2021 Paving Program
The City of Norwich has a very ambitious paving program for 2021. In spite of Covid-19 we were able to pave 3.75 miles of roads in 2020. This year we are planning to pave 6.5 miles of roads. We ask for your patience if your street is not on the current paving list. We are aware of the conditions of all streets in Town since we conduct an annual assessment. Below is our 2021 tentative schedule: This schedule is subject to change due to weather and/or availability of equipment.
Norwichtown Area -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
Individual Streets- Curtis Street, Wilderness Road.
Central Area-Otis Street, Perkins Ave, Francis Place.
West Side Area: Coit Street, Ann Street, Fairmount Street, Pearl Street.
East Side Area: Talman Street Ext., Penobscott, Fowler Ave, Rock Street, Hedge Ave.
Thamesville Area: High Street, North High Street.
West Great Plain Area: Patrick Place, Lauren Lane, Woodlawn Terrace, Teddy Lane, Country Drive, Stone Cliff Lane, Old Salem Road, Carey Lane.
Greenville Area: Barron Street, South Golden Street, Erin Street, White Street.
Replacement of the Sherman Street Bridges
The Final Design work is now underway, with 70% Plans and Construction Documents completed.Because of the complexity of project, the design and permitting phase will last through 2021, with construction expected to start in 2022. The construction phase will likely last two years, with closure of the bridges anticipated during the summer construction months. Currently the water handling plans for construction are being adjusted to satisfy the permitting agencies.
A three way stop condition at the intersection of Sherman and Asylum Street was installed in July 2020, in advance of the construction, and will remain in place after construction.
Dunham Street Reconstruction
Covid-19 has delayed the reviewing process, however, we anticipate construction to start in the fall of 2021.
Franklin Square Roundabout
Nunes Construction LLC has been awarded the Franklin Square Roundabout Project. The two-Month Construction period is anticipated for spring of 2021.
New London Turnpike Rehabilitation
The City of Norwich in collaboration with the Town of Montville will rehabilitate the northern part of New London Turnpike (from Route 82 to Route 32). Work to include: New sidewalks installation, Bridge membrane replacement and paving. This project is currently in the design phase.
Boswell Avenue Sidewalks
This project involves the installation of new concrete sidewalks, concrete steps with railing, catch basin work, and various incidental items along the eastbound side of Boswell Ave. From Oak Street to Roath St. The project is presently out to bid, with a bid opening date of April 5th, and construction anticipated to start by the end of April.
270 West Thames Street Demolition
This project involves the abatement and demolition of the building at 270 West Thames Street, a multiple family, 2 story dwelling, comprising 3200 square feet of living space, with an additional 1600 square feet in the unfinished basement, and a further 1600 Square feet in the unfinished attic. Demolition activities have started and are anticipated to be completed by the end of April.
196 Yantic Street – Uncas Leap Granite Mill Building Deconstruction
This project involves the abatement and selective demolition of the granite mill building. The remaining structure will be stabilized for future use. The abatement and partial demolition has taken place. It is anticipated that the project will be completed in June.
Revised March 31-2021