Friday, December 14, 2012
Residents inquired about certain Reading roads.
Welcome to You Asked...Patch Answers where we answer readers questions. We recently received questions about certain streets in Reading. Readers want to know when they will be repaved. Here's your answer. A reader asked when Haverhill Street from the North Reading line to Wakefield would be resurfaced. According to the DPW they plan to start work next spring. They installed a new water main and have to wait about six months before they can start work to make sure the trenches settle. They are also considering putting in a bike path. Another reader asked about West Street. According to the DPW they have to wait for state funding, but are hoping for that to come through next year. They completed the design in-house, but need to wait for the …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Streets and sidewalks are being worked on this week, and Main Street will be closed Thursday.
Roads and sidewalks will be worked on throughout Reading this week. Take these street closures into consideration while traveling. Main Street will be closed from Washington Street to the railroad crossing on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. There will be new concrete sidewalks and granite curbing installed on Highland Street between Federal and Auburn Street. The sidewalks on Bancroft Avenue will be worked on between Lowell and Auburn Streets. According to the town of Reading's website, during daytime hours when construction is occurring all on-street parking within the sidewalk construction areas will be prohibited. Vehicles that interfere with the work will be towed. The following streets are not yet scheduled for resurfacing…
Friday, June 22, 2012
Roads will be closed due to paving this weekend.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Readers want to know when certain Reading roads will be repaved.
Welcome to You Asked...Patch Answers where we answer readers questions. We recently received questions about the condition of Reading roads. Patch readers want to find out more about the town's plan to fix certain roads. Here's your answer. According to DPW Director Jeffrey T. Zager, the town has a formal three-year road improvement program in place. "This past year our engineering division, with the help of a consultant, did an actual road by road survey/ update analysis, which aided us in putting together a prioritized program which is funded by both local as well as state aid funds," Zager said. His plan is to start the paving work in the beginning of May, he said. Readers asked specifically about Haverhill Street. "Regarding Haverhill…