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$8 Million Slated for Downtown Framingham Traffic Improvements

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 9:47 pm on October 5, 2012

Framingham, MA - Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined federal, state, and local officials to announce $8 million in funding from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to mitigate chronic traffic congestion at the intersections of Route 126 and Route 135 in downtown Framingham. Lieutenant Governor Murray also announced an additional $350,000 in funding awarded by MassDOT to support a study that will evaluate four potential solutions identified by previous studies and help the state and Town of ...[read more]



Detours & Traffic Alerts Week of July 30th - August 3rd, 2012

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 10:59 pm on July 29, 2012
Framingham Traffic Detours sign

Traffic detours sign, Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Roadwork continues on numerous road and sewer projects in town this week, (Monday through Friday, July 30th through August 3rd, 2012).

Delays due to lane restriction, alternating traffic patterns 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, (see link below for more info).

The email traffic alert for the week of July 30th - August 3rd, 2012 indicates that: ...[read more]


Traffic Alerts & Construction Detours (May 14th - 18th, 2012)

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 4:30 pm on May 11, 2012
Framingham Traffic Detours sign

Framingham Road Construction Detours / Alert.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Roadwork in town continues this week, (Monday through Friday, May 14th - 18th, 2012).

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 May 14th - May 18th, 2012 indicates that: ...[read more]


Framingham Earth Day Festival, Saturday April 28th

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 1:34 am on April 22, 2012

Earth Day graphicFRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham will celebrate Earth Day 2012, on Saturday, April 28th. Events are scheduled throughout out the day.

The day starts with Framingham's 12th annual Greenup Day. From 9:00am to 12:00 noon, join friends, neighbors and other volunteers at various locations throughout Framingham to help remove trash and debris from ponds, rivers and streams, parks and roadways to improve Framingham's environment. For complete information about Greenup Day and details of meetup locations, visit:  www.greenupday.org

From 10:00am to 12:00 noon Framingham will participate in World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day on the Centre Common (rain or shine). Tai Chi & Qi Gong are "Chinese healing techniques and exercises have been used to treat certain conditions, stimulate the immune system and harmonize and balance the body's energy."  All are welcome! For more info World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day, visit: www.tqhi.org

From 11:00am 'til 3:00pm the 2012 Framingham Earth Day Festival will be held on the Village Green, (Framingham Centre Common).  Educational, environmental and fun events for families, kids and people of all ages including on-site recycling, sustainable living demonstrations and over 80 vendor booths showcasing green and eco friendly products, local foods and art and craft items by area artisans. There will be games, crafts, face painting, a magic show  and other activities just for kids.  Live performances by "The Elderly Brothers",  "Something With Digby" and "Adam & Eve" will fill the Common with music for the afternoon.

In case of Rain, the Festival will be held indoors at Framingham High School, (on "A" Street).

For detailed schedules of  events, and other info, visit the following websites:

 

For more information, contact: Donna Kramer Merritt, Chair, Earth Day Festival Committee by email at: FraminghamEarthDay@gmail.com, or by calling (508) 788-7300.

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Roadwork Nears Completion for Winter

Filed under: Around Town by News Staff at 4:15 pm on December 9, 2011
Framingham Traffic Alerts, Detours, Road Construction, September 5-9, 2011

Framingham Traffic Alerts, Detours, Road & Bridge Construction, December 12th through 16th, 2011

FRAMINGHAM, MA - After months of work on the East Framingham Sewer Improvement project, the Fountain Street Bridge replacement and other capital improvement projects to roads and sewers in town, crews will soon be wrapping up construction for the winter.

Still, motorists may experience delays due to the following work sites and detours during the week of December 12th through 16th, 2011.

Work along Concord Street, (Rt. 126, north of Worcester Road), this week will include site restoration between School Street and Summer Street, including site cleaning activities, paving, loaming and seeding.  From 7:00am to 4:30pm, police will be directing a single lane alternating traffic management plan while construction activities are in progress.

Auburn Street will continue to be closed to through traffic.  A detour will remain in place while construction work is ...[read more]


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