Rain changes roadwork schedule

Construction projects around Medford have been delayed or rescheduled because of weather, city officials announced.

Crews will work overnight at the intersection of Biddle and Lawnsdale roads this week.

Central Pipeline will work from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. today through Saturday morning, Medford city officials said. The work, originally set to start Monday finish by Friday, was delayed, city officials reported.

While crews are working, Lawnsdale will be closed between Biddle and Terminal Spur roads. Lanes on Biddle Road between Automation Way and O'Hare Parkway will be closed and the signal at Biddle and Lawnsdale will be set to flashing red.

City crews also rescheduled some projects.

Work set for Monday on Edwards Street between Court and Niantic streets has been reset for Thursday, June 27. Work set for Tuesday on Maple Street between Riverside Avenue and Niantic Street has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 10.

On Sunday, June 30, crews will work on Burl Crest Drive, between Highway 62 and Grumman Drive.

Motorists should plan for delays and are advised to seek alternate routes to their destination. For more information, contact Medford Public Works at 541-774-2100.

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