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Traffic Alerts, Road Construction Detours (Oct. 3rd-7th, 2011)

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 2:56 am on October 3, 2011
Signs near road construction work advise drivers to Be Prepared To Stop in Framingham, MA.

Signs near road construction work advise drivers to Be Prepared To Stop in Framingham, MA.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week, (Monday through Friday, October 3rd through October 7th, 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 October 3rd - 7th, 2011 indicates that:

 

''A'' Street construction in Framingham, MA (2011)

Sewer construction continues on ''A'' Street.

"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 Bridges Street Extension, Saucier Street, Naples Street and Hilton Street. While construction is in progress; Bridges Street Extension, 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.

Sewer work on Concord St. between Rt. 9 and Rt. 30, Framingham, MA (2011)

Construction crews have encountered rock ledge which is slowing deep sewer installation work being done on Concord St. between Rt. 9 and Rt. 30 in Framingham, MA

Concord Street, (North of Rt. 9) - 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; southbound traffic on Concord Street will be detoured from Concord Street to Summer Street, from Summer Street to Beacon Street and from Beacon Street to Cochituate Road back onto Concord Street. Access to properties and side streets will be maintained throughout construction. Construction activities will take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

A drill rig has been progressing south on Concord Street in preparation for rock fracturing for sewer main installation 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  Rt.9) - 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, Framingham, MA (Arpil 1, 2011)

Danforth Street Bridge, Framingham, MA

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 complete the installation of roadway striping, brick sidewalk strip and tying in residential walkways. 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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