DPW - In The Works

The Town of Shrewsbury Department of Public Works is working proactively to maintain and improve its infrastructure.  Below is a list of some of the current projects happening across the Town.  To ensure you have the most up-to-date information we encourage you to subscribe to our newsletters and CODE RED notifications.  

TOWN CLEANUP

April 26, 2021, A sunny Saturday made for a perfect day to be outside. Over 150 people took part in helping to clean up litter from 55 locations in town. Locations included all town parks, all schools, and various open spaces and neighborhoods.

Thank you to all the residents who helped at this year’s town clean-up day.


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STREET SWEEPING

Street Sweeper 2

As of Wednesday, May 12, 2021, the Highway Division completed the street sweeping program for the spring of 2021.  The spring sweeping program took approximately 9 weeks to complete. The sweepers completed the following areas:

Wachusett AreaCypress AreaHolden Street Area
Colonial Drive areaDartmoor AreaDeerfield Area
Camelot AreaTown Hall AreaAudubon Area
Dean ParkMt. View CemeteryKeyes House Area
LibraryWalnut StSouth St
Hemmingway AreaGrace Ave AreaEdgemere Area
Arrkwwood areaPublic Facilities Parking lotsSidwalk routes

                                                 STREET SWEEPING  

 INFLOW & INFILTRATION

The Town's Inflow and Infiltration Work Photoconsultants, Weston & Sampson, and contractor, National Water Main Cleaning Company, began daytime cleaning and inspection of sewer lines on Monday, March 29, 2021.  They will be starting nighttime flow isolation on April 12, 2021. Below is a list of the sub-areas that they will be working on this year. Updated on 4/12/2021.

  • Sub-area 3C - Longfellow Road / Browning Road / Deerfield Road (area)
  • Sub-area 7B - Westview Avenue / Ireta Road/ Old Mill Road / Minuteman Way (area)
  • Sub-area 7D - O'Donnell Avenue / Thestland Drive / Audubon Drive (area)

  INFLOW & INFILTRATION  

UNIDIRECTIONAL FLUSHING

Contractor, Hydra-TechFlushing Program Zone Map, has completed the unidirectional flushing in Zones 7 and 8 this spring and is currently working in Zone 3. Please follow the link below for more information. Updated on 5/10/2021.

  UNIDIRECTIONAL FLUSHING  

WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT

Water Main Replacement 1Contractor, Riccardi Brothers Inc., began the replacement of the water main on Saybrook Road on Friday, April 2, 2021.  They are currently connecting services to the new main and will be connecting it to the water mains on Jenney Street and Catalina Drive.  They have also started installing the temporary bypass water main on Main Circe and will replace that water main next.  Once that is complete they will move onto School Street.  Updated on 5/19/2021.

  WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT