UPDATED: Route 30 Closure For Cochituate Rail Trail Bridge Installation Monday Night/Tuesday Morning

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UPDATED: Due to anticipated inclement weather, the road closure scheduled for Cochituate Road at Speen Street is canceled for Sunday night. It is tentatively rescheduled for Monday night into Tuesday morning. Report has been updated below.

FRAMINGHAM/NATICK/WAYLAND – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing a full, overnight roadway closure of Route 30 between the Speen Street and Route 27 interchange.

This closure is due to scheduled work for phase II of the Framingham-Natick Cochituate Rail Trail project. 

MassDOT’s contractor will be erecting a new truss bridge overnight on Monday, November 16.  

The roadway closure will occur from 10 p.m. November 16, until 5 a.m. Tuesday, November 17.

The detours are as follows:

•         All westbound drivers on Route 30 will be directed to utilize Route 27 (North Main Street) to Route 9 to Speen Street back to Route 30.

•         All eastbound drivers on Route 30 will be directed to turn onto Speen Street and take Route 9 to Route 27 (North Main Street) back to Route 30.

Appropriate signage, law enforcement details, and advanced message boards will be in place to guide drivers through the work area. The passage of emergency response vehicles will be permitted. 

Drivers who are traveling through the area should reduce speed and use caution. 

This work is being undertaken as part of the Framingham-Natick Cochituate Rail Trail (CRT) Phase II project. 

This $12.4 million contract involves the construction of 2.4 miles of rail trail and includes a grade separated crossing at Route 30, as well as replacement of the CSX Bridge over Route 9.

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