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Road construction comes to Birch Meadow area

Reading’s ongoing construction is seeing some major progress over the next couple of days. On Wednesday, July 27th and Thursday, July 28th, Birch Meadow Drive will be closed to traffic for the installation of the cover layer of pavement. Major construction work on Birch Meadow Drive has been occurring over the last several weeks, and this work should complete the project. Delays are expected throughout the two construction days. Construction will begin at 7:00am on both Wednesday and Thursday. There will be detour routes for anyone who is looking to access the YMCA, Coolidge Middle School and Reading Memorial High School. There will be no parking on Birch Meadow Drive for the two days of construction.

Vehicles headed towards the YMCA or Coolidge Middle School will be detoured via Forest Street to Arthur B. Lord Drive. Vehicles going to Reading Memorial High School will be detoured via HIllside Road. and Waverly Road. For more information, please visit the Construction Update page on the Town website.

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