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Construction Update: June 7, 2024

Next week, underground duct bank construction will continue at the following locations in Beverly:

  • -Thorndike Street
    • —At the intersection with Cabot Street
  • -Hale Street
    • —Between Ocean Street and Dane Street
  • -East Lothrop Street
    • —Between Hale Street and Bisson Street
    • —Between Bisson Street and East Street, performing pre-drilling of rock ledge
    • —Between East Street and Parsons Drive
    • —Between Corning Street and Ray Street
  • -Cross Lane
    • —Between Spruce Run and Boyles Street
  • -Within National Grid’s property on River Street
  • -Within National Grid’s property on Boyles Street

Work hours in Beverly are from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. Please let us know about any upcoming deliveries or special events that we can prepare to assist you with.

Work in the intersection of Cabot Street and Thorndike Street will start at 9:00 AM to accommodate morning traffic.

In Salem, crews will be working near the installed manhole on Bridge Street in Salem. Alternating traffic may be in place during work hours.

On Saturday, June 8th, crews will conduct electrical work and demobilize equipment within the National Grid Substation on River Street. Work will take place between the hours of 7:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Crews will arrive for safety talks at 6:00 AM.

Please note that parking may be limited and/or through-traffic may be detoured on the following streets: Cross Lane, Hale, Thorndike, and East Lothrop in Beverly, and Bridge Street, Pierce Avenue and Waite Street in Salem. Residents will always be able to access their homes and driveways with assistance from police details, crew members, and traffic signage.

At times construction equipment generates noise that will be noticeable to abutters. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we perform these critical infrastructure upgrades.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact a member of our project outreach team by emailing us at, or by calling our project hotline at (833) 238-4743.


The Beverly Regional Transmission Reliability Project Outreach Team

*Please note, due to the complexities of underground construction, schedule is subject to change