Fitchburg Department of Public Works Weekly Alerts

May 20, 2019

FITCHBURG — The Department of Public Works advises residents that the following work that will be done - weather permitting - during the week of May 20.

Street Sweeping

• Please place sand for sweeper in windrows, not piles

• Spot sweeping in all wards

Road Work

• Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; Minor traffic impacts.

• Repair potholes throughout city - daily. Call 978-829-1900 to report a pothole

Catch Basin Cleaning

• Ward 3

• Pipe installation on Main Street and Wood Place

Summer Street Project

• John Fitch Highway to Lunenburg town line - Install sidewalks and curbs.

Upper Common Complete Streets Project

• Curbs and sidewalks - Main Street, both sides of Upper Common (substantially complete)


• Main Street paving by PJ Albert

Gas main replacements by Unitil

• Monday - Friday, 7 AM to 4 PM; Expect delays and detours

• South and Walnut street

Manhole cover repair

• Ashburnham Street; Wednesday

Water Distribution System Work

• Hydrant flushing- High System in southwest quadrant of Fitchburg. Updates posted on city Facebook page or call 978-346-9618

Oxford Street - installation of temporary water lines in preparation for replacement of water main

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