Traffic Alert: Road Construction Continues Thanksgiving Week, But Weather Permitting

FRAMINGHAM – Road construction projects will continue Thanksgiving week, but weather permitting.

  • Concord Street: Expect moderate traffic delays as crews perform utility and roadway improvements in areas along Concord Street between Cochituate Road (Rt. 30) and School Street between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Edgell Road, Grove Street, Belknap Road, Vernon Street: 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. 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.
  • Hancock Lane, DiTullio Drive: Expect minor delays as crews pave the roadway on Monday, November 19 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Roads will be open to local traffic.

  • 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.
  • Main Street: One lane alternating traffic pattern will be in place as crews perform utility work between7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Union Avenue: 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. Overnight work is scheduled in the area of the MetroWest Medical Center on Sunday and Monday nights, November 18 and 19, between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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