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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Town of Cohasset DPW Water Main Replacement Notice

Elm Detour

The Town of Cohasset wishes to take this opportunity to notify you that we are approaching the anticipated start of a water main replacement project in your neighborhood as a reminder of the scope of work proposed and what can be expected during the course of construction.

Where: The Town of Cohasset contractor will begin installation of a new 8" ductile iron water main to replace the existing water main.

Who: The Town of Cohasset Department of Water Department has contracted the construction work to Gravity Construction. An inspector for the Town will regularly be on-site overseeing and inspecting the construction.

When: The anticipated start for the project is week of October 11, 2021 with a projected duration of 7 weeks. Weather and/or construction delays may impact this schedule.

How: In general, work will consist of the following:

  • Grind the limits of the proposed trench (when applicable) where the new water main will be installed;
  •  Excavate to install the new water main;
  •  Backfill the excavations & install temporary pavement;
  •  Pressure test and chlorinate the main line pipe.
  •  Tie in all streets and service line to new main.
  •  Final paving is scheduled to be done next year to allow for any trench settlement.

What: In general, the following can be expected during construction:

  •  There will be a heavy presence of construction noise, vehicles, equipment, & materials during construction hours;
  •  Normal working hours will be from 7AM to 4PM. There will be detours in place to provide a safer construction zone. Elm Street Detour Map

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