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Posted on: March 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Main Street Water Main Replacement

Night Work Area Essex and Main Street

The Town of Andover’s general contractor will be replacing the water main in Elm Square and on Essex Street, from Main Street to #15 (see map). Construction will begin the week of July 11th. We anticipate this construction to last approximately three weeks. 

Construction will be taking place Monday night to Thursday night from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM (OVERNIGHT). 

The construction may require some adjustments in neighborhood driving patterns; however, every effort will be made to minimize this inconvenience. There may be detours and delays.  Emergency vehicles will not be prevented from responding to calls. There will be periodic shutdowns and potential discolored water associated with this water main work. Please report discolored water to the Water Division by email at, or call 978-623-8707 and leave a message. View our Discolored Water PDF for more information and tips. 

Feel free to contact the Engineering Division at 978-623-8770 with any questions or concerns.

Upcoming Work: 
On the night of August 1st, the Town's contractor will continue water main work on Elm Square. This will include a water main shutdown of #1-3 and #27 Main Street, #6 Essex Street, and #15-25 Central Street (See attached map) from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am (OVERNIGHT). Construction will take place from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am. The construction may cause some adjustments in driving patterns; there may be detours and delays. Emergency vehicles will not be prevented from responding to their calls.  

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