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Woburn to Wakefield Line Project

Construction Updates

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Stoneham

Week of July 22

      Montvale Ave

      Crews began final road restoration on Montvale Avenue between Lindenwood Road and Maple Street earlier this week. The work continues in phases and mainly during nighttime hours. Activities completed include milling the roadway and adjusting roadway castings. Starting the evening of July 19, crews will conduct final paving, and soon begin line striping. 

      General work hours are Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nighttime work hours are 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Some work may extend beyond normal work hours based on approval from municipal officials.

      As construction continues, the police department may modify the traffic management plans based on their judgment and expertise. Please exercise caution when approaching active work areas to minimize risks to personal safety and to avoid interfering with construction.

      Final restoration activities will occur this year.

      Wakefield

      For information specific to Wakefield, please visit the Greater Boston and New Hampshire Solution.

      Winchester

      Week of July 22

      Cross Street

      • Over the next few weeks, multiple crews will be working on sidewalk improvements between Wendell Street and Holton Street. Crews work in a linear fashion and will continue east until completion.
      • Final road restoration on Cross Street will commence this August or after all sidewalk improvements are completed.

      General work hours are Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Some work may extend beyond normal work hours based on approval from municipal officials.

      As construction continues, the police department may modify the traffic management plans based on their judgment and expertise. Please exercise caution when approaching active work areas to minimize risks to personal safety and to avoid interfering with construction.


      Woburn

      Week of July 22

        Lake Avenue

        • One crew is working with the city to restore the intersection of Lake Avenue and Arlington Road.
        • The roadway on Lake Avenue will be milled and paved later this summer.

        Border Street/Pickering Street

        • Crews completed paving on Pickering Street (from Lake Avenue to Border Street) and Border Street (from Pickering Street to Main Street). In the coming weeks, crews will be conducting final striping based on approval from city officials. The roadway on Lake Avenue will be restored later this summer. Residents may find alternate parking on Lake Terrace, at Horn Pond or on Sheridan Circle.

        Washington Street

        • Starting soon, crews will look to mill and pave Washington Street in Woburn, between Montvale Avenue and D Street. Activities include milling the roadway, adjusting roadway castings, then conducting final paving and striping based on approval from city officials. Anticipated start may be as early as July 29.

        General work hours are Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nighttime hours are generally from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Some work may extend beyond normal work hours based on approval from based on weekly municipal officials.

        As construction continues, the police department may modify the traffic management plans based on their judgment and expertise. Please exercise caution when approaching active work areas to minimize risks to personal safety and to avoid interfering with construction.

        Siting Review

        The Massachusetts ESFB Petition Filing is part of the regulatory review process, as defined by Massachusetts state statutes.

        On February 28, 2018, we received approval from the EFSB to construct the project. See the EFSB 15-04 Final Decision.

        Community Outreach

        Before starting construction in a community, we mail start of construction letters to property owners along the route. In addition, door-to door outreach is done in advance of each major construction phase to keep property owners informed.

        Have Questions?

        Keeping the lines of communication open is an important part of our work in your community.

        For more information about this project, please call the project information hotline at 1-833-836-0302 or email ProjectInfoMA@eversource.com.