Category: Public Works

Woburn CIP Sewer Improvements Final Paving

Contractors for the city of Woburn will begin CIP sewer improvement work final paving of the projects around the city starting in November. Work will include milling and final re-paving of areas that were excavated. This work will begin on Monday 11/14/2022 weather and police detail availability. Work will be on Presidential Way and Salem … Continued

MASS DOT Mishawum Road Paving

Contractors for MASS DOT will be milling and repaving Mishawum road from Commerce Way to Washington street beginning Wednesday night 10/26/2022. This work will be night work and is expected to take 2 weeks to complete. Please avoid these areas during construction.

MWRA Section 89 Water Work

Contractors for the MWRA will begin the section 89 water line repairs in October. These repairs will be from Stoneham/Winchester line traveling down Washington street. The MWRA is upgrading the water transmission line to meet the changing needs of local communities. During this construction there will be detours and delays we have attached the current … Continued

City of Woburn 2022 Paving Projects

Contractors for the city of Woburn will begin our 2022 paving projects.  D & R Contracting will begin milling operations on Monday morning followed by structures and then repaving. Contractors for the city are currently working on raising structures and hope to begin repaving streets this Saturday 10/1/2022. There will be Woburn Police officers and … Continued

Massachusetts Alert! Level 3-Critical Drought

Despite recent rain events, the majority of Massachusetts is still in a Level 3 – Critical Drought status, as described below.  All residents and businesses should continue to do whatever they can to conserve water.  For tips on conserving water at home, click here! The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs has declared … Continued

EVERSOURCE DRONE INSPECTIONS

Eversource pilots will be using aerial drones to record photos/video of our infrastructure along a small portion of our right-of-way in Woburn on Tuesday, Wednesday 7/26, 7/27Drone Fact Sheet[56074]. Our work will occur in the ROW near the Woburn Substation on Lake Avenue.   Eversource regularly uses drones for routine infrastructure inspections and more urgent inspections as … Continued

The Problem with Pet Waste

Do Your “Doody” for Clean Water: Scoop the Poop! Getting outside with your four-footed best friend is great for them and you, but please remember to clean up after them! You hate stepping in it. And fish hate swimming in it. Always pick up after your pet to prevent harmful bacteria from ending up in … Continued

Massachusetts Alert! Level 3-Critical Drought

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs has declared a Level 3 – Critical Drought in the Northeast and Central Regions of the Commonwealth, which includes the City of Woburn. With over five months of below normal rainfall, drought has set in all across the state, and intensified in some regions.  Streamflow is … Continued

Massachusetts Drought Alert!

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs has declared a Level 2-Significant Drought in the Northeast and Southeast Regions of the Commonwealth, which includes Woburn. The current drought status is due to over three months of below normal rainfall.  The last declared drought was from January-August of 2021.  As drought conditions worsen and … Continued

Eversource Power Transmission Line Vegetation Work

        Eversource will be performing vegetation management work along our electric power corridors (rights of way) within Woburn in 2022.  Eversource  performs Vegetation Management activities to support the safe, reliable delivery of electricity along the transmission grid including the ability to access equipment at all times.  Vegetation contact with electric facilities may … Continued

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