Pole and Conduit

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Thursday, July 18, 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, July 18, 2013 at 10:00 A.M.

Michael J. Lombardi Building, 831 Massachusetts Avenue

Basement Conference Room

Continue from June 20th P&C meeting.  Waiting for Verizon to apply.   Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Water Street – Northeasterly from MHC 3664 approximately 75’ Northeast of Monsignor O’Brien Hwy – a distance of approximately 36 feet of conduit.  W.O. #01837586.

 

Continue from June 20th P&C meeting.  Waiting for Verizon to apply. Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following:  22 Water Street., from existing telephone pole 237/3, intercept existing Comcast riser conduits, install one 3’x 3’ manhole and trench approximately 29’ to private property line of 22 Water St.  Connect to 2-4” owner provided conduits on Water St.  Pole 237/3 scheduled to be removed.

 

Continued from June 20th P&C meeting.  Pending coordination with Verizon. Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following:  2 Hemlock Road from existing telephone pole 365/3 on Hemlock Rd, trench 50’ in the public way to private property line at 2 Hemlock Rd., installing 1-2” PVC conduit.  Property owner’s contractor to complete all work.

 

Continued from June 20th P&C meeting.  Waiting for Comcast to apply.  Need more information from developer.   Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Second Street Easterly from MHC2155 then continuing on Bent Street – install approximately 295 feet of conduit and build new manhole (MH29648).  This work is to provide service to large residential building.  W/O #01907938.

Continued from June 20th P&C meeting.  Pending notification from Verizon and Comcast. Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Coolidge Hill Road – Westerly from MHC1702 approximately 167 feet north of Coolidge Hill – installing 3 feet – conduit.  This work is to provide a new underground service replacing overhead service.  W/O #01930785.

Petition was approved on June 20th P&C meeting.  Placed on July 18th P&C meeting for notification and approval.  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Howard Street – Northerly from pole 377/10 – installing approximately 36 feet of conduit.  Western Ave – Easterly from MHC316 at the intersection of Howard St installing approximately 5 feet of conduit.  Putnam Ave – Southeasterly from MHC1965 – installing approximately 4 feet of – conduit.  Western Ave – Easterly about 26 feet north of Riverside Place installing approximately 26 feet of conduit then heading northerly on Riverside.  Place approximately 95 feet of conduit. Western Ave – Westerly from MHC2043 @ the intersection of  Kinnaird St – installing approximately 80 feet of conduit then heading southerly installing approximately 90 feet of conduit.  This work is needed to relocate our conduit to accommodate new sewer line 01837950.

 

New Petition:   Comcast 55 Concord Street, North Reading, MA for the following:  119 Harvey Street from existing Comcast manhole, trench 11’ in public way ending at private property line of 119 Harvey St.  This will include the removal and replacement of 1 sidewalk panel.

 

Petition was on P&C meeting for July 18th for Clay Street where it was voted 2-0 to amend original order and rebuild 119-135 Harvey Street.  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  119-135 Clay Street, Installing approximately 25 feet of conduit and rebuilding manhole 1933.  Work Order # 1930075. 

 

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Harvey St. – Northerly from MHC1990 across from the intersection of Montgomery St – installing a distance of approximately (4) four feet of conduit.  This work is to provide electric service to 119-135 Harvey St.  W.O. #01900375. 

 

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Washburn Ave – Southwesterly from pole#707/3 approximately 180 feet northeast of Mass Ave installing approximately 125 feet – conduit connecting into MHC547 on Mass Ave.  This work is necessary for system improvement and reliability W/O #01922827.

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Western Ave. – Northerly from MHC9 @ the intersection of Auburn St – installing (1) one foot – conduit – also installing sidewalk roadway antenna at same location.  This work is necessary for system improvement and reliability.  W/O #01942114

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Mass Ave., Northerly @MHC515 @ the intersection of Roseland St, installing about 11 feet of conduit.  Roseland St Easterly from the intersection of Mass Ave installing (193) one hundred & ninety – three feet of conduit.  This work is necessary for system improvements.  W/O #01844559

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Mount Auburn St – Southwesterly from MHC78T @ the intersection of Plympton St – installing one (1) foot – conduit.  Also installing (1) one Roadway Antenna in same location.  This work is necessary for system improvement and reliability.  W/O #01942115. 

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Huron Ave., Westerly from MHC2284 – install (1) sidewalk roadway antenna.  Vassal Lane – Northeasterly side, install associated 18” repeater antenna on Pole 689/1.  This work is necessary for system improvement and reliability.  W/O #01818087. 

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Oxford St Northerly from MHC1790 @ the intersection of Sacramento St., installing (1) one foot – conduit also sidewalk roadway antenna.  W/O #01927920.

New Petition:  Nstar Electric and Gas Company, 101 Linwood, Somerville, MA for the following:  Rindge Ave., Easterly from MHC2003 @ the intersection of Rindge Terrace – installing (1) one foot – conduit.  Also installing sidewalk roadway antenna.  This work is necessary for system improvement and reliability.  W/O # 01942790.

Continue from June 20th P&C meeting.  Pending further investigation of conduit. Verizon New England, Inc., 125 High Street, Oliver Tower, Floor 5, Boston, MA 02110, for the following:  To install approximately 625’ of 2-4” PVC from existing Verizon manhole at Harvard Street and Trowbridge Street continuing down Trowbridge Street through the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue to an existing Verizon manhole at Mount Auburn Street and Putnam Avenue to provide new service.    

 

New Petition:  Verizon New England, Inc., 125 High Street, Oliver Tower, Floor 5, Boston, MA 02110, for the following:  Regent Street Install new 2-4” conduit approximately 75 feet +/- from existing Verizon Manhole 26/139B westerly to the side private property line of 2012-2016 Massachusetts Avenue to replace damaged conduit providing service.  (See attached plan).  Also for permission to lay and maintain underground conduits, manholes, cables and wires in the above or intersecting public ways for the purpose of making connections with such poles and buildings as it may desire for distributing purposes.  Plan marked-6ABU1 1 dated July 2, 2013 showing location of conduit to be constructed is filed herewith.

 

Continued from June 20th P&C meeting.  Pending a site visit with owner of poles and Electrical Department. Harvard University, 1230 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, MA 02135 for the following:  Install a fiber optic cable from 26 Trowbridge Street.  Via 5 utility poles on Trowbridge Street to a Comcast manhole on the corner of Mass Ave and Trowbridge Street. 

New Petition:  Leslie University, 29 Everett Street, Cambridge, MA 02138  for the following: Installation of conduits across the Roseland Street, Public Right of Way between 1801 Mass Ave. and 1815 Mass Ave., conduits to be used for Lesley University internal Telecommunications cabling between the two buildings.

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