Press Release: Construction Advisory: Downtown

Construction begins in downtown Pittsfield on North Street between Madison and Tyler Streets; and on the pedestrian plazas at the corners of Columbus and Eagle Streets at North Street

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CONSTRUCTION BEGINS DOWNTOWN

PLEASE NOTE: All businesses will be open and accessible.

Streetscape Phase

STREETSCAPE PHASE 3

North Street – between Madison Avenue and Tyler Street

Work schedule the week of Monday, July 7, 2014 from 7:00am to 3:30pm

SIGNAGE AND ROADWAY EXCAVATION

  • Message Boards will be placed today and construction signs installed on Monday informing the public/traffic of upcoming construction
  • The contractor will begin to excavation of the roadway

PedestrianStrip

PERSIP AND SOTTILE - PEDESTRIAN PLAZA AREAS

Parks at the corner of Columbus Avenue and North Street and Eagle Street and North Street

  • Construction on both parks will begin the week of July 14th
  • Signage informing the pedestrians of the construction will be installed on Monday, July 7th
Vehicular traffic will be guided with signs, cones and drums allowing traffic to travel safely through the construction area.

Officers will assist pedestrians safely through the construction area when needed.