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Town of Barnstable DPW Snow and Ice
In the event of a winter storms, the Town of Barnstable will re-activate the Storm Alert feature on its website (www.townofbarnstable.us) which shares actual road plowing activities by the Department of Public Works (DPW). The new storm line (508-862-4636) will also be updated with that same information. CLICK HERE for the DPW's new Snow and Ice Brochure.
WATER WORKS CONSTRUCTION ON MAIN STREET FROM SEA STREET TO THE WEST END ROTARY IN HYANNIS
The Town of Barnstable Department of Public Works’ Water Supply Division will be starting a water works construction project that will improve the water quality and fire flows for customers of the Hyannis Water System.
The project will replace and upgrade approximately 1975 feet of water main on Main Street from Sea Street to the West End Rotary. Included in the project are the replacement of valves, fire hydrants and customer water services up to the property line. The major work is anticipated to be done this year and final paving to be completed in the spring of 2016.
There may be brief periods of water service interruption in the area. Prior to any anticipated service interruption, residents will be given 48 hours notice by the contractor. The specific notices will be distributed to the residents affected by shut-downs, indicating time and day of each shut-down.
For questions relative to this project call Michael Gorenstein, Project Manager, at (508) 775-0063.
The Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority Announces the New Hyannis Loop
In its continuing efforts to provide an efficient and convenient public transportation system to Cape Cod residents and visitors, the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority has announced the addition of the Hyannis Loop. This new route provides additional coverage to the Main Street and West Main Street areas of Hyannis as well as enhances the Barnstable Villager route by providing more frequent service to the shopping malls along Route 132.
Beginning on September 8 at 7:00 a.m., the Hyannis Loop West will leave the Hyannis Transportation Center heading down Main Street, North Street and West Main Street. It then continues south on Route 28 stopping at the Barnstable Senior Center before heading to Trinity Christian Academy, Village Green Apartments and all major Shopping Centers before heading back to the Hyannis Transportation Center. This route runs hourly through 4:00 p.m. At 8:00 a.m., the Hyannis Loop East simultaneously travels in the opposite direction hourly through 5:00 p.m. Passengers are now able to coordinate their schedules with the Barnstable Villager for quarterly service to all Hyannis shopping centers. All Cape Cod RTA buses offer flag down service anywhere it is safe along all routes.