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100 Block South Meadow Street Road Closure
South Meadow Street in the City of Watertown will be closed to through traffic from Arsenal Street to Stone Street beginning Monday, September 22nd at 7:30am thru 4:00pm Friday, September 26th. Additional road closures may occur the week of September 30th.

Motorists will be directed to use South Massey Street and Arsenal Street as a detour. Local traffic may access residences on South Meadow Street while the work is underway.

This road closure is required to reconstruct the 100 block of South Meadow Street.

The Department of Public Works would like to thank you for your patience and cooperation while this work is completed.

Slip, Slide & Skate : Learn to Skate Program
Watertown Parks and Recreation presents the Slip, Slide and Skate programe. Sign up now for skating lessons with a professional Instructor. Lessons are every Thursday Oct. 9th - Dec. 18 at 8:45 am to 9:45 am. There is a $25.00 fee for the lessons. Please register at or call 785-7763 for more information.
10/18 Fall Drop Off
For City Residents.....please view the flyer for all the details (location, times, etc) View the Flyer.....
Road Work on Sherman Street
Beginning on Wednesday morning, September 10th and lasting until October 1st, the right turn lane on the 100 block of Sherman Street will be closed. In addition, the sidewalk on the west side of Sherman Street will be closed to pedestrian traffic.
Contractor crews will be staging equipment and performing demolition work on the Mercy Building. The crews will install temporary barricades, signage and have flagmen on-site as needed. Temporary fencing will be installed and removed daily.
Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes during construction. If in this area, motorists should exercise extreme caution when encountering work crews and work zones.
For further information or questions contact the Engineering Department at 785-7740