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Posted on: July 29, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Roadway Paving and Bacon Street Bridge Work


Work to improve Wellesley roads continues on Friday, July 31 through Friday, August 7.

Department of Public Works crews will be paving a number of streets in the area. Drivers should expect some detours. The days, times, and locations are:

  • Friday, July 31 beginning at 7 a.m. - College Road, Bacon Street, Martin Road
  • Sunday, August 2 from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m (OVERNIGHT) - Wellesley Avenue from Needham to Wellesley Country Club
  • Monday, August 3 from 7 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. (OVERNIGHT) - Oakland Street from Route 9 to Brookside Road
  • Wednesday, August 5 beginning at 7 a.m. - Benvenue Road, Juniper Road
  • Thursday, August 6 beginning at 7 a.m. - Fuller Brook Road, Wildon Road
  • Friday, August 7 beginning at 7 a.m. - Wachusett Road, Monadnock Road, Pierce Road

Wellesley Police Department officers will be onsite to direct drivers. 

Please email the Department of Public Works with any questions or call 781-235-7600 ext. 3325.

Also, from Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2, contractors for the MBTA will be drilling micro-piles for the foundation of the new Bacon Street Bridge. 

During the three days, work will begin at 5 a.m. and continue through 11 p.m. 

The work will take place during a previously planned MBTA service outage for the Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line. 

There will be no impacts to cars, bicycle or pedestrian access in the area as the work will take place within the railroad right-of-way. 

For more information on the Bacon Street Bridge project, visit the MBTA website or email or call the 24-hour hotline at 617-571-7878. 

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