Street Paving

Paving Updates

May 30th, 2023 Update

During paving operations it is critical to the success of the project that all vehicles are off the road by 7 am or they will be towed. Police details, City of Beverly personnel, and the Contractor Crew will be able to assist you during this process.

2023 Current Paving Projects

  • Beckford Street (All) - Reclaim and Pave - Summer 2023  
  • Cabot Street (Federal St to Broadway): Grind/Pave and Sidewalks - Spring 2023- In Progress
  • Colon Street (Brimbal Avenue to Heather Street): Sidewalks, Grind and Pave - Spring 2023- In Progress
  • Woodland Ave (Livingstone Intersection) - Handicap Ramps - Week of April 17th -Completed 
  • Bertram Street (All) - Grind/Pave and Sidewalk Repairs - June 2023
  • Sherman Street (All) - Grind/Pave and Sidewalk Repairs - June 2023
  • Lowell Street (All) - Grind/Pave and Sidewalk Repairs - June 2023
  • Crack sealing: Various Locations - Completed

Beckford St - The City's contractor will reclaim and pave the road this Summer/Fall. 

Colon Street - The City's paving contractor will grind the road on June 3rd. The structure contractor will adjustment the manholes and gates starting on Monday June 5th. No final pave date yet.

Cabot Street - Our sidewalk contractor and DPW continue to reconstruct the sidewalk and curbing from Bow Street to Broadway. The City will then reclaim and pave the road on Federal Street from Chapman Street to Cabot Street and Cabot Street from Federal St to Broadway. 

Cabot/Congress/Summit Streets - Our sidewalk contractor completed most of the reconstruction of the sidewalk and curbing in front of Rowand's and Congress Street as well as at the parking lot across from the Anchor. The contractor will finish the project when McCourt Construction completes the 115KV line installation in the area.  

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. Follow us on Twitter @BeverlyEngineer.

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 at least five years based on the road age and/or Pavement Condition Index (PCI) rating (PDF) (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:

  • Cable
  • Electric
  • 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 (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).
  • Sewer (chronic issues should be addressed at this time and should be brought to the attention of the Engineering Department 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).
  • Water (volume, pressure, and quality issues should be brought to the attention of the Water Department at this time 978-921-6057)

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.