Heavy rain causes problems on Chicopee Street project

Completion of the paving is expected by the end of summer.

Image Courtesy: Chicopee Police Department

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Friday’s heavy rain has caused problems for the extensive Chicopee street project.

Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos has asked drivers to avoid Chicopee street for the time being.

Work crews are in the process of paving a substantial parts of the street in the cities Willimansett neighborhood following a major pipe installation project.

Completion of the paving is expected by the end of summer.

The Mayor said Chicopee street remains open, but especially now after the rain, drivers will find it rough going.