MassDOT Projects


Balcom Street Bridge Replacement:

  • Utility work is expected to begin late December 2023 / early January 2024, weather permitting.
  • Road closure is expected to commence in March or April of 2024 (See Detour Plan below). The Town website will issue notifications in advance of the closure.
  • MassDOT has selected MAS Building and Bridge, Inc. out of Norfolk, MA as the GC for this project.
  • Notifications
  • Project Documents

Norton-Mansfield Rail Trail:

  • Project Location Map (PDF)
  • Construction of the Norton-Mansfield Rail Trail began April of 2023. 
  • The construction contract has been award to RICON Construction, a Cranston, RI based company, by MassDOT.
  • Construction Updates 2024
    • January - No Updates (Winter Inactivity)
  • Construction Updates 2023
    • December - No Updates (Winter Inactivity)
    • November
    • October
    • September
      • All portions of the path between Cobb Street (Norton) and Route 123 are under construction.
      • Project abutters should anticipate daily activity in this area between the hours of 7am and 3pm.

School Street - West Street to Spring Street:

George Street over Copeland Drive:

  • This project is part of a regional (MassDOT District 5) bridge improvement project by the State. I will involve improvements to the George Street bridge that crosses over Copeland Drive. A construction date has yet to be determined at this stage.
  • The Design Public Hearing was held on March 29, 2023 at 6pm.
  • Documents for your review

Chauncy Street (Rt. 106) - Phase I - Rt. 140 to Copeland Avenue:

Chauncy Street (Rt. 106) - Phase II - Copeland Avenue to North Main Street:

  • This project is currently at the pre-25% design stage.


  • Phase I Grant awarded for the rehabilitation of the West Street Bridge. MassDOT selected VHB as the design consultant.
  • Phase I Grant awarded to the County Street Bridge. MassDOT has not yet selected a design consultant.


Mansfield - Route I-495/Route 140 and Route 140/School Street:

  • Plans for project Number 608751 (PDF).
  • The project was advertised 09/02/2017 and awarded to Coviello Electric on 01/26/2018.  This project is now complete.