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Upcoming Events

August 20, 2018 (All day) to August 24, 2018 (All day)
August 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 21, 2018 - 5:30pm
August 24, 2018 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm
August 27, 2018 (All day) to August 31, 2018 (All day)
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.

Please use caution with warmer weather approaching the City will be patching potholes. 

The following construction work will be occurring in Taunton the week of August 13, 2018:
 
Paving/Sidewalks:
Paving:
Linden St. – finish paving
North Walker St. – milling
Tremont St. (Alfred Lord Blvd to Worcester St) – milling;

Sidewalks:Maple Ave – sidewalk reconstruction/top
High St. – sidewalk reconstruction;
 
Sewer/Drain:
Arlington St. - drain lateral installation;
Ashland St. - drain lateral installation;
Buffington St. - drain replacement- Please note, Buffington St. will be detoured with access for local traffic only;

 
Water:

General Cobb St. - water main replacement and pavement restoration;

TMLP:
No work reported;

Columbia Gas:

Arthur St. - gas service;
Broadway @ House# 273 - gas service;
First Ave – gas main replacement
Liberty St. @ House# 13 - gas service;
Second Ave – gas main replacement
Third Ave – gas main replacement
Tremont St. @ House# 254 - gas service;
Waverly St. - gas main and service;
Whittenton St. (At Mill River Bridge) – gas main replacement;

Comcast:
No work reported;

Verizon:
No work reported;

MA DOT:
Please note: Starting Friday, 8/1 MA DOT and MA Coastal Rail will be reconstructing the Ingell St. rail crossings.  This work will require a road closure at the crossing and Ingell St. will be heavily detoured. It is expected Ingell St. will be open at the County Street for local traffic only, including access to the DPW.  The work is scheduled to be completed Tuesday, 8/14 @ 12PM;


Please note: Starting Tuesday, 5/1 MA DOT will be installing new traffic signals on Rt. 24 (both lanes) from Berkley/Taunton line to Raynham/Taunton line.  Work will be conducted during the day 7A - 3P and at night 9P- 5A.  There will be occasional lane closures with single lane traffic;

Please note: County St. - Starting Saturday, 4/14 (from Johnson St. to Depot Dr.) MA DOT will be working to widen Hart's Four Corners intersection and will shift lanes for commuters traveling southbound on County St. (Rt. 140).  There will be no lane closures;
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