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Quinapoxet Pipeline Project

Quinapoxet Pipeline Project

Schedule of Work

Week of 6/08/20

  • Work on Main Street. Expect detour around Princeton/High Street for northbound travelers. Expect delays.
  • Work on Princeton Street between Jackson Street and Whitney Street is expected to begin on Wednesday 6/10/20. Princeton St. between Jackson and Whitney will be closed to all traffic during the work day within the hours of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Use detour for Princeton Street Detour – Jackson-Whitney (see Princeton Street Detour below).

At a Glance

  • Phase 1 Project Start - November 2019
  • Project Duration - 2 Years
  • Phase 2 anticipated to begin late 2020

Project Overview

This project will replace the existing 1930's steel water main that transfers water between the Quinapoxet Reservoir and the Kendall Reservoir in the Town of Holden. The project will be completed in two phases with the first phase beginning in November 2019 and continuing through November 2020. The project includes the following major components:

  • Replacement of approximately 3 miles of 36-inch steel water main.
  • Replacement to be achieved via 30-inch PVC sliplining, open cut excavation, or Spray in Place Pipe technologies.
  • Addition of valves for control of water flow.
  • All new manholes, manhole covers.

Construction Phase Activity and Impacts to Local Residents

The City is committed to working with local businesses and residents to limit the disruption caused during this project. However, due to the nature of the work being done and the constraints of the project area, there will be impacts to traffic and businesses. We appreciate your consideration and patience while we work to complete this project. If you would like additional information or have any concerns that you would like to share, please call the Department of Public Works & Parks Customer Service Center at 508-929-1300.

Travelers of Route 122A, Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Princeton Street and Whitney Street in Holden may encounter delays during construction. See detour maps below. Commuters are encouraged to review the schedule of work and to seek alternate routes during active construction.

Detours in place during work hours only. Roads will be opened back up at end of each day.

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