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  11/09/2016 - UNITIL TRAFFIC ADVISORY

UNITIL TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Paving on Washington Avenue will mark end of SURE Project construction for the season

November 9, 2016  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil’s SURE Project, will be paving at the following locations on Washington Avenue from 9am - 3pm on Friday, November 11th.

  • Pheasant Hill Drive at Washington Avenue
  • 1009 Washington Avenue
  • Ocean Avenue at Washington Avenue

The left hand turning lane from Washington Avenue onto north bound Ocean Avenue will be closed for a short period of time. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times and there will be a police cruiser and flaggers on-site at each location.

The paving marks the end of the construction season for the Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year six.  The project is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

Follow the project online at http://ngupgrade.com/trafficadvisories.php and on Twitter @Unitil.

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  09/19/2016 - Night Work Construction Advisory

NIGHT WORK CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY

Utility Construction on Congress Street and Craigie Street in Portland

September 19, 2016  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil’s SURE Project, will be performing gas utility night work at 1325 Congress Street and Craigie Street. Construction will begin on September 19th from 7pm-6am and will take approximately two weeks to complete.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year six, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

Follow the project online at http://ngupgrade.com/trafficadvisories.php and on Twitter @Unitil.

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  08/19/2016 - Utility construction on York Street in Portland

PORTLAND, ME, August 19, 2016  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil’s SURE project, will be performing gas utility construction on York Street near the intersection of High Street. Construction will begin on Monday, August 22nd through Friday, August 26th, from 9am-7pm daily. There will be alternating traffic near the construction area and some traffic delays are expected.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year six, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 Follow the project on Twitter: @Unitil
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  08/12/2016 - Utility construction on Ocean Avenue in Portland

PORTLAND, ME, August 12, 2016  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil’s SURE project, will be replacing a gas main at 700 Ocean Avenue to 804 Ocean Avenue in Portland. Construction will take place from 7am – 7pm daily beginning on August 15 and will take approximately 4 weeks to complete. There will be alternating traffic near the construction area and some traffic delays are expected.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year six, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

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  08/05/2016 - Gas Utility Construction at Intersection of Locust Street and Congress Street in Portland

 

PORTLAND, ME, August 5th, 2016  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil’s SURE project, will be performing gas utility construction at the intersection of Congress Street and Locust Street in Portland. Construction will take place beginning on Monday, August 8th through Thursday, August 18th from 9am – 7pm daily. Two-way traffic will be maintained during the construction.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year six, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

Follow the project on Twitter: @Unitil

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  08/04/2016 - Gas Utility Night Work at the Intersection of Pleasant and Center Street

 

August 4th, 2016  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil’s SURE Project, will be performing gas utility night work tonight, August 4th at 7pm through Friday, August 5th at 6am.  Construction will take place at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Center Street.

 

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year six, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 

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  07/27/2016 - Utility Construction on High Street on Thursday, July 28th

July 27, 2016  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil’s SURE Project, will be performing gas utility night work on Thursday, July 28 starting at 7pm through Friday, July 29 at 6am.  Construction will take place from 112 High Street to the intersection of Congress Street. Two-lane traffic will be maintained on High Street and a police officer will be on-site during the construction.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year six, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

Follow the project on Twitter: @Unitil

 
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  05/10/2016 - NIGHT WORK CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY

Night work on York Street starting on Wednesday, May 11

May 10, 2016 -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing night work at the intersection of York Street and Park Street on Wednesday, May 11th and Thursday, May 12th from 7pm to 6am. Traffic will be impacted during the construction with one-lane, alternating traffic on York Street at the intersection of Park Street.

Additionally, night work is scheduled at the intersection of York Street and High Street beginning on Monday, May 16th through Thursday, May 19th, from 7pm to 6am each day. Traffic will be impacted with one-lane traffic on High Street at the intersection of York Street.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year six, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

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  12/15/2015 - Utility construction on St. John Street @ Dartmouth Street in Portland

December 15, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing gas utility work at the intersection of St. John Street and Dartmouth Street in Portland on Wednesday, December 16th beginning at 9am. St. John Street will be closed with police detail in front of Punky’s.  Traffic heading towards Congress Street will be rerouted to Dartmouth Street to get onto St. John Street.  The lane on St. John Street heading towards Brighton Avenue will be open to traffic.

 

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 

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  11/24/2015 - Utility construction on St. John Street in Portland

November 24, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing gas utility work at the intersection of St. John Street and Dartmouth Street (in front of Punky’s Shop) in Portland on Tuesday, November 24th and Wednesday, November 25th from 8am to 7pm on both days. Traffic on St. John Street will be diverted near the excavation area with Police on-site.

 

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 

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  11/24/2015 - Utility construction on Congress Street in Portland

 November 24, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing gas utility work at 1342 Congress Street in Portland starting on Monday, November 30th and continuing through Friday, December 4th, 2015 with working hours from 7am to 7pm. Traffic on Congress Street will be impacted with shifting lanes near the excavation area.

 

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

   
   
  11/13/2015 - Utility construction on Forest Avenue in Portland

November 13, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing gas utility work at 1171 Forest Avenue in Portland on Saturday, November 14th from 7am – 5pm.  Traffic on Forest Avenue will be impacted with shifting lanes near the excavation area.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

   
   
  10/16/2015 - Utility construction on High Street in Portland

October 16, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing gas utility work at 40-42 High Street in Portland on Monday, October 19th and Tuesday, October 20th from 9am – 3pm on both days. Traffic on High Street will be impacted with shifting lanes near the excavation area.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 

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  10/06/2015 - Utility construction on High Street in Portland this week

Traffic Advisory

Utility construction on High Street in Portland this week

October 6, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing gas utility work on High Street at the intersection of Deering Street (across from the Westin Hotel).  Traffic on High Street will be down to a single lane at this intersection on Wednesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 8th from 7am to 7pm.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 

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  09/22/2015 - NIGHT WORK CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY

Night work on Washington Avenue, Allen Avenue, State Street this week

September 22, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing night work at the following locations in Portland this week:

  • Allen Avenue at Washington Avenue (Wednesday, 9/23)
  • 1379 Washington Avenue (Amato’s) (Thursday, 9/24)
  • 33 Allen Avenue (Bruno’s) (Thursday, 9/24)
  • 604 Washington Avenue (Thursday, 9/24)
  • 21-23 State Street (Thursday, 9/24)

Night work construction is scheduled to begin at the intersection of Allen Avenue and Washington Avenue on Wednesday, September 23rd at 7pm.  Work will continue through the night until completion or 6am on Thursday, September 24th. On Thursday, September 24th, night work is scheduled to begin at 1379 Washington Avenue, 33 Allen Avenue, 604 Washington Avenue and 21-23 State Street beginning at 7pm.  Work will continue through the night at these locations until completion or 6am on Friday, September 25th.

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 

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Media contact:

Ted O’Meara

Managing Principal/Public Affairs

Garrand (for NEUCO)

tomeara@garrand.com

207-772-3119

Cell: 207-653-2392

   
   
  09/03/2015 - Night work on Washington Avenue and State Street on Thursday night, 9/3

September 3, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing night work at two locations: 1364 Washington Avenue in Portland and 21-23 State Street in Portland.  Construction is scheduled to begin on Thursday, September 3rd at 7pm.  Work will continue through the night until completion or 6am on Friday, September 4th.

 

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 

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  08/12/2015 - Night Work Construction on Washington Ave on Thursday, 8/13

August 12, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be performing night work on Washington Avenue at the intersection of Allen Avenue.  Construction is scheduled to begin on Thursday, August 13th at 7pm.  Work will continue through the night until completion at 6am on Friday, August 14th.  

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

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Media contact:

Ted O’Meara

Managing Principal/Public Affairs

Garrand (for NEUCO)

tomeara@garrand.com

207-772-3119

Cell: 207-653-2392

   
   
  07/29/2015 - NIGHT WORK CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY

July 29, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be working at night on Thursday, July 30 on Washington Avenue at the intersection of Maine Avenue.  Construction will take place from 7:00pm until 6:00am on Friday morning.

 

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year four, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

 

   
   
  05/26/2015 - Night Work on Washington Avenue beginning June 1, 2015

May 26, 2015  -- NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will be will be performing night work on Washington Avenue at the intersections of Canco Road and Ray Street. Construction is scheduled from June 1st until June 12th from 7pm until 7am Monday thru Thursday nights.  The area will be open to traffic with minor delays.

 

The Unitil SURE project, a 14-year project now in year five, is modernizing the Portland area's gas infrastructure, making it more reliable and better able to meet the growing demand for natural gas in Maine.

   
   
  06/24/2014 - Construction on Danforth at State St. on June 26

NEUCOwill be working on gas mains on Danforth Street at the intersection of State Street on Thursday, June 26. Construction will take place from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction during the work, and parking will be restricted on Danforth Street only.

   
   
  04/28/2014 - Night work on Allen Ave. at Washington Ave. all this week

NEUCO will be working at night all this week on gas mains at or near the intersection of Allen Avenue and Washington Avenue. Construction will start at 7:00 p.m. and last through 7:00 a.m. each morning through Friday. This night work schedule is expected to continue for the next three weeks.

Traffic flow will be restricted in the construction area. Police will be directing lane closures and traffic signaling. 

 

   
   
  04/17/2014 - Construction on Congress St.

There will be gas utility construction today and tomorrow at 658 Congress Street (near State Street). Traffic will be maintained in both directions but some parking will be restricted in the construction zone.

 

 

   
   
  04/17/2014 - Construction on Allen Ave. and Washington Ave. through May

NEUCO, contractor for Unitil, will begin replacing gas mains on Allen Avenue and Washington Avenue today. Construction is expected to last through May and will take place on Allen, between Pennell Avenue and Washington Avenue, and then on Washington to Cypress Street.
 

Two-way traffic will be maintained through the work zone, but the construction will slow traffic flow. Police details and flaggers will be directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic.  Alternate routes are suggested.

   
   
  09/03/2013 - Construction on Brentwood and Alba Streets

We will be working in on Brentwood and Alba Streets in Portland the week of September 2 installing new gas mains and residential service lines.

Because children will be returning to nearby schools, we ask for your special attention to traffic safety in and around the construction zones.

At each location of excavation, we will be down to one-lane of alternating traffic that will be controlled by flaggers in each direction. We appreciate your cooperation and will make every effort to accommodate any special needs you may have.

The planned schedule is as follows:

Tuesday,  9/3, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.   
Finishing up work on Brentwood St.

Wednesday, 9/4 (7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.)
Tie-in at the intersection of Brentwood St. and Leland St.

Thursday – Friday,  9/5 – 9/6 (7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
Work on Alba St. from the intersection of Best St. to Leland St.

Monday, 9/9/13  (7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
Tie-in at the intersection of Alba St. and Leland St.

Please call the SURE Project hotline at 866-821-4386 or the NEUCO construction supervisor at 252-1186 if you have any questions or concerns
   
   
  07/25/2013 - Construction at Congress St. and Johnson Rd. Week of July 29

Detours for both inbound and outbound traffic

We will be working on the gas main at the intersection of Johnson Road and Congress Street next week. The work will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. beginning Monday, July 29, and will be completed by Friday, August 1.

Traffic will be impacted as follows:

- Outbound traffic from Portland on Congress St. will have to bear right onto Outer Congress St.; drivers will not be able to bear left onto Johnson Road. Drivers headed to the Jetport Access Rd., Time Warner Cable, the Maine Mall and other businesses in that area should proceed past Unum and take Skyway Drive back to Johnson Rd.

- Inbound traffic from Outer Congress St. will not be able to take a right turn at Johnson Road. Drivers headed to the Jetport Access Road, Time Warner or other businesses in that area should take Skyway Drive.- Johnson Road will remain open to inbound (towards Portland) traffic only. Jetport Access Rd. and City Line Dr. traffic will be able to make right-hand turns onto Johnson Rd.

The area will be an active, around-the-clock work zone during construction. Jersey barriers will surround the work area, and detours will be well marked. Electronic message boards, flaggers and Portland Police will be in place for the duration of the project.  Drivers are encouraged to seek alternative routes during the construction.
   
   
  07/09/2012 - Washington Avenue between Veranda and Ocean Streets

Installation of new service lines along Washington Avenue between Veranda and Ocean Streets will continue through July 9, 2012. Expect minor traffic delays during peak travel times. There will be night work at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Presumpscot Street on Thursday night, June 21, from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. There also will be work on Saturday, June 23, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the intersections of Washington Avenue and Presumpscot Street and Washington Avenue and Johansen Street.
   
   
  06/16/2012 - Night work at Washington Avenue and Presumpscot Street on June 16 and 23

NEUCO will be performing night work at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Presumpscot Street on Thursday, June 16, and Thursday, June 23. The work will take place between 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. each night. Two-way traffic will be maintained while the work is underway, but some on-street parking may be affected by the construction.
   
   
  06/01/2012 - Washington Avenue Delays Expected

Traffic on Washington Avenue between Veranda Street and Presumpscot Street will be restricted to one lane in each direction starting June 1st as NEUCO, the contractor for Unitil's SURE project, begins installing a new gas main. The construction work will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. each day and is expected to last throughout the month.

Traffic delays are expected. Two-way traffic will be maintained, but on-street parking will be affected as the construction moves along Washington Ave.
   
   
  05/16/2012 - Night work on Newbury Street

NEUCO will be working at night on Newbury Street between Pearl and Market on Monday, May 16, from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight. Two-way traffic will be maintained, but on-street parking will be affected by the construction.
   
   
  05/15/2012 - Night work at Washington Avenue and Veranda Street

NEUCO will be working at night at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Veranda Street on Tuesday, May 17, Wednesday, May 18, and Thursday, May 19. The work will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. each night. Two-way traffic will be maintained, but on-street parking will be affected by the construction. Commuter and daytime traffic will not be affected by this work.
   
   
  05/08/2012 - Middle Street Night Detour

NEUCO will be working at night on Middle Street from Exchange Street to Union and Temple Streets on Sunday, May 8, Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10. The work will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. each night. Outbound traffic on Middle Street (heading towards the Civic Center) will be routed down Exchange Street. Inbound traffic will be maintained. Two-way traffic will be restored during the daytime. On-street parking will be affected by the construction.
   
   
  04/21/2012 - Market Street Block Closed

Market Street between Commercial and Fore streets will be closed to vehicle traffic during the day for approximately one week starting April 21. The block will be open to traffic in the evening. Pedestrian access to all buildings will be maintained at all times, and any deliveries that need to be made can be accommodated by the NEUCO work crew. Two-way traffic flow on Commercial Street will be maintained, but some on-street parking will be affected.