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Posted on: February 16, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 26, 2024

Eversource duct bank work - ****UPDATE INCLUDING DETOUR MAP****


Eversource is working on a new submarine line between Falmouth and Martha's Vineyard that requires installation of duct banks in Falmouth roads and the Shining Sea Bikeway between Stephens Lane and Mill Road/Surf Drive.

Week of February 26

Next week, you may see crews:

  • Repairing curbs along Ter Heun Drive.
  • Working on installation of manholes and duct bank along Mill Road. Activities will include saw-cutting pavement and minor excavation. Please refer to the detour map below for details and follow all local detour signage.
  • Installing dewatering systems along Mill Road. Dewatering systems are installed to remove excess water from excavation zones.
  • Removing telephone poles along sections of Palmer Ave. This work is needed prior to any construction on the Shining Sea Bikeway.
  • See below for detour map.

mill road detours

Approved work hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday to Friday. Occasional work may extend beyond the approved hours due to unforeseen circumstances, based on approval from municipal staff. For real time construction updates, please view online interactive construction map.

At this time, the construction will not interrupt your electrical service, and all people working on this project are Eversource-approved contractors and carry proper identification. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the project, please call 1-833-836-0302 or email at

Eversource is committed to deliver reliable energy to our customers and will begin constructing in early December, pending town approval, on a new 23-kV underground and submarine line between Falmouth and Martha’s Vineyard. Eversource is committed to open lines of communication and notifying the public about the project and pending construction. If you would like to learn more about the Project, please contact them. 



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