Route 131 Water Main Project: Completed 2009 A water main replacement project was implemented for the southerly area of Main Street to stabilize pipe integrity and improve water quality through looping. Dave Prickett of Tighe & Bond was the engineer assigned to the project. Bruschi Brothers of Ludlow, Massachusetts was the contractor of record. The project was completed on time and within budget yet not without corridor travel issues. The
P.W. certainly believes the project was a valuable improvement however, the Department regrets the poor road surface condition during construction.
4. Big Alum Boat Ramp Reconstruction: Completed 2009
The Sturbridge Department of Public Works worked closely with Terry Smith from the Department of Fish and Wildlife to upgrade the Big Alum Boat Ramp. Mr. Smith was very familiar with the area having worked for Tighe & Bond when the sanitary sewer work was completed around Big Alum Lake. This needed improvement and was accomplished with limited funding and should benefit residents for years to come.