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As you travel around New England you’ll see hundreds of projects E.T.& L. Corp. has completed. We often feel a bit of nostalgia for the places we’ve worked and people we’ve met along the way. Here’s a small sampling of those past projects.

 
The Columbia Greenway Rail Trail is a multi use recreational trail in Westfield MA which, when completed, will join the City of Westfield with the Southwick Rail Trail and the Farmington Valley Greenway in Connecticut.   Eventually, the trail will extend northward from the Westfield River to connect to the Manhan Rail Trail in Southampton and Easthampton and the Norwottuck Rail Trail in Northampton. Phase II work consists of the construction of 5,125 feet of ten to twelve foot wide…
In December 2013, E. T. & L. Corp was awarded the Wickham Hill Water Storage Basin Improvement contract by The MDC.  Located in East Hartford, the Wickham Hill facility is part of the MDC’s system that provides drinking water to 400,000 customers in the Greater Hartford area.  The facility consists of two underground storage basins with a combined capacity of 4.5 million gallons. The project includes structural, mechanical and electrical improvements to the basins and the ancillary…
The Connecticut Department of Transportation awarded E.T.& L. Corp. this $4.5 million bridge replacement contract in June 2013.  The project consists of the replacement of two existing bridges over the Succor Brook on Route 82 in the Town of East Haddam, CT.  The bridges are being replaced with precast concrete rigid frame structures on cast-in-place concrete foundations.  Preparatory work began in the fall of 2013; the major work will start in the spring of 2014 when Route 82 will be…
E.T. & L. Corp. was awarded the Hartford Landfill contract by the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority in June 2013. The project requires a 35 acre closure turf cap over the existing landfill, drainage improvements, a supplemental gas system, and the installation of a 1 megawatt photovoltaic system.  The closure turf cap is a two-part system that consists of the installation of a 50 mil spiked HDPE liner and an artificial turf surface. The solar panel array will be installed on the new…
E.T.&L. Corp was awarded the MassDOT contract for the replacement of the bridge spanning the Lawrence River on Northeast Fitzwilliam Road. Work for this contract includes the replacement of the existing steel girder bridge with a precast arch bridge. The existing bridge superstructure will be completely demolished, followed by the partial demolition of the existing stone masonry abutments to provide room for the cast-in-place abutment footings and stems. This will be followed by the…
Fitch’s Bridge over the Nashua River, in the Town of Groton, MA, was built in 1898 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company (Berlin, CT) and was shipped to its current location. The 126 foot long double-intersection Warren Truss bridge was used by pedestrians and vehicles for over 65 years until it was closed to traffic in the mid 1960’s due to heavy deterioration. E.T.& L. Corp. was contracted by the Town of Groton to demolish the existing bridge and install a new pre-fabricated steel truss…
This project consists of removing the existing bridge to the Transfer Station in Weston, MA, and replacing it with a prestressed, precast concrete bridge. The bridge span is approximately 33 foot long x 16 foot wide with a metal bridge railing running on each side. The roadway leading to the bridge site will also be updated to include a rock-filled gabion retaining wall, rip-rap aprons, guardrail installation and new roadway pavement. A wetland replication area as well as a new detention basin…
This 3.5 year, $36.2 million project for MassDOT in Deerfield, Massachusetts was awarded to J.F. White Contracting Co. in May, 2012. The project includes the replacement of 2 bridges on Interstate 91 (northbound and southbound) over the Deerfield River and Stillwater and Lower Roads. The proposed northbound bridge structures are located between the existing northbound and southbound structures. The project will be completed in stages; sections of temporary roadway will be required to maintain…
In June 2012, the Connecticut Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) awarded E.T.& L. Corp. a $2.6 million contract for the rehabilitation of the West Hartford Reservoir No. 2 Dam and Dikes. The rehabilitation project will provide improvements that will address safety deficiencies, reduce risks to downstream communities and natural resources, and improve the life expectancy of the dam structures. The five major components of the 237 acre reservoir – the 1,425 foot long Main Dam, Spillway,…
In March 2012, E.T. & L. Corp. was awarded the East Brookfield Shore Road bridge replacement project by MassDOT. The Shore Road Bridge at the Quaboag Pond was in need of repair. The existing steel structure was fully removed in a single phase. A new integral abutment bridge with precast pre-stressed concrete box beams on cast in place abutments was constructed to replace the existing structure. The new abutments sit on five HP 12x84 steel piles driven to bedrock. Shore Road was…
Precast bridge sections (Inverset panels) that were previously used as temporary bridges / ramps during the “Big Dig” are being refabricated for use as a new bridge for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. E.T.& L. Corp.  transported three 72 foot long by 9 foot wide Inverset panels from MassDOT’s maintenance yard in Littleton to their yard in Stow to be refabricated.  Work associated with the refabrication included removing approximately 20 feet of 8 inch thick reinforced…
In early 2012, MassDOT awarded E.T. & L. Corp a $1 million project for the construction of a Park and Ride Lot in Whately, MA. The Park and Ride Lot will be located at the intersections of Route 5/10 and Route 116, just off of Interstate I-91. In addition to the construction of the park and ride lot, this project includes traffic signal reconstruction, drainage work, a mechanically stabilized earth wall, and the construction of a bus shelter. The project will utilize porous asphalt paving,…
In December 2011, the Town of Haddam, Connecticut awarded E.T.& L. Corp. the Landfill Closure & Transfer Station Construction project. The awarded contract for $2.1 million requires construction of a new transfer station over the existing landfill, and the subsequent closure of the adjacent old transfer station. The new transfer station includes a 3.3 acre cap over the existing landfill, installation of a 36 foot by 24 foot pre-engineered building, and the erection of a 225 foot by 40…
 In February, 2012, the Town of Greenfield MA awarded E.T. & L. Corp. a $335,000. contract to replace a sewer line across the Green River in Greenfield MA.  The original sewer line was severely damaged in August 2011 during Tropical Storm Irene.  The new sewer line consists of an approximately 170 foot long concrete encased 16” ductile iron pipe with a stone gabion mat on top.  E.T. & L. performed the work in two phases, crossing half of the river at a time, utilizing a sheet pile…
In July 2011, E.T. & L. Corp. was awarded the Fitchburg – Rte 2A (Kimball St.) and Route 31 (River St.) bridge replacement project by MassDOT. Both the Route 2A and Route 31 bridges over the Nashua River were in need of repair. The existing Route 2A steel structure and concrete pier are to be fully removed in a single phase. During construction, a temporary utility bridge will be required to support a sewer bypass line until the line can be relocated on the new structure. Each new abutment…
In August 2011, E.T.& L. Corp. received the contract for a MassDOT bridge rehabilitation project in Chicopee, MA. The I-90 bridge located over Route I-391 was in desperate need of repair, but because of its location along the busy Massachusetts Turnpike, could not undergo a full reconstruction. E.T.& L. began the first of three construction phases in October 2011. Keeping limited traffic open in both directions throughout, the full scope of work includes: replacement of the reinforced…
In March 2011, the City of Haverhill and Aggregate Industries awarded the Southern Mound Closure project to E.T.& L. Corp. Located at the former Haverhill Municipal Landfill,  the Southern Mound contains  35 acres of landfilled waste. Before capping the site, the project first calls for extensive regrading and shaping of 250,000 cubic yards of material. The capping system itself will be Standard MassDEP, using 40 mil HDPE geomembrane liner. E.T.& L. began work in late May 2011, will…
  Located over the Taunton River, the Summer Street Bridge spans the town line between Bridgewater and Middleborough, MA. In January 2011, MassDOT awarded E.T.& L. Corp. the contract for its replacement. E.T.& L. began work in the spring of 2011, first demolishing the existent Summer Street bridge structure, then erecting a new single span, precast concrete beam bridge in the same location. The new bridge is an integral abutment bridge with precast concrete abutments, wingwalls, and…
 As a result of Tropical Storm Irene, the Cold River surged, causing sections of Route 2 in Charlemont and Savoy, MA to be washed out and the roadway made unsafe and impassable. In mid-October 2011, MassDOT put out an emergency repair contract, which they awarded to E.T.& L. Corp. This $5.3 million contract required E.T.& L. to construct approximately 5,000 cubic yards of gabion walls between Route 2 and the Cold River to facilitate the reopening of the roadway by December 15, 2011. To…
 During Tropical Storm Irene, the swelling of the North River washed out an existing, privately owned dam in Colrain, MA.  This dam regulated water levels in a canal that provides water to a manufacturing plant along Route 112 in Colrain. This private owner hired E.T.& L. Corp. to perform emergency work authorized by the DEP, ACOE, and FEMA to repair the damaged spillway and construct a temporary dam to control water levels in the canal. Once authorized, E.T.& L. mobilized to Colrain…