Engineering Construction Projects

Road Construction, Closures, and DetoursWhile every effort is made to keep this website up to date, changes occur dynamically and website updates cannot keep up with moment to moment conditions. This applies to detours which are set daily in the field by Town personnel in conjunction with the Lexington Police Department.

Projects Under Construction

Non-Town of Lexington Projects

The Mass. Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is working on Lowell Street at Summer Street, and there is a partial road closure/truck detour. Work will continue until December 9th at which time it will wrap for the season. The Town of Burlington project on Lowell St has wrapped up for the season. Both projects kick off again in April, 2023.

See the bottom of the page for other important Non-Town related construction information including road closures related to those projects.

Town of Lexington Projects

Center Streetscape work: Line striping will be complete by the end of the week, November 4th! See  Center Streetscape webpage.

  • 2023 Paving Program (Updated December 20, 2022): Stay tuned for details for the 2023 paving program, which will be posted by mid March.
  • Lincoln Street Sidewalk Project (Updated December 20, 2022) Project is substantially complete! Sidewalk is open! Enjoy! 
  • Valleyfield, Grassland, and Waltham Streets Drainage Improvements Project (Updated March 29, 2022) The project includes storm drain improvements, culvert replacement, and related work on Valleyfield Street, Grassland Street, and Waltham Street near Brookside Avenue. Any questions can be directed to the email of Marissa Liggiero.
  • Oxbow Road and Constitution Road Drainage Improvements Phase 1 (Updated December 20, 2022) Kiln Brook Culvert Daylighting Project includes drainage improvements in front of 27/29 Constitution road and includes daylight an existing outfall, installing a culvert, roadway infrastructure improvements and wetland improvements. Phase I is now complete and being monitored. Phase II is expected to take place in 2023. This phase will include increasing drainage pipe sizes on Oxbow Rd, and installing a new section of drain line and drainage structures on Oxbow and Constitution Rd. Minor traffic implications are expected during construction. Plans and more project information will be available soon. Please email Matt Weisman or email Ross Morrow if you have questions in the meantime. 

Projects by Other Entities Affecting Lexington

  • MWRA/Town of Burlington Water main projects will began April, 2022 along Lowell St from the North Ave to Summer Street.  These are two different contracts. This work is expected to take place over two construction seasons. Find out details of these projects

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