Weekly Construction Highlights

Cambridge Common

CONSTRUCTION MEETING MINUTES
DATE: May 7, 2018

CITY PROJECTS
CONCORD AVE PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: P. GIOIOSO & SONS
No work

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 19 PEARL STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Sidewalk work Allston St to Hamilton St
Chestnut @ Putnam Ave raise intersection
Mass Ave @ Pearl St – raised intersection
Onyx to coordinate with MBTA for work at Mass Ave @ Pearl St

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 21
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Work on Harding & Porter next week

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 22
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Dudley St (Clifton-Reed)– binder done
Dudley St (Reed – Mass Ave) reclaim and binder by end of week
Sidewalk work to start on Dudley

REMEDIAL CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: MATTUCHIO
Test pits this week; Cottage @ Magazine and Brookline @ Pacific

TV & CLEANING CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: RAPID FLOW
No work

MISC PATCH CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: EJ PAVING
No work

KING OPEN SCHOOL/CAMBRIDGE STREET UPPER SCHOOL
CONTRACTOR: WT RICH
Deliveries
Concrete deliveries

MISC. SIDEWALK CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: DEROMA AND SONS
Longfellow Park stairs – checking on mortar and waiting on steps to be delivered

MIT SOMA PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: TURNER CONSTRUCTION
Wadsworth, Amherst – utility work
Concrete work
Soil hauling / dumpster swaps
Wadsworth – closed (Main St – Amherst St)

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING ROADWAYS & INFRASTRUCTURE
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Dawes St – drainage, water, sewer & conduit work @ Childs St
South Common – infiltration system
Pump Station – excavation

GORE STREET SEWER MAIN CONSTRUCTION
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
No work today
Work at the railroad tracks the remainder of the week

GORE STREET / MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HWY SEWER FORCE MAIN
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
No work

859 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
Clinton & Mass Ave – paving today / tomorrow

BEACON STREET PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Beacon St - Full depth from Washington St to Cambridge line
Sidewalk work near Star Market

LONGFELLOW BRIDGE PROJECT
No work

MBTA – CENTRAL SQ & HARVARD SQ ELEVATOR PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: BARLETTA
Central Sq – demo work
Harvard Sq – demo work
Deliveries from 4:00am-6:00am

CITY DEPARTMENTS
CAMBRIDGE ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT
NOT PRESENT

CAMBRIDGE TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT
Working on foundations this week:
Columbia @ Hampshire
Mass Ave @ Prospect

CAMBRIDGE WATER DEPARTMENT
Hancock St-complete this week
Brewster St – starting today
Maple Ave

UNIVERSITY PROJECTS
HARVARD UNIVERSITY
1607 Mass Ave
all work is on-site
deliveries

Smith Campus Center (1350 Mass Ave)
Holyoke St – sidewalk work
Mt Auburn St & Holyoke St– sidewalk work
Dunster St – drain connection and paving

10 Garden Street
Mason St sidewalk closed – pedestrians detoured
Interior work to building
Large deliveries – lane closure on Mason St

Lowell House
All work on-site

485 Broadway
Chilled water work on Cambridge St

20 Summer Road
Punch list work

Oxford St @ Kirkland St
Chilled water work – phase III – complete 5/19

MIT
471 Memorial Drive
Deliveries via Memorial Dr

189 Vassar St
Garage demo – complete mid-May
Trucking – 20 +/- trucks/ day
Dewatering permit submitted

Nano Project – 60 Vassar St
deliveries

50 Albany Street - Power Plant
Steel erection this week
Albany St – street closure this week
Street closure starting in July for Gas main work

250 Albany Street
Mill & overlay to be scheduled

400 Main Street
Store front work – sidewalk closure

20 Ames Street
Test pits

219 Vassar Street
Illicit connection complete

UTILITY COMPANIES

COMCAST
221 Concord Ave – work in sidewalk
Cambridge @ Prospect – manhole repair
Sparks @ Brattle – manhole repair
Brattle St @ Riedesel

MIRRA
Prospect St – aerial work
Essex St – aerial work
JFK @ Mt Auburn St – manhole work
Portland St @ Main St – coordinate striping with Traffic & Parking
Test pits –Mass Ave @ Albany, Lansdowne @ Franklin, Mass Ave @ Front, Mass Ave @ Windsor

EVERSOURCE ELECTRIC
Carleton St
307 Fresh Pond Pkwy
88 Ames St
88 Cambridge Park Dr
Sherman St
363 Allston St
10 Northpoint Blvd
139 Putnam Ave
Bent @ First St
New St @ railroad tracks
Bishop Allen Dr
To expedite questions on work for Eversource Elec – email Bill Zamparelli and include work order #

EVERSOURCE GAS
Montgomery St
Webster Ave (Lincoln-Hampshire) – main work
Gerry St – finish this Wednesday
Gore St – main work
Mass Ave @ railroad tracks – night work

VEOLIA
NOT PRESENT
Galileo Way – crossing with steam pipe
Main @ Windsor – manhole rebuild – starting May 7th or May 14th
VERIZON 555 Tech Sq
44 Brattle St
25 First St
88 Ames St

CROWN CASTLE
NOT PRESENT
Mill/Paving starting May 15th
South St
Dunster St
Mt Auburn St
Arrow St
Cambridge Stg
O’Brien Highway
Munroe St
Third St

PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 NORTH STREET
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Steel deliveries & steel erection
Concrete pour – slabs on deck
Back-filling

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 DAWES STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Pre-Trenching – completed this week
Driving sheets – on-hold

10 NORTHPOINT BLVD
CONTRACTOR:
Hydrant and sewer connections

262 MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HIGHWAY
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work

50 ROGERS STREET
CONTRACTOR: CONSIGLI
No work

121 FIRST STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Trucking / hauling soil

FIRST STREET (SEWER SEPARATION WORK)
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Lateral connections
Saw cutting Land Blvd

249 THIRD STREET
CONTRACTOR: W.L. FRENCH
Drainage connections on Third St

399 BINNEY STREET
CONTRACTOR: RICHMOND GROUP/W.L. FRENCH
Lane shift on Cardinal Medeiros

225 CAMBRIDGE STREET
CONTRACTOR: DF PRAY
Demo work
trucking

50 YORK STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Utility connections

305 WEBSTER AVENUE
CONTRACTOR: HIGHLAND DEVELOPMENT
deliveries

88 AMES STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
Curb & sidewalk work

139 MAIN STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
NOT PRESENT

907 MAIN STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

211 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: AECOM TISHMAN
deliveries

47 BISHOP ALLEN DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: CURTIS CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
Soil trucking

415 MASS AVE (MASS + MAIN)
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC Trucking
Concrete
Steel deliveries
Temporary electric – Bishop Allen Dr

237 FRANKLIN STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Site work
Concrete deliveries

10 ESSEX STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work

1 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
Installing cycle track curb on Third Street
Restriping pedestrian walk for handicap ramp demo on Third Street
Culvert tie-in

145 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: TURNER
Steel deliveries @ 3pm
curtain wall deliveries after 3 pm
concrete deliveries
soil hauling
temp fire hydrant
gas install
conduit-teledata & electric
sanitary line on Galileo Way

209 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: YOUNG ENGINEERING
Sidewalk work on Market St

1868 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: YOUNG ENGINEERING
NOT PRESENT

1699 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Stormwater connection – Wednesday pm
Demobilize drill rig

2552 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

JEFFERSON PARK (CHA) – 290 RINDGE AVE
CONTRACTOR: WT RICH
NOT PRESENT

253 WALDEN STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP
Back-filling
Jersey barrier removal

23 HAWTHORNE STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
No work

77 NEW STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
NOT PRESENT
Concrete placement
Hauling off site

49 SMITH PLACE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

671 CONCORD AVENUE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

35 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Deliveries
Sidewalk work end of May

88 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

211 CONCORD TURNPIKE
CONTRACTOR: W.L. FRENCH
Install utilities – water, drainage, sewer

SPECIAL EVENTS
May 12
2018 Boston March for Babies at Northpoint Park (5am-1pm) Education Circle closed and Education St will be affected

May 12
Performance (3pm-4pm) Lafayette Sq/Jill Phone Brown Park

May 12
Wild Rabbit Moto Show Front St & Village St – closed 5am-3am parking on Mass Ave affected

May 13
Central Flea (11am-5pm) University Park – every Sunday

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Dept of Public Works

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Phone:617.349.4000
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Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm