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Sagamore Bridge Maintenance Work
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced that lane restrictions on the Sagamore Bridge will end by the afternoon on May 11, 2023.
Additional night work is anticipated over the weekend (at night) to complete the permanent line striping and remove all the road signage.
Mashpee Route 151 and Route 28 Detours
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced roadway reconstruction and paving on a section of Route 151 will begin Monday, April 3, 2023. Construction will occur weekly, Monday through Friday, from 7 AM to 3:30 PM.
Eastbound traffic will be directed southbound onto Currier Road to the intersection of Old Barnstable Road. Traffic will be directed to take a left onto Old Barnstable Road and to take a right to head eastbound on Route 151. According to MassDOT, the work is anticipated to be finished by late May.
Drivers traveling through the affected areas should expect delays and are asked to reduce speed and use caution.
Additional road work will take place further down Route 151 between the Mashpee Rotary and Frank E. Hicks Drive/Job’s Fishing Road. Construction is scheduled from April 3, 2023 to April 12, 2023 from 7 AM to 5 PM. Traffic will be instructed to follow signs for a detour on Route 28/Job’s Fishing Road. According to the Town of Mashpee website, the road will reopen once work is completed.
On Route 28, due to the ongoing wastewater project construction, sewer main installations will also begin Monday. Mainline crews will install 1,200 feet of piping from the intersection of Orchard Road to High Sachem Road.
The road closure will be for all through traffic from 7 AM to 5:30 PM. Mashpee residents will be allowed to enter the construction area to access their homes.
Eastbound traffic will be directed to turn right onto Quinaquisset Avenue and then to turn left onto Orchard Road before exiting back onto Route 28. Westbound traffic will be directed to take a right onto Ashers Path East. Vehicles will then take a left onto Old Meetinghouse Road, leading them back to Route 28 toward the Mashpee Rotary.
Police details have been scheduled for Ashers Path East, Orchard Road and Quinaquisset Avenue to ensure traffic flows smoothly. The eight-week construction permit extends almost to Memorial Day, but Interim Town Engineer Raymond A. Jack said work will likely take four to five weeks.
Please be advised that in April and/or May of 2023 there will be a detour on Route 28 between Orchard Road/Asher's Path and Quinaquisset Ave/Meetinghouse Road due to the ongoing wastewater project.
Additional information on the Route 151 Detour available at: https://www.mashpeema.gov/home/news/route-151-road-closuredetour-monday-april-3rd-wednesday-april-12th
Additional information on the Route 28 Detour available at: https://www.mashpeema.gov/sewer-commission/news/mashpee-wastewater-project-detour-and-general-update-project
Brewster/Orleans Route 6 Bridge Maintenance and Painting
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be performing bridge maintenance and painting operations on four bridges along the Route 6 Corridor during overnight hours in Brewster and Orleans beginning Tuesday evening, September 6, 2022 at 9:00 p.m. Scheduled work will occur starting each night at 9:00 p.m. and be completed the next morning by 5:30 a.m. The following four bridges will be the focus of the overnight hour work:
Rock Harbor Road over Route 6 in Orleans
- West Road over Route 6 in Orleans
- Route 6 over Route 6A in Orleans
- Freemans Way over Route 6 in Brewster
Work will begin Tuesday night, September 6, 2022 at 9:00 p.m. and will continue weekly in overnight hours finishing by 5:30 a.m. the next day. The work occurs Sunday nights through Friday mornings and is expected to be complete by late May of 2023.
Temporary traffic control typical details and Massachusetts Guidelines for MassDOT will be utilized, using police detail officers. Road closures on Route 6 will be in place as needed while work is ongoing. Emergency vehicles will be allowed passage at all times. Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution. All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted due to an emergency.
MassDOT Route 28 & Yarmouth Road Intersection Improvement Project
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), working with their contract Northern Construction, will be completing an intersection improvements project at the intersection of Route 28 and Yarmouth Road. The project will include lane widening/expansion, new sidewalks and pedestrian improvement, new traffic signalization as well as utility improvements, including drainage, water and sewer. Demolition of the old KAM Appliance building is complete. Weather pending, construction will be on-going, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM until completion of this phase of the project, which is anticipated for August 2024.
For questions, please contact the District 5 Construction Office at 508-884-4281.
Daytime Roadway Reconstruction and Related Work (Including Signals) on a Section of Route 151
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be performing roadway corridor improvements along a section of Route 151 in Mashpee. The work will begin on Thursday, March 10, 2022 and will take place weekly, Monday through Friday, during daytime hours from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The work is anticipated to continue through March 2025. The roadway reconstruction operations will start approximately 1,400 feet west of the Old Barnstable Road intersection and will end at the Mashpee Rotary.
The work will consist of improvements to bicycle, pedestrian, and vehicle access along the corridor. The work will also consist of pavement reconstruction, box widening, milling and paving, pavement markings, traffic signal upgrades, new signs, drainage system upgrades and the installation of curbing. A shared-use path will be constructed on the north side of the roadway and a five-foot sidewalk along most of the south side of the roadway. In addition, landscaping operations will be conducted along the corridor.
Standard temporary traffic control operations will consist of lane restrictions and alternating one-way traffic. Construction signs, message boards, arrow boards, drums and police details will be utilized.
Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.
All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted due to an emergency.