Storm Drain Work to Begin in Old Greenwich on June 22

Old Greenwich lane closures. File photo

The Town of Greenwich, Dept of Public Works, Engineering Division will be start on a drainage system improvement project in and around downtown Old Greenwich on June 22.

The project involves the installation of storm drain structures and pipes on Park Avenue, portions of Sound Beach Avenue, Arcadia Road, Lockwood Avenue, Highview Avenue, in the vicinity of the Old Greenwich School and on school property.

The Contractor Grasso Companies, LLC, in Norwalk, will be working between 7:00am – 6:00pm, Monday – Friday, beginning on Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Grasso will start construction on the school property installing pipe working toward Sound Beach Avenue.

The proposed construction is anticipated to last approximately 12 months, with pipe installation between Summer 2017 and Spring 2018 and final restoration occurring in Spring/Summer 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, portions of Sound Beach Avenue, Arcadia Road, Lockwood Avenue and Highview Avenue will be repaved and new pavement markings will be applied.

Prior to working in a specific area, the street will be posted with “No Parking between 6:00am and 6:00pm” signs.

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 lane closures will occur 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.

We understand that there will be some inconveniences and we ask that you please be patient during this construction period. Anyone interested in obtaining further information can contact Jason Kaufman, P.E., Civil Engineer II, Monday through

Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm via phone at 203-622-7767 or via email at jason.kaufman@greenwichct.org


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