Evidence of some big infrastructure improvements are all over Natick, with the Route 27/Cottage Street area project in full swing as part of Natick’s Five Year Roadway Improvement Plan.
As part of the work, Eversource Electric is relocating utility poles from the middle of the Cottage Street. sidewalk. The utility poles have made sidewalk snow clearing and sweeping a challenge and contributed to non-compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Cottage Street itself has been closed off during the major project.
Thanks to sharp-eyed reader Dennis McCormick who sent along a couple of great pictures on the work-in-progress. “The heavy equipment shook foundations,” he reports.