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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Wastewater Infrastructure Project Two-week Look Ahead - May 16, 2022

Notice for Downtown Sewer Abutters: Please refer to the Town of Orleans website for the current notice: https://www.town.orleans.ma.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=55. We are encouraging properties in the Downtown Area to begin the process of hiring an engineer for sewer service connections as soon as possible. 

Contract No. 2019-01 – Downtown Area Wastewater Treatment Facility and Effluent Disposal

During the next two weeks, construction crews and detours are scheduled to be at the following locations:

  • 29 Overland Way: Expect construction traffic and equipment to be entering and exiting at Bay Ridge Lane.  Work includes installing drainage, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and process piping and equipment.
  • 32 Lots Hollow Road: Expect construction traffic and equipment to be entering and exiting at Lots Hollow Road.  Work includes installing wick wells.

Contract No. 2019-02 – Downtown Area Collection System and Pumping Stations Area

During the next two weeks construction crews and detours are scheduled to be at the following locations:

  • Main Line Crew 1: Route 28 from Route 6A/Route 28 roundabout towards Cove Road installing a force main. When complete, Crew 1 will move to Stop & Shop constructing/installing sewer castings. Note, State Roads require daily trench paving.
  • Main Line Crew 2: Canal Road installing a new water main from Jones Road to the Eastham line.
  • Traffic Delays/Detours (See detour plans on the “Construction Activities and Detours” webpage):
    • Route 28 from Route 6A/Route 28 roundabout towards Cove Road weekdays from 7AM to 4PM. Roads will be closed to through traffic, but access will be allowed to residents and local businesses. Detail officers will be on site for guidance.
    • Canal Road from Jones Road to the Eastham line weekdays from 7AM to 4PM. Roads will be closed to through traffic, but access will be allowed to residents and local businesses. Detail officers will be on site for guidance. 

The plans, system map and additional information are available on the Town’s website. https://www.town.orleans.ma.us/207/Phase-1---Downtown-Area

For questions please contact: Martin “Reggie” Donoghue, P.E.:

Telephone: 508-833-6967

E-mail: rdonoghue@town.orleans.ma.us

Please note that this is a projected schedule and is subject to adjustment based on the Contractor’s actual progress and the weather.   On an as needed basis auxiliary crews will be performing pipe and manhole testing, interior manhole work, raising manhole covers in preparation for paving, paving and performing general cleanup at various locations throughout the project area.

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