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Construction Update: May 17, 2024

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

  • -Broadway
    • –Between 17-23 Broadway
  • -Thorndike Street
    • –Between Endicott Street and 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 Cross Street and Birch Woods Drive
    • –Between Birch Woods Drive 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.

In Salem, crews are carrying out utilities work on Bridge Street, between Pierce Avenue and the Essex Bridge, and on Waite Street in Salem. During this work, the left turn from the Essex Bridge southbound onto Bridge Street may be closed from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. As with previous work in this area, signage will indicate that nearby businesses are open.

Please note that parking may be limited and/or through-traffic may be detoured on the following streets: Cross Lane, Hale, Thorndike, East Lothrop, and Broadway in Beverly, and Bridge Street 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.

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