TRAFFIC ALERT: Road Construction Projects To Start September 2016

Each Monday, Framingham Source will publish where motorists will encounter road construction project. The following Town of Framingham, utility, and MassDOT projects are scheduled for the week of Sept. 6, 2016 All work is weather permitting. 

  • ARLINGTON STREET: The Eversource contractor will install a new gas main and services. Expect parking restrictions and moderate delays.
  • BEACON STREET: The Eversource contractor will install a new gas main on Beacon Street from Cochituate Road to Chubb Road. A one-way alternating traffic pattern will be utilized and police details will be onsite to facilitate traffic. Expect delays.
  • BEAVER STREET AND KENDALL AVENUE: Sidewalk and curbing work will continue during the week. Expect delays.
  • COCHITUATE ROAD AND SPEEN STREET: Contractors will begin the installation of a temporary water main bypass. Expect moderate delays.
  • CONCORD STREET/HOLLIS STREET (Route 126) DOWNTOWN FRAMINGHAM RECONSTRUCTION:  Utility structures will be raised on Hollis Street and electrical contractors will be working on the new traffic signals throughout Downtown. In the overnight hours, new crosswalks will be painted. Conduit will be installed under the Downtown Railroad Crossing during off-peak hours. Expect delays and parking restrictions where necessary.
  • DANFORTH STREET AREA: Final paving preparations will take place on Danforth Street (from the bridge to Concord Street), Kings Court and Mechanic Street.  Expect minimum delays.
  • DYER STREET: Installation of ADA compliant sidewalk ramps will continue. Expect minor delays.
  • ELMFIELD ROAD AND GRIFFIN ROAD: Contractors will be installing a new sewer main. Detours will be in place. Expect minor delays.
  • FOUNTAIN STREET AT WINTER STREET: Contractors will be installing a new water main. Expect moderate delays.
  • ROUTE 9 BRIDGE OVER FOSS RESERVOIR OUTLET:  Construction continues on the southern section of the bridge. Expect moderate delays.
  • ROUTE 9 PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE NEAR FRAMINGHAM STATE UNIVERSITY:  MassDOT has closed the bridge for structural repairs. Pedestrians must utilize the Edgell Road Bridge to cross Rt. 9.
  • UNION AVENUE: Contractors will be preparing for the upcoming detour including modifying traffic signals and installing signage. The detour will begin on Thursday, September 7. Expect delays. Allow extra travel time.
  • WINTER STREET: Eversource will be installing a new gas main on Winter Street from Salem End Road northbound to Route 9. A one-way alternating traffic pattern will be utilized and police details will be onsite to facilitate traffic. Expect delays.
  • WORCESTER ROAD (Between Route 126 and the Natick Town Line): Contractors will be surveying and conducting borings in advance of water and sewer construction in the area. Expect minor delays.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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