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Worthley Hill Road Construction Phase 2&3

The Goffstown Department of Public Works announces construction work related to the Worthley Hill Road Project, starting Tuesday, July 12th.  The work zone will be between #11 Worthley Hill to Merrill Road, and will be closed to all thru traffic.  Only local residents or businesses needing access in/out of the work zone will be allowed. Delays should be expected 6:30am - 4:30pm, Tuesday - Friday. All residents above the work zone must use the Merrill Road detour. The road will reopen to thru traffic each night.

Scope of work will include all new drainage pipe and structures up to Merrill this year, sidewalk (will try to reuse existing granite curbing), sloped granite on east side of road, bituminous curbing above Tyler, reclamation of pavement and base paving this year.  If you have any questions, please contact Meghan Theriault, Town Engineer at 603-497-3617 x 280 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Construction Plans 

7/15/16 - We’ve had a modest start to the project this week, shortened by our need for all available trucks to be reassigned to Black Brook Road today in preparation for paving of that project soon.  A fair amount of time was spent this first week with mobilization, establishing the work zone and temporary staging areas, and some exploratory digging for house service connections. The crew was able to install the first 260’ of new 24” drainage pipe and a new precast concrete catch basin to connect back into the existing drain system.

Next week should see a return to trenching for drain installation and a few street crossings. As we work up the hill the diameter of the drain pipe will be reduced, which also speeds up the process a bit in the later stages.

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7/25/16 - The crew was able to make some great progress last week, with nearly 700’ of drainage pipe and 3 new catch basins installed on the easterly side of the street. There were a handful of underground utilities and house service connections that were unmarked or mismarked during the DigSafe process, and we discovered the actual locations the hard way in a couple cases. This slowed our efforts a bit, but there isn’t much that can be done except grit teeth and continue on.

This week, the plan is to turn around at Tyler Drive and work back down the westerly side of the street installing perforated underdrain piping and catch basins. There are also 4 cross pipes in this lower section which will require shutting off the street completely for a short time when they are installed. After the lower section drainage is complete, we will likely open up the lower section and move the work zone to the upper section above Tyler Drive.

 

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7/26/16 - We should be installing the first cross culvert, which affects houses within the work zone. This crossing is likely to be opened up fairly early in the day, and is located just uphill of #23 Worthley Hill. While the trench is open, all residents above this point should plan to use the Merrill Detour.  There is also a good chance that later in the day we will replace another crossing up the hill (just above #25), so the Merrill Detour is a probably the preferred route for most of the day.  We have also received word that the paving contractor will be in town on Black Brook Road tomorrow, so it's looking like Friday will be another quiet day on Worthley as we will need to dedicate our trucks to bring shoulder gravel to support the new pavement across town.  Thank you again for your patience with the project so far, especially with the work today at the Tyler intersection which made for a few unavoidable delays getting folks through.

7/27/16 - The first street crossing was installed today, and the second was started. The crew will begin at the crossing just above #23 Worthley Hill tomorrow morning, and should get the next crossing (above #25) started in the afternoon. Best to plan to use the upper detour tomorrow if you live above #25.

8/5/16 - Another action-packed week on the job, as we’ve wrapped up drainage work in the section below Tyler Drive. Nearly 600’ of drainage was installed this week, and almost 1000’ of sidewalk curbing has been removed and set aside for reuse. The previously abandoned sewer line was tied in to the drainage system, we believe it may have been collecting some of the groundwater and causing some of the excessive winter heaving.  Today, the crew will be grading and cleaning up the lower section in anticipation of switching the work zone over to the area between Tyler Dr and Merrill Rd next week. Starting Tuesday, the detour route will be moved back over to Wallace Road if you live on Tyler Drive and lower Worthley Hill. We plan to finish drainage in the next two weeks, and the reclaim of the pavement is tentatively scheduled for late in the week of the 15th. After the roadway is base paved, the curbing contractor will be in to reset the curbing below Tyler Drive. Our goal is still to have that done before school starts back up.

 

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8/12/16 - I hope you are all finding ways to beat the heat; things are heating up on the project physically and metaphorically-speaking. We had all three of our excavator crews on the job for the last few days, and they were able to install over 1300’ of drainage pipe and 7 new concrete structures this week. Curbing has been removed, and sewer manhole covers lowered to support the reclaim of the pavement. All drainage work has been completed, and we are prepping the site for the potential weekend rains.  I also have heard from a couple of you that mail deliveries were missed this week, I apologize for any inconvenience. We’ve touched base with the USPS and hopefully have things all straightened out. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you are still having delivery issues next week.

Looking ahead: Barring anything unforeseen…Continental Paving will be in town on Monday morning to reclaim the pavement. The reclaim machine operates with a grader and roller behind it, so please use caution if you need to enter/exit your driveway when they are in the area. The grader also leaves small windrows of gravel with each pass, keep your speed in mind as you move through the work zone.

Right now, it looks like the roadway will be base paved next Wednesday, but I’ll let you know if that changes. We will follow up the paving by raising the drainage and sewer structures and setting the new inlets, the curbing contractor won’t be far behind to begin setting the granite (reusing the old curbing on the sidewalk side of the street). Once the curbing is installed, we can begin sidewalk gravel installation. I will let you know when we get a date set for paving of the sidewalk, driveway aprons, and asphalt berm. Mailbox resetting, slope and loam/seed work will put the finishing touches on the project, probably wrapping up the week of Labor Day if all goes well. We will adjust our daily schedules if necessary once the buses start rolling for school.

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8/16/16 - With one eye on the weather forecast, the paving contractor is still scheduled to be in town tomorrow to place the base pavement of the roadway. Fine grading was done today, hopefully we don’t have too much touch-up in the morning from any rains overnight.  Driveway apron and asphalt berm paving will be scheduled for a later date, I’ll continue to keep you posted. In the meantime, we will place some stone or gravel at the lip of each driveway where it meets the new pavement. If you experience any issues with the temporary driveway transitions tomorrow afternoon, please let me or one of our supervisors on the crew know.  Also, drainage structures may appear to have “disappeared”, but don’t worry. They will need to be cut out and adjusted back up to finish grade after the paving is complete.

8/26/16 - Much progress was made on the project this week, as I expect you can tell. The granite curbing was reset and installed, sidewalk and driveway areas built up and prepped for paving, a few trees near the lower sidewalk were cut. Last but not least, paving is being performed today to patch in the curb, drainage structures, and the base layer of the sidewalk and lower driveways. Continental will return early next week to finish driveways, the top layer of sidewalk, and the asphalt berm above Tyler Drive. Any driveways paved today will have a slight lip until the finish layer is paved.

Next week, we’ll return to landscaping any off-street areas, resetting mailboxes that were disturbed, and cleaning up the staging area under the power lines. Painted line striping will occur in a few weeks.

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9/2/16 -This will likely be the last project update for Worthley Hill Road for this year! This week the crew worked on backfilling behind the curb and berm, ADA warning plates for the sidewalk tipdowns, finish loam and seeding, finish paving of driveways and sidewalk, restoration of the staging area under the power lines, and mailbox resets. Final areas of seed and street sweeping will be accomplished this afternoon.

Still to be done: Street signs will be replaced where necessary soon, and the pavement marking contractor is set to return to town in two weeks to paint.

The wearing course paving of this final phase will be performed in summer of 2017, to allow any possible settlement or seasonal heaving to show itself before the final layer of asphalt is applied. If we’ve done our job properly, the spring heave should be all but eliminated…

It’s been a pleasure working with your neighborhood, and if you have any lingering questions or concerns don’t hesitate to ask. We will be sending out post-construction surveys soon, your feedback would be much appreciated and help us with future projects.

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Black Brook Road - Phase 3

Construction will start on Black Brook Road between Tirrell Hill Road and East Dunbarton Road in early April.  All work will be completed by the Department of Public Works and our subcontractors.  A public informational meeting will be held at the Tirrell Hill Fire Station on Tuesday 4/5/16 at 6pm for local residents within the work zone.  The DPW Director, Adam Jacobs, will go over the preliminary plans with residents and answer questions.  

DPW suggests using the attached detour route during construction as delays should be expected.  Residents within the work zone will be allowed in and out as needed but should also expect delays.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Meghan Theriault, Town Engineer at 497-3617 x 280 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  If you would like to be on the email distribution list for this project please contact Adam Jacobs, DPW Director via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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5/20/16 - We are wrapping up our work on Paige Hill Road and will be tying up some loose ends before moving into Black Brook. Right now our plan is to start work on June 7th, likely on the Tirrell Hill end of the project. We will be establishing a detour for the duration of the project through Lindsey Way and Tirrell Hill/East Dunbarton Rd. The project area of Black Brook between Tirrell Hill and East Dunbarton Roads will be local traffic only daily (Tue-Fri 6:45am-4:15pm).  You should also see the contracted tree service on Black Brook in the next couple weeks to remove the trees that were flagged a few weeks ago.

6/6/16 - Work will begin tomorrow (Tuesday) on Black Brook Road.  General scope of work includes drainage improvements and reclaim of existing pavement, with some correction to road geometry at both Tirrell Hill Rd and East Dunbarton Rd intersections. Minor fill areas at low points in the roadway with unsuitable road base. New base asphalt and gravel shoulders in 2016, wearing course of asphalt in 2017. Roadside trees have been removed as necessary to support drainage, ditches, slopes, and roadway realignments. Anticipate project wrapping up in late July.  The road will be open to residents only between Tirrell Hill Rd and East Dunbarton Rd.  A detour will be established for thru traffic via Lindsey Way for the duration of the project. The work zone will be active Tue-Fri from around 6:45am – 4:15pm.

6/10/16 - Not a bad first week on the job site, and mother nature cooperated for the most part. We had a sinkhole on Mast Road in Pinardville that took away some of our crew the last few days. Hopefully that will be wrapped up next week and we can have two crews working on Black Brook. Despite the single crew, we were able to install about 1200 feet of 6” underdrain pipe and over 100 feet of 12” drain pipe. Tree cutting also resumed today in the section between Pollard and Tirrell Hill.  Looking ahead to next week, drainage pipe installations will continue, and the precast concrete drainage structures should start arriving soon as well.  Tree cutting will also continue for a few more days. We don’t have a set timeline yet for reclaim of the pavement, hopefully we’ll get some more info next week from Continental.

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6/17/16 - We are into the phase of the project where the road gets worse before it gets better. Nearly 500’ of perforated under drain pipe and over 150’ of drain pipe was installed this week, in addition to 6 drainage structures. You’ll notice that a good portion of the road now has pavement removed on one side or the other as a result. Tree work continued, and we started removing some of the stumps (some of them pretty massive).  Next week will continue pipe and structure installations, and more stumping and slope/ditchline work.

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6/24/16 - This week has progressed nicely, with just under 1000’ of drainage pipe and underdrain installed, along with 7 precast drainage structures and headwalls. John C. Brown removed some trees near the intersection of Pollard Road, and we continued to remove stumps and haul them away.  Next week will consist of much of the same. We should wrap up drainage work, and be close to complete with stump work. There will be a few street crossings and driveway culverts to swap out; we’ll keep local traffic (#3 to #136 Black Brook) in the loop as much as possible to limit access disruptions. Slope work will also continue, and layout for reclamation and fill areas is on the horizon after the holiday.  Thank you for your continued patience during construction. 

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 7/8/16 - We continued to chug along on the project over the last few days, although with the holiday and related coverage our crews were a little smaller than normal. Cleanup and reshaping work has begun at the East Dunbarton Road intersection. All structures, pipe, and underdrain have been installed, with the exception of one culvert crossing. Construction of the non-precast concrete culvert pipe inlet headwalls has begun as well. Stump removal and slope grubbing continues.  We almost made it through the drainage installation without running into ledge…almost. If you were within earshot, please accept my apologies for the incessant hammering into the early evening yesterday. Once the ledge is exposed it’s much more efficient and less expensive to keep the rental hammer working until it’s gone. I think we’ve seen the last of the hard stuff (rock-wise, anyway) for this job.

Looking ahead: Right now, we’ve received word from the paving contractor that they will be in town next week to reclaim (grind up) the pavement. We’ll be following right behind with a grader, but this is the stage when driveway connections can vary between smooth and rough throughout the day. We’ll work with you as needed to get in and out on the day of the reclaim, and will have everything at least tapered in by the end of each day. Please let us know if you experience or anticipate any difficulty though.  We’ll continue working on the new intersection, and the fill sections/rough grading throughout next week. Early indications are that we might have new pavement the last week of the month, if not sooner.

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7/15/16 - Pavement was reclaimed this week and we have begun the process of shaping the roadway and flattening out a couple cut and fill areas. We will continue this work next week, as well as continue with the construction of the new intersection. Drainage has been extended, and tree removal and fill of that area has already begun. Still waiting on a firm date for paving. Until then, enjoy the suddenly smooth ride on your temporary gravel road!

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7/25/16 - Last week the project focus was spreading new gravel as a base for the new pavement, and filling in a couple low areas or “sags” in the roadway. The East Dunbarton Road intersection was shaped and laid out, and the roadway was rough graded. We still do not have a date for paving, but I expect to hear something this week and will pass it along as soon as I do. Until then we will continue with slope and shoulder work, of which there is plenty.

Another item of potential interest to this group: At the recommendation of the Highway Safety Committee, the Board of Selectmen are holding the first of two public hearings this evening at 7pm regarding the codification of vehicle and traffic ordinances. One of the proposed ordinances is a new 3-way stop at the intersection of Black Brook and East Dunbarton Road. If approved, the new markings and stop signs will be installed as part of this project.

http://www.goffstown.com/calendar/public-hearings/view/8218/date/2016-07-25.html

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7/26/16 - The paving contractor arrived in town today to perform the fine grading of the roadway. They are scheduled to be in tomorrow mid-morning to lay the base pavement. We will work to smooth out the driveway edges after the paving crew moves through, and will be following through with shoulder gravel starting Thursday or Friday. Driveway apron paving is still TBD.

8/5/16 - This week was a busy one, as we worked on some of the less glamorous parts of the project that need to happen after base paving. The road shouldering has been done, which helps support the new pavement and adds some safety for cars that might leave the road edge. Drainage structures all need to be brought up to the new finished road height, which requires the pavement be saw cut and precast structures raised with new frames and grates added to make proper inlets.  Looking into next week and beyond: Slope and loam work continues, and will be much of the focus going forward. Mailboxes will be reset to proper height and distance off the road, if necessary. Driveways need to be tied in to the new pavement, and they are being saw cut and prepped. Stone wedges have been placed where there are any abrupt transitions, but please let me or the crew know if you have any issues with bottoming out before we can return to pave the new aprons. There are two steeper sections near water that will receive guardrail, but the contractor has not set a date for that yet. Pavement markings will occur closer to the end of the project and we won’t be tracking all over them.

If things get quiet for a couple days, have no fear. We may send part or most of the crew across town to assist with the Worthley Hill project for a couple days to ensure it is ready for bus traffic in a couple weeks.  Hopefully you have had a chance to enjoy the new ride, we anticipate finishing all the loam and slope work and wrapping up the project before the end of the month.

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8/12/16 -  Hopefully this update finds you somewhere with a/c, or floating on a lazy river someplace!  As promised, we moved our crew off the job at the end of this week to help get the Worthley Hill Road project ready for paving next week. Before they left, we were able to get some slope work done and get drainage structures and driveways set for paving.  The guardrail contractor also was in town to install the new sections of rail near the water on both this year and last year’s phases.

The crew should be back in your neighborhood next week to continue with the work and get things ready for driveway and berm paving. The Board of Selectmen also will be voting on the updated traffic ordinances at their 8/22 meeting; if approved as proposed, the new stop signs could be installed at the East Dunbarton Road intersection as early as 8/23.  If you haven’t already done so, please check us out and “like” our Facebook page. I’m biased, but it’s a great place to get project pictures and updates about other goings-on in town.  https://www.facebook.com/GoffstownDPW/

 

Thanks again for your patience with the project, we’re getting close!

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8/19/16 - A relatively quiet week as we continued slope and loam/seed work, one side of the road is finished and we’ll continue that next week. The paving contractor has us scheduled for next Tuesday (Aug 23rd) for driveway paving and asphalt curbing. They will start with base paving and curb, and do the top coat of pavement if they can get it in. The other thing that will likely happen next week is the new 3-way STOP signage at the East Dunbarton Road intersection, if the Board of Selectmen approve the proposed changes to the traffic ordinances on Monday night.

 

We are in the homestretch!

Thanks again for your continued support with the project


 

 

New All Way Stop Intersection at East Dunbarton Road and Black Brook Road 

August 31, 2016

 

GOFFSTOWN - The Goffstown Department of Public Works announces a new All Way Stop intersection at East Dunbarton Road and Black Brook Road starting today, August 31st. This intersection will have two new stop signs on East Dunbarton Road installed. Please use caution.

 

Please contact; The Goffstown Department of Public Works (603) 497-3617 with any questions. Thank you for your patience.

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9/2/16 - This will likely be the last project update for Black Brook Road for this year! This week the crew worked on finish loam and seed, layout and signage for the new all-way stop intersection at East Dunbarton Road, and mailbox resets. Today the crew is working on base paving driveways and around drainage structures, the paving contractor’s schedule did not allow them to return as we had hoped. They are now set to arrive on Tuesday to pave the top 1.5” of asphalt driveways, in addition to the areas that are to receive asphalt berm/cape cod curbing. I expect to remove the detour on Tuesday afternoon. The pavement marking contractor is set to return to town in two weeks to paint as well.

 The wearing course paving of this final phase will be performed in summer of 2017, to allow any possible settlement or seasonal heaving to show itself before the final layer of asphalt is applied. If we’ve done our job properly, the spring heave should be all but eliminated…

 It’s been a pleasure working with your neighborhood, and if you have any lingering questions or concerns don’t hesitate to ask. We will be sending out post-construction surveys soon, your feedback would be much appreciated and help us with future projects.


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Paige Hill Road Phase 2 (2016)

The road drainage and reclamation project began March 14, 2016 on Paige Hill Road from Winter Hill Road to Locust Hill Road. The Department of Public Works is the general contractor for the work.

The road will be closed daily to thru traffic. Residents within the workzone will be allowed in and out as needed but should expect minor delays. All thru traffic should please use the posted detour as shown on the attached map.

A neighborhood informational meeting was held at the intersection of Paige Hill Road and Winter Hill Road on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. The meeting involved a brief overview of the plans, and a short Q&A session.

Project updates will be posted on this article and on the Goffstown DPW Facebook page during the project. If you would like to be on the email distribution list for this project please contact Adam Jacobs, DPW Director via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Eric Gustafson, Engineering Technician at 497-3617 x  227  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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(5/20/16) - This should be the last update for the season for the Paige Hill project! Our crews are nearly complete spreading loam and will be wrapping up our work today. All loamed areas will be seeded in the next couple days; if we don’t receive much rain in the next few weeks, any watering you can all do will help establish a nice grassy cover and prevent both weeds and roadside washouts in the future.  The wearing course paving for the lower section (2015 work) will be done later this summer, and the upper section (2016 work) will be finish paved next summer. This allows any possible settlement or seasonal heaving to show itself before the final coat of pavement is applied. If we’ve done our job well, the spring heave should be all but eliminated.  We will also be sending out post-construction surveys soon, your feedback would be much appreciated and help us with future projects.

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(5/16/16) We are rounding into the home stretch for the 2016 portion of the project. Last week the incidental paving (berm, sluiceways, and driveway aprons) was finished, and the new roadway pavement was supported by shoulder gravel. This week, the focus will be adding material to ease any steep slopes that remain, and finishing with loam and seed to blend into existing lawns.  The paving crews will also return before too much longer to pave the top course of pavement in the lower section from last year (Elm to Winter Hill). We’ll give as much notice as possible for that work.

(5/9/2016) This week we will be continuing the tasks of driveway preparation and slope backfill that was started last week after paving. Structures have been raised and areas for berm and paved sluiceways also prepared. Slope and lawn restorations will continue for another few weeks until we wrap up.

The contractor is tentatively scheduled to arrive for drive apron paving Wednesday or Thursday, but that can change for the better or worse very quickly due to weather or cancellations elsewhere. We will make every attempt to coordinate with each residence to make sure no one gets stranded in their driveway or drives over fresh asphalt.

(4/29/16) Paving has started on Winter Hill Road this morning and the paving crew will move to Paige Hill next. They are installing a 2.5" layer of binder asphalt this year and crews will be back next year to install a 1.5" layer of finish asphalt. Driveway aprons will be prepped and paved by a separate paving crew at some point.  Temporary transitions will be in place until that work is done. DPW crews will also return to the project to install road shoulders, tune slopes and loam disturbed areas to restore grass growth for a final polish on the new road! 

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(4/27/16) - Contractor is planning to begin fine grading tomorrow so that paving of the roadway can be completed by Friday afternoon.  Driveway aprons will be prepped and paved by a separate paving crew at some point after the road is paved.  Temporary transitions will be in place until that work is done.

The work location will be in constant flux during this process so getting in and out of the work zone will require extra time due to delays.  If possible, please try and avoid the work zone and use the detours whenever possible.  Traffic control will be present to get residents in the immediate area in and out of their homes.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this project.  As always, please contact us with any questions. 

Week 6 update (4/22/16) - The project moved back to the forefront again this week, now that we have some gravel crushed in the stockpiles. Continental Paving reclaimed the pavement surface and we have steadily been hauling gravel to shape and fill the road as necessary. Road fabric is also being installed under a layer of gravel to help add to the stability of the road bed.

The increased road elevation in some areas can look a little shocking at first, but keep in mind we still have plenty of slope and shoulder work to do which eases things out.

Weather permitting, we have tentative word that base paving will occur at the end of next week.

(4/19/16) Road reclamation has started on Paige Hill Road and Winter Hill Road. The existing road asphalt is crushed and recycled as a road base under the new road. The pictures below show the recycled road materal being graded and compacted in preparation for new gravel material to be installed and finish grading before paving. 

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Week 5 update (4/18/16) - Another week spent wrapping up other town projects, but the waiting game is over. Our crushing contractor began work in the DPW gravel pit to turn large rocks into smaller ones. We expect to have material suitable for road use in the next day or two.

Things will also pick up again on site starting tomorrow. Continental Paving is scheduled to arrive and reclaim the pavement, which will require temporary detours throughout the day as the gravel is graded and compacted again. Keep your fingers crossed for only minor rain, and it won’t be too much longer before we start talking about the paving schedule.

Week 4 update (4/8/16) - The week 4 update is…that there isn’t really an update this week. We are still awaiting our gravel recycling contractor (tentatively scheduled to start crushing for us next week), so among other things we spent much of the week at Roy Park preparing the old tennis court area for the future playground. The next step will be reclaiming the existing pavement, but that date hasn't been set yet.

Week 3 update (4/5/16) - The focus last week involved the portion of Winter Hill Road that leads into the intersection with Paige Hill Road. Pavement issues here largely stem from poor subsurface drainage and materials. 266' of underdrain was installed, in addition to 107' of drainage pipe, a precast drain inlet, and mortar-and-stone headwalls for a cross pipe. General area cleanups, ditchline cleanout, and some tree clearing was also done.

Preparations are also being made for reclamation of the existing pavement, the limiting factor right now is our early season stockpile of gravel. The crushing/recycling contractor should arrive at the DPW gravel pit in the next 1-2 weeks, at which point we will grind the road and begin to add road fabric and the structural gravel layer.

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Week 2 update (3/25/16) - Good progress this week, despite starting off Monday by plowing snow. The sun started shining by late morning and our crews were back into construction by noontime. This week an additional 397 feet of drainage pipe and 320 feet of underdrain were installed. 6 precast structures and one headwall were installed, and old cross culverts were removed. The remaining areas of ledge were hammered out to support that work. Some shoulder cleanup and erosion prevention measures were taken due to the on and off rainy weather leading into the weekend.

Next week we will turn our attention to the the first few hundred feet of Winter Hill Road and also Paige Hill Road above Locust Hill Road, both of which are also in rough shape. We may have found ourselves ahead of the paving contractor by a few days, so the schedule for pavement reclaim is a bit fluid.

Week 1 update (3/18/16) - The week started off with minor tree and brush removal on Monday. Tuesday night was a neighborhood meeting (thank you to all who attended).  Our crews were able to install 472 ft of drainage pipe, and 640 feet of perforated underdrain, in addition to 3 precast concrete drainage structures.  We did run into ledge almost immediately, and had to hire a rock hammer for a couple days.

Next week we’ll try to wrap up the structures and underdrain, and start replacing the culvert crossings. Access should be maintained to all driveways with minimal interference.  Based on our observations and feedback from the neighborhood meeting, we are also going to reclaim a small portion of Winter Hill and a section of Paige Hill above Locust with the rest of the pavement in the project area.

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Hooksett Road

Hooksett Road from East Dunbarton Road to the Town line will be reclaimed and paved this year.  All work will be completed by the Department of Public Works and our subcontractors.

Due to the narrow width of the road, DPW suggests finding and alternate route until work is completed.  Significant delays should be expected between 7AM - 5PM.  Please see traffic alert here.   Residents within the work zone will be allowed in and out as needed but should also expect delays.

9/8/15 DPW crews will mobilize and star drainage work on street. Tree work will also be occuring.

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9/15/15 - Tree work was completed last week and this week DPW crews are removing stumps along the edges of the road.  All drianage work has been completed on the road.  Waiting to schedule reclaim and paving with our subcontractor. 

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9/22/15 - Road will be reclaimed tomorrow and left gravel until next week.  Paving will be scheduled for next week. 

9/28/15 - Road was reclaimed last week and rough graded by DPW.  Paving scheduled this week. 

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10/1/15 - Hooksett Road survived the weather, was fine graded today and will be paved tomorrow.  Please expect delays and find an alternate route.  Thank you!

10/5/15 - Busy day last Friday - Road was paved, structures were raised and curbing installed.  Final cleanup work will occur this week and next including blending in of all driveways, loaming, seeeding, adjusting mailboxes and installation of riprap as needed to control drainage off the road.

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Hoosett Rd base paving 10 2 15 38 Hoosett Rd structure raising for berm 10 2 15 10

10/20/15 - Guardrail was installed last week and there is still some final cleanup and misc punchlist items to take care of on this site.  Our crews have been over at Black Brook Road trying to get that ready for reclaim and paving but they will be back here soon to tie up loose ends. We thank you for your patience. 

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10/28/15 - Crews were out on site recently replacing a driveway culvert, backing up curbing, loaming and installing new mailbox posts. 

12/4/15 - Work has been completed on this site and DPW crews will return in the spring to complete any punchlist items that are needed.  Thank you for your patience during construction and please call with any questions or concerns. 

If you could take a moment and fill out our short post-construction survey, we would be most appreciative of the feedback:

http://www.goffstown.com/dpwsurvey.html