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Donald St. (East) and adjacent roads

Latest Update:

The project is substantially complete. The contractor will perform general cleanup and completion of finish work in late May/early June.

Work continues to reconnect driveways and place curbing in preparation for winter.  The remaining work shall be completed in 2020.

On Wednesday September 13, 2017, the construction of the new gas main on Donald Street will commence, this project is expected to be completed in 45 working days.  Donald Street will be subject to alternating one way traffic in the area during the hours of 7:00 am to 5:00 pm during the entire project.  Expect delays and seek alternate routes. Operational signs and flaggers will be in place to assist motorists.


Work Schedule

Wednesday Sept. 13th -Tuesday Sept. 19th

Donald St. from Swan Av. To 100’ west of Old Bedford Rd.


Wednesday Sept. 20th -Tuesday Sept. 26th

Savoie St. Donald St. to End


Wednesday Sept. 27th -Tuesday Oct. 3rd

Swan St. from Donald St. to End

Darling St. Swan St. to End


Tuesday Oct. 3rd -Friday Oct. 13th

Woodlawn Av, Lawes Av, and Services to homes along route.


Monday Oct. 15th - Finish

Complete miscellaneous services to homes along route and cleanup.

iberty Utilities work is slated start week of August 14th. The project should take approx. 40 days (weather depending & possible ledge removal delays depending). Initial plan is to start extending down Donald, then up Savoie and Swan, finishing with Woodlawn and Lawes.

Liberty Utilities continues to pursue extending the gas lines in the area during the 2017 construction season.


For the past several months, the Department has been moving the Donald Street Project (DSP) from the preliminary design towards 2017 project construction. 

The town, however, is delaying this project until 2019 while moving forward with the engineering and permitting part of the project - as well as pursuing necessary easements from abutters.

Older Updates:


Donald Street design plans are 50% complete. The Town is now is in the process of applying for environmental permits and negotiating with abutters for easements.

Surveying within and adjacent to the Town’s right of way has been completed at the following locations:  

  - Donald Street Old Bedford Road to 
    the Bedford/Manchester town line 

  - Savoie Street-entire 

  - Darling Street-entire 

  - Swan Avenue-entire 

  - Merry Street-entire 

  - Clark Street-entire 

  - Johnson Street-entire 

  - Hall Street-entire 

  - Woodlawn Avenue-entire 

  - Lawes Street-entire 

  - Dery Street- entire 

  - Grendron Street-entire

Engineering is underway, and is scheduled to be completed by April 2017. The environmental permitting process is scheduled to be completed by mid-summer 2017.                                  


Donald Street Plans

Liberty Utilities Gas Extension Info:

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