• Miles with the Mayor Scream on the Green 5K

    Saturday - October 22, 2016 in Downtown Taunton - Register Today! More »

  • Re-branding Campaign and Community Contest

    Contest Extended - Deadline for Submissions is October 16! Submit your city logo and slogan for a chance to win. More »

  • End of Summer Festival

    Due to severe thunderstorms, Family 4th Night was postponed. Join us August 26 for a make-up event and End of Summer Festival! More »

  • Save the Date - The Silver City Farmers' Market:

    Thursday nights July-October at Hopewell Park! Sponsored by the City of Taunton, Mass in Motion, The Old Colony YMCA, Downtown Taunton Foundation & the Prevention and Wellness Network

  • Let us know about that pesky pothole...

    If you see an issue (like a pothole) you can send us a picture, or description, through See Click Fix, and we'll get it fixed and send you updates along the way. More »

Our new website homepage

Welcome to Our New Website! »

Please take a few moments to explore the new City of Taunton website.  With its many great features and easy-to-use...

South Coast Rail Public Meetings Schedule »

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the MBTA are proposing to restore passenger rail...

Water Main Tie in Middleboro Avenue  »

On Saturday August 20th at 9 PM the new water main on Pine Hill will be connected into Middleboro Ave and Caswell...

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Upcoming Events

August 29, 2016 -
9:30am to 10:30am
August 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
August 30, 2016 - 5:30pm
August 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
August 31, 2016 - 5:30pm
There are a number of ongoing projects happening throughout the City. Many of the current improvements are critical to Taunton's aging infrastructure and are a sign of progression. The information on this page is meant to help residents and visitors carry out daily activities and avoid traffic during times of high construction and road work. If you have any questions pertaining to the projects taking place, please call the Department of Public Works (DPW) at (508) 821-1431. To report a public works issue please utilize the City's SeeClickFix application.

FOR WATER, SEWER, AND UTILITY UPDATES RELATED TO THE FIRST LIGHT CASINO PROJECT, PLEASE CLICK HERE

The following construction work will be occurring in Taunton for week ending Friday 08/26/2016

Sewer/Drain:
Fourth St. - sewer repair
Ingell St. - sewer repair

Water:
West Britannia/Danforth St. - water main
Middleboro Ave @ Pinehill St. - overnight work on water valves (Dimeo/Casino)
Stevens St. - water main tie-ins (Dimeo/Casino)

Gas:
James St. - Gas main replacement
Paving/Sidewalks
Paving – Sunhill Rd.; Huntington Ave
Sidewalks – Plain St. (Monday 8/22)

Cable:
Comcast/Verizon
None

TMLP (Electric)
Rt. 140 (from Mozzone Blvd. to Rt. 24) - Setting poles, anchors, hand holes, street lights and underground conduit for MA DOT
Bridge Work
Frank “Gaspar” Sylvia Bridge @ Washington St. - structural bridge elements.
 

Reminder*: Construction of the Washington Street Bridge is ongoing throughout the 2016 season.  During construction of the Washington St bridge over the Mill River, left turns onto Court St and F.R. Martin Parkway are prohibited.

 
Mayor Thomas Hoye
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