Construction Activity

The following is a list of scheduled construction related activity for resurfacing, water and sewer work city-wide. Motorists are advised that there will be traffic delays at these locations during construction activity. The typical hours of work will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Emergency events are not listed on this page.

Additional details can be found on the embedded map below.

Active Resurfacing, Water & Sewer Construction Map

Canal District Construction & Parking

The City of Worcester and Canal District businesses are working together to provide convenient access and parking options during the construction of Polar Park, the future home of the Triple-A Worcester Red Sox, and other area projects beginning this summer. In addition to the ballpark, work will include construction of a redesigned Kelley Square, other street, bicycle and pedestrian improvements, upgraded utilities and initial development projects north and south of the ballpark, to include hotels, residences and retail spaces.

A dedicated website has been launched for residents and visitors to stay up-to-date on construction activities, upcoming traffic changes and parking options. Visitors to the site can sign up to receive weekly email updates. Questions can be addressed by email at or by phone at 508-217-3340.

Canal District Construction Website

Main Street Construction

The City is embarking on a top-to-bottom reconstruction of Main Street. This is not simply a repaving project. We’re building a Main Street that is not just a way to drive from Point A to Point B…but a 21st century Main Street, that embraces modern urban design philosophies, that is built to encourage parking your car and walking to multiple experiences, all throughout downtown. 

Due to this project, there will be construction activity happening along Main Street. Visit the Main Street project page to view the construction going on in the designated work areas.

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Route 20 Sewer Extension Project

The City is committed to working with local businesses and residents to limit the disruption caused during this project. However, due to the nature of the work being done and the constraints of the project area, there will be impacts to traffic and businesses. We appreciate your consideration and patience while we work to complete this project.

Travelers on Route 20 can expect delays when traveling from the Route 146/Route 90 Interchange to Sunderland Road at the Worcester/Shrewsbury border. Expect delays for eastbound morning traffic and westbound afternoon traffic. Commuters are encouraged to seek alternate routes during this project duration.

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