Construction Alerts

Anticipated Schedule for August 2, 2021 - August 6, 2021

Construction schedules are weather permitting and are subject to change.
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Last Updated: 7/30/2021


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 starting June, 2021. 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:


The Department of Public Works Highway Division will be milling and paving Oak St, Maple St (Oak St. to cul-de-sac), Willow St. & Myrtle St. Maple St (Oak St to cul-de-sac), Willow St and Myrtle paving scheduled for 7/30/21; Oak St paving scheduled for 8/2/21 (weather permitting). Traffic Markings will be applied shortly thereafter. 

Upcoming Activity: Road Improvements Hillside Ave

The Department of Public Works Highway Division with hired contractor (Indus) will be placing a new wear course of pavement on Hillside Ave beginning the week of Aug 9th. In advance of this process Highway crews will be repairing imperfections in the roadway during the daytime hours. This Micro-Paving treatment will be completed between the hours of 8pm-6am. The work will take two nights to complete (weather permitting). New traffic markings will be installed approximately two weeks after the process is complete.

It should be noted that for short periods of time side streets that access Hillside Ave as well as driveways will have to be closed off to allow for the product to cure, Emergency vehicles (Police-Fire) will have access at all times but residents are asked to plan for short periods of time 25-30 minutes when access restrictions will be enforced.  

Please do not park on the roadway; vehicles parked on the roadway may be towed.

Upcoming Activity: Road Improvements Central Ave (Pine Street to Dover Town line)

The Department of Public Works Highway Division with hired contractor (Indus) will be placing a new wear course of pavement on Central Ave (Pine Street to Dover Town line) beginning the week of Aug 9th. In advance of this process Highway crews will be repairing imperfections in the roadway during the daytime hours. This Micro-Paving treatment will be completed between the hours of 8pm-6am. The work will take two nights to complete (weather permitting). New traffic markings will be installed approximately two weeks after the process is complete.

It should be noted that for short periods of time side streets that access Central Ave as well as driveways will have to be closed off to allow for the product to cure, Emergency vehicles (Police-Fire) will have access at all times but residents are asked to plan for short periods of time 25-30 minutes when access restrictions will be enforced.

Engineering Updates:

The Engineering Division along with a hired contractor are conducting work at the RTS as part of their RTS Stormwater Improvement project.


Water and Sewer Updates:

The Department of Public Works Water, Sewer & Drains Division will be shutting off the water main on  Country Way. at 9:00am on Monday August 2, 2021 to facilitate the installation of a bypass necessary to replace an 8’’ water line. The water will be turned back on by the end of the day. 


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 needhamnewtoncorridor@state.ma.us. You can sign up for project updates on the project website.


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.


Upcoming Activity: Eversource Roadwork Great Plain Avenue: 


Eversource's' contractor D&R will be performing trench repair work followed by overall mill/pave for full curb-to-curb beginning the week of August 9th on Great Plain Ave.  Weather permitting. Traffic delays may be experienced, please plan travel accordingly.


                                                                                                                                                                                

To report an issue please go to https://seeclickfix.com/needham?locale=en 

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