Roadwork Schedule

The City of New Bedford has roadwork sites for this upcoming week of

August 14, 2017 – August 18, 2017 and they are as follows:

The City of New Bedford – Department of Public Infrastructure


Acushnet Ave & Wamsutta St Railroad Bridge:

  • Contractor will be working on miscellaneous items throughout the project.


  • Eversource will be replacing the gas main on the following locations:
    • Swift St between Dartmouth St. and Bolton St.
    • Bonney St between Washington St. to Allen St.
    • Cove St. between S. First St. to Mcgurk St.
    • Sherman St. between Bonney St. to County St.

Union Street:

  • The Contractor will continue the installation of the new drain pipe and water main along Union St between Acushnet Ave and Pleasant St
  • Union St. may be closed between Acushnet Ave and Purchase St during construction. All businesses will remain open and accessible. The schedule work hours are 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday. Traffic signage will be posted and police detail officers will be on-site to assist with trafficmanagement


  • Contractor will be working on paving miscellaneous areas in the city.
  • Contractors will be working on Cove walk entrances.
  • The Contractor is scheduled to replacement of the water transmission main vale at the South Second St and Griffin Court intersection.
  • Contractor will be working on Route 18 south of Walnut St to Cove Road on road reconstruction.
  • Contractor will be reconstructing basketball court at Pine Hill Park.
  • Contractor will continue road reconstruction on Birchwood Drive between Phillips Road to Longview Rd.
  • Contractor will continue road reconstruction on Hemlock St between Rockdale Ave to Town line.
  • Hydrant flushing on dead ends in the city. This may cause a temporary loss of water pressure.
  • City of New Bedford will be working at Dog Park on Greenwood St and Hathaway Blvd.
  • City of New Bedford will be installing Drainage at the Intersection of Leroy St and Morton Ave.