DONKEY CREEK RESTORATION & TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
April 17, 2013
Upcoming Work: Roadway work along Austin Street is scheduled to continue into next week. Once the rock wall is well underway, the contractor will complete placement of the roadway base and top courses, followed by curb and gutter installation, and preparation for pouring the sidewalk on Austin Street. Completion of the storm work and partial demolition of the curb, gutter and sidewalks along Harborview Drive are also scheduled to begin next week.
A pedestrian detour has been set up along a portion of Harborview Drive. The pedestrian detour will be in place for approximately 4 weeks while the storm and frontage improvements are constructed.
Work In Progress: Rock wall installation along Austin Street is underway and currently scheduled to be complete Friday (4-19). Based on work progress and the weather forecast, this work may continue into next week. The contractor is utilizing a single-lane closure along North Harborview Drive between Burnham Drive and Austin Street with a one-way detour up Burnham Drive to ensure that there is sufficient room for the rock wall work to be completed safely. There is also a corresponding pedestrian detour in place that allows use of only the harbor side of the sidewalk.
Roadway paving is tentatively scheduled for May 8. Roadway preparation (2 days) and paving (1 day) work will require full closure of North Harborview Drive (same closure as when the sewer work was done in March). If the currently planned schedule holds, the closure detour will be in place during working hours for approximately 3 days, Monday through Wednesday, May 6-8. This work is weather dependent so the schedule may shift. There will be further updates as the time grows nearer.
ACCESS TO ALL BUSINESSES and RESIDENCES WILL BE MAINTAINED AT ALL TIMES.
Primary project contact:
Emily Appleton, P.E.
Project Manager/Sr. Engineer
Project updates will be posted on the Donkey Creek Restoration website at www.DonkeyCreekRestoration.com.
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