DO NOT FLUSH WIPES - With reports of toilet paper shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission reminds customers that wipes, paper towels, facial tissue, and other materials – even those that claim to be “flushable” – are not designed to break down in the wastewater treatment process.
The project involves replacement of water mains and the replacement and rehabilitation of sewerage and drainage pipes on various streets in the South End. The planned project intends to improve the water distribution system and upgrade aging sewerage and drainage systems in the South End.
The work under BWSC Contract 15-308-004 includes the following:
- Replacement of 12,550 feet of water mains
- Replacement of 830 feet of sewerage and drainage pipes
Scope of Work (Contract No. 15-308-004)
- Clarendon Street: Water & Drain (Stuart Street to Stanhope Street)
- Rutland Square: Water (Columbus Avenue to Tremont Street)
- Shawmut Avenue: Water (Mass Avenue to West Brookline Street)
- Warren Avenue: Water, Sewer, & Drain (Columbus Square to Berkeley Street)
- West Canton Street: Water (Warren Avenue to Tremont Street)
- Greenwich Court: Water (Greenwich Street to end)
- Blagden Street: Water (Exeter Street to Dartmouth Street) - ACTIVE
- Tremont Street: Water (Camden Street to #998 Tremont Street) - ACTIVE
- Worcester Street: Water (Columbus Avenue to Washington Street) - COMPLETE
The anticipated impacts include water service interruptions, noise, traffic and parking modifications, rodent activity, dust, and general construction impacts. The contractor will be required to minimize impacts to the extent feasible.
Temporary restoration of roadways, sidewalks and other areas disturbed by construction will be completed under this contract. Permanent restoration will occur under a separate paving contract.