TRAFFIC ALERT: Expect Delays in City of Framingham Due to Construction Projects

FRAMINGHAM – Construction continues in the City of Framingham this week.

All work, including utility, state, and city projects, are weather permitting.

  • Concord Street: Expect significant traffic delays as crews perform utility and roadway improvements during the day and night hours in areas along Concord Street between Cochituate Road (Rt. 30) and School Street. Day work will take place between 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Night work will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights between 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Crestwood Drive: Expect minor delays as crews pave the roadway between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Dinsmore Avenue: Dinsmore Avenue will be closed as crews make utility improvements. Work will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Edgell Road, Grove Street, Belknap Road, Vernon Street: Beginning on Monday, October 22, expect significant delays as a temporary detour will be in place for southbound traffic on a portion of Edgell Road between 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m as crews perform utility improvements. Southbound traffic will be detoured from Edgell Road onto Belknap Road to Grove Street, and reconnect to Edgell Road via Vernon Street.  Northbound traffic will be permitted. Due to road restrictions, oversized vehicles and trucks should observe the posted limitations and follow the truck detour route on Belknap Road to Mill Street, continue onto Pleasant Street and reconnect to Edgell Road via Vernon Street. Police detail officers will be stationed within the work zone and at critical intersections within the detour to assist motorists; school buses will be given priority to ensure safe and timely travel for students.
    View the traffic management plan for this work.
  • Fountain Street: Expect moderate delays as crews perform roadway improvements overnight between 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. A detour will be in place for this work.
  • Indian Head Heights: Expect minor delays as crews continue utility work on Indian Head Heights between the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Lanewood Avenue: Roadway closure between Briarwood Road and Waveney Road until November as crews perform utility improvements under the aqueduct. Traffic will detour onto Angelica Drive and Waveney Way to access Waveney Road.
  • Little Farms Road, Shawmut Terrace: Expect minor delays as crews perform utility improvements between 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Main Street: Expect moderate delays as a one lane alternating traffic pattern is in place between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Nixon Road: Expect moderate delays this week as crews pave the roadway from Edmands Road to Parmenter Road and Parmenter Road to the Marlborough town line between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Old Conn. Path: Expect moderate delays this week as crews pave the roadway from School Street to the Wayland town line between  7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Speen Street: Expect minor traffic impacts as crews complete punchlist items on Speen Street between Old Conn. Path and Cochituate Road between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Union Avenue: Northbound travel (heading toward Route 9) will be permitted through the work zone (between Melrose Street and Walnut Street). Southbound traffic between Walnut Street and Melrose Street is NOT permitted; traffic will be detoured to Franklin Street (southbound) to Melrose Street to reconnect with Union Avenue. All trucks and over-sized vehicles heading southbound must use Franklin Street. Two-way local traffic traveling between Main Street and Walnut Street will be maintained.

A new detour pattern is expected to be implemented Friday, October 26.

Northbound travel (heading toward Route 9) will be permitted through the work zone (between DeLoss Street and Walnut Street).

Southbound traffic between Linden Street and DeLoss Street is NOT permitted; traffic will be detoured to Franklin Street (southbound) to Henry Street to reconnect with Union Avenue.

All trucks and over-sized vehicles heading southbound must use Franklin Street.

Two-way local traffic traveling between Main Street and Linden Street will be maintained.

Additionally, work will take place in the area of the MetroWest Medical Center on Lincoln, Thurber, Myrtle, Learned and Evergreen Streets. Please take notice of posted parking restrictions.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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