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Upcoming Events

September 25, 2018 - 5:30pm
October 1, 2018 (All day) to October 5, 2018 (All day)
October 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 2, 2018 - 5:30pm
October 8, 2018 (All day) to October 12, 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 September 24, 2018:
Cleveland Rd. - pavement prep. and milling;
Downtown Taunton Green - pavement prep., milling, and paving - Please note, all paving work will be done at night (approx. 8P - 5A);
Shores St. (Anawan to Tremont)  - pavement prep.;

Cohannet St. (High St. to Taunton Green) – sidewalk reconstruction;
Oak St. (Tremont St. to F. R. Martin Parkway) - sidewalk reconstructon;
High St. - bypass removal and clean-up - Please note, High St. may be detoured from Weir St. to Bryant St.;


Couch St. - water services;
General Cobb - water services;
Staples Ave - water services;

No work reported;

Columbia Gas:
No work reported;

No work reported;

No work reported;


Please note: Rt. 24 - 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: Rt. 140 (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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