Weekly Construction Highlights

Cambridge Common

CONSTRUCTION MEETING MINUTES
DATE: April 17, 2018

CITY PROJECTS
CONCORD AVE PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: P. GIOIOSO & SONS
Punch list work starting next week
Lower Concord Ave – water services – starting in 1-2 weeks – working on 2 failed services

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 19 PEARL STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Sidewalk work Putnam Ave to Allston St
Thursday – start work on raised crosswalks – Granite, Linwood, Henry, Tufts

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 21
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
No work
Will start work on Harding St in the coming weeks

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 22
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION Dudley St (Reed-Mass Ave) – drainage work
Lower castings
April 30th – mill Dudley St (Clifton –Reed) pave Friday May 4
Week of May 7 Dudley St (Reed-Mass) milling and then pave

REMEDIAL CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: MATTUCHIO
Cottage St @ Pearl St - working on the 36” drain

TV & CLEANING CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: RAPID FLOW
No work

MISC PATCH CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: EJ PAVING
Water patches this week

KING OPEN SCHOOL/CAMBRIDGE STREET UPPER SCHOOL
CONTRACTOR: WT RICH
Deliveries
Concrete deliveries
Utility tie-in’s

MISC. SIDEWALK CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: DEROMA AND SONS
Longfellow Park stairs – work will continue for 4-6 weeks
Brattle Sq – set-up work zone

MIT SOMA PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: TURNER CONSTRUCTION
Wadsworth, Amherst, Carleton
Concrete work – today, Wednesday, Thursday
Soil hauling
Wadsworth – full closure in 2 weeks

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING ROADWAYS & INFRASTRUCTURE
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Dawes St – drainage, water, sewer
South Common – water cleaning
Starting work on the pump station
Reminder to fix fence around the pond

GORE STREET SEWER MAIN CONSTRUCTION
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Gore St closed from Fifth – Sixth – sewer manhole install

GORE STREET / MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HWY SEWER FORCE MAIN
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
No work
Eversource Gas – confirming limits of work, work starting this week

859 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE
Start Sidewalk work on 4/30
Mill/pave – Clinton & Mass Ave to follow

BEACON STREET PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Milling Beacon St (Washington-Cambridge), full depth tomorrow
Sidewalk work at Washington St

LONGFELLOW BRIDGE PROJECT
Pipe bursting starting tonight for 2 nights
Sidewalk work at Broadway @ Main on-hold for busing reasons

MBTA – CENTRAL SQ & HARVARD SQ ELEVATOR PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: BARLETTA
Demo work

CITY DEPARTMENTS
CAMBRIDGE ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT
NOT PRESENT

CAMBRIDGE TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT
No work
Next week: install bike corrals City wide

CAMBRIDGE WATER DEPARTMENT
Hancock St-complete 1-2 weeks
Highland St – complete in 1-2 weeks
Brewster St
Maple Ave

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

Smith Campus Center (1350 Mass Ave)
Holyoke St – closed – sidewalk work
Stormwater connections
Dunster St & Mt Auburn St – sidewalk work

Lowell House
All work on-site

485 Broadway
Chilled water work on Cambridge St

20 Summer Road
Punch list work/landscaping

Oxford St @ Kirkland St
Chilled water work – phase II – complete 5/19 ran into issues with some duct banks

MIT
471 Memorial Drive
Deliveries via Memorial Dr

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

Nano Project – 60 Vassar St
deliveries

50 Albany Street - Power Plant
Albany St – eastbound lane closed for 1 year 4/2018-3/2019
Street closure starting in July for Gas main work

250 Albany Street
Sidewalk work

143 Albany Street
West bound lane closure- lift work – façade repairs


UTILITY COMPANIES
COMCAST
No work

MIRRA
Holyoke St & Mt Auburn St – on-hold
12 Eliot St – conduit repair in sidewalk
Existing ariel work: Howard, Callendar, Franklin

EVERSOURCE ELECTRIC
NOT PRESENT
To expedite questions on work for Eversource Elec – email Bill Zamparelli and include work order #

EVERSOURCE GAS
Clark St - services
Webster Ave (Lincoln-Hampshire) – main work
Gerry St – services
Huron Ave – complete this week
Gore St –
Ames St (Amherst-Memorial)

VEOLIA
Galileo Way – crossing with steam pipe
Main @ Windsor – manhole rebuild – starting April 30th

VERIZON
105 Broadway
44 Brattle St
784 Memorial Dr
26 Lansdowne
17 O’Brien Hwy

CROWN CASTLE
NOT PRESENT

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

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 DAWES STREET
CONTRACTOR:
 Driving sheets – on-hold

10 NORTHPOINT BLVD
CONTRACTOR:
Water, sewer & drainage work

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

50 ROGERS STREET
CONTRACTOR: CONSIGLI
Site fence taking Rogers St sidewalk

121 FIRST STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work

FIRST STREET (SEWER SEPARATION WORK)
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Work starting next week

249 THIRD STREET
CONTRACTOR: W.L. FRENCH
No work

225 CAMBRIDGE STREET
CONTRACTOR: DF PRAY
Abatement finishing at #207, demo to begin
Fencing, barriers and temporary pedestrian walkway
Cut/cap complete @ #207
Keeping utilities at #225 – please video sewer and send revised plans

399 BINNEY STREET
CONTRACTOR: RICHMOND GROUP/W.L. FRENCH
NOT PRESENT

88 AMES STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
Crane on site this week till Sat/Sun – precast install
Demo brick sidewalk
Curb & sidewalk work

139 MAIN STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
No work

907 MAIN STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

211 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: AECOM TISHMAN
Signage complete this week
Windsor St – turn into one way

47 BISHOP ALLEN DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: CURTIS CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
No work

415 MASS AVE (MASS + MAIN)
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
Mass excavation
Concrete pours / slab on grade
Mass Ave – sewer bypass in place (removal next week) – video complete –submitted to DPW for review

305 WEBSTER AVENUE
CONTRACTOR: HIGHLAND DEVELOPMENT
NOT PRESENT

10 ESSEX STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
deliveries

1 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
Sidewalk work

145 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: TURNER
All work on-site
Steel deliveries @ 3pm
concrete deliveries
dumpster swaps
soil hauling
  
209 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: YOUNG ENGINEERING
Site fence down on Market St – curb work to complete

1868 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: YOUNG ENGINEERING
Water & sewer work – this week??

1699 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work
Working on noise variance

2552 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: NOT PRESENT

JEFFERSON PARK (CHA) – 290 RINDGE AVE
CONTRACTOR: WT RICH
Sidewalk work complete; need to work on apron

253 WALDEN STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP
No work

23 HAWTHORNE STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Water services

77 NEW STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Concrete placement Thursday/Friday
Demo of crane at end of week/next week – road closure of New St

671 CONCORD AVENUE
CONTRACTOR:
No work

35 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Concrete delivery Thursday
Deliveries
Sidewalk & curb work – starting in May

88 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR:
No work

SPECIAL EVENTS
Tuesday, April 17
Sennott Park (9:00 am – 3:00pm)
Cambridge Science Festival

Sunday, April 22
Spring Classic 5k Road Race (8:00am-12:00)
Sidney St, Pacific St, Albany St, Mass Ave, Putnam Ave, Brookline St, Franklin St

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