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Posted on: June 29, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Chestnut St., Harvard Ave., Mattoon St., N Whitney St., Taylor St. and Access to High School

Chestnut St., Harvard Ave., Mattoon St., North Whitney St., Taylor St. and
Access to Amherst Regional High School

Road reconstruction is on-going for the above streets. The contractor is making every effort to maintain access to residences and schools. Short delays may be encountered and it is advisable to plan an extra 5 to 10 minutes in your schedule if you need to travel on these streets. To attend activities at Amherst Regional High School, follow detour signs from Triangle Street.

The latest construction activity schedule is as follows:

Thursday, June 30
Finish grading work on Mattoon and Taylor Streets
Reclaim (grinding of roadway) on Chestnut Street

Friday, July 1 Finish grading on Chestnut Street
Pave 1st course of asphalt on North Whitney St., Harvard Ave., Mattoon St. and Taylor St.
The exact order for paving is determined early in the morning. Please plan extra time in your routine.

Access to Amherst Regional High School will be through the one-way exit from the high school. That road will become a temporary two-way street from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Detour signs will be in place.

This road reconstruction is part of the 4.5 million dollar bond project that was approved in the fall of 2010.

Please check back for frequent updates.
For questions or additional information concerning this project, check the town website at and follow links to Departments/Public Works/Projects/Town Wide Resurfacing Project, contact the DPW office at 259-3050, or email the DPW at

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