2019 Current Paving Projects
Baker Ave (Odell-Pickett)/Boyden/Giddings/Lefavour/Clark/Whitney/Sargent (Peabody-Clark) – Street Paving (Grind and Overlay)
Cabot Street (Pond Street – Abbott Street) – Complete Street Restoration
Chapman St (Sidewalks/Parking Lot Federal Street – Bow Street) – COMPLETED
Colon St Sidewalk (Spring Street – Heather Street) – COMPLETED
Dodge St (Morningside to Laurel) – Sidewalks and Road Resurfacing
Lothrop St (Wilson Avenue – Ives Street) – Road Resurfacing – COMPLETED
Odell Ave (Pickett Street – Baker Avenue) – Sidewalks and Road Resurfacing
Parsons Dr (All) – Drainage Improvements/Sidewalks/Road Resurfacing
Smithson Dr (All) – Drainage Improvements/Sidewalks/Road Resurfacing
Crack sealing – Various Streets in 2019 – COMPLETED
It is important to note that there is No Exact Schedule or Timeline. During sidewalk construction, it is possible that trees may need to be replaced. Please check this website frequently for Paving Related Updates (below). Follow us on Twitter @BeverlyEngineer
PAVING RELATED UPDATES
Cabot St – N Granese is now in the area performing water main rehabilitation work. City crews are also installing conduit for the new lighting and making drainage improvements. The sidewalk contractor has started on the odd side of the road and will continue demolition of old sidewalks, setting new curb lines and installation of new streetscape features. Link to project website here.
Odell Ave – Final pavement will be scheduled ASAP. Work anticipated to be completed in mid/late-October of 2019.
Smithson Dr – Next steps are installing berm, handicap ramps and sidewalk improvements. The final step is final pavement. Schedule to be updated ASAP. Work anticipated to be completed in November of 2019.
Parsons Dr – Next steps are installing berm, handicap ramps and sidewalk improvements. The final step is final pavement. Schedule to be updated ASAP. Work anticipated to be completed in November of 2019.
Dodge St – The sidewalk contractor is back to finish the sidewalks, driveways and HCRs. They plan on completing their work during the week of Sept 21st. Upon completion, the road will be scheduled for final pavement. Work anticipated to be completed in late-October of 2019.
Baker Ave/Boyden/Giddings/Lefavour/Clark/Whitney/Sargent – The paving contractor is scheduled to grind the roads on Thursday and Friday October 17th and 18th. After grinding the road the structures will need to be adjusted and then final pavement. Work anticipated to be completed in late-October of 2019.
**During paving operations it is critical to the success of the project that all vehicles are off the road by 7:00am or they will be towed. Police details, City of Beverly personnel, and the Contractor Crew will be able to assist you during this process.**
***Important Information for those Residents affected by the Street Paving Projects***
Upon completion of the paving projects, the newly paved streets will not be permitted to be dug/opened for FIVE years (IF approved by the Engineering Department). Therefore, if there is any pending underground utility work to be performed it must be completed prior to completion of the paving project.
Examples of Underground Utility work are but not limited to:
- Sewer (chronic issues should be addressed at this time and should be brought to the attention of the Engineering Department 978.605.2358)
- Water (volume, pressure, and quality issues should be brought to the attention of the Water Department at this time 978.921.6057)
- Natural Gas: In the event you do not have natural gas service and are interested in changing to natural gas, we would suggest that you contact National Grid (1-800-233-5325) to schedule your service at this time. Please notify the Engineering Department if you need assistance you with expediting your request (978.605.2358).
- Sump Pump: If you have a sump pump it may be possible to connect to the City’s drainage infrastructure. Call the Engineering Department if you need assistance with this matter (978.605.2358).
The Engineering Department is available to assist you with any questions or concerns you have. We will also be updating this important project with information that can be found on this link as it becomes available.