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Traffic Alerts, Road Construction Detours (Sept. 26-30, 2011)

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 7:48 pm on September 24, 2011
Motor cycle caution sign near road construction in Framingham, MA

Out for a cool fall ride? Motorcyclists are cautioned about rough roads due to construction in Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week, (Monday through Friday, September 26th through September 30th, 2011).

Delays due to traffic and detours around some of the work sites can add to driving times, so motorists should plan accordingly.

The Town of Framingham's Department of Public Works / Highway Division / Capital Projects website offers residents and visitors to Framingham helpful information about current and upcoming construction projects.

You can view up to date traffic alerts, maps of project work sites and traffic detours, and sign up to receive email alerts for all or any of the currently listed projects.

The email traffic alert for the week of September 26th - 30th, 2011 indicates that:

"A" Street - Construction crews will continue to install sewer services on "A" Street, restricting traffic to a one lane alternating traffic pattern while construction is underway. At the end of each work day, normal traffic flow on "A" Street will be restored. Access to side streets and Framingham High School will be maintained.

Coburn Area - Construction crews will continue to perform water main installation will on Saucier Street, Naples Street and Hilton Street. While construction is in progress; Bridges Street, Saucier Street, Naples Street and Hilton Street will be open to local traffic only. Construction activities will take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Detour on and off Concord St. at Summer St. in Framingham, MA

Traffic will be alternating single-lane along Concord Street near Summer Street in Framingham, MA

Concord Street, (North of Worcester Road) - Construction crews are currently working between Old Connecticut Path and Summer Street installing double force mains, sewer services and drainage. While construction is in progress; Concord Street will be restricted to a one lane alternating traffic pattern through the work zone. Access to properties and side streets will be maintained throughout construction. Local gravity sewer main installation will resume on Concord Street north of the intersection of Cochituate Road (Route 30). Traffic on Concord Street between Route 30 and Old Connecticut Path shall be one lane alternating. Construction activities will take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Concord Street, (South of Worcester Road) - Construction crews will continue to install a deep gravity sewer main on the ramp from 126 north to Route 9 east. This work will require a one lane alternating traffic pattern while construction is underway. Normal traffic patterns will resume at the end of the work day. Construction activities are scheduled to take place between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily.  Construction crews will continue to install a deep sewer main on Concord Street just north of the intersection of Gorman Road. Southbound traffic on Concord Street will be detoured from Concord Street to Oran Road, from Oran Road to Arsenal Road, from Arsenal Road to Anzio Road and from Anzio Road back onto Concord Street. Normal traffic patterns will resume at the end of the work day. Construction activities are scheduled to take place overnight between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.

Danforth Street Bridge detour, Framingham, MA

The Danforth Street Bridge is closed and motorists must detour around Concord St and School Street to get to and from the northeast section of Framingham near the Wayland town line.

Danforth Street Bridge - Bridge will be closed during construction. (Additional info on MassDOT website, see link at bottom of page).

Fountain Street Bridge - Bridge will be closed during construction. It is anticipated that the bridge will be closed until November of 2011. Traffic will be detoured to the west, over the Winter Street Bridge and the Fountain Street Bridge in Ashland. (Additional info on MassDOT website, see link at bottom of page).

Pleasant Street (Route 30 at Framingham Center) - Construction crews will perform water main installation on Pleasant Street from New York Avenue to Boston Road in Southborough. Pleasant Street will be restricted to one lane alternating traffic while construction is in progress. Construction activities are scheduled to take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Saint Lo Street - Construction crews will continue roadway reconstruction activities on Saint Lo Street, including removal of existing asphalt and lowering structures. Roadway reconstruction activities will restrict traffic on Saint Lo Street to local traffic only while construction is in progress. Construction activities are scheduled to take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

State Street - Weather permitting, the contractor will perform roadway stripping the week of September 26th. Construction activities are schedule to take place between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. State Street will be restricted to local traffic only during construction operations.

Police detail officers will be present to ensure safe vehicular and pedestrian travel. If you encounter any problems due to this work, contact the Capital Construction Hotline at (508) 532-6040.

Additional info can be found at the Town of Framingham Dept. of Public Works/Capital Projects website www.BuildingFramingham.com or for state highway projects, bridge replacement work, etc, at the MassDOT website www.massdot.state.ma.us

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  1. phew………

    Comment by dee sheehan — September 27, 2011 @ 10:35 pm

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