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Hingham Public Works

Posted on: June 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Repaving / Reconstruction Notice: June 21-24, 2021

The Town of Hingham Engineering Department will be repaving and/or reconstructing the entire length or sections of the following roads beginning June 21, 2021, weather and time permitting.

  • Presidents Road
  • Monument Circle
  • Heritage Road
  • Concord Circle
  • Old County Road

This work will take place during regular construction hours, between 7AM and 5 PM. Please be sure to check our Town’s website for any updates to this schedule. Prior to this work, you will observe DPW crews completing work in preparation of the paving.

You may experience minor travel delays during this time. On-street parking will not be permitted from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM during the days contractors are working in your neighborhood. It is important that you avoid on-street parking until this project is complete. Vehicles which interfere with this project will be removed. 

Vehicle access to your property (driveways-parking etc.) will be limited during certain times while the work is underway. Personal and contractor vehicles should be kept off the roadway. We apologize for any inconvenience.

We request that you be mindful that the asphalt exceeds 300° F when placed and can damage your vehicles' tires if you drive on it before it cools. Cooling to a safe temperature can take as much as an hour, so please plan ahead. We will do our best to accommodate your access needs and maintain a safe route of travel throughout construction.

The final step in our paving process will occur sometime this summer, with two coats of a 3/16” thick microsurface emulsion. Notice will be provided when the work is scheduled.

If you should have any questions, please call the Department of Public Works at 781 741-1430.

NOTE:  The Town of Hingham or its’ contractors are not responsible for the replacement of or readjustment of materials such of cobblestones, bricks, landscape borders, cement structures, private underground utilities (i.e. electric, irrigation, etc.), or other objects which are placed within the town layout without permission.

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