Construction Alerts

Anticipated Schedule for October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021

Construction schedules are weather permitting and are subject to change.
Thank you for your cooperation! 
Last Updated: 10/22/2021

Town of Wellesley  Grove Street Reconstruction: (6/14/2021-10/31/2021)

The Town of Wellesley DPW will be reconstructing Grove Street in Wellesley from the Needham Town line to near Wellesley Square. The project is a little over one mile long and may affect traffic coming from Needham into Wellesley.

For any questions, comments or concerns please contact Town of Wellesley DPW at (781) 235-7600 x3316

Highway Division Updates:

Please Note: Inclement weather may delay project schedules. The dates provided are tentative.

Micro-Paving First Ave (Cabot St to B Street), B Street and Third Ave 

The Department of Public Works Highway Division with hired contractor (Indus) has completed a new wear course of pavement on First Ave (Cabot St to B Street), B Street and Third Ave. New traffic markings will be installed shortly.

 Water and Sewer Updates:

Concord Street Water Main Replacement

The Department of Public Works Water, Sewer & Drains Division continues the Concord St water main replacement effort. Water service connections are being tied-in to the new water main. It is anticipated the underground work will be complete and the trench areas paved with the general site clean-up on or before October 31st (Halloween).

Highland Avenue and West Street Drainage Improvement Project

The contractor (Aqua Line Utility) continues work on the Highland Avenue & West Street Drainage Improvement Project.  Drain installation was completed along the Heights Common, a water service was installed to the Heights Common and trenches paved.

No work is scheduled for the week of 10/25. The contractor is awaiting delivery of materials. 

Detours and traffic delays are expected and ongoing as needed. Drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes if possible. Those traveling through the area should expect delays, reduce speed and use caution. 

MWRA Metropolitan Water Tunnel Program Update:

No work scheduled at this time. 

Needham-Newton Corridor Project: 

The schedule for this major infrastructure project is weather dependent and subject to change without notice.

For questions or to report issues related to construction, please You can sign up for project updates on the project website.

The contractor is currently framing and pouring sidewalks and working on retaining walls. Utilities are working on relocating wires on the utility poles. RCN has had to reschedule due to predicted weather. New dates and times will be communicated once established. 

MassDOT encourages drivers to avoid the area and seek alternate routes to minimize delays. Those traveling through the area should expect delays, reduce speed and use caution.


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For questions or concerns call Needham DPW at 781-455-7550 x0