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Traffic Alerts & Construction Detours (Nov. 14th - 18th, 2011)

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 1:54 am on November 14, 2011
Framingham Traffic Alerts, Detours, Delays, sign: Be Prepared to Stop

Motorists should allow extra time and be prepared for detours and alternating traffic patterns near sewer and road construction in Framingham.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week, (Monday through Friday, November 14th - 18th, 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 November 14th - 18th, 2011 indicates that:

"A" Street - Construction crews will continue to complete vault appurtenances 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 continue to install new sewer main on Beulah Street and perform drainage work on 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. Construction activities are scheduled to take place overnight between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Weather permitting west bound traffic on Worcester Road will be restricted to a one lane alternating traffic pattern beginning Tuesday, November 15th between 5:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to allow construction crews to repair the roadway surface.

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 Waverly Street 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 in the area installing new service connections. Construction activities are scheduled to take place between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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

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

Concord Street, (Rt. 126 north of Worcester Road / Rt. 9) - Construction crews have begun to perform temporary restoration activities along "A" Street. While temporary restoration activities are in progress; it will be necessary to utilize a single lane alternating traffic pattern through the work zone. Temporary restoration activities will take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Construction crews are performing service connections between southern end of "A" Street and Summer Street. While services are being installed it will be necessary to restrict traffic to a one lane alternating traffic pattern through the work zone. Service connections are schedule to be installed daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Installation of sewer laterals on Concord Street between Summer Street and Cherry Street will restrict traffic to a one lane alternating traffic pattern. The installation of the sewer laterals is scheduled to be installed daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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

Traffic is frequently detoured on and off Concord St. at Summer St. in Framingham, MA

Construction crews are currently working between Old Connecticut Path and Summer Street installing double force mains, local collector sewer, deep gravity sewer, 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.

Concord Street, (Rt. 126 south of Worcester Road / Rt. 9) - Construction crews have mobilized to the intersection of Concord Street and Route 9 East and are currently tying in the side streets to the new sewer main. Construction crews will continue to work in this area performing, clean-up activities, loaming and seeding, curbing and trench restoration. Construction activities will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Construction crews will continue trench restoration work on Grant Street and the installation of curbing on Gorman Road in preparation for the winter. While this work is in progress, it will be necessary to restrict traffic to a one lane alternating traffic pattern through the work zone. Construction activities will take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Weather permitting on Monday, November 14th construction crews will begin install roadway striping and raising structural castings between Gorman Road and Lincoln Street. It is anticipated that traffic will be restricted to a one lane alternating pattern through the construction zone. Construction activities are schedule to take place daily between 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Expect delays if you are traveling in this area while work is in progress.

Detour while Danforth Street Bridge in Framingham, MA is under construction.

Danforth Street Bridge remains closed while under construction.

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 late 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 between Framingham Centre to Southboro line) - Construction crews will continue to perform water main work on Pleasant Street between Thomas Drive and New York Avenue. 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.

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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