pave base and binder in Phase 5 section. 
  • Tue-W: Pulverize roadway in Phase 6 section.
  • Th-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 6 section. 

Week of 5/15-5/19:

  • M: Grade sidewalks and driveways on Elliott Street.
  • W: Assemble light at Windover property. 
  • M: Excavate sidewalks in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-Th: Excavate and pour mast arm foundations in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-F: Install light foundations and conduit in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 6 section. 

Week of 5/22-5/26:

  • M-F: Install light foundations and conduit in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 6 section. 

Project Update 4/12/17

Four week look ahead - 

Week of 4/17-4/21:

  • M: Excavate sidewalks and drives on Elliott Street. 
  • M-Th: Install fire hydrants.
  • Tue-F: Install light foundations and conduit at Elliott Street.  
  • M-F: Plant trees Phase 1, 2 and 3.
  • M-F: Install loam at Odell Park.   
  • M-F: Rebuild Verizon manholes and plate below grade in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-W: Lower electric manholes in Phase 6 section. 
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-W: Test pit on electric lines at Gloucester Crossing.
  • F: Install drainage under relocated duct bank at 313-321 Rantoul St.
  • F: Install catch basin and temp pimp at Gloucester Crossing. 

Week of 4/24-4/28: 

  • M: Test pit on water main at Gloucester Crossing.
  • M-F: Install light foundations and conduit at Elliott Street.  
  • M-F: Plant trees Phase 1, 2 and 3.
  • M-F: Install loam at Odell Park.   
  • M-F: Repair sprinklers and plant sod at Odell Park.
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-W: Install signal and light conduit crossings in Phase 5 section.  

Week of 5/1-5/5:

  • M: Install light foundations and conduit at Elliott Street.
  • M-W: Reset curb on Elliott Street.  
  • Tue-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways on Elliott Street.
  • M-F: Repair sprinklers and plant sod at Odell Park.
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section. 

Week of 5/8-5/12:

  • M-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways on Elliott Street.
  • M-Tue: Fine grade for paving in Phase 5 section. 
  • Tue-F: Pave base and binder in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-Tue: Lower manholes and water gate boxes in Phase 6 section.

Project Update - 4/6/17

Four week look ahead - 

Week of 4/10-4/14:

  • M-F: Excavate sidewalks and drives on Elliott Street. 
  • M-Tue: Install drainage Federal St to Creek St. 
  • Tue-F: Install fire hydrants.
  • M-F: Assemble lights and set on foundations in Phases 2, 3 and 4.
  • M-F: Rebuild Verizon manholes and plate below grade in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-Tue: Pulverize roadway in Phase 5 section. 
  • W-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section. 
  • Thu-F: Test pit on electric lines at Gloucester Crossing.

Week of 4/17-4/21: 

  • M-Th: Install fire hydrants.
  • Tue: Test pit on water main at Gloucester Crossing.
  • M: Test pit on electric lines at Gloucester Crossing.
  • M-F: Install light foundations and conduit at Elliott Street.  
  • M-F: Plant trees Phase 1, 2 and 3.
  • M-F: Install loam at Odell Park.   
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-Tue: Install signal and light conduit crossings in Phase 5 section.  
  • M-F: Rebuild Verizon manholes and plate below grade in Phase 6 section.
  • M-W: Lower electric manholes in Phase 6 section. 

Week of 4/24-4/28:

  • M-F: Install light foundations and conduit at Elliott Street.  
  • M-F: Plant trees Phase 1, 2 and 3.
  • M-F: Install loam at Odell Park.   
  • M-F: Repair sprinklers and plant sod at Odell Park.
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-F: Rebuild Verizon manholes and plate below grade in Phase 6 section.

Week of 5/1-5/5:

  • M-W: Reset curb on Elliott Street.  
  • Tue-F: Grade sidewalks and driveways on Elliott Street.
  • M-F: Repair sprinklers and plant sod at Odell Park.
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section. 
  • M-F: Rebuild Verizon manholes and plate below grade in Phase 6 section.

Project Update - 3/29/17

Four week look ahead - 

Week of 3/27-3/31:

  • M-F: Install drainage Federal St to Creek St. 
  • M-F: Assemble lights and set on foundations in Phases 2, 3 and 4.
  • M-F: Rebuild Verizon manholes and plate below grade in Phase 5 section. 

Week of 4/3-4/7: 

  • M-F: Excavate for cable and install able at Kittridge Crossing.
  • M-W: Install drainage Federal St to Creek St. 
  • M-F: Assemble lights and set on foundations in Phases 2, 3 and 4.
  • M-F: Excavate sidewalks and drives on Elliott Street. 
  • M-W: Lower mainholes and water gate boxes in Phase 5 section.  
  • Th-F: Install fire hydrants.
  • Th-F: Paint crosswalks and stop bars at Railroad Ave.
  • Th-F: Switch signals from flash at Railroad Ave.  

Week of 4/10-4/14:

  • M-F: Cable connections at Kittridge Crossing. 
  • M-F: Assemble lights and set on foundations in Phases 2, 3 and 4.
  • M-F: Install light foundations and conduit at Elliott Street.  
  • M-F: Install fire hydrants.
  • M-F: Paint crosswalks and stop bars at Railroad Ave.
  • M-F: Switch signals from flash at Railroad Ave.  
  • M-Tue: Pulverize Phase 5B. 
  • W-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section. 

Week of 4/17-4/21:

  • M-F: Install light foundations and conduit at Elliott Street.  
  • M: Install fire hydrants.
  • M: Paint crosswalks and stop bars at Railroad Ave.
  • M: Switch signals from flash at Railroad Ave.
  • M-F: Plant trees Phase 1, 2 and 3.
  • M-F: Install loam at Odell Park.   
  • M-F: Roadway excavation in Phase 5 section.
  • M-Tue: Install signal and light conduit crossings in Phase 5 section.