Pole and Conduit

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Thursday, November 21, 2013

Location:
831 Mass. Ave, Basement Conference Room
Cambridge

Neighborhood:
Mid-Cambridge

Contact:
Patricia Lewis, plewis@cambridgema.gov, 617-349-6141

A meeting of the Pole and Conduit Commission will be held on

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.

Michael J. Lombardi Building, 831 Massachusetts Avenue

Basement Conference Room

Continued from October 17th P&C meeting for Verizon, to approve petition from N-Star and to approve pole setting.  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Washburn Ave.,  Southwesterly from new Verizon installed pole #707/3-1/2 approximately 165 feet northeast of Mass Ave., installing approximately 168 feet – conduit continuing on Mass Ave., connecting to MHC547.  This work is necessary for system improvement and reliability.  W/O #01922827.

Continue from October 17th P&C meeting subject to permits SPOF and site visit. Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Kenwood Street Northeasterly @ the intersection of Putnam Avenue from MHC2912 – install sidewalk road walk antenna.  Kenwood Street – Northwesterly side, install associated 18” repeater antenna on Pole 406/2 X#01818088.

Continue from October 17th P&C to re-evaluate project.   Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Hawthorne Park – Northerly side approximately 170 feet west of Lexington Ave – Install one pole #783/5.  Remove one pole #783/5.  Larsh Road – Easterly side at the intersection of Fresh Pond Pkwy – Install one pole #426/15.  Remove one pole #426/15.  This work is necessary for City of Cambridge Project.  W/O #01900618.

Approved on October 17th P&C meeting.  Put on November 21st P&C meeting for posting, submission of petition, abutter notifications, permits, SPOF and site visit.  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Lexington Ave (Huron Ave). Easterly side @ the intersection of Huron Ave – installing (1) one new stub pole (#435/27S).  This work is being requested by the City of Cambridge to replace guy supported by dying tree.  W/O#01959776.

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Water Street Northerly from pole #713/3 approximately 80 feet northeast of Monsignor O’Brien Hwy – installing (34) thirty-four feet – conduit.  This work is necessary to provide electric service to 22 Water Street.  W/O#01938091.

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Hampshire Street - Northwesterly from MHC1286@ the intersection of Murdock St – installing (85) eighty-five feet – conduit.  This work is necessary to provide electric service to 168 Hampshire Street W/O #01949299.

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Vineyard Street – Southeasterly from pole #695/5 approximately 90 feet East of May St – installing (54) Fifty-four feet – conduit.  This work is necessary to provide electric service to 26-28 Vineyard Street.  W/O#01955535.

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Western Ave. – Southerly from MHC1 @ the intersection of Blackstone St – installing approximately (146) one hundred and forty six feet – conduit.  This work is necessary for system improvement – sewer separation project W/O#01955778.

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Newport Road – Northerly side @ the intersection of Forest St – Installing (1) one 18” repeater antenna on pole #758/8.  This work is necessary for system improvement.  W/O #01943133.

Continue from October 17th P&C in order to get a revised drawing and an insurance certificate for abutter.  Verizon New England, Inc., 125 High Street, Oliver Tower, Floor 5, Boston, MA 02110, for the following:  Ellery Street and Harvard Street To place approximately 275 feet + or – of 2-4 PVC form sidewalk at #12 Ellery Street northwesterly then northerly to proposed new manhole on Ellery Street and continuing westerly on Harvard Street and then northeasterly approximately 210 feet + or – to an existing Verizon manhole in Harvard Street at #361 for redundant service.

New petition: Verizon New England, Inc., 125 High Street, Oliver Tower, Floor 5, Boston, MA 02110, for the following:  Cambridge Park Drive propose to place approximately 214 feet of 2-4” conduit from existing VZ manhole 26/597 easterly within the public way approximately 180 feet then turning southerly to the private property line of No. 160 for approximately 34 feet to provide service to new construction.

Continued from October 17th P&C to determine if work needs to be done or just repairs. Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following:  Appleton St... From existing P.9 Appleton St, trench approx. 290’ in public way ending at P.N/T Highland St.  We will install 2-4” sch40 PVC conduits. 

Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following: 14a Eliot St - Place one new 12"Dx17"Wx30"L  Comcast vault over existing conduits in brick sidewalk in front of 14a Eliot St.  Trench 22' from newly placed vault to private property line of 14a Eliot St.   All brick will be restored to same or better condition.

Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following:  168 Hampshire St - Place a new manhole over existing Comcast conduits at 168 Hampshire St... Trench 16' in the public right of way to the property line of 168 Hampshire St, installing one (1) 4" conduit.  This will require the removal and replacement of two sidewalk panel included in the 16'.  

Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following:  130 Brookline St - From existing pole #36, trench 5' in the public right of way to the property line of 130 Brookline St, installing one (1) 4" conduit.  This will require the removal and replacement of one sidewalk panel.

Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following: 210 Broadway, – From pole #19, trench 15' to side of building at 210 Broadway. Remove 3 sidewalk panels and install one (1) 4" conduit, coring into building.

Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following: Pole #17 Follen St - Install one new power supply on telephone pole, for upgraded power needs to existing Comcast system.  14Dx25Wx37H power supply will be placed field side on pole #17.  Inspection to follow.  Keenan Electrical Co will install unit and apply for additional permits and electric service.

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