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Framingham Public Works
Construction & Traffic Alerts 
Week of November 17 - 23, 2019 


Please Note: Construction schedules are weather permitting and are subject to change.

Last Updated: 11/15/19

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.

Street Sweeping – Area C
The Highway Division will street sweep Area C on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. NO PARKING will be allowed from 9 AM to Noon. Vehicles parked on the street will be ticketed and towed. 

The following streets will be swept during this operation: Alexander Street, Arlington Place, Arlington Street, Blandin Avenue, Columbia Street, Eames Street, East Street, Gordon Street, Herbert Street, Irving Street (#46 – 280), Marble Street, Phipps Street, Pratt Street, Roxanna Street, Snow Street, South Street, Summit Street, Taylor Street, Waushakum Street and Wellington Avenue.

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 Information
The 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.