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Traffic Alerts & Detours, October 14th - 18th, 2013

October 11, 2013 (6:25 pm EST)
Filed under: Around Town by News Staff
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Traffic detours sign, Framingham, MA

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Roadwork on several major capital improvement projects in town will continue this week.

Construction activities are mostly scheduled to take place between the hours of 7:00am and 4:00pm daily. Use caution and expect delays while traveling in the area.

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).

Email traffics alert for the week of October 14th - 18th, 2013 indicates that:

Arthur Street - Construction crews will continue roadway construction activities on Arthur Street between Bishop Street and Willis Street. Traffic will be managed utilizing a one lane alternating traffic management plan through the work zone.

Chouteau Avenue Area - Construction crews will continue roadway reconstruction activities, including driveway aprons and touch work on Chouteau Avenue, Lasalle Avenue, Lakeview Road, Laclede Avenue and Lake Road.

Concord St., North (Rt. 126, North of Rt. 9)Construction activities will continue, however construction activities are not expected to significantly impact traffic flows on Concord Street.

Concord St., South, (Rt. 126, South of Rt. 9) - Construction crews will continue to remove sidewalk panels and install communications conduit on Concord Street between Hartford Street and Lincoln Street.

Edgell Road - Roadway construction activities continue on Edgell Road with curbing, sidewalk, conduit work and structure adjustments. Traffic will be managed through the work zone utilizing lane shifts on Edgell Road.

Grant Street/Pond Street Area - Construction crews will continue to perform roadway construction activities including structure adjustments and curbing work.

Pleasant Street Area - The Highway Department will be performing roadway structure adjustments and curbing work in the Pleasant Street area.

Fenwood Street - Construction crews will begin water main construction activities on Fenwood Street. Traffic will be restricted to residential traffic only while construction is in progress.

Wickford Road Bridge - Wickford Road Bridge is temporarily closed for rehabilitation by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Due to material delays, there is a potential that the bridge may not be open until in the winter of 2013 or early Spring of 2014.

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 or for state highway projects, bridge replacement work, etc, at the MassDOT website



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