Winchester Street Reconstruction: Project Update

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Hello! Thank you for subscribing to our updates on the Winchester Street Reconstruction project. Please see a summary of recent and planned work below:

Recent work includes:

  • Temporary utility relocation in support of the Island Street Bridge reconstruction
  • Completion of concrete sidewalks and median islands south of Key Road
  • Completion of water main work south of the Island Street Bridge
  • Completion of stormwater work south of the Island Street Bridge
  • Landscaping along Winchester Street and within the median islands
  • Streetlight installation along the median islands
  • Removal of sidewalks from Island Street Bridge

Upcoming work includes:

  • Removal of temporary concrete barriers along Winchester Street
  • Pavement reclamation of the existing asphalt surface on Winchester Street
  • Fine grading of the proposed roadway surfaces and proposed roundabout at the Winchester Street, Island Street, Pearl Street intersection
  • Paving of Winchester Street, Island Street, and Pearl Street within the project limits
  • Deck removal from the existing Island Street Bridge
  • Temporary pile driving operations for the Island Street Bridge
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The Island Street Bridge is now closed to both vehicles and pedestrians; demolition work is underway. Detour maps are available on the project website to help guide road users. The bridge re-opening date is still expected in late December 2023.

As always, please check out the project website or the Keene Public Works Facebook page for updates as things progress. Thank you!

If you have any questions regarding this post please call our office at 603-352-6550.

City of Keene, Public Works Department

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