The Town of Greenwich, Department of Public Works, Engineering
Division will be resuming work on a drainage system improvement project adjacent to downtown Old Greenwich.
The remaining work involves the installation of storm drain structures/pipes and roadway restoration on Park Avenue and portions of Arcadia Road, Lockwood Avenue and Highview Avenue.
The Contractor, Grasso Companies, LLC, Norwalk, will be working between 7:00am – 6:00pm, Monday –Friday, beginning with Park Avenue on Monday, April 2, 2018, weather permitting.
Starting Monday, March 26, 2018, several small test pits may be excavated on Highview Avenue and Park Avenue to locate existing buried utilities.
The proposed construction is anticipated to last approximately 6-8 months, with pipe installation between Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 and final restoration occurring in Fall 2018. All dates are dependent on the weather and any unforeseen complications.
In addition to drainage pipe installation, various catch basins and manholes will be installed, curbing and sidewalk will be replaced in several locations, Park Avenue will be entirely repaved and portions of Arcadia Road, Lockwood Avenue and Highview Avenue will be repaved and new pavement markings will be applied. Speed humps will be restored as well.
Starting Monday, March 26, 2018, portions of Park Avenue will be will be posted with “NO PARKING BETWEEN 6 AM AND 6 PM” signs and you may see materials and machinery start to arrive. Signs on Park Avenue will remain until work is completed. Other streets outside of Park Avenue will be posted with “NO PARKING BETWEEN 6 AM AND 6 PM” signs prior to work in that specific area. Please take notice of the posted signs in the Town’s right-of-way to be sure that vehicles are parked in designated off-street parking areas. Any vehicles that are not moved will be towed.
In addition, daily road and/or lane closures will occur (as approved by Board of Selectmen) and temporary traffic control devices will be installed to protect motorists and pedestrians. It is important for the safety of the public and the contractor’s staff that all pedestrians and drivers obey uniformed traffic personnel and all posted traffic control devices.
It is the Town’s policy to keep persons informed and involved when such projects are undertaken. The Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works along with CDM Smith, the design consultant, will be working together to make sure you are informed and aware of project updates. Please check the Town of Greenwich Public Works webpage for regular updates related to this project Here.