|Old Greenwich Storm Drain Improvements (Town Project #14-31)|
Week of October 16, 2017 – Work will affect Sound Beach Avenue (in the vicinity of the Old Greenwich School) and Park Avenue (in the vicinity of 23 Park Avenue) during the day between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm. Construction vehicles, equipment and materials will be entering and exiting the roadway from Drainage Easements granted to the Town on private property. Two-way or alternating one-way traffic and access to all driveways will be maintained at all times during the day. In addition, a portion of the rear Town parking lot behind CVS, located at 225 Sound Beach Ave will be closed and utilized for staging. Please obey all temporary traffic control devices and uniformed traffic directors.
October 16, 2017 through October 27, 2017 – Contractor will continue work on private property within Drainage Easements between Sound Beach Avenue and Park Avenue. This work will include construction vehicles and equipment entering and exiting Sound Beach Ave at 282 Sound Beach Avenue (across from Old Greenwich School) and Park Avenue at 23-25 Park Avenue. Contractor may also continue with restoration of affected curbs, sidewalks and pavement on Sound Beach Avenue in the vicinity of the Old Greenwich School.
Notice to the Old Greenwich School Community
The contractor has completed all major work on school property. The Department of Public works thanks everyone for their cooperation and patience while work was being completed. Work will continue on Sound Beach Avenue and a portion of the playing fields will remain restricted until stabilized turf is established. For your safety and the safety of your children, please respect any temporary fencing, barricades or restricted areas. Permanent restoration of all sidewalks, curbs and pavement is scheduled to be completed by the Board of Education during Summer 2018. All work on Sound Beach Avenue will occur during the day between the hours of 7:00 am and 6:00 pm.
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The Old Greenwich Storm Drain Improvements project is a culmination of approximately 10 years of planning, analysis, and design to alleviate flooding and restrictions to emergency services in and around the Old Greenwich downtown area. The project involves the installation of storm drain structures and pipes on Park Avenue, portions of Sound Beach Avenue, Arcadia Road, Lockwood Avenue, Highview Avenue, in the vicinity of the Old Greenwich School and on school property. In addition to drainage pipe installation, various catch basins and manholes will be installed, curbing and sidewalk will be replaced in several locations, Park Avenue will be entirely repaved, portions of Sound Beach Avenue, Arcadia Road, Lockwood Avenue and Highview Avenue will be repaved and new pavement markings will be applied.
The Contractor, Grasso Companies, LLC, Norwalk, CT, will be working between 7am – 6pm, Monday – Friday, beginning on Thursday, June 22, 2017 and will start construction on the school property installing pipe working toward Sound Beach Avenue. The proposed construction is anticipated to last approximately 12 months, with pipe installation between Summer 2017 and Spring 2018 and final restoration occurring in Spring/Summer 2018. All dates are dependent on the weather and any unforeseen complications.
41 new catch basins
29 new manholes
+/- 5,000 linear feet of new drainage pipe
+/- 3,000 linear feet of curb replacement or repair
+/- 7,500 square yards of new pavement
Contact: Jason M Kaufman, Civil Engineer II
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