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NEW BEDFORD- CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENTS AND RELATED WORK ON KINGS HIGHWAY, FROM CHURCH STREET TO THE KINGS HIGHWAY BRIDGE (N-06-036) OVER ROUTE 140
This project is proposed to address ongoing safety and congestion issues due to the lack of roadway capacity and left turn lanes at several key inter-sections. Traffic signal improvements are also planned at 4 intersections. In addition, the project will provide improved bicycle and pedestrian access.
Location:
  • City of New Bedford
  • Construction Begins: Winter 2019/2020
    Resident Engineer: Matthew Lambert
    Construction Bid Price: $7,891,570.00
    District: District 5
    Current Status: PAL completed EWO#1 work for pressure grouted conduit at RxR tracks on 8/23/21. PAL began full depth roadwork on Tarkiln Hill Road West of the Railroad tracks 8/24/21, and are currently continuing East of tracks towards Church Street intersection. Bell Traffic continues installing Mast Arms on-site. Eversource continues wire transfer to new poles on Kings Highway. Scheduled work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Expect periodic lane closures and restrictions. (as of 08/27/2021)

    Contracts (1) Progress
    # 109552 -- Construction Contract
    Roadway Reconstruction and Related Work (Including Signals) along a Section of Kings Highway

    Bridges

    Contract Dates
    Notice to Proceed: 02/05/2020
    Contract Information
    Project Designer: Municipality
    Funding Source: FED. AID. ACCELERATED BRIDGE
    No TIP Data Available For This Project
    Project Task Information
    Project Status
    Project Need Form PNF Entered 01/05/2012
    Project Initiation Form PIF Entered 01/06/2012
    Project Initiation Form PRC Submitted 10/30/2012
    Project Review Committee PRC Approved 11/15/2012
    Project Status Advertised 08/31/2019
    Project Management
    100% Design 100% Package Received 03/04/2019
    100% Design 100% Package Comments to DE 04/15/2019
    25% Design 25% Package Received 04/01/2016
    25% Design 25% Package Comments to DE 08/30/2016
    25% Design 25% Package Received - Resub 1 07/01/2016
    25% Design Design Public Hearing 09/26/2017
    75% Design 75% Package Received - Resub 1 04/24/2018
    Final Design PS&E Received 07/09/2019
    Final Design PS&E to FAPRO 08/19/2019