DPW - In The Works
The Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works is working proactively to maintain and improve its infrastructure. Below is a list of some of the current projects happening across the Town. To ensure you have the most up-to-date information we encourage you to subscribe to our newsletters and CODE RED notifications.
April 26, 2021, A sunny Saturday made for a perfect day to be outside. Over 150 people took part in helping to clean up litter from 55 locations in town. Locations included all town parks, all schools, and various open spaces and neighborhoods.
Thank you to all the residents who helped at this year’s town clean-up day.
As of Wednesday, May 12, 2021, the Highway Division completed the street sweeping program for the spring of 2021. The spring sweeping program took approximately 9 weeks to complete. The sweepers completed the following areas:
|Wachusett Area||Cypress Area||Holden Street Area|
|Colonial Drive area||Dartmoor Area||Deerfield Area|
|Camelot Area||Town Hall Area||Audubon Area|
|Dean Park||Mt. View Cemetery||Keyes House Area|
|Library||Walnut St||South St|
|Hemmingway Area||Grace Ave Area||Edgemere Area|
|Arrkwwood area||Public Facilities Parking lots||Sidwalk routes|
INFLOW & INFILTRATION
The Town's consultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, began daytime cleaning and inspection of sewer lines on Monday, March 29, 2021. They will be starting nighttime flow isolation on April 12, 2021. Below is a list of the sub-areas that they will be working on this year. Updated on 4/12/2021.
- Sub-area 3C - Longfellow Road / Browning Road / Deerfield Road (area)
- Sub-area 7B - Westview Avenue / Ireta Road/ Old Mill Road / Minuteman Way (area)
- Sub-area 7D - O'Donnell Avenue / Thestland Drive / Audubon Drive (area)
Contractor, Hydra-Tech, has completed the unidirectional flushing in Zones 7 and 8 this spring and is currently working in Zone 3. Please follow the link below for more information. Updated on 5/10/2021.
WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT
Contractor, Riccardi Brothers Inc., began the replacement of the water main on Saybrook Road on Friday, April 2, 2021. They are currently connecting services to the new main and will be connecting it to the water mains on Jenney Street and Catalina Drive. They have also started installing the temporary bypass water main on Main Circe and will replace that water main next. Once that is complete they will move onto School Street. Updated on 5/19/2021.