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Category: Public Works

Danvers Rail Trail Extension

The construction of the Danvers Rail Trail Extension Beaver Brook Bridge is scheduled to begin the week of September 19th. The contract has been awarded to Aqua Line Utility Inc. and is scheduled to mobilize heavy construction equipment, traffic control barrels, and barriers during the week of September 19th. The construction working times will be … Continued


The Town of Danvers announces a change in the outdoor water restrictions to Level 6 effective August 29, due to low flow in the Ipswich River, coupled with insufficient seasonal rainfall.   Level 6 drought conditions do not permit any outdoor water use. This means NO OUTDOOR WATER USE IS ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. The use … Continued

Roadway Improvements – Conant Street

The Danvers DPW continues to work on this season’s roadway improvements. The Conant Street Paving Project will begin on Monday, August 29th, and will continue for an estimated 2-week period. During this time, we ask motorists to seek alternate routes to avoid construction and delays. Detours may be in place during the duration of the … Continued


Beginning July 19, 2022 (weather permitting), roadway improvements including milling, raising structures, handicap work, and final paving will begin on Strawberry Hill (Buttonwood-Ledgewood), Drury Ln., Kenmore Dr., Pine St., Rowell Rd., Reservoir Dr., and Tanager Dr. Vehicles will not be allowed to park along the roadway during the hours of 7:00AM and 5:00PM until this … Continued

Water Main Replacement Project Notice

Construction for a water main replacement project will soon begin on Cabot Rd. (from Chestnut St. to Exeter St.) and Amherst St. to improve the service and reliability of the municipal water distribution systems. The project will involve installation of new water mains, fire hydrants, and valves on Cabot Rd. and Amherst St. by the … Continued

2022 Danvers Electric Rates

During the Municipal Light Board meeting held on June 28, 2022, the board discussed the electric rates for the remainder of the 2022 calendar year. The board decided there will be no change in the current electric rates and no increase will be applied. Danvers Electric is committed to providing reliable electric service for all … Continued


Danvers, MA – The Town of Danvers announces a change in the outdoor water restrictions to Level 5 effective July 6, due to low flow in the Ipswich River, coupled with insufficient seasonal rainfall.   Level 5 drought conditions permit outdoor lawn & garden watering with hand-held hoses and cans ONLY, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 … Continued

FY23 Water and Sewer Rates

The Water & Sewer Commissioners conducted a Public Hearing on the Water & Sewer rates on Thursday June 23, 2022.  After consideration, the Water & Sewer Commissioners, based on analysis and recommendations from staff, voted to increase the FY23 Water & Sewer rates by 3% and 3.5%, respectively, effective July 1, 2022. Under this model, … Continued

Danvers Water System Improvements

Danvers, MA – On Tuesday June 21, 2022, the Town of Danvers will be commissioning the startup of a Chlorine Booster Station, located at the Folly Hill water storage tank. This new station will add chlorine to the water at Folly Hill rather than relying on adding chlorine at the Treatment Plant in Middleton. The … Continued

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