City Construction Projects

Search for detailed information about City construction projects below.

Or, visit our weekly construction highlights page to learn about current construction activity and to find links related to planning and construction (including rodent control, private utility, and institutional projects, etc.).

To learn which streets/ sidewalks are scheduled for reconstruction during the next 5 years, please visit the 5 Year Street and Sidewalk Reconstruction Plan.

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Project Name & Description Type Category
Harvard Square MBTA Elevator Project/DeGuglielmo Plaza
MBTA Elevator Construction and DeGuglielmo Plaza Reconstruction.
Completed Project
King Open and Cambridge Street Upper Schools & Community Complex Project
King Open and Cambridge Street Upper Schools & Community Complex Project
859 Massachusetts Ave Project
The City has decided to move the family shelter, formerly located at 3 Bigelow Street, to 859 Mass Ave.
Buildings Current Construction
City Hall Window Restoration Project
City Hall Window Sills
Buildings Completed Project
Graham and Parks School Improvements
Building & Park Improvements
Buildings Current Construction
The Martin Luther King Jr. School Construction Project
MLK School Construction Project
Buildings Completed Project
Tobin School Project
The Cambridge Public Schools’ Innovation Agenda will result in the creation of four new upper school campuses serving students in grades 6 to 8. The Tobin School, located at 197 Vassal Lane, Cambridge, will be the third school to be redesigned.
Buildings In Planning
Drainage and Community Garden Project Page
Aimed at improving drainage along the perimeter path near the bike path entrance, as well as increasing access and improving design of the community gardens.
Fresh Pond Reservation Current Construction
City Hall AV Improvements
Upgrades to the Sullivan Chamber, Ackermann Room, and Sophie J. Anastos Room
Housing Completed Project
Russell Field Path Maintenance Improvement Project
The City of Cambridge and MBTA have been working together to develop a maintenance improvement project to address the issues on the Russell Field Path which is owned and maintained by the MBTA.
Multi-Use Path Completed Project
Cambridge Common and Flagstaff Park
Rehabilitation of the Cambridge Common and Flagstaff Park
Parks Completed Project
Elm and Hampshire Plaza Renovation
Plaza renovation project
Parks Completed Project
Haggerty School Playground
Reconstruction of the Haggerty School Playground
Parks Completed Project
Harvard Square Public Toilet
Installation of Public Toilet in Harvard Square
Parks Completed Project
Hurley Street Park Renovation
Hurley Street Park Renovation
Parks Completed Project

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