UPDATE: March 28, 2019
The Pedestrian Crosswalk improvements, contracted to Lawrence-Lynch Corp., are scheduled to commence during the week of April 1, 2019.
Initial construction activities include removal of existing curb and pavement sections and drainage system modifications. Subsequent activities include installation of new granite curb; new wheelchair ramps; new paved crosswalk surfaces; pavement repairs; installation of signage and restoration of disturbed areas.
Normal work hours will be between 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Construction is scheduled to continue through until May 23, 2019.
Through traffic will be maintained on these roads throughout construction. During active construction in the roadway, there will be lane closures with police details to direct traffic. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes to avoid the construction work. As always, please slow down and use extreme caution when traveling through the road construction areas, and follow posted safety and detour signs.
Please see revised plans for all three sites HERE for Main St./School St., School St./High St. and Main St./Oceanview Ave., Cotuit.
Bourne Bridge lane restrictions set to start on Monday, March 25
Maintenance work on the Bourne Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., is scheduled to start, weather permitting, on Monday, March 25, 2019 and continue through about May 23, 2019, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District officials.
During the work, travel over the Bourne Bridge will be reduced from two lanes in each direction to ONE WIDER 12-FOOT LANE IN EACH DIRECTION. State and local police will be on duty at all times work is being performed to assist the motoring public.
The lane restrictions will remain in place 24 hours per day. Motorists planning to use the Bourne Bridge should be aware that travel delays are likely to occur during the morning and afternoon peak travel periods each day.
This bridge work is critical to maintaining the structural integrity of the bridges, which are a vital component to the transportation system of Cape Cod, the Islands and southeastern Massachusetts. Work will include the replacement of bridge joints on the roadway, repair of deteriorated steel and concrete, patching of damaged pavement surfaces, and replacement of waterproof membranes. Work crews will also perform maintenance work on the bridge lighting and drainage systems during this timeframe.
Traffic signs, message boards and bridge work alert emails will be used to help inform motorists about pending lane restrictions and bridge work. To sign up for bridge work alert emails send an email to CapeCodCanalBridges@usace.army.mil with the subject title “Bridge Work Alerts.” An email alert is sent when there is a major change to the bridge work status or schedule.
Additionally, updates are available from the Corps’ New England District via Facebook and Twitter: on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CorpsNewEngland; on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CorpsNewEngland. Or visit the District website at http://www.nae.usace.army.mil.
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM EST MONDAY…
* WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches
expected. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
* WHERE…Cape Cod.
* WHEN…From 7 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Monday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel could be very difficult. The
hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
Weather Forecast Here