School St. Underground Utility Work Begins - Week of 5/22

Update 6/5: Westwood Rd - Bypass installation and subsequent utility work has been postponed. An additional update and notification will be provided once we have a new date.

School St. (Highland Ave. to Summer St.) Utility Improvements Begin

Beginning on Monday, May 22 or soon after, City contractors will start underground utility improvements on School St.

To facilitate this work, School St. between Highland Ave. and Summer St. will be closed to through traffic during work hours (7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays). Please observe detour signage.

  • Access will be maintained for residents.
  • Parking restrictions will be in place during construction.
  • Sidewalks will remain open for pedestrians.
  • Some sidewalk access may be restricted at times. However, temporary sidewalks will be installed to maintain accessibility.

Other Ongoing Work in Spring Hill

Avon St. - Following paving on Avon St., crews will begin work on streetscape improvements, including new sidewalk and green infrastructure installations.

Oxford St. - Following paving of the eastern half of Oxford St. (Trull Ln. to School St.), underground utility work will continue on the western half of the street (Trull Ln. to Central St.).

Gibbens St. - Crews will be installing a new water main and drainage lines over the coming weeks.

Westwood Rd. - After the Memorial Day holiday, crews will be installing temporary water bypass on Westwood Rd. to ensure that residents continue to receive service during utility work. Residents will receive additional notification ahead of bypass installation.

Summer St. - Crews are expect to begin reconstruction and streetscape improvements on Summer St. (School St. to Spring St.) in early to mid-June.

If you have questions, please email or call the Engineering Division at 617-625-6600 ext. 5400.


A comprehensive look at our full spring/summer schedule was presented at our most recent construction community meeting available here.

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