Route 2 paving to begin Thursday in Erving

AP FILE PHOTO/SETH PERLMAN

AP FILE PHOTO/SETH PERLMAN AP FILE PHOTO/SETH PERLMAN

Staff Report

Published: 06-05-2024 4:27 PM

ERVING — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is advising motorists that paving work on Route 2 will begin Thursday, June 6, and will conclude on Wednesday, June 12.

Work will be conducted between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. each weekday. Paving will not be done on weekends, according to the state agency.

The project limits are from Old State Road to East Prospect Street, for a distance of approximately 3.5 miles. There will be alternating one-way traffic in the immediate work location during paving operations. Drivers traveling through the affected areas should expect delays, reduce speed and use caution. 

All scheduled work is weather dependent.

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