FRAMINGHAM – Wednesday, September 1 is the first day of school for thousands of Framingham Public School students. The public school district has a new bus company – NRT bus – and there will be road construction this week along with all those buses, and parents taking students back to school.
Below is where drivers may encounter delays due to road construction, utility work, and state projects.
Construction schedules are weather permitting and subject to change.
Blackberry Lane Sewer Pump Station: Pump station work continues. Blackberry Lane at Millwood Street will be closed to through traffic during work hours. A detour will be in effect. Please seek an alternate route.
Edgell Road Gas Main Replacement: Eversource gas will continue replacing gas main on Edgell Road. Expect moderate delays. Lane shifts and/or a one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect.
Grant Street Roadway and Sidewalk Improvements (Between Arthur and Hartford Streets)
Punch-list items. Expect minor delays at times.
Nipmuc Road Gas Main Installation: Eversource gas will continue replacing gas main on Nipmuc Road between Hollis Street and Wood Avenue. Expect minor delays. A one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect.
Nobscot Intersection Improvements Project: Overhead electrical and cable wire work continues. Underground fire alarm cable will be installed. Expect minor delays.
Rose Kennedy Lane Sidewalk Improvements: Punch-list items. Expect minor delays at times.
Saxonville Intersection Improvements Design Work (Concord Street and Central Street): Clean drain lines and conduct inspections for design work. Expect minor to moderate delays at times. A lane shift and/or one-way alternating traffic will be in effect.
School Street Sidewalk Improvements (Between Old Connecticut Path and Hamilton Street): Sidewalk and curbing work. Expect moderate delays at times. A lane shift and/or one-way alternating traffic will be in effect.