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FRAMINGHAM PUBLIC WORKS
 CONSTRUCTION & TRAFFIC ALERTS
 WEEK OF MAY 29 - JUNE 4, 2022

 

 Please Note: Construction schedules are weather permitting and subject to change. Thank you for your cooperation!

LAST UPDATED: May 27, 2022

Buckminster Street Gas Main Replacement
Eversource Gas will continue replacing gas main and service lines on Buckminster Street. The road will be closed to traffic, and a detour will be in effect. Please seek an alternate route. 
 
Bonvini Drive Road and Sidewalk Improvements
Sidewalk work continues, and the contractor will prepare for final paving. Expect minor impacts at times.

Carlson Road Water, Sewer, and Roadway Improvements
Punch-list items. Expect minor delays at times.  
 
Citywide Water Leak Detection Survey
A City-hired contractor will place specialized listening on fire hydrants and valve boxes in the road to identify and locate water leaks. Most work will be conducted at night between 10 p.m. and 6 p.m. when traffic noise is lowest. For more information: www.FraminghamMa.gov/LeakDetection  
 
Danforth Street Water Main Work
The Water Division will make water main repairs on Tuesday, May 31, and Wednesday, June 1, at the intersection of Danforth Street and Meadow Street. Eastbound travel only on Danforth Street. Danforth Street westbound traffic will be detoured. 

Edmands Road Gas Main Replacement
 
Eversource Gas will continue replacing gas main and service lines on Edmands Road between Edgell and Garvey Roads. Expect moderate to significant delays. Edmands Road southbound traffic will be detoured onto Genardy Way, Livoli Road, and McAdams Road.
 
Harmony Lane Road and Sidewalk Improvements
Sidewalk work continues, and the contractor will prepare for final paving. Expect minor impacts at times.
 
Loring Drive and Western Avenue Pedestrian Improvements
Sidewalk work will begin. Expect minor impacts at times.

Nobscot Intersection Improvements

Install sidewalks and curbing on Water Street. Overhead cables will continue to be relocated. Expect moderate delays. A lane shift or one-way alternating traffic pattern will be in effect. At times, traffic will be detoured through the CVS plaza.  

Osmose Utility Citywide Utility Pole Inspections and Restoration – Verizon
Dig safe paint markings will be noticeable in the public right-of-way near telephone poles throughout the City for Osmose’s Citywide utility pole inspections and restoration. Residents with questions about this project should contact Osmose Utility at (770) 632-6700 or submit an inquiry form on their website.
 
Rt.126/Rt.9 Drainage Project – MassDOT
Drainage work will be conducted at night, Tuesday-Thursday, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Worcester Road/Rt. 9 East and West.


The Rt. 126 Southbound off-ramp to Route 9 Eastbound will be closed from Tuesday night, May 31 – to Wednesday morning, June 1. Traffic traveling on Rt.126 southbound will be detoured to the Concord Street ramp.

The Rt. 9 Eastbound off-ramp to Route 126 Southbound will be closed from Wednesday night to Thursday morning, June 1-2. Traffic traveling on Rt. 9 eastbound will be detoured to the Concord Street off-ramp. 
 
Rt.126/Rt.9 Drainage Project, Gas Main Relocation
Gas main work continues. Expect minor to moderate impacts.
 

Union Avenue Roadway Improvements – MassDOT
MassDOT’s contractor will begin removing existing pavement on the road. Work will occur on Union Ave between Main Street and the Sudbury River Bridge, Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. A detour will be in effect during working hours. Union Avenue southbound traffic to be detoured to Franklin Street. Northbound travel only on Union Avenue.
 
Water Main Flushing – Zone 8
Zone 8 water main flushing will continue, Tuesday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The purpose of the program is to improve drinking water quality for residents and businesses in Framingham. The flushing process may cause discolored water and a reduction in pressure. The discoloration of the water will be temporary and is not harmful. For more information, including an anticipated schedule and what to expect once flushing begins, please visit: www.FraminghamMa.gov/Flushing 

Wood Terrace Roadway and Sidewalk Improvements
Sidewalk work will begin. Expect minor impacts at times.