Construction Activities and Detours

Updated: 1/14/22

Traffic Detours Week of 1/17/22

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Construction Schedule Update on
Orleans, MA Wastewater Infrastructure Project

Two-Week Look Ahead Starting January 17, 2022

Every week the construction contractors for Contract No. 2019-01 – Downtown Area Wastewater Treatment Facility and Effluent Disposal, Daniel O’Connell’s Sons, Inc. and Contract No. 2019-02 – Downtown Area Collection System and Pumping Stations, Robert B. Our Co., Inc. provide a “two-week look ahead” that summarizes anticipated construction activity in the planned project area.

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: Canal Road and Stop & Shop parking lot easement excavating and installing gravity sewer. Starting January 24th Crew 1 will move to the Snow Library parking lot to install sewer manhole, gravity sewer, and force main. At that time the Library parking lot will be closed while crews work on sewer installation. The Library will remain open, and parking will be allowed at Post Office Square. A Police Detail will be on site for guidance.

Main Line Crew 2: Old Country Road in the coming weeks installing low pressure sewer and sewer manhole.

Crew 3: Stop & Shop parking lot easement removing cofferdam sheeting for excavation for the below ground Pump Station #3.

Traffic Delays/Detours (See detour plans on the “Construction Activities and Detours” webpage):

Canal Road weekdays from 7AM to 4PM. Canal Road will be closed to through traffic, but access will be allowed to residents and local businesses. Through traffic will be detoured by way of Route 6A. Detail officers will be on site for guidance.

Starting January 24th the Library parking lot will be closed while crews work on sewer installation. The Library will remain open, and parking will be allowed at Post Office Square. A Police Detail 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/wastewater-infrastructure/phase-1-downtown-area

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

Telephone: 508-833-6967

Click here to email Reggie Donoghue

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.