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
Willard Street Drainage Improvement Project
The City of Cambridge has contracted with a consultant, HDR Engineering, to provide engineering design services for the Willard Street Drainage Improvement Project. The design will include replacing and/or rehabilitating the sewer and stormwater infrastructure and the construction of a new stormwater pipe and outfall at the Charles River. There is an opportunity to evaluate surface improvements to the roadway to promote traffic calming and improvements to bicycle and pedestrian accessibility.
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
Western Ave Reconstruction Project
Includes Western Ave from Green St. to Memorial Dr.
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Waterhouse Street
Street/ sidewalk reconstruction on Waterhouse Street.
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Tufts Street Reconstruction
Magazine Street to Pearl Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Tremont Street Raised Intersection
Traffic Calming at Tremont/Gardner
Traffic Calming Completed Project
Thorndike Street Reconstruction Project
Thorndike Street (Fulkerson St. to Third St.) Reconstruction Project includes sidewalk and roadway work as well as water main replacement.
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
The Port Infrastructure Improvements Project
Construction of water, sewer, drainage, street and sidewalk improvements in The Port
Sewer and Stormwater In Planning
The Martin Luther King Jr. School Construction Project
MLK School Construction Project
Buildings Completed Project
Sherman Street Reconstruction
Garden Street to Walden Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Second Street Reconstruction
Rogers Street to Charles Street & Hurley Street to Gore Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Sacramento Field Improvements
Park renovation and improvements
Parks Current Construction
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
Route 2 / Route 16 intersection
MassDOT project - scheduled to be completed Spring 2016
Streets and Sidewalks
Richard Ave and Muller Ave
Roadway & Sidewalk Reconstruction
Streets and Sidewalks In Planning
Prentiss Street Reconstruction
Includes Massachusetts Ave to the Somerville Line, Oxford St from Garfield to Forest (sewer only)
Sewer and Stormwater Completed Project

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