Schedule Updates

Major construction on the Albany Avenue project began in June 2017 and is anticipated to be completed in Fall 2019. All travel lanes on Albany Avenue will remain open before 9am and after 3pm. During other hours, partial lane closures may occur. Traffic will be maintained in both directions on Homestead/Westbourne. Business access and pedestrian walkways will be maintained at all times. If you have access concerns or questions, please call Kimberli Owens at (860) 263-8533. For detailed bi-weekly schedule updates, please see below:

Week of August 19, 2019

  • Sidewalk demolition will occur on the north side of Albany between Edgewood and Vine and also on the south side of Albany between Garden and Bedford. New concrete sidewalks will be installed on the south side of Albany between Irving and Garden.
  • Installation of granite curb will occur on the south side of Albany between Garden and Edgewood.
  • Installation of conduit and light pole foundations will occur on the north side of Albany between Edgewood and Sigourney, and will continue on the south side of Albany, east of Magnolia. 
  • Traffic signals will be installed at the intersections of Vine/Burton and Magnolia.
  • Bus pad installation continues on Albany east of Homestead.

Week of August 12, 2019

  • Preparation for sidewalk demolition will occur on the south side of Albany between Garden and Bedford and also on the north side of Albany between Edgewood and Vine. Sidewalk access will be maintained. Expect partial lane closures within the area.
  • Installation of conduit and light pole foundations heads east on the south side of Albany between Magnolia and Irving.
  • The new traffic lights at the Kent and Albany intersection will become fully operational this week.
  • Concrete sidewalks and driveway aprons will be installed on the south side of Albany between Sigourney and Magnolia.
  • Concrete bus pads will be installed on Albany between Homestead and Oakland. Expect partial lane closures within the construction area.  
  • Driveway paving will occur in various locations between Woodland and Burton.
  • Installation of brick pavers continues on the north side of Albany between Lenox and Edgewood.

Week of August 5, 2019

  • Sidewalk demolition continues on the south side of Albany between Irving and Garden. New concrete sidewalks will be installed on the south side of Albany between Sigourney and Burton and also on the north side of Albany between Lenox to Edgewood.
  • Installation of conduit and light pole foundations continues on the south side of Albany east of Burton.
  • Brick paver installation will begin near the Bravo Plaza Albany Entrance, and also on the north side of Albany between Lenox and Edgewood. 
  • Street sign installation continues.

Week of July 29, 2019

  • Safety marking and line striping of the roadway and crosswalks is scheduled to begin this week.
  • Saw-cutting of the roadway and sidewalk demolition will occur on the south side of Albany between Irving and Garden.
  • Sidewalk reconstruction continues at the northwest corner of Edgewood and also on the south side of Albany between Burton and Magnolia (near the Coconut Café). Business and pedestrian access will be maintained.
  • Installation of granite curb will occur on the northwest corner of Edgewood and also on the south side of Albany between Magnolia and Irving. Expect partial lane closures within these areas.
  • Installation of conduit and light pole foundations will occur on the south side of Albany between Burton and Irving.
  • Fencing installation continues on Albany between Kent and Oakland.
  • Installation of brick pavers continues on the northeast corner of Blue Hills near the library parking lot.
  • Street signs installation continues.

Week of July 22, 2019

  • Sidewalk reconstruction continues near the Bravo Plaza Albany entrance. Pedestrian access will be maintained.
  • Installation of conduit, decorative lighting and other electrical work will occur on the SE corner of Blue Hills. 
  • Installation of new traffic lights and pedestrian signals will occur at the intersection Sigourney and Albany.
  • New fencing and gates will be installed on Albany between Kent and Oakland.
  • Installation of brick pavers will occur on the northeast corner of Blue Hills. 
  • Street sign installation continues.

Week of July 15, 2019

  • Sidewalk reconstruction will begin near the Bravo Plaza Albany entrance. Pedestrian access will be maintained.
  • Installation of remaining granite curb will occur at the Bravo Plaza Albany entrance. Curb installation will also continue on the south side of Albany between Burton and Magnolia. Traffic will be maintained in both directions on Albany.
  • Light pole foundations, conduit, and temporary illumination will be installed on the south side of Albany between Burton and Magnolia.
  • Installation of new traffic lights and pedestrian signals will occur at the intersection Oakland and Albany.
  • New concrete sidewalks will be installed on the northeast corner of Blue Hills this week.
  • Installation of brick pavers will occur on the northwest corner of Blue Hills.
  • Installation of new street signs continues.

Week of July 8, 2019

  • Roadway reconstruction will occur on the NE corner of Blue Hills and Albany. Expect partial lane closure in the work zone.
  • Bravo Plaza Albany entrance reconstruction continues. All Bravo Plaza merchants remain open for business. For McDonald’s access use Albany Avenue. For access to all other Bravo Plaza merchants use Woodland.
  • Installation of granite curb will begin on the south side of Albany between Burton and Magnolia and will continue at the Bravo Plaza Albany entrance. 
  • Installation of light pole foundations, conduit, and temporary illumination continues east on the south side of Albany and Burton. 
  • Installation of new street signs continues.
  • Sidewalk construction continues at the NE corner of Blue Hills.
  • Sidewalk installation will occur on the SE corner of Woodland.
  • Installation of brick pavers will occur on the south side of Albany between Edgewood and Sigourney, on the NW corner of Lenox, and also on the NW corner of Blue Hills.

Week of July 1, 2019

  • No construction work will occur on Independence Day, July 4, 2019. Construction will resume on July 5, 2019.
  • Bravo Plaza Albany entrance reconstruction continues. All Bravo Plaza merchants remain open for business. For McDonald’s access use Albany Avenue. For access to all other Bravo Plaza merchants use Woodland.
  • Installation of granite curb will occur on the NE corner of Blue Hills and Albany and also at the Bravo Plaza Albany entrance. 
  • Installation of light pole foundations, conduit, and temporary illumination will occur on the NE corner of Blue Hills. 
  • Conduit installation will occur across the roadway at the intersection of Edgewood and Albany. Expect partial lane closures in this area.
  • Installation of new street signs continues.

Week of June 24, 2019

  • Installation of light pole foundations, conduit, and temporary illumination will occur on Blue Hills near the Artists Collective and continues at the intersection of Edgewood and Albany.  
  • Conduit installation will occur across the roadway at the intersection of Sigourney and Albany. Expect partial lane closures in this area.

Looking Ahead… Reconstruction of the Bravo Plaza Albany entrance is scheduled to begin within the next month: 

  • During reconstruction, the ALBANY ENTRANCE will be ENTER ONLY and all traffic will EXIT Bravo Plaza on WOODLAND ONLY.
  • Possible Duration: three (3) weeks.

Week of June 17, 2019

  • New traffic signals will be activated at the intersection of Woodland and Albany. 
  • Line striping will occur on Woodland from the Bravo Plaza Entrance to Albany. Two-way traffic will be maintained.
  • New concrete sidewalks will be installed on the northwest corner of Blue Hills and also on the south side of Albany between Edgewood and Sigourney. 
  • Sidewalk/driveway demolition and roadside curb installation will occur on the east side of Blue Hills near the Albany Branch Library. Pedestrian detours and partial lane closures will occur all week on Blue Hills from Greenfield to Albany.
  • Installation of light pole foundations, conduit, and temporary illumination will occur at the intersection of Edgewood and Albany. Partial lane closures will occur within the area.
  • Traffic sign installation continues east of Woodland.
  • Brick paver installation continues east on the north side of Albany between Deerfield and Lenox and also on the south side of Albany between Edgewood and Sigourney.
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