Chapter 90 Contract 12

Includes Hubbard Ave, Robinson St, Cushing St, First St, Putnam Ave

This project has been completed. No further updates to this project page will be made.

Crews have finished surface enhancements on Putnam Ave near the ML King/Amigos School.  Construction on all streets is complete at this point, however crews will return in the spring to plant trees in the project area.

For more information on this project, please click on the Project Background tab.

Crews have finished construction activities on all streets for the winter.  Tree plantings will take place in spring 2011.

For more information on this project, please click on the Project Background tab.

Chapter 90 contracts are funded by the state and managed by the Public Works Department. They are a major portion of the Engineering Division's five year plan. Construction generally includes surface enhancements such as pavement, sidewalk and pedestrian ramp reconstruction, traffic calming, and greenscaping. Minor stormwater management is also occasionally included.

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This contract include new pavement, new sidewalks, new pedestrian ramps on the following streets

  • Hubbard Ave (Raymond to Walden)
  • Putnam Ave (Kinnaird to Western)
  • Robinson St (Garden to Raymond)
  • First St (Binney to Cambridge)
  • Cushing St (Belmont line to Lawn St)

Cambridge Department of Public Works
147 Hampshire Street

Work hours are 7 AM to 4 PM


For additional information or assistance, please contact Kelly Dunn, Community Relations Manager at 617.349.4870 or

For 24-hour emergency assistance please call DPW at 617.349.4800.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139


Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
24 Hour emergency 617.349.4860


Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm

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