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Utility Work and Excavation
Welcome to the City of Taunton Department of Public Works &
Office of Mayor Thomas C. Hoye, Jr. Utility Work & Excavation Page!

Thank you for visiting this page.   There are a number of ongoing projects happening throughout the city. Many of the current improvements are critcal to our city's aging infrastructure,  and are a sign of progression.  The information on this site is to help residents and visitors carry out their normal activities and avoid traffic during the "high construction" season.

To report a pothole, please call the DPW at (508) 821-1431.  For more information on potholes or how to fill out a claim related to motor vehicle damage caused by a pothole please click here.

If you have any questions pertaining to the projects taking place, please call the Department of Public Works (DPW) at (508) 821-1431.  If you have any questions referring to this site, please call the Mayor's Office at (508) 821-1000.

The following construction work will be occurring in Taunton for week ending Friday 11/28/14:
Installation of water services on Grove Street.
Installation of water services on Columbus Boulevard.
Relocation of water main on Washington St @ Morton Hospital. Note that this work will be done at night, but will likely result in Washington St being detoured at Morton Hospital.

Tremont St – excavated replacement of gas main
Church Green – excavated installation of Gas Main (Night Work)
Washington St – excavated gas main installation at MassDOT bridge project (Near Court St)
Washington St – excavated repair at Avon St

Dean St (Rte 44) – Sunday 11/23 -Tuesday 11/25 – installation of new pavement near Arlington St.  This work will be done at night (8pm to 5am)
John St – grading and installation of pavement
Washington St (Broadway to Avon St) – milling and pavement installation
High St (Weir St to Winthrop St) – milling and pavement installation
Cherry St (Winter St to Washington St) – milling and pavement installation
Fern St (Broadway to Washington St) – milling and pavement installation

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