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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.


A reminder to all:  during construction of the Washington St bridge over the Mill River, left turns onto Court St and F.R. Martin Parkway are prohibited. Also note that traffic over the bridge will be intermittently interrupted by bridge deck installation on Tuesday 12/20.

The following construction work will be occurring in Taunton for week ending Friday 12/23/2016:

Weir St – excavated drain replacement near High St.  Be advised that the intersection of Weir St and High St will be detoured from Monday 12/19 through approximately Wednesday 12/21  Weir St between  Hill St.and Harrison St.
County St/Mazzone Blvd – wrapup work/paving
No Work

Bay St at Whittenton St – sidewalks & ramps

Bay St @ Emma Ave – ramp replacement

High St @ Cohannet St – installation of a traffic island

Cable (Comcast/Verizon):
No work reported
TMLP (Electric):
No work reported
Bridge Work:
Tuesday 12/20 – installation of bridge deck panels.  Note that this will cause intermittent traffic stoppages due to panels being installed via crane.



**MassDOT conducting work in Taunton 11/28/2016:

Project Type:  Pavement Repairs and Improvements
Description of Work:  Asphalt Milling & HMA Placement
Rte-140 SB lane @ 210 Alfred Lord Blvd; From gas station to House # 210, approx. 200 FT
Hours of Operation (Day):   7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Description of Traffic Management:  Lane Restrictions controlled by Police details.
Estimated Duration of Work:  (1) Day; 11/28/16, Weather permitting.


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