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VaxBus Returns to Bristol-Plymouth Technical School on November 5, 2021 »

The VaxBus will be returning to the City of Taunton on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical...

FDA Takes Additional Actions on the Use of a Booster Dose for COVID-19 Vaccines »

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Upcoming Events

October 26, 2021 - 4:00pm
October 26, 2021 - 6:30pm
October 26, 2021 - 7:00pm
October 27, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
October 27, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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 September 20, 2021.

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

Paving/Sidewalks:
Paving:
Bassett St. - mill & pavement restoration;
Kingman St. - mill & pavement restoration;

 
Sidewalks:
County St. (Ingell St. bridge - approx. 585 County St.) - sidewalk reconstruction;
Weir St. (Taunton Green - High St.) - sidewalk reconstruction;

 
Sewer/Drain:

No work scheduled;

Water:
Bay St. @ Whittenton St. - water main repair;
Washington St. @ Whittenton St. - water main repair; 


TMLP:
No work reported;

Columbia Gas:
No work reported;

Comcast:
No work reported;

Verizon:
No work reported;

MA DOT/ State Jurisdiction:
Rt. 138 (Broadway from Leonard St. - Purchase St.) - MA DOT Contractors will resume Phase 1 of the SMMPO TIP Project consisting 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) - Starting August 22, 2021, MA DOT will begin bridge replacement work at Rt. 24 exit 12 Rt. 140 intersection.  Demolition at the bridge will be conducted at night between 9P - 5A.  Route 140 north bound will be detoured, and Route 140 south bound will have one lane closed with one lane open at all times.  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

City Charter Info
American Rescue Plan Act
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