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Massachusetts Water Resources Authority


May 18, 2017


Jeffrey McLaughlin
(617) 305-5762,

Update on MWRA Northern Intermediate High Project:
Work in Reading, Stoneham, Wakefield and Woburn

Will Affect Traffic

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and our contractor Albanese D&S will be working on North Street in Stoneham in the area from George Street to Main Street.  Within this location the contractor will be installing an eight inch sewer line.  The work within this area will take approximately three weeks from today to complete.  The road will be shutdown daily from 7:00am-4:00pm.

On the other side of Main Street, Stoneham, heading towards Prospect Street and the golf course the contractor will be installing a 16 inch water main.  This work will also take approximately three weeks to complete.  Traffic will be alternating within the area and hours of operation are from 7:00am-4:00pm.

In the area just past the golf course in Wakefield the contractor will be installing a meter vault along with the associated meter.

In Woburn on Washington Street in the area of the mall the contractor will be paving in the evening.  They will be working this evening from 9pm-5am.

Next week the contractor will resume Sunday evening at 9pm-5am and work all week during the evening hours.  Traffic will be alternating.  

MWRA has recently developed a new notification system for communicating information to residents regarding construction projects, community meetings and more.  Once you sign up you will receive periodic updates on the progress of the construction project.  We encourage all residents to sign up at This construction project is named the Northern Intermediate High or NIH.


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Updated July 18, 2017