Department of Public Works

Roadwork Ahead - Update:  12/22/20

Route 126 (Pond Street)

Reconstruction Project

The Route 126 (Pond Street) reconstruction project main source of the construction phase funding is from the federal TIP program.  The secondary source of the construction phase funding is from the town. 

Project Cost:  $19,667,628

Town Share:  $1,255,000

Owner:  State (MassDOT)

Area Construction Engineer (State):  Scott Kallin

Resident Engineer (State):  Dominique Dies

Contractor:  Northern Construction Services, LLC. (Palmer, MA)

Project Manager:  Jeffrey Herz, PE

Project Limits:  Framingham townline to the Holliston townline

Project Completion Date:  April 15, 2024

Project Items (scope of work):

  • Full Depth Reconstruction
  • Roundabout
  • Traffic Signals furbish, install, and upgrades
  • Realign Algonquin to Pond
  • 250 Drainage Structures
  • R&R Culverts
  • Granite Curb Work
  • ADA Compliant Wheel Chair Ramps  
  • Tree Plantings
  • Signs and Pavement Markings
  • 5 Foot Bike Lane
  • Sidewalks
  • Retaining walls
  • Street Lights
  • Utility Work
  • and more.

Pre-Construction Meeting:  12/21/20 – hosted by MassDOT

In January, the Contractor will start.  The installation of roadwork signs, markouts, mobilization and test pits are several items that will get the construction of the ground (weather permitting). 

Next Update:  TBA

Eversource Gas will be back in April to continue their project on Route 126 as well.  

Project work at Cherry Street
Project work at Cherry Street