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
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
Binney Street Stormwater Utility Improvements Construction Project
The City of Cambridge and DivcoWest, the developer of NorthPoint, will be implementing storm water infrastructure improvements on Binney Street. The new drainage system will be installed in Binney Street from Cardinal Medeiros Avenue to the area west of Galileo Galilei Way, through the park area to Broadway. The system will be owned and maintained by the City of Cambridge.
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
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
Dudley Street Reconstruction Project
Dudley Street Reconstruction Project
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
Gore Street Utility Construction
The City of Cambridge and Divco West, developer of NorthPoint, will be undertaking construction on Gore Street between Monsignor O’Brien Highway and Warren Street. This construction is an opportunity to incorporate improvements into Gore Street; sidewalks, crosswalks, street trees improved access to the park, etc.
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
Graham and Parks School Improvements
Building & Park Improvements
Buildings Current Construction
Green Line Extension Project
The Green Line Extension is a top transportation priority of the Commonwealth.
Transit Current Construction
Monsignor O'Brien Highway Reconstruction - Phase 2A (Lechmere Canal Outfall)
In order to develop Cambridge Crossing, DivcoWest is required to make improvements to Monsignor O’Brien Highway from Third Street to Museum Way. These improvements include subsurface and surface infrastructure upgrades. This section of Monsignor O’Brien Highway will be transformed from a highway into a tree lined boulevard with bicycle lanes/cycle tracks, new sidewalks and significantly improved pedestrian crossings. Due to the MBTA’s Green Line Extension (GLX) Project, these improvements must be phased.
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
Parker and Healey Streets
Road and Sidewalk Reconstruction
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
Pearl Street Reconstruction Project
Reconstruction of Pearl Street from Massachusetts Avenue to Granite St.
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction

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