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Framingham Roadwork and Construction (Oct. 7-13, 2018)

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 3:06 pm on October 5, 2018
Framingham Traffic / Detour Signs

Drivers are alerted to Be Prepared To Stop, (and wait), as construction continues in Framingham.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Commuters should be aware that there may be traffic delays due to road construction and other work being done in the the City of Framingham during the week of October 7th through 13th, 2018.

Below is a list of scheduled road work:

Concord Street: Expect minor traffic delays as crews perform utility improvements in areas along Cherry Street to School Street and A Street south of Bonito Drive between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Cottage Street: Expect moderate delays as crews perform utility improvements between School Street and Danforth Street between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Flanagan Drive: Expect minor delays as crews perform utility improvements along the sidewalk between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Fountain Street: Expect minor delays as crews perform roadway improvements overnight between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. A detour will be in place for this work.

Indian Head Heights: Expect minor delays as crews continue utility work on Indian Head Heights between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Lanewood Avenue: Roadway closure between Briarwood Road and Waveney Road until November as crews perform utility improvements under the aqueduct. Traffic will detour onto Angelica Drive and Waveney Way to access Waveney Road.

Little Farms Road: Expect minor delays as crews perform utility improvements between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Nixon Road: Expect moderate delays on Tuesday, October 9 and Wednesday, October 10 as crews complete punchlist items on the roadway from Edmands Road to Parmenter Road and Parmenter Road to the Marlborough town line between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Old Connecticut Path: Expect moderate delays on Friday, October 12 as crews complete punchlist items from School Street to the Wayland town line between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Dinsmore Avenue: Dinsmore Avenue will be closed as crews make utility improvements. Work will take place between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Speen Street: Expect minor traffic impacts as crews complete punchlist items on Speen Street between Old Conn. Path and Cochituate Road between 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Union Avenue: Northbound travel (heading toward Route 9) will be permitted through the work zone (between Melrose Street and Walnut Street). Southbound traffic between Walnut Street and Melrose Street is NOT permitted; traffic will be detoured to Franklin Street (southbound) to Melrose Street to reconnect with Union Avenue. All trucks and over-sized vehicles heading southbound must use Franklin Street. Two-way local traffic traveling between Main Street and Walnut Street will be maintained.

Additionally, work will take place in the area of the MetroWest Medical Center on Lincoln, Thurber, Myrtle, Learned and Evergreen Streets. Please take notice of posted parking restrictions.

The City requests that motorists do not cut through residential side streets or parking lots to circumvent the detour; that type of activity can create traffic issues and unsafe situations for pedestrians.

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Household Hazardous Waste Day - Sept. 28th, 2013

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 5:41 am on September 7, 2013
Framingham 2013 Household Hazardous Waste Day

Click image above to download a printable (.PDF) copy of the 2013 Framingham Household Hazardous Waste Day flyer.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham has announced the details of the 2013 "Household Hazardous Waste Day" which will be held Saturday, September 28, 2013, at McCarthy Elementary, 8 Flagg Drive from 9:00am - 1:00pm, (with NO late arrivals!)

The recycling and disposal program is open to Framingham residents only, (who must show Framingham license).  There is no cost for residents to participate.

ACCEPTED ITEMS:

From your house: Aerosol paint cans • Ammonia • Bleaches • Chemistry sets • Cleaners ...[read more]


Christmas Tree Curbside Collection (Jan. 14th - 18th, 2013)

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 9:33 am on January 3, 2013
Framingham DPW to pick up Christmas Trees weeks of January 23rd-27th, 2012.

Framingham DPW to pick up Christmas Trees week of January 14th-18th, 2013.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- The Christmas tree in your home is most likely very dried out -- and should be seen as a fire hazard.

The Town of Framingham Department of Public Works will be  collecting Christmas Trees during the week of  January 14th through the 18th, 2013.

During that week, you should put your tree on the curb on your normal trash collection day.

If you plan to leave the tree up for the next week or so, make sure there is plenty of water in the base.  Check the water daily.

On the other hand, if you've already started cleaning up, and moved the Christmas tree outdoors, you should make sure it is far away from any [cigarette] smoking areas or other possible sources of ...[read more]


2012 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Filed under: Uncategorized by News Staff at 8:37 pm on July 21, 2012
Framingham Hazardous Waste Day, Saturday, August 11, 2012

Framingham Hazardous Waste Collection Day.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Town of Framingham, Department of Public Works, solid Waste Division is holding its popular Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the parking lot of the McCarthy Elementary School, 8 Flagg Drive, Framingham, MA.

There is no cost to dispose of hazardous waste materials.

Event is open to Framingham Residents Only - drivers license with Framingham address must be shown as proof of ...[read more]


Christmas Tree Curbside Collection (Jan. 23rd - 27th, 2012)

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 4:25 am on January 19, 2012
Framingham DPW to pick up Christmas Trees weeks of January 23rd-27th, 2012.

Framingham DPW to pickup Christmas Trees weeks of January 23rd-27th, 2012.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- It's been nearly a month since Christmas, and if you still have a Christmas tree in your home, it's most likely very dried out -- and could be a fire hazard at this point in time.

Dried out trees should be removed from your home or business and placed outdoors, away from any [cigarette] smoking areas or other possible sources of ignition until the tree can be properly disposed of.

The Town of Framingham Department of Public Works will be  collecting Christmas Trees during the week of  January 23rd through 27th, 2012. You should put your tree on the curb on your normal trash collection day.

The DPW will only pickup trees if all decorations, strands of lights, tinsel/garland, etc, have been removed -- and the tree can not be in a plastic bag, (or it will not be picked up).

For additional information about Christmas Tree Curbside Collection contact the Framingham Department of  Public Works, Solid Waste Division at:  (508) 532-6001.


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