THE RTE 115 PROJECT IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN:
Route 115 Transportation Improvement Project:
Norfolk, Wrentham & Foxboro
Pond Street/Pine Street/Turner Road
This long awaited reconstruction project is in its final phase. The project contractor, JH Lynch has scheduled to install the final top coat of pavement as follows:
Completion of this work is contingent on weather conditions or mechanical failure.
Week of October 24, 2011:
The side streets within the scope of the project are scheduled to be paved up to the edge of pavement on Route 115.
Week of October 31, 2011:
Paving Is planned to begin on Pond Street/Pine Street & Turner Road (Route 115), starting at the intersection of North Street working toward Dedham Street (Route 1A). Detours may be necessary during this operation.
We have been assured by our MassDOT on-site inspector that every effort will be made to expedite this work and restore the frontage of each property affected by this work.
You may also forward any questions to Robert J. McGhee, Director of Public Works, Department of Public Works @ 508-528-4990. We appreciate your patience as this project comes to its completion.
The Highway Division is responsible for engineering, managing, maintaining and rehabilitating municipal roadways, sidewalks and stormwater systems to provide safe vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Activities include: Cleaning streets, drains, catch basins, brooks and culverts; street and sidewalk resurfacing and repair; pavement markings; installation and repair of curbing; winter maintenance (snow removal, treating roadways with deicing materials); inspect and monitor all excavation within the roadway right of way; install and/or replace damaged street signs, guardrails and traffic control signs. The Highway Division also provides a wide range of construction and maintenance services to many town departments.
Signs and Pavement Markings:
Responsibilities include the installation, maintenance and replacement of street signs and the replacement of regulatory signs and pavement markings.
Street Repair and Maintenance:
We are in the process of updating this information.
The Highway Division cleans streets, walks and municipal parking lots by sweeping and pick up leaves, and any debris to provide safe traffic movement and maintain a desirable environment. A full sweeping of the town is done each spring. Please refer to the DPW Home Page for details.
The Highway Division is responsible for ensuring safe vehicular and pedestrian access for the public and emergency services (police, fire, ambulance) during the winter season. Responsibilities include plowing streets, sidewalks, municipal, school and church parking areas. Sand, salt and calcium chloride are used as deicing agents at the locations.
Maintenance - Storm Drains, Brooks and Catch Basins:
The Highway Division maintains surface drainage, including storm sewers and brooks, in order to provide for the free flow of surface water to minimize flooding, erosion and property damage. Catch basins are cleaned regularly to minimize standing water and flooding problems throughout the town. In addition, basins located in problem-prone areas, or at drainage collection points, are checked prior to , or immediately after, storms to prevent flooding and private property damage.