Center Business District Construction Look-Ahead

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Construction of the Center Business District Infrastructure Improvements project has resumed on March 22. The following is a summary of the work P. Gioioso & Sons, Inc. (contractor) has scheduled for the next two weeks. Please note, the anticipated schedule may vary due to unforeseen site conditions, weather conditions, or other factors out of the contractor’s control.

Two-Week Anticipated Schedule:

Through March 26, 2021

• Construction of sewer improvements at the intersection of Putnam Street and Jefferson Street.

• Construction of storm drain improvements between French Square and Putnam Street.

• Traffic Management:

      i.      The CBD can be accessed from Woodside Avenue and Somerset Avenue during construction hours (7 AM to 4 PM).

     ii.      Putnam Street will be closed to through traffic. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses between Buchanan Street and Jefferson Street.

    iii.      Jefferson Street will be closed at Fremont Street.

    iv.      Putnam Street will be closed at the Citizens Bank.  Access to Michael’s Mall and Citizens Bank will remain open. Access to businesses will be maintained.

    v.      Jefferson Street will be closed at French Square. Access to businesses will be maintained.

March 29 to April 2

• Construction of storm drain improvements on Jefferson Street between French Square and Putnam Street and in the intersection of Putnam Street and Jefferson Street. 

• Traffic Management:

    i.      The CBD can be accessed from Woodside Avenue and Somerset Avenue during construction hours (7 AM to 4 PM).

   ii.      Putnam Street will be closed to through traffic. Access will be permitted to local residents and businesses between Buchanan Street and Jefferson Street.

   iii.      Jefferson Street will be closed at Fremont Street.

   iv.      Putnam Street will be closed at the Citizens Bank.  Access to Michael’s Mall and Citizens Bank will remain open. Access to businesses will be maintained.

   v.      Jefferson Street will be closed at French Square. Access to businesses will be maintained.

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