Construction Alerts

Anticipated Schedule for 

November 28 - December 2, 2022

Construction schedules are weather permitting and are subject to change.

Please Note: Inclement weather may affect project schedules.

Thank you for your cooperation!

Last Updated: 11/28/2022


Town Common Renovation Project

While the project is ongoing, the Common will be CLOSED to the public. In addition, Garrity’s Way, the small one-way street in front of Town Hall will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians. One handicap accessible entrance to the main entrance of Town Hall will be maintained during the project. For more information on the project, visit the Town Common Renovation webpage. The contractor on the project is M.J. Cataldo. The renovation is expected to be complete Spring 2023.


Engineering Updates

Eversource Gas

Eversource continues gas main construction on Harris, Warren and Fair Oaks. Future work is expected on Webster Street in the coming weeks.


Water and Sewer Updates

**ATTENTION**

Dwight Road Parking Lot is currently closed while the Water & Sewer Division investigates the existing stormwater drainpipes and catch basins in the parking lot area for needed repairs.

Marked Tree Road at High Rock Street to Central Ave at Pine Street Water Main

The Department of Public Works has contracted Revoli Construction to install a new water main from Marked Tree Road at High Rock Street to Central Avenue at Pine Street. Each resident will be notified at least 48 hours in advance of a water shutdown. Water shutdowns will occur when the new main is connected at intersecting streets and when the house service connection is made. Generally, the contractor will completely install the water main in the street, and then connect all the services.

Revoli Construction has completed the new water main. The crew cwill continue to clean up the bypass and to pave the trenches. Some preparation activities will be taking place in anticipation for future renovations at Claxton Fields.

Due to safety concerns, there will be no parking on these streets while under construction.

Maple Street Brook and Culvert Maintenance

The Department of Public Works has contracted M. Neves, Inc. and will be performing general cleaning and maintenance along the brook and culvert areas behind the homes along Maple Street. All work will be performed within the limits of the existing drainage/culvert easements. 

The contractor will be removing and disposing of any debris within the open drainage channel areas. They will also be removing invasive plant growths, fallen limbs, fallen trees, leaves and other potential obstructions within approximately 3-ft either side of the open channel areas.

Highway Division Updates

Central Ave Roadway & Sidewalk Construction (Webster St to Near Gould St)

The Department of Public Works, and hired contractor (LAL Construction), will install granite curbing, wheelchair access ramps, and sidewalk on both sides of Central Ave. Driveway aprons and grass areas will be adjusted as needed. The design and construction incorporates traffic calming measures, complete street design elements and will reduce storm water runoff.

Please remove any object placed on the sidewalk or on the loam berm ahead of the construction. Trim overgrown bushes encroaching on the sidewalk and identify private irrigation or sprinklers that may be on or within two feet of Town property. 

Roadway shoulder reconstruction includes granite curbing installation, wheelchair access ramps, drain improvement and sidewalk reconstruction. Construction will primarily take place Monday – Friday from 7:00AM to 4:00PM. 

Road rehabilitation includes milling the road surface, casting adjustments, road paving and pavement markings. This work will be begin in the summer of 2023Notices will be delivered when the roadway work schedule is confirmed next year.

Needham-Newton Corridor Project

The schedule for this major infrastructure project is weather dependent and subject to change without notice. For questions or to report issues related to construction, please email the project team. You can sign up for project updates from DOT here. To find information about this project, please visit the project website.

MassDOT encourages drivers to avoid the area and seek alternate routes to minimize delays. Those traveling through the area should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.

                                                                                                                                                                                

To report an issue please go to Needham's SeeClickFix page.

For questions or concerns call Needham DPW 781-455-7550, extension 0.