Update on Commercial Street Construction from Provincetown Police:
Phase 3 Commercial Street
As scheduled, construction on Commercial Street began again today. The schedule to start has been a moving target as winter weather has continued to threaten the area.
Fortunately the last two snow storms narrowly missed us but that means a last minute decision was made to commence work while the weather pattern is favorable, this will hopefully allow us to wrap up early before the season is upon us.
Today (Monday 3/20) crews began working on unrelated sewer items. Tomorrow they will begin finalizing water service connections mostly in the East End of the project area. This water work will cause minor interruption in service for a few property owners. We will do our best to notify the individuals before disruption occurs. Tomorrows water improvement activities will result in a detour between Howland Street and Cook Street.
As the week progresses, crews will start to move westerly blocking off parking as they go. All residents and business owners should be prepared for a full parking restriction to be in place, within the phase 3 area, by the end of this week. Work crews will place barrels at the end of each day to delineate the work zone for the following day. If you see these barrels, please do not park in the area.
Next week, crews will continue performing water service connections as well as installing an isolation valve for the vacuum sewer system. There will be a second crew that will be raising cast iron structures to the final grade elevation. This will impact the roadway and bikers and pedestrian should use caution during the evening and overnight hours.
We will issue another update on Thursday with a better projection of work moving forward.
DPW is currently targeting the final paving date for April 17, 2017.
If you have questions or concerns please contact Sherry Prada, Operations Director at the Department of Public Works at 508-487-7060 or [email protected]