Main Street Project Updates

Streetscape Public Notice – October 16, 2019

Construction Update for Wednesday, October 16, 2019

No significant updates for Wednesday.

The contractor has been installing light pole bases, fine grading and preparing to start installing the concrete sidewalks.  Concrete for the new sidewalks is anticipated to begin on Friday, pending cooperative weather.

There may be brief closures of driveways as some of the driveway aprons need to be rebuilt to ADA standards but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible. If any business or property owners have trouble accessing their buildings, please let us know so we can do whatever we can to address your concerns.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 30, 2019

Construction Update for Monday, September 30, 2019

Sidewalk and curbing construction continues between Elm Street and Gibbs. Most of the areas that have been disturbed for curbing and storm drainage construction have been cleaned up and paved. The contractor will likely keep working down the north side of the road.

The sewer construction has begun at the west end of Main Street (Main Hill).

There will be brief closures of driveways as the conduit trench crosses each driveway but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible. If any business or property owners have trouble accessing their buildings, please let us know so we can do whatever we can to address your concerns.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – October 3, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Thursday, October 3, 2019

No significant updates on construction this week. Demolition of the existing sidewalk and new curb construction continues between Elm Street and Portland Road. The contractor will keep working down the north side of the road.

The sewer construction has begun at the west end of Main Street (Main Hill).

There will be brief closures of driveways as the conduit trench crosses each driveway but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible. If any business or property owners have trouble accessing their buildings, please let us know so we can do whatever we can to address your concerns.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 25, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Wednesday, September 25, 2019

No significant changes in construction schedule since the past few updates.

Sidewalk and curbing construction continues between Highland Street and Elm Street. Some additional paving is planned for Friday (9/27) in select areas where the pavement has been removed to install curbing and street light conduits.

Light pole bases should be installed towards the end of this week or early next week. The contractor is waiting on the arrival of some additional street light infrastructure components and as soon as those arrive they can begin pouring concrete for the sidewalks.

There will be brief closures of driveways as the conduit trench crosses each driveway but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 24, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Sidewalk and curbing construction continues between Highland Street and Elm Street. The contractor has decided to continue with the sidewalk reconstruction on the north side of the road all the way down to Elm Street because several sections of the existing sidewalk have been dug up for the drainage installation. We would like to get those sections completed with the new sidewalk as soon as possible.

Light pole bases should be installed towards the end of this week or early next week. The contractor is waiting on the arrival of some additional street light infrastructure components and as soon as those arrive they can begin pouring concrete for the sidewalks.

There will be brief closures of driveways as the conduit trench crosses each driveway but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 19, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Thursday, September 19, 2019

Construction continues on the sidewalk and curb replacement between the intersection with Highland Street and the Stevens Brook bridge. Some new curbing has been installed as well as more street light conduits as they continue to work east towards the bridge.

There will be brief closures of driveways as the conduit trench crosses each driveway but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 18, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Construction continues on the sidewalk and curb replacement between the intersection with Highland Street and the Stevens Brook bridge. Some new curbing has been installed as well as more street light conduits as they continue to work east towards the bridge.

There will be brief closures of driveways as the conduit trench crosses each driveway but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 17, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Today, Tuesday, September 17th, construction crews began work on the sidewalk and curb replacement beginning at the intersection with Highland Street and working their way east. They were able to remove sidewalks all the way down to Bacon Street and began installing the conduit that will eventually power the new street lights.

Tomorrow (Wednesday) they will continue with removing the existing sidewalks, select curbing and installing more conduits as they continue to work east towards the Stevens Brook bridge. There will be brief closures of driveways as the conduit trench crosses each driveway but the contractor will work to ensure access is restored as quickly as possible.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 16, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Monday, September 16, 2019

On Monday, construction crews continued installing drainage on the west side of BHOP and paved additional trenches that were excavated for installation of the drainage.

Starting, today, Tuesday, September 17, 2019, construction crews will begin installing new curbing and sidewalks beginning at the intersection with Highland Street and working their way east.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 13, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Friday, September 13, 2019

On Friday, construction crews continued installing drainage along the northern side of the street, east of BHOP down towards the traffic signal. Additional drainage work will be completed on the west side of BHOP on Monday. The contractor also paved around several of the new catch basins on Friday and will continue paving on Monday.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 12, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Thursday, September 12, 2019

On Thursday, construction crews began installing drainage along the northern curb east of BHOP down towards the traffic signal. That work will continue on Friday and will require temporary closure of the on-street parking along this stretch of curb. That will complete the majority of the drainage construction.

The contractor is planning on paving around the new catch basins on Friday.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 11, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Tuesday, September 11, 2019

A new catch basin was installed Wednesday at the intersection with Chase Street. Additional construction crews installed frames and grates on all the catch basins that have been installed so far. Thursday, crews will be installing a new catch basin at the entrance to the Town parking lot just west of the Bridgton House of Pizza (BHOP). Please anticipate that this entrance into the parking lot may be closed during this construction. You can still access the parking lot via the Key Bank driveway or the entrance to the Municipal lot off Chase Street.

If time permits, they will also begin installing drainage along the northern curb east of BHOP down towards the traffic signal. This will require temporary closure of the on-street parking along this stretch of curb. That will complete the majority of the drainage construction.

The contractor is planning on paving around the new catch basins on Friday.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 10, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Several new catch basins and drain manholes were installed Tuesday as part of the storm drainage system upgrades throughout the project corridor.

The contractor will continue to install storm drainage upgrades throughout Main Street for the rest of this week. Some water line construction will also happen at the intersection with Church Street and in front of the Magic Lantern. That water line work will happen either at the end of this week or next week.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 9, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Monday, September 9, 2019

Several new catch basins and drain manholes were installed Monday as part of the storm drainage system upgrades throughout the project corridor.

The contractor will continue to install storm drainage upgrades throughout Main Street for the rest of this week. Some water line construction will also happen at the intersection with Church Street and in front of the Magic Lantern. That water line work will happen either at the end of this week or next week.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 6, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Friday, September 6, 2019

One new catch basin and a drain manhole were installed today as part of the storm drainage system upgrades across the street from the Rufus Porter museum

Next week there will be storm drain construction in front of the Ruby Food restaurant and the Magic Lantern. The sidewalks and a few parking spaces will be closed in both of these areas during the construction, but will reopen at the end of the day. Temporary paving will go down on the areas of the road that were dug up.

The contractor will continue to install storm drainage upgrades throughout Main Street next week. We will continue to update as the work progresses and we learn more about the detailed schedule.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Public Notice – September 5, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Thursday, September 5, 2019

Two new catch basins and a drain manhole were installed Thursday as part of the storm drainage system upgrades at the intersection with Church Street and at the intersection with Depot Street by the Magic Lantern. On Friday, some additional drainage structures will be installed in the sidewalk along the park across the street from the Rufus Porter museum and also in front of the Ruby Food restaurant. The sidewalks and a few parking spaces (by Ruby Food) will be closed in both of these areas during the construction, but will reopen at the end of the day. The contractor is also hoping to pave the road in a few spots where it has been dug up to install drainage this week.

The contractor will continue to install storm drainage upgrades throughout Main Street next week. The exact locations of where the work will happen on each day is a little tricky to forecast but we will continue to update as the work progresses and we learn more.

Colin Dinsmore, PE
HEB Engineers, Inc

Streetscape Project Notice September 3, 2019

Daily Construction Update for Tuesday, September 3, 2019

The Streetscape contractor installed a couple new catch basins as part of the storm drainage system upgrades yesterday (Tuesday) near the intersection with Highland Street and at the intersection with Cottage Street. On Wednesday, additional catch basins will be installed in front of the library and the Magic Lantern. The contractor will continue to install storm drainage upgrades throughout Main Street for the remainder of this week and next week. The exact locations of where the work will happen on each day is a little tricky to forecast but we will continue to update as the work progresses and we learn more.

Colin Dinsmore, PE

Streetscape Project Update August 29, 2019

Streetscape Project Update August 29, 2019

Crews are in town this week prepping for the start of construction on Tuesday, September 3rd.  Streetscape construction is slated to begin at the top of Main Hill and progress down hill.  Wastewater infrastructure improvements are expected to begin in late September.  Exact locations of ongoing work will be determined by overall progress of both projects.

For more information on both Projects, please visit: https://bridgtonmaine.org/streetscape-and-wastewater-projects/

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Streetscape construction begins Tuesday, Sept 3, 2019

Streetscape Update Monday, August 19, 2019

J Pratt Construction will begin mobilizing equipment the week of August 26th for the start of the Streetscape project. Construction begins Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Beginning Tuesday, September 3rd, daily updates will be posted on the Town of Bridgton web-site and Facebook page.

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