Construction Alerts


Anticipated Schedule for September 13 - September 20, 2019

Construction schedules are weather permitting and are subject to change.
Thank you for your cooperation! 
Last Updated: 9/13/19

Emerson Place Water Main Replacement Work Scheduled for September 24th

The Department of Public Works, Water & Sewer Division will be replacing the water main between 11 Emerson Pl and the dead end of the road. This work will begin on Tuesday September 24th, 2019 and will run for approximately 30 days. Residents will be notified prior to any changes or scheduled water main shut downs.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact the Department of Public Works Water & Sewer Division at (781) 455-7550, between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday or email sharrington@needhamma.gov.

Greendale Ave Micro-Paving (from Great Plain Ave to Brookline Street) 

Micro-Paving has been completed. New traffic markings will be applied within approximately two weeks .

Central Ave Milling & Paving (from Glover Rd to Forest Street)
*PLEASE NOTE:  THE WORK BELOW HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  RESCHEDULED DATES AND INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED  AT A LATER DATE

Milling 
The milling of Central Ave. from Glover Rd to Forest Street is scheduled to begin Friday, September 6th at 9 pm.  The construction crew will use a large machine to remove 1.5” inches of failed asphalt from the surface of the roadway.  The machine will load the material directly into haul trucks.  This night work will be noisy at times due to heavy equipment and back up alarms on the haul trucks.  This work will be completed before the morning commute.

Casting 
The following week sewer, drain and water casting will be adjusted during the daytime. This work will take about two days to complete. (Weather permitting)

Paving Night Work 
Following the casting adjustments, the roadway will be paved on Sept 13th Starting at 9 pm (Weather permitting). This night work will be noisy at times due to heavy equipment and back up alarms.  This work will be completed before the morning commute.

Rosemary Brook Debris Clean-up & Retaining Wall Maintenance 

A Town hired contractor will continue removing debris and making retaining wall repairs to Rosemary Brook. Residents located in the neighborhoods of Meadowbrook Road, Meredith Circle and Border Road may notice construction related traffic and minor noise interruptions. Any questions or concerns should be directed to Steve Nadeau, Needham Engineering Department at #781-455-7550 Ext. 319. 

Central Ave Sidewalk Rehabilitation (from West Street to Forest Street)

A Town hired contractor will be removing and replacing asphalt sidewalks and installing granite curbing on both sides of Central Ave.  Anticipated completion by September 3rd. Expect minor delays. 

Oak Street Sidewalk Rehabilitation (from RR to Marked Tree Road) 
Work Scheduled for the week of September 3rd

A Town hired contractor will be removing and replacing asphalt sidewalks and installing granite curbing on both sides of Oak Street.

Winding River Road Sewer Main & Pump Station Project

The contractor will begin paving the unpaved portion of the road and continue installing sewer main. Winding River Road will not be accessible from Charles River Street. Please access Winding River Road from Livingston Road in Wellesley.

Winding River Road will be open to RESIDENTS ONLY, expect delays.