Shadyside Avenue


2016 Roadway Improvements

General Contractor (Roadway work):

Lazaro Paving Corp.

Sub-Contractor (Drainage work):

Fenton and Son Contracting, Inc.

Contact for Roadway and Drainage Related Matters:

Chris Olbrot, PE - Assistant Town Engineer, Engineering Division, Jacob Zwicker Assistant Public Works Engineer, Engineering Division 978-318-3210,

Program Background:

The goal of the Town’s annual roads program is to recommend adequate investment in the Town’s 107 mile roadway network to ensure the network does not deteriorate to a point which would result in more costly periodic repairs. Utility improvement opportunities are also identified and implemented within the roads program when appropriate. This can include drainage replacements or enhancements, water main and sewer main replacements and/or private utility expansions from National Grid (gas main), Verizon (Broadband internet/cable), etc.

Project Overview:

Shadyside Avenue is part of the 2016 Roadway Improvements Program bid, which is valued at over $600,000.00 The project is scheduled to reconstruct just over 2 mile of roadway, reconstruct over 1,000 ft. of drainage, and 1,800 ft. of underdrain. 

Shadyside Scope of Work:

Work Phase I: Drainage System Improvements 
Anticipated Schedule: Fall 2016 
Description: Storm drainage improvements are scheduled to be performed in anticipation of roadway reconstruction. Drainage improvements will consist of replacement of two undersized and antiquated culverts that run underneath Shadyside Ave. The first culvert will be replaced with 18" Reinforced Concrete Pipe and the second will be replaced with 48" Reinforced Concrete Pipe. In addition to the culverts, the contractor will be installing a drainage sub-drain to promote adequate drainage through the roadway sub-surface soil. 

Work Phase II: Roadway Improvements Schedule: 6/6/2017-6/28/2017

Scope of Work:
The roadway improvements are the second phase of work Shady Side Ave. Is scheduled for a reclaim treatment which involves the pulverizing of the existing roadway into a gravel sub-base material, re-grading and compacting this sub-base material, and installing the base course and top course of pavement. The roadway improvements outlined above are planned to be completed prior to 2017 winter shut-down, likewise final improvements after paving will include blending driveway aprons (only as necessary), loaming and seeding disturbed areas, and final cleanup.

Please be advised that the schedules outlined above are tentative and may change without notice as weather delays and other unforeseen circumstances occur.

Updated 10/11/2017

Lazaro Paving has reached substantial completion with the reconstruction of Shady Side Avenue following the installation of the final course of pavement. Remaining items to be completed are loan and seeding disturbed areas and final cleanup.

Road Work Schedule