Holyoke re-pavement project begins today

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP)- Drivers traveling through Holyoke may encounter detours and parking restrictions due to a re-pavement project that begins Thursday morning.

The re-paving is expected to last about five weeks on about 19 roadways through the city. The entire project is estimated to cost about $880,000 and is funded through the Chapter 90 State Highway Aid to cities and towns.

The Department of Public Works willl begin removing the old asphalt surface on:

  • Whitney Avenue from I-91 to Lower Westfield Road
  • Gordon Drive from Whiting Farms Road to end
  • Whiting Farms Rd. from Northampton St. to Sullivan Rd.
  • Longwood Ave. from Northampton St. to Sullivan Rd.
  • Longwood Ave. from Northampton St. to Martin St.
  • Hillcrest Ave. from Martin St. to E. Promenade
  • Michigan Ave. from Westfield Rd.to Downing Ave.
  • Pleasant St. from Appleton St to Highland Ave
  • Magnolia Ave. from W. Franklin St. to end
  • Beech Street, from W. Franklin St. to Hampshire St.
  • Chestnut St from Appleton St. to Dwight St
  • Sargeant St. from High St. to Commercial St.
  • Mosher St from Bowers St to Canal St.
  • Vadnais St. from Northampton St to George St.
  • Central Park Dr. from Mountain View Dr. to end
  • Lindor Heights from Easthampton Rd. to end
  • Discol Lane from Lindor Heights to end
  • Woods Ave. from Francis Ave. to Hillside Ave.
  • Main St. from Prew Ave. to Anderson Hill
  • Apremont Hwy from Westfield Rd. to Dupuis Rd.

On streets where on-street parking is permitted, such as Beech Street, there will be strict parking restrictions while the paving projects are going on.

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