Waterfield Bridge and McCall Traffic Calming

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Waterfield Road Bridge over Aberjona

What:  Waterfield Road Bridge rehabilitation

Start:  June 1, 2020

Duration:  ~ 10 weeks

The Waterfield Road Bridge will be closed for extensive repairs.  A detour will be put in place as the bridge will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The sidewalks over the bridge will be closed to bicycle and pedestrian traffic for the duration of the project. 

Mystic Valley Parkway at Waterfield Road

What:  Safety improvements to the Mystic Valley Parkway entrance to McCall Middle School, including narrowing of Mystic Valley Parkway, realigning the intersection of Waterfield Road at Mystic Valley Parkway, and measures to improve pedestrian and vehicular safety 

Start:  June 2020

Duration:  ~ 3 months

Mystic Valley Parkway will be narrowed, and Waterfield Road will be realigned to intersect Mystic Valley Parkway at less of an angle. New curb ramps, a new pedestrian flashing beacon, new on-street parking, and shortened crosswalks will be constructed. The design aims to improve safety for all roadway users by removing unnecessary roadway space, providing larger pedestrian areas, removing a large area of impervious surface, and reduce crossing length.

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Main Street at Washington Street/Mt. Pleasant Street

What:  Enhancing pick-up and drop-off zones for McCall Middle School and realigning of the intersections of Main Street at Washington Street and Main Street at Mt. Pleasant Street to improve pedestrian and vehicular safety 

Start:  June 2020

Duration:  ~ 3 months

Washington Street at Mt. Pleasant Street will be realigned to intersect Main Street as separate, defined intersections. The design aims to improve safety for all roadway users by tightening the roadway radii, providing larger pedestrian/shared space areas, removing a large area of impervious surface, and reducing crossing length. Designated pick-up and drop-off areas will be installed as part of this work.