February 18th - Highland Ave. Saturday Work and Water Service Interruption (Select Addresses)

Weather permitting, City contractors will be working this upcoming Saturday (2/18) morning between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. to perform necessary water utility work. This work will require the Highland Ave. (School St. to Central St.) Westbound Traffic Detour to remain in place throughout the day. In addition to traffic impacts, this work may cause periods of elevated noise levels.

Water Service Interruption (149, 151, and 153 Highland Ave)

Water service may be interrupted Saturday, February 18, between approximately 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. to facilitate water utility work at the below addresses:

  • 149, 151, and 153 Highland Ave

Once the water is back on, you may experience a short period of water discoloration. Though the water may be discolored, it is safe to drink. Until the water runs clear, it is advised to avoid washing laundry, especially white fabrics. If any rust stains appear on wet laundry, the clothes should not be dried, and you can call 311 (or 617-666-3311 from cell phones or outside the city) for a free bottle of rust remover.

Thank you for your continued patience during construction. If you have questions, please email construction@somervillema.gov or call the Engineering Division at 617-625-6600 ext. 5400.

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