Street, Intersection Closures Along Common Street As Paving Takes Place Friday

Photo: A map of where street reconstruction will take place Friday

The reconstruction of streets and intersections along Common Street enters the paving phase on Friday, Aug. 26, weather permitting.

According to a press release from the Belmont Department of Public Works, beginning at 6 a.m., Mass DOT’s general contractor J. Tropeano will begin paving of the sections of the following roads:

  • School Street between Common and Cottage streets
  • Common Street at the intersection with School and Waverley streets
  • Waverley Street at the intersection with Common Street

Road closures and delays are expected during construction hours between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Residents and commuters are advised to seek alternate routes.

“Vehicular access to properties in this section of the road will be limited during work hours. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience,” read the release.

For any questions or concerns about the project, contact Arthur O’Brien, Street Opening Permit Coordinator for Belmont Department of Public Works at 617-993-2684.

Road Work Week: Belmont Side Streets Under Repair

Photo: Paving starts this week.

The first of the streets on the 2019 Pavement Management “hit” list are about to go under the shovel beginning this week.

Starting Tuesday, July 16, and continuing to Friday, July 19 – if the weather holds out – the Town of Belmont’s General Contractor, EH Perkins, will begin asphalt paving on the following streets:

  • Channing Road from Farm Road to Sherman Street
  • Flanders Road
  • Hastings Road
  • Homer Road 
  • Livermore Road
  • Sandrick Road
  • Winn Street from Cross Street to Pleasant Street

They will also pave Brighton Street from the railroad crossing to the Cambridge line

The streets will be closed to traffic for several hours, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., while the pavement cures. Residents and Commuters are advised to seek alternate routes. No on street parking will be available during work hours. 

Vehicular access to driveways will not be available during work hours. On-street overnight parking on side streets will be available for residents affected by the construction.

For any questions or concerns about the project, contact Arthur O’Brien, resident engineer in the Office of Community Development, at 617-993-2665.