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Framingham Public Works
Construction & Traffic Alerts 
Week of October 20 - 26, 2019 


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

Last Updated: 10/18/19

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, expect delays at times.

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.) – Work is anticipated to begin Friday, October 25, 2019
A city-hired contractor will begin conducting soil tests. A two-way and/or one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect, expect minor delays.

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 Road Extension & Thayer Street
A city-hired contractor will continue installing water main and begin paving trenches on Bates Road. Expect minor interruptions at times

Hospital Streets – Learned, Evergreen, Thurber, and Myrtle Streets – Sidewalk & Road Improvements
Crews will continue to excavate and prep sidewalks. A traffic management plan will be in effect for the above work, including detours. 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.

Hydrant Flushing - South of Waverley Street, near the Ashland, Natick and Sherborn town lines
The Water Division will continue conducting its Fall 2019 Water Main Flushing Program. Water Main flushing will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in residential areas and 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. in business areas. The purpose of the program is to improve drinking water quality for residents and businesses in Framingham. Please reference the website for a daily flushing status update. For more information and to view status updates, please visit: https://www.framinghamma.gov/2600/Annual-Water-Main-Flushing

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.

Lindbergh and Hampshire Rd. Water Main Replacement
The Water Division will begin to demobilize the construction site and pave. Expect minor delays.

Salem End Road, Badger Road, and Gates Street Intersection Improvements
Intersection improvements continue. A two-way and/or one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect during the day time hours. Expect delays at times.

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

Street Sweeping – Area D
The Highway Division will street sweep Area D on Tuesday, October 22, 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: Beaver Court, Beaver Park Road, Beaver Street, Beaver Terrace Circle, Coolidge Street, First Street, Interfaith Terrace, Marian Road, Morton Street, Picard Terrace, Second Street, Taralli Terrace, Third Street and Willis Street.

Union Ave Utilities (between Beech St. & Proctor St.)
A city-hired contractor will continue installing water and sewer main.

A detour will be in effect during working hours, Monday-Friday, 7 AM – 3:30 PM. Expect delays. Periodic closures of the following side streets may include: Henry St., Lexington St., Proctor St., Pearl St., Sanger St., and William Welch Way.

Union Ave Southbound traffic will be detoured down Lincoln Street to Concord Street. Union Ave. Northbound travel only on Union 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 450 to 150 Worcester Road. 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.