Construction Alerts

Anticipated Schedule for September 20 - September 27, 2019

Construction schedules are weather permitting and are subject to change.
Thank you for your cooperation! 
Last Updated: 9/20/19

Emerson Place Water Main Replacement Work Scheduled for September 24th

The Department of Public Works, Water & Sewer Division will be replacing the water main between 11 Emerson Pl and the dead end of the road. This work will begin on Tuesday September 24th, 2019 and will run for approximately 30 days. Residents will be notified prior to any changes or scheduled water main shut downs.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact the Department of Public Works Water & Sewer Division at (781) 455-7550, between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday or email

Central Ave Milling & Paving (from Glover Rd to Forest Street)
*Work has been rescheduled for Monday September 23rd at 9pm-6am. 

The milling of Central Ave. from Glover Rd to Forest Street is scheduled to begin Monday, September 23rd at 9 pm.  The construction crew will use a large machine to remove 1.5” inches of failed asphalt from the surface of the roadway.  The machine will load the material directly into haul trucks.  This night work will be noisy at times due to heavy equipment and back up alarms on the haul trucks.  This work will be completed before the morning commute.

Tuesday September 24th and Wednesday September 25th work is tentatively scheduled during the day. 
The following week sewer, drain and water casting will be adjusted during the daytime. This work will take about two days to complete. (Weather permitting)

Paving Night Work 
Work has been rescheduled for Friday September 27th at 9pm-6am.
Following the casting adjustments, the roadway will be paved on Sept 27th Starting at 9 pm (Weather permitting). This night work will be noisy at times due to heavy equipment and back up alarms.  This work will be completed before the morning commute.

Oak Street Sidewalk Rehabilitation (from RR to Marked Tree Road) 
Work has been postponed to 2020 due to multiple utility projects ongoing in the area.

A Town hired contractor will be removing and replacing asphalt sidewalks and installing granite curbing on both sides of Oak Street.

Winding River Road Sewer Main & Pump Station Project

Needham has been informed that Eversource is scheduled (weather permitting) to install power to the pump station September 30, residents may experience increased activity following the power installation. Winding River Road will not be accessible from Charles River Street. Please access Winding River Road from Livingston Road in Wellesley.

Winding River Road will be open to RESIDENTS ONLY, expect delays.