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Hingham Public Works

Posted on: July 28, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Night Work - August 9th, 10th and 11th - Microsurfacing

Construction DPW

The Town of Hingham Engineering Department will be microsurfacing the entire length or sections of the following roads August 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2023. The streets to be completed are as follows:

  • East Street (Hull Street to Route 3A)
  • East Street (Weir River Bridge to Leavitt Street)
  • Leavitt Street (East Street to Short Street)
  • Short Street (Leavitt Street to Main Street)
  • Main Street (Short Street to 373 Main Street)
  • Wompatuck Road (Kimball Beach Road to End)

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 7:00 PM on August 9th and continue on a rolling basis through the night of August 10th. Upon application of the first coat, the work crew will return to their point of beginning to apply the second coat. The second coat will conclude at 5:00 AM on August 12th. 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.

You will experience travel delays during this time. A significant portion of this work is occurring on Route 228 and will require rolling detours. Please follow the directions of our detail officers in directing traffic around our work zone. On-street parking will not be permitted from 6:00 PM to 6:00 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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