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
Massachusetts Ave Reconstruction Project
Linnaean St to Upland Rd
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
New Street Infrastructure and Streetscape Improvements and Concord Lane Sewer Separation Project
New St from Bay State Rd to the railroad tracks and Concord Lane
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
Newport Road and Roseland Street Infrastructure Improvements
Newport Road and Roseland Street Infrastructure Improvements
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
Pearl Street Reconstruction Project
Reconstruction of Pearl Street from Massachusetts Avenue to Granite St.
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
Porter/Harding Streets
Roadway paving, sidewalk reconstruction, pedestrian ramp installations
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
Sacramento Field Improvements
Park renovation and improvements
Parks Current Construction
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
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
Amory Street Reconstruction
Reconstruction of Amory Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Broadway Improvements
Third Street to Ames Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Broadway Reconstruction Project
Prospect Street to Portland Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Brookline Street Reconstruction
Brookline Street Improvements (from Henry to Pacific)
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
CAM400 Infrastructure Improvement Project
Includes Whittemore Ave, Harrison Ave, Seagrave Rd, Madison Ave, Magoun St, Columbus Ave, Kimball St, Kassul Pk, and Massachusetts Ave and Alewife Brook Pkwy Intersection
Sewer and Stormwater Completed Project
Cambridge Common and Flagstaff Park
Rehabilitation of the Cambridge Common and Flagstaff Park
Parks Completed Project
Cambridge Park Drive Area Drainage Improvements and Stormwater Wetland Project
Includes Wheeler St, Fawcett St, CambridgePark Dr, Acorn Park Dr, and the Alewife Reservation
Sewer and Stormwater Completed Project

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.499.9924

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Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
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