Wastewater Treatment Plant Rehabilitation Work: The US EPA and MA DEP have instituted changes in the Town’s N.P.D.E.S. permit which requires the physical plant to under go rehabilitation. The Town has chosen a new method of treatment (Bio-Mag) due to economic and environmental efficiencies compared to standard treatment methods. Ian Catlow of Tighe & Bond is the engineer assigned to the project. R.H. White Construction from Auburn, Massachusetts is the low bidder for this multi year project. (24 months)
Well #4 Construction:
Bids were received in January 2009. However, additional funding was secured for the project.
no award could take place until In December 2009, Waterline
Industries of Seabrook, New Hampshire, the low bidder was finally given a notice
complete. Dave Prickett is the engineer chosen by Tighe & Bond to responsibilities for John Walsh the projects former engineer of record.
7. The Route 20/43D Grant Water Project:
A grant was applied for by former Town Administrator, James Malloy to design and install a water main extension from the Wal-Mart Plaza to the Industrial Park. The project was designed by Scott Young and Chuck Eaton of CME Associates Inc. the Town engineer. Ludlow construction of Ludlow, Massachusetts is the low bidder on the project and a spring 2010 start is expected. Jean Bubon, Town Planner, has also contributed much time and effort to help move this project forward.
The Highway Department submits the following list of work completed during this years’ construction season:
Road Construction and Paving:
Leadmine Road Phase III(North)
.03 Mile 1.07 Mile .57 Mile