Rockland/Washington Street project to stretch until October in Wellesley

Rockland Street Bridge Jan 2014From Wellesley Department of Public Works:

The Washington St. / Rockland St. Roadway Improvements Project is scheduled to commence on May 5, 2014. Work will take place Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM

Police details will be on-site during the project construction to minimize impacts to traffic, parking, and other roadway functions. A minimum of one lane of traffic will be maintained throughout the majority of the project.

The work will take place at the intersection of Rockland Street and Washington Street.  Project limit extends along Washington Street approximately 200 feet west and 400 feet east of the intersection.  Work will be performed on both sides of the Rockland Street Bridge, but no work will be performed on the bridge.

The project work includes sidewalk replacement, wheelchair ramp reconstruction, removal of brick bands and brick crosswalks, resetting or proposed granite curbing, drainage improvements.  The work will be accomplished by the Department of Public Works and Contractors under the direction of the DPW.  The project is scheduled to be completed by October 2014.

The Department of Public Works will provide periodic updates to this project (and others) on the Town’s home page (www.wellesleyma.gov, under the “Current Projects” area. We encourage anyone impacted by this project to sign up to receive Public Works Project Updates via email at www.wellesleyma.gov/subscriber. You are also encouraged to register for emergency alerts and traffic updates (email / text message) from the Wellesley Police Department.

It is our intent to minimize the disruption of your normal routines as best we can. If you have any questions, at anytime during the duration of the project, feel free to call the DPW Engineering Division at 781-235-7600, extension 3315.

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