The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is back at work on the Beach Road reconstruction project in Vineyard Haven, after a summer off to accommodate tourist traffic.

This fall's work plan includes reconstruction of existing drainage structures and sidewalks for ADA compliance as well as milling and repaving the roadway, according to an announcement from MassDOT.

Conducted Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the work will continue through the fall, stop for the winter, and then resume again in the spring, with a goal of completion by the fall of 2022.

The MassDOT announcement is posted on the town website, along with a list of project elements to be completed in the coming months:

• New roadway surface
• Construction of ADA compliant sidewalks and crosswalks
• Traffic safety control signage and pavement markings
• New directional bicycle shoulder/lanes both sides of roadway
• Reconstruction, replacement, and repair of drainage system
• New subsurface drainage stub connection for the future elimination of the outfall pipe entering Lagoon Pond
• Relocation of utility poles to back of sidewalks
• Relocation or undergrounding of utility poles from Tisbury Market to Winds Up
• installation of shoreline protection mitigation measures
• installation of street planting plan
• installation of street lighting plan