Just a stone’s throw from my alma mater, the flow of underground sewage takes a trip to the surface & through this temporary pumping station:There’s a definite fragrance in the air at this site, reminiscent of what you’ll smell on a short stretch of Route 20 in Millbury.
Access to Midland St. from Newton Avenue has also been blocked lately:
One assumes that this project is meant to move human waste from the West Side more efficiently. Let’s hope that none of it winds up in Boston or swirls underground for a couple of years to make its way to downtown Worcester.
For those of you who have your party’s primary elections today, best wishes . . . and try to avoid Pleasant Street if at all possible. Pleasant is quite unpleasant these days.
(Note: we took these pictures last week, but I would be interested in some more recent pictures of the Newton Square project.)