Why are Blasting Zone Signs on Route 9?
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Today, we answer this e-mailed inquiry: I see signs on Route 9 referring to a blasting zone starting Monday. What is happening?
Westborough Patch asked Massachusetts Department of Transportation spokesman Sara Lavoie.
"MassDOT issued a permit to allow blasting on a parcel adjacent to Route 9. The warning signs are there because Route 9 traffic will be stopped for a short time during the actual blast as a safety precaution," Lavoie says.
"We expect traffic delays to be infrequent and for a very short durations. Just to be clear, no work is occurring on Route 9 itself."