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Winchester resumes downtown road improvements

The City of Winchester announced on their website that they will resume the North Washington Street  downtown improvement project May 31.

The project was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Be aware that road closures and accessibility restrictions and detours will be in place.

The city contractor will resume replacing underground utility infrastructure in one block sections at a time.

This will affect West Boscawen and Amherst Streets first.

A temporary asphalt will be applied before moving to the next section which is Amherst to Piccadilly Streets.

Once replacements in both blocks is complete the road will be repaved and re striped.

The roads will be closed during the work which is expected to last six to seven weeks.

After completion of those projects be on the watch for other work to be announced for further future construction.

The cost of the Washington St. project is approximately $3 million.

A look breakdown of the project is available here.

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