ROAD CONSTRUCTION: Where Motorists Will Encounter Delays and Detours This Week

FRAMINGHAM – 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 Oct. 24, 2016 All work is weather permitting.


  • ARLINGTON STREET: Installation of a new gas main and services. Work is Monday through Friday. Expect parking restrictions and moderate delays.
  • BLANDIN AVENUE: Installation of granite curbing and sidewalks will continue. Milling of the roadway late week. Expect moderate delays.
  • CHERRY STREET/CUNNINGHAM DRIVE: Excavation for new drainage improvements. Minor delays.
  • CONCORD STREET: Installation of a new gas main between Corregidor Road and the Route 9 off-ramp.  Expect moderate delays.
  • CONCORD STREET/HOLLIS STREET/DOWNTOWN FRAMINGHAM RECONSTRUCTION:  Work on traffic signal activation and landscaping will continue during the day. Crosswalk installation will take place in the overnight hours. Expect minor delays.
  • ELMFIELD ROAD AND GRIFFIN ROAD:  Installation of a new water main and services. Detours will be in place. Expect minor delays.
  • FOSS ROAD: Installation of a new sewer main and services. Expect moderate delays.
  • FOUNTAIN STREET AT WINTER STREET: Installation of new water services. Expect moderate delays.
  • MEADOW STREET: Installation of a new water main will continue. Expect moderate delays.
  • MWRTA COMMUTER LOT: Survey work and drainage inspections will begin in advance of construction.
  • PEARL STREET, SANGER STREET AND THOMPSON STREET: Drainage improvements will continue. Expect minor delays.
  • ROUTE 9 BRIDGE OVER FOSS RESERVOIR OUTLET:  Construction continues in the middle section of the bridge. Expect moderate delays.
  • SPEEN STREET: Installation of a new water main. A detour will be in effect part of the week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., from Leggitt McCall Connector Road to Cochituate Road. Overnight work on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Expect delays.
  • UNION AVENUE: A detour is in effect on Union Avenue between Main Street and Mount Wayte Avenue, 7 days a week. Expect delays. Allow extra travel time.
  • WINTER STREET: Installation of 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. Work is Monday through Friday. Expect delays.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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