Road Work Updates
We will try to keep this site up to date and accurate as possible. Changes to the schedules may occur without notice. Please try to avoid these areas during construction or plan on delays when navigating through the work zones. Paving dates are subject to change due to weather conditions.
Current Construction Schedule
|Roadway||Activities and Duration|
|Columba Street||A full depth reconstruction of Columba Street from Laurel Street to Ward Street, including both intersections, began on September 7, 2021 and has now shut down for the season. A new water main has been added to the project and its construction is expected to begin in March of 2022. Continued work on the road reconstruction will resume once the new water main is installed. All work will be completed in Summer of 2022.
This project is under construction with completion expected in August 2023. Traffic delays should be expected throughout the duration of this project as lane manipulation with traffic barrels / cones will be ongoing along Fuller Road. There are additional traffic alterations noted below to be aware of if you are travelling on or near Fuller Road. Please seek alternate routes if possible.
Traffic on East Main Street will be limited to one lane heading westbound, just west of the American Legion (aka Veterans) Memorial Bridge beginning on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Eastbound traffic will remain in two lanes. This traffic management is being done so that a new water main connection can be done. This traffic pattern is expected to last approximately 2 weeks.
Traffic on the American Legion (aka Veterans) Memorial Bridge will be limited to one lane in each direction beginning on Monday, November 1, 2021. This traffic management is being done so that a new water main can be installed on the bridge. This traffic pattern is expected to last 4-6 weeks.
A detour on Fuller Road began Monday, September 20, 2021. Fuller Road eastbound at Sheridan Street is currently detoured to Old Fuller Road, shutting down this direction between Sheridan Street and Old Fuller Road. Westbound traffic on Fuller Road is predominantly maintained, but occasionally is detoured to Old Fuller Road. Two-way traffic on Sheridan Street and Old Fuller Road is maintained.
|Road Resurfacing||Work on road resurfacing will begin in the Spring of 2022. Portions of the following roads will be resurfaced under this contract: McKinstry Avenue, Springfield Street, Exchange Street, Perkins Street, East Main Street, Belcher Street, Prospect Street, Syrek Street, Old Field Road, Amherst Street and Whitin Avenue.
|Massachusetts Turnpike (I90)||The MassDOT will begin a project in May 2021 to realign the entrance and exit ramps at (former) Exit 6 and involves work along Burnett Road / I291 and the ramp to Fuller Road. (This is a MassDOT project.)