Scanner report has a car crashing into a pole on Concord Street.
UPDATE: By 4:30 p.m. a lane of traffic was getting as crews worked to fix the pole. *** Just after 3 p.m. there was a report of a car crashing into a pole on Concord Street. The crash happened at 460 Concord St. The vehicle knocked down a pole and wires into the road. Emergency crews shut down part of Route 126 (Concord Street). This is near Hartford Street.
Funding will alleviate chronic traffic at the intersection of Routes 126 and 135.
Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray Friday afternoon joined federal, state, and local officials to announce $8 million in funding from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to mitigate chronic traffic congestion at the intersections of Route 126 and Route 135 in downtown Framingham. “The intersection of the Railroad, Route 126 and Route 135 in the heart of downtown Framingham has been a bottleneck since the advent of the automobile,” said Framingham State Rep. Chris Walsh. Murray also announced an additional $350,000 in funding awarded by MassDOT to support a study that will evaluate four potential solutions identified by previous studies and help the state and Town of Framingham move towards a long-term solution for …