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The following construction work will be occurring in Taunton for Monday 5/21/18:

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, check out the City's See Click Fix Application. 

The following construction work will be occurring in Taunton the week of October 19, 2020.

Please use caution as the Department of Public Works will be patching potholes when weather allows.

Paving/Sidewalks:
Paving:
Bay St. (E. Britannia St. - Jenny Lind St.) - pavement binder;

 
Sidewalks:
Bay St. (Russel St. - Morey's Bridge ) - loam and seed/restoration work;
Bay St. (E. Britannia St. - Jenny Lind St.) - sidewalk reconstruction;
Middleboro Ave (@ Caswell St.) - sidewalk top pavement;
Scadding St. (@ Lake Ridge Dr.) - sidewalk curbing installation;

 
Sewer/Drain:

County St. (Williams St. - approx. 355 County St.) - drain installation;

Water:
Bay St. (Russell St. - Whittenton St.) - bypass install;

Washington St. (@ Van Buren St. & @ Purchase St.) - water main tie-ins and services;

TMLP:
No work reported;

Columbia Gas:
Bay St. (Washington St. - Matteson Lane) - gas main;
County St. (Williams St. - approx. 607 County St.) - gas main;


Comcast:
No work reported;

Verizon:
No work reported;

MA DOT/ State Jurisdiction:
Broadway (Leonard St. - Purchase St.) - MA DOT Contractors will begin Phase 1 of the SMMPO TIP Project consisting of full depth reconstruction; traffic signal upgrades at the intersections of Washington Street and Purchase Street; 11-foot travel lane and minimum 5-foot bicycle lane in both directions; new cement concrete sidewalk along the corridor; new wheelchair ramps with detectable warning panels; crosswalks across all intersecting side streets; improvements to the existing drainage system; and new pavement markings and signs. Bicycle accommodations consisting of bicycle lanes and buffered bicycle lanes are provided in accordance with applicable design guides.

Tremont St. Railroad Crossing - MA DOT/MA Coastal Contractors will be working to upgrade rail signals and are scheduled to mobilize Monday 9/28.  Contractors will 
work along the track roadbed off the streets and sidewalks initially.  Sidewalks and roadway will be detoured accordingly.

Small Business Sustainability Fund
Small Business Recovery Grant Program
City of Taunton COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund
City of Taunton COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund
Unified Neighbors In Taunton Engagement Team
Unified Neighbors In Taunton Engagement Team Survey