DPW Holds Public Pre-Construction Meetings for Project Work Resuming in April

April 5, 2024

Seasonal construction projects throughout the City are scheduled to resume on April 9, 2024 and the Department of Public Works is hosting public pre- construction meetings for each project.

Recorded meetings and presentations are available on the City’s website for the following:

  • Islington Street Project Phase 2A and 2B. This project is expected to resume on April 9. The construction includes completion of Phase 2A, the section of Islington Street from Dover Street to Cornwall Street, and the launch of Phase 2B, from Cornwall Street to Middle Street. For a full recording of the March 19 public meeting, project schedules, and details, visit: the project page; and
  • Pannaway Manor Sidewalks Project Phase 2. This project resumes in the first week of April. For a full recording of the March 20 public meeting, project schedules, and details, visit the the project page
  • Bartlett Street Project Phase 2. This project resumes April 10 with the positioning of temporary water service. For details, visit the project page.
  • Union Street Project Phase 2. Residents affected by this phase of the project will be asked for access to basements to determine where sewer lines should align with the project. This and pre-construction inspections are scheduled to take place April 16 and 17. For more information and to sign up to receive weekly updates on the project when it starts, visit the project page

Upcoming public meetings include

  • Maplewood Avenue Bridge Project, April 22 at 6 pm in City Hall Conference Room A and via Zoom.

For more information and the Zoom registration links, visit the seasonal construction page on the City website, which includes links to each project page: Each project page includes the public meeting presentations, video recordings, and an email signup form for weekly project updates.

For questions or comments, please contact Dave Desfosses, City of Portsmouth DPW Construction Project Manager at djdesfosses@cityofportsmouth.com or 603-766-1411.