The Strawberry Hill Road and Route 28 East Sewer Expansion Projects are ongoing.

As construction progresses, traffic management plans will adapt to support a safe working environment, while also addressing local traffic needs.
Current road closures can also be tracked via mobile device using the Waze app or Google Maps.

Strawberry Hill Road and Route 28 East Sewer Expansion Construction Schedule

Week of 1/30/23 to 2/3/23

  • Sewer Main Installation

Sewer main installation will progress along the northern portion of Phinney’s Lane from Marc Ave towards Midway Drive, as well as along the southern portion of Phinney’s Lane from Route 28 past Great Marsh Road. Phinney’s Lane will remain closed to thru traffic and detours will be in to accommodate this work, as shown in Figure 1 below. All roadways will remain open to resident and emergency traffic only.

Additionally, starting Tuesday, January 31, 2023, sewer main installation will begin north of Statice Lane, requiring additional closure of Phinney’s Lane, as shown in Figure 1 below. Motorists south of Arbor Terrace will be required to travel south towards Old Strawberry Hill Road; while traffic north of the construction site will be required to travel north towards Route 132. Access to the Barnstable Police Department will be maintained.

  • Sewer Lateral Installation

Weather permitting, on Monday, January 30, 2023 installation of underground lateral sewer pipe will continue at Center Lane. Residents are encouraged to follow the existing signage posted at the end of each roadway, directing traffic away from the advancing work zone.

  • Sewer Pump Station

Sewer pump station work will continue at 528 Craigville Beach Road and 1456 Falmouth Road/ Route 28.

  • Sewer Manhole Construction

Weather permitting, throughout the week, sewer manhole construction will be completed on Craigville Beach Road, requiring single lane alternating traffic, as shown in Figure 1 below.

  • Conduit Repair

On Thursday, February 2, 2023, conduit repair work will occur in the southeast shoulder of the intersection at Phinney’s Lane and Route 132. Minimal traffic impacts are anticipated.

If you have any questions or wish to receive project updates, please contact Kelly Collopy, Communications Manager, at the Department of Public Works at 508-790-6400 or 

Figure 1: Anticipated Traffic Pattern Modifications through February 2, 2023

FIGURE 1_Traffic Management 1-30-2023

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Colorful map depicting Phase I sewer expansion