2021 PAVING PROGRAM
The City of Norwich in conjunction with hired contractor, Charles Pasteryak jr. Inc. have committed to an ambitious paving program in 2021. The following roads have been completed this construction season:
Philane Drive, Aspen Court, Blueberry Hill road, Mountainview Drive, Bayberry Hill Road, Lornadale Drive, Dalewood Drive, Knollcrest Road, Fernwood Street, Cottonwood Road, Barnsider Lane, Watson Drive
Curtis Street, Wilderness Road.
Otis Street, Perkins Ave, Francis Place.
These roads are to be paved next:
West Great Plain Area: Patrick Place, Lauren Lane, Woodlawn Terrace, Teddy Lane, Country Drive, Stone Cliff Lane, Old Salem Road, Carey Lane.
Thamesville Area: High Street, North High Street.
West Side Area: Coit Street, Ann Street, Fairmount Street, Pearl Street.
East Side Area: Talman Street Ext., Penobscott, Fowler Ave, Rock Street, Hedge Ave.
2021 Chip Sealing Program
Nearly six and one half miles of roads were chip sealed in July, including; John Edwards Dr., Mohegan Park Road No. 2 (Hunters Rd. to the Beach parking lot), Montville Rd., Old Salem Rd. No. 1, Ox Hill Rd. (from Mahan Dr. to Wilderness Rd.), Rogers Rd. (Transfer Station to Wawecus Hill Rd.), and Wawecus Hill Rd.
Replacement of the Sherman Street Bridges
The Final Design is wrapping up with an anticipated Advertising for Bids in the fall of 2021. Construction is expected to start in April of 2022. The construction phase will last two years, with closure of the bridges anticipated during the summer construction months.
Dunham Street Reconstruction
The project has been awarded to American Industries of Jewett City with a projected start in September. This project entails a total reconstruction of Dunham St., complete with sidewalks on the entire length.
Franklin Square Roundabout
The Nunes Companies Inc. of Ludlow, MA is the Contractor for this project. Work is progressing and should be completed in September.
Boswell Avenue Sidewalks
This sidewalk project was funded through a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $200,000. New sidewalk was installed by Evergreen Landscaping and Construction from Oak Street to Roath Street. This project also included the reconstruction of 11 sets of concrete stairs and railings within the project limits. Work was completed in June.
Uncas Leap Heritage Park
The current phase of this project involves the abatement and selective demolition and stabilization of the granite mill building. The stabilization process is ongoing, with completion of this phase expected in the fall of 2021. There are plans to improve the park with American Recovery Plan funds.
North Main Street Sidewalk Ramps
This sidewalk ramp project was funded through the City Bond Fund in the amount of $71,000. Clover Construction Company of Bristol, CT was the low bidder. Fourteen (14) ramps were completed at various intersections along North Main Street. Work was completed in July.
New London Turnpike Rehabilitation
The City of Norwich, and the Town of Montville are joining forces to undertake a LOTCIP funded project which will reconstruct New London Turnpike from West Main Street to Route 32 in Montville. Work will include new sidewalks and the rehabilitation of the bridge over Trading Cove Brook. Currently we are in the process of selecting a design firm.
Revised August 24-2021