Traffic Alert: Road Construction in Framingham Week of November 17

FRAMINGHAM – It snowed today, but road construction continues in Framingham this week.

The following is a list of scheduled road construction projects in the city, including utility projects.

All work is weather permitted.

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Beacon Street & Summer Street – Sidewalk & Road Improvements
Crews will continue to adjust driveway aprons and address punch-list items. A two-way and/or one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect at times, expect minor delays.

Beaver Street Bridge: Utility companies will continue re-locating overhead wires on Beaver Street. Two-way and/or one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect. Expect minor delays.

Central Street Water & Sewer Design Project – Central Street (between Edgell Rd. and Purchase St.)  A city-hired contractor will continue surveying. Expect minor delays at times.

Harrison Street Gas Main Relay (Eversource Gas): Eversource Gas will continue installing gas main on Harrison Street. Expect minor delays.

Hollis Street Water Main Project– Located near a portion of Bates Rd. Ext. Thayer St. & Andrews St. A city-hired contractor will continue installing water main. Expect minor interruptions at times.

Hospital Streets – Learned, Evergreen, Thurber, and Myrtle Streets – Sidewalk & Road Improvements: Final paving is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday/Wednesday, November 19-20, 2019, during the day. Crews will also continue to work on various punch-list items throughout the week. A traffic management plan will be in effect. Emergency vehicles will have access at all times. Police details will be on-site to facilitate vehicle and pedestrian traffic, as well as hospital deliveries. Please seek an alternate route.

Jodie Road Gas Main Relay (Eversource Gas): Eversource Gas will continue installing gas main on Jodie Road. A one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect. Expect minor delays at times.

Lincoln Street Gas Main Relay (Eversource Gas): Eversource Gas will continue installing gas main on Lincoln Street. A one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect. Expect delays at times.

Loker Street Gas Main Relay (Eversource Gas): Eversource Gas will continue installing gas main on Loker Street and Howe Street. A one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect. Expect minor delays at times.

Salem End Road Bridge Rehabilitation: Bridge rehabilitation continues. Expect minor delays.

Union Ave. Utilities (Between Beech St. & Proctor St.): Crews will continue to prepare the road for paving (between Beech Street and Proctor Street). Expect delays at times. Periodic closures of the following side streets may include: Henry St., Lexington St., Proctor St., Pearl St., Sanger St., and William Welch Way. Side street closures may be in effect during working hours, 7 AM – 3:30 PM.

A detour for Union Ave. traffic will be in effect. Please reference the detour information below.

Union Ave. Detour InformationThe following detour plan will be in effect 24 hours a day, Monday – Friday:

  • Union Ave. Southbound traffic will be detoured down Lincoln Street to Concord Street back onto Union Ave.
  • Northbound travel only on Union Ave. between Proctor Street and Lincoln Street. 

Worcester Road Eastbound/Rt.9 East – Water & Sewer Improvements
Night work: Sunday (night) – Friday (morning), 9 PM to 5 AM: Crews will continue to install water and sewer main. Construction will occur between 328 Worcester Road – 2A Worcester Road (near the Natick town line). The right lane on Rt. 9 East will be closed to traffic during working hours. Please use caution if you are traveling through the area.

Worcester Road 9/90 Water Improvements – Design Project: Night work:  Tuesday, 11/19/19 (night) – Wednesday, 11/20/19 (morning), 9 PM to 5 AM If necessary, Wednesday, 11/20/19 (night) – Thursday, 11/21/19 (morning), 9 PM to 5 AM — Crews will conduct soil tests on Tuesday night for the design of an upcoming water project. This work will take place between 1800 to 1626 Worcester Road (near the I-90 turnpike ramps). The right lane on Rt. 9 East will be closed to traffic during working hours. Please use caution if you are traveling through the area.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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