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MLK Closed 2022

City Offices Closed on January 17, 2022 in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day »

Please be advised City Offices are closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

MLK 2022

Greater Taunton Clergy Association Hosts 33rd Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day »

The Greater Taunton Clergy Association will be hosting the 33rd Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 17...

Open Burn Season

Burning Season Opens January 15, 2022 Ends April 30, 2022 »

Open burning season begins January 15, 2022 and ends on April 30, 2022.A burn permit is required, but there is no cost...

Upcoming Events

January 18, 2022 - 9:30am to 10:30pm
January 18, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
January 18, 2022 - 7:00pm
January 19, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
January 25, 2022 - 7:00pm
The following construction work will be occurring in Taunton the week of Jan 3rd, 2022.

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 January 10, 2022.

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


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MA DOT/ State Jurisdiction:
Rt. 138 (Broadway from Leonard St. - Purchase St.) - MA DOT Contractors will be resuming Phase 1 of the SMMPO TIP Project in Spring 2022.  Continuing work will consist 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.

Rt. 140/ Rt. 24 (bridge replacement) - MA DOT Contractors will have on-going bridge replacement, signal and wall structure work at Rt. 24 exit 12 Rt. 140 intersection.  There will be signage and police details on site to aid traffic flow.  For furher information about this project, please visit https://hwy.massdot.state.ma.us/projectinfo/projectinfo.asp?num=605888; 


Bristol-Plymouth (B-P) Regional Technical School construction project
Bristol-Plymouth (B-P) Regional Technical School construction project
STEP UP Grant Program
STEP UP Grant Program
911 Regionalization Efforts
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