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Traffic Alerts, Road Construction Detours (Oct. 17th-21st, 2011)

Filed under: Uncategorized by News Staff at 10:21 am on October 16, 2011
Framingham Traffic / Detour Signs

Drivers are alerted to Be Prepared To Stop, (and wait), as construction continues on Concord St. and other roads in Framingham.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week, (Monday through Friday, October 17th through October 21st, 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 17th -21st, 2011 indicates that:

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

Construction continues on ''A'' Street near Framingham High School

"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.
Beulah Street and Worcester Road (Route 9) - Construction crews will install new sewer main at the intersection of Beulah Street and Route 9 westbound.  While construction is in progress Beulah Street will be restricted to local traffic only from Auburn Street Ext. and will be closed at the intersection of Route 9 westbound; and Route 9 westbound will be restricted to one lane of travel through the construction zone. Construction activities are scheduled to take place overnight between 8:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.

Coburn Area - Construction crews will continue to install new sewer main on Winthrop Street.  While construction is in progress; Winthrop Street will be closed between Bethany Road and Mellen Street and through traffic will be locally detoured. Construction activities on Winthrop Street are scheduled to take place between 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily. A service crew will be working on Hilton Street and Naples Street installing new water services .  Construction activities are scheduled to take place between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Summer 2010 - Detours on Concord St. send drivers down Summer St.

Detour on Concord St. (near Hardy St. and the YMCA) send drivers down Summer St. to Beacon St. to get to and from Rt. 30.

Concord Street – (Rt. 126 / North of Worcester Road), A service crew is working on Concord Street between School Street and the southern end of A Street installing water and wastewater services; side street connections and drainage improvement.  While construction is in progress; it will be necessary to utilize a single lane alternating traffic pattern through the work zone.  Construction activities will take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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, (Rt. 126 / 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.

Construction crews will begin roadway reconstruction activities between Hartford Street and Gorman Road weather permitting on Monday, October 17th.  It is anticipated that traffic will be restricted to a one lane alternating pattern through the construction zone. Construction activities are scheduled to take place between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.  Roadway reconstruction activities will continue weather permitting on Wednesday, October 19th between Lincoln Street and Hartford Street.  It is anticipated that northbound traffic on Concord Street will be detoured from Concord Street to Clinton Street from Clinton Street to Grant Street and from Grant Street to Essex Street and from Essex Street back onto Concord Street. Construction activities are scheduled to take place between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.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 continue to install water main on Pleasant Street from Pine Hill Road to Thomas Drive.  Pleasant Street will be restricted to one lane alternating traffic while construction is in progress.  Construction activities are scheduled to take place daily between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

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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