• 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 »

  • 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...

Half-Staff Friday, Sept. 30 in Memory of Shimon Peres »

Please be advised that as a mark of respect for the memory of Shimon Peres, former President and Prime Minister of...

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Upcoming Events

September 30, 2016 - 9:30am
September 30, 2016 -
9:30am to 10:30am
October 3, 2016 -
9:30am to 10:30am
October 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
October 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
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 09/16/2016

Sewer/Drain
Danforth St – (between W. Britannia St and Bay St) – excavated drain replacement
Washington St (@ Mill river bridge) – excavated drain replacement
Park St (@ Washington St) – excavated drain replacement
 
Water
No work reported.
 
Gas
James St – excavated gas main replacement
 
Paving/Sidewalks
No work
 
Cable (Comcast)
None
 
Verizon
No work
 
TMLP (Electric)
No work reported.
 
Bridge Work:
Washington St bridge – installation of piles for bridge supports
 

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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