Road Resurfacing & Construction Updates

Please be advised that, within the next few weeks, the Town of Reading, Department of Public Works and its contractor, Lazaro Paving Corp., will begin construction on your road or a portion of the road near your home.  Click the link below for the full paving notice.



November 6th, 2023 Update

Please be advised that beginning on Tuesday, November 7th, 2023 at 7:00 A.M., weather permitting, Lazaro Paving Corporation will be paving Ash Street. 

Delays, detours, and road closures should be expected. If you need your vehicle during this time, please be prepared for potential delays as construction is occurring and move your vehicle outside the work zone.. Also, all on-street parking will be prohibited and will be strictly enforced by the Reading Police Department. If work is occurring on your scheduled trash day, please have your trash and recycling at the curb no later than 6:30 A.M. to ensure pickup. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Town of Reading Engineering Division at 781-942-9082 or visit their webpage at for updated information.



 Listed alphabetically

  1. Ash Street                   (Main Street to Reading/Wakefield Town Line)
  2. Carriage Lane             (All)
  3. Cross Street                (All)
  4. Dean Road                  (All)
  5. Eastway                       (All)
  6. Echo Avenue                (All)
  7. Grey Coach Lane         (All)
  8. Indian Tree Lane          (All)
  9. Keith Road                   (All)
  10. Milton Road                  (All)
  11. Rustic Lane                  (All)
  12. Vista Avenue                (All)



  1. Walnut Street              (Curtis Street to Dead End of Walnut Street) *Milling work
  2. Woburn Street             (High Street to Sanborn Street, odd street # side)  *Sidewalk work - Begins Wednesday, October 4th, 2023.

Walkers Brook Drive Water Main Improvements


September 27, 2023

Beginning on October 2, 2023, the Town’s contract, GTA Co, Inc will be mobilizing on Walker’s Brook Drive.  The project will consist of replacing a leak/break prone pipe on Walker’s Brook from New Crossing Road to approximately the gas station.  The contractor will be reducing and shifting the lanes in this area to provide a safe work zone.  Access to the Home Depot area will remain at all times.  No detours are expected.  The road will be made passable at the end of every work day. 

 All properties will have access to water at all times.  Properties will be notified of any scheduled water shutdowns.

  •  Week of 10/2 mobilizing and saw cutting.

Walkers Brook Dr Water Main Improvements

Walkers Brook Notice

Birch Meadow Phase 1 


August 31, 2023

The Imagination station parking lot as well as the central area adjacent to Turf II and Morton Field has been fenced off for safety during construction.  The project will consist of constructing a new parking lot that is ADA compliant along with charging stations.  The “central spine” area will consist of a paved walkway connecting Birch Meadow Drive to the RMHS. The project will also bring with it a new pavilion with much needed restrooms.

  • Pathway stripped of asphalt, Gravel sub base installed.
  • Temporary electrical cabinet installed.
  • Building foundation poured.
  • Interior utilities installed to building roughed in. Construction beginning
  • Parking lot is stripped to sub-grade, drainage is installed.
  • Lighting is underway, lacrosse wall is up

Birch construction

Gazebo Circle Pump Station


August 31, 2023

 The Town of Reading and its contractor, Waterline Industries Corporation, are installing a new water booster station on the Town owned land adjacent to Gazebo Circle. This is part of the Town wide water distribution system improvement program. The booster station will improve water pressure and increase fire flows for Gazebo Circle and the surrounding area. Construction is anticipated to begin on July 31, 2023, and continue for 12 months as weather permits.  The contractor will access the site via Hopkins Street, Gazebo Circle or Cedar Street. Click the links below for more information. 

  • Building Foundation is poured
  • Site fiber optics and lighting are under construction

Gazebo Water Improvements Notice to Residents

Gazebo Circle Pump Station Plans

Emerson Street Water Main Improvements


October 12th 2023

The contractor will begin to clean up ahead of a temporary shut down before restarting the project in the spring. 

Emerson Street Water

Maillet Sommes Morgan Stormwater Wetlands


 October 12th 2023

Contractor is actively working on site.

Please see our website at for more information and use caution if in the area.

Auburn Street Water Tank:


October 12th 2023

  • Tank is complete
  • Pedestal foundation pours and interior work is underway
  • Cell carriers will begin to install new equipment and eventually remove temporary tower.


Sturges Park Pump Station:


October 12th 2023

Contractor is working through final checks on instrumentation and controls. Site features clean up and restoration is expected beginning on October 11th and being complete for the upcoming planting season.



Walkers Brook Drive Water Main Improvements - GTA (September 2023)

Roadway Paving – Lazzaro Fall 2023