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BREWSTER/ORLEANS Route 6 Bridge Maintenance and Painting

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be performing bridge maintenance and painting operations on four bridges along the Route 6 Corridor during overnight hours in Brewster and Orleans beginning Tuesday evening, September 6 at 9:00 p.m.  Scheduled work will occur starting each night at 9:00 p.m. and be completed the next morning by 5:30 a.m.  The following four bridges will be the focus of the overnight hour work:

 Rock Harbor Road over Route 6 in Orleans

  • West Road over Route 6 in Orleans
  • Route 6 over Route 6A in Orleans
  • Freemans Way over Route 6 in Brewster

Work will begin Tuesday night, September 6, at 9:00 p.m. and will continue weekly in overnight hours finishing by 5:30 a.m. the next day.  The work occurs Sunday nights through Friday mornings and is expected to be complete by late May of 2023.

Temporary traffic control typical details and Massachusetts Guidelines for MassDOT will be utilized, using police detail officers. 

Road closures on Route 6 will be in place as needed while work is ongoing.  Emergency vehicles will be allowed passage at all times.

Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution. 

All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted due to an emergency. 

MASSDOT ROUTE 28 & YARMOUTH ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT – KAM APPLIANCE BUILDING DEMOLITION

Northern Construction Services, LLC, acting through MassDOT, will be beginning demolition of the former KAM Appliance building at the corner of Rte. 28 and Yarmouth Rd starting on Monday, April 11th.  The building demolition work will begin the start of lane shifts and temporary alternating one-way traffic at the intersection. Traffic will be controlled by police details.
Weather pending, construction will be on-going, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM until completion of the work.
As always, please slow down and use extreme caution when traveling through the road construction areas, and follow posted safety and detour signs.
For questions, please contact the District 5 Construction Office at 508-884-4281.

Daytime Roadway Reconstruction and Related Work (Including Signals) on a Section of Route 151
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing it will be performing roadway corridor improvements along a section of Route 151 in Mashpee. The work will begin on Thursday, March 10, and will take place weekly, Monday through Friday, during daytime hours from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The work is anticipated to continue through March 2025. The roadway reconstruction operations will start approximately 1,400 feet west of the Old Barnstable Road intersection and will end at the Mashpee Rotary.
The work will consist of improvements to bicycle, pedestrian, and vehicle access along the corridor. The work will also consist of pavement reconstruction, box widening, milling and paving, pavement markings, traffic signal upgrades, new signs, drainage system upgrades and the installation of curbing. A shared-use path will be constructed on the north side of the roadway and a five-foot sidewalk along most of the south side of the roadway. In addition, landscaping operations will be conducted along the corridor.
Standard temporary traffic control operations will consist of lane restrictions and alternating one-way traffic. Construction signs, message boards, arrow boards, drums and police details will be utilized.
Drivers who are traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed, and use caution.
All scheduled work is weather dependent and/or may be impacted due to an emergency.

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