Water St. Bridge Replacement July 11th - Wakefield/Saugus Line - Update

Water Street over Saugus River

Bridge Replacement Project Phase 2 Schedule & Closure Time


Bridge Closure & Traffic Detour – Wednesday, 7/11/18 @ 7 am to Monday, 7/16/18 @ 5 am

Please note: the goal of the additional closure day is to complete the closure in one weekend period instead of two

  • Construction hours will be from 7 am to 9 pm
  • Excavate site and prep for culvert
  • installation of filter fabric & crush stone
  • Install precast culvert
  • Backfill and open roadway to traffic
  • Excavation and installation of wing-walls, including backfill and compaction
  • Prepare roadway for pavement
  • Installation of retaining wall
  • Mill & pave roadway
  • De-mobilization & remove water control

July 16th, 2018

  • Setup 1-lane alternating traffic
  • Open roadway to through traffic on or before 5-am on Monday 7/16/18
  • Install guard rail leading & trailing ends of bridge, install pavement markings
  • Planned opening of roadway to two-way traffic on or before 5-PM

July 17 to August 18, 2018

  • Complete any remaining work including: remove temporary erosion control and install permanent erosion controls, plantings & landscaping items, miscellaneous

Note:  Work schedules may be adjusted based on weather and work site issues if necessary.

If you have any questions regarding the project you can contact Eric Sherman at (781) 246-6308 or Joe Conway at (781) 246-6306.