The Town of Hingham Engineering Department will be microsurfacing the entire length or sections of the following roads during the period of June 27, 2019 and will continue through June 29, 2021 or until complete. The order of work is as follows:
- Sgt. William B. Terry Boulevard
- Old County Road (Cushing Street to Winthrop Road)
- Grenadier Road
- Main Street (Free Street to Crooked Meadow Lane)
- Friend Street
- South Street (Hersey Street to 99 South Street)
The application process requires two (2) coats of microsurfacing emulsion applied a minimum of 24 hours apart. The application of the first coat will begin at 8:00 PM on June 27th and conclude at 4:00 AM on June 28th. The second coat will be applied at 8:00 PM on June 28th and conclude at 4:00 AM on June 29th. The curing time for each application can be up to two hours. The roads will be reopened on a rolling basis once the application has cured.
All scheduling dates are dependent on weather conditions and subject to change. This work will take place during night and early morning hours to minimize traffic impacts and any inconvenience this may cause you. While this work is in progress, a portion of Main Street will be closed to traffic and detoured. Please be sure to check our Town’s website for any updates to this schedule.
You may experience minor travel delays during this time. On-street parking will not be permitted from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM. 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 prohibited during certain times while the work is underway, please seek guidance from available representatives (Police/DPW/Engineering Staff) that will be onsite during the work. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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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