Weekly Construction Highlights

Cambridge Common

CONSTRUCTION MEETING MINUTES
DATE: September 17, 2018

CITY PROJECTS
CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 19 PEARL STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Pearl St (Erie – Granite) – punch list work
Paving Monday, Sept. 24 – Erie to Granite

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 21
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Thorndike St (Sciarappa – Fifth St & Sciarappa – Third St) sidewalk work
Thorndike St @ Eighth St – drainage structure

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 22
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Dudley St – brick work near Mass Ave
Parker St – curb & sidewalks – Thursday
Healey St – odd side - sidewalks

RUSSELL FIELD RENOVATIONS
CONTRACTOR: QUIRK CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Working on second field – base stone by the end of the week

REMEDIAL CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: MATTUCHIO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Oxford St – sewer work
Rogers St

TV & CLEANING CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: RAPID FLOW No work
MISC PATCH CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: EJ PAVING
Community Relations: Kate Riley
No work this week
Paving in 2 weeks

KING OPEN SCHOOL/CAMBRIDGE STREET UPPER SCHOOL
CONTRACTOR: WT RICH
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Concrete pour from Berkshire St on Wednesday

MISC. SIDEWALK CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: DEROMA AND SONS
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Sherman St – at r/r tracks
Porter Sq – night work
Rindge Ave
Newell
Walden

MIT SOMA PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: TURNER CONSTRUCTION
Amherst & Wadsworth– utility work
Concrete work – Mon-Tues, Thursday
Soil/Rebar - daily
Site 5 – tower crane - Saturday
Tree moves to Amherst St

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING ROADWAYS & INFRASTRUCTURE
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
North First St – drainage and conduit work
North First St – curb cut work on Saturday, paving this week

GORE STREET SEWER MAIN CONSTRUCTION
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
O’Brien Hwy – force main in median
Working near Twin City – sanitary manhole

GORE STREET / MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HWY SEWER FORCE MAIN
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Working towards to median

RAIL TRAIL PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Removing rails and ties at Watertown

BEACON STREET PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Curb and conduit work at Washington St

MBTA – CENTRAL SQ & HARVARD SQ ELEVATOR PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: BARLETTA
Central Sq – no work this week
Harvard Sq – chipping; crane Thursday night

PARKING LOT 6 STORMWATER TANK PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: SKANSKA
Work at Mass Ave
Bishop Allen Dr – test pits
CCTV – this week

VAIL COURT PROJECT
CONTRACTOR:
Site prep / mobilizing

MORSE SCHOOL PLAYGROUND
CONTRACTOR: JNJ SACCA
Play structures / rubber surfacing

AMIGOS SCHOOL PLAYGROUND
CONTRACTOR: JNJ SACCA
Play structures / rubber surfacing

CITY DEPARTMENTS
CAMBRIDGE ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT
Pole replacement on First St
Main St – replace 2 poles
Binney @ Fulkerson St – conduit repair on Binney

CAMBRIDGE TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT
Markings – various locations – night work

CAMBRIDGE WATER DEPARTMENT
Maple Ave – services
Reidesel

UNIVERSITY PROJECTS

HARVARD UNIVERSITY
1607 Mass Ave
Mass Ave sidewalk complete this week; barriers off Mass Ave

Smith Campus Center (1350 Mass Ave)
Dunster St – sidewalk work
Holyoke St – crane today

Lowell House
No work

485 Broadway
No work

20 Summer Road
No work

7 Summer Road
No work

33 Elmwood Ave
No work

MIT
189 Vassar St
Drainage work

50 Albany Street - Power Plant
Concrete work
Albany St – closed through mid-October

Talbot Street
No work

15 Vassar St
Steam repair in sidewalk – excavation in roadway this week
Electric project in October

UTILITY COMPANIES
COMCAST
281 Rindge Ave
Story @ Brattle – manhole repair
95 Prescott St – vault repair
7 Channing St – trench restoration

MIRRA
No work

EVERSOURCE ELECTRIC
307 Fresh Pond Pkwy
1868 Mass Ave
238 Main St
88 Cambridge Park Drive
145 Broadway
25 Columbia St
905 Main St
Dunster St

EVERSOURCE GAS
No work till later this week – in Lawrence Area
Clay St (Dudley-Rindge) – main and services
Gore St (Fifth –Third) – services, new main (Fifth – Somerville line)
Holworthy St – finishing main then services
Cardinal Medeiros @ Binney

VEOLIA
No Work
Meeting about Second @ Spring - manhole

VERIZON
7 Cambridge Park Drive
240 Mass Ave

CAMBRIDGE NETWORK SOLUTIONS
399 Binney St – complete waiting on next phase

CROWN CASTLE
NOT PRESENT

PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 NORTH STREET
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Back-filling
facade installation

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 DAWES STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Surcharging

10 NORTHPOINT BLVD
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

262 MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HIGHWAY
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Sidewalk work on MOB

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING SEWER PUMP STATION
CONTRACTOR: SHAWMUT CONSTRUCTION
Backfilling wet well

BINNEY STREET STORM WATER UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS
CONTRACTOR: MCCOURT CONSTRUCTION
Broadway @ Galileo – TMP
Test pits

MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HWY PHASE 1 DRAINAGE SEPARATION/SURFACE RECONSTRUCTION
CONTRACTOR: MCCOURT CONSTRUCTION
Drainage piping in inbound

MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HWY PHASE 2A-LECHMERE CANAL OUTFALL
CONTRACTOR: MCCOURT CONSTRUCTION
No work

50 ROGERS STREET
CONTRACTOR: CONSIGLI
Site fence move on Rogers & Binney

121 FIRST STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work

FIRST STREET (SEWER SEPARATION WORK)
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
First St @ Athenaeum

249 THIRD STREET
CONTRACTOR: W.L. FRENCH
Flow filling
Water work – Third St
  
399 BINNEY STREET
CONTRACTOR: RICHMOND GROUP/W.L. FRENCH
Lane shift on Cardinal Medeiros
Binney St – closed
Hauling / trucking

1 KENDALL SQUARE
CONTRACTOR: THE RICHMOND GROUP
NOT PRESENT

225 CAMBRIDGE STREET
CONTRACTOR: DF PRAY
Connecting water on Third St

50 YORK STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

305 WEBSTER AVENUE
CONTRACTOR: HIGHLAND DEVELOPMENT
NOT PRESENT

88 AMES STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
Ames @ Main St – conduit work on Saturday
Paving Ames St – mid-October

139 MAIN STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
No work

907 MAIN STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

211 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: AECOM TISHMAN
NOT PRESENT
No work this week

47 BISHOP ALLEN DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: CURTIS CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
 No work

415 MASS AVE (MASS + MAIN)
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
Steel deliveries – Mon-Thurs
Concrete placement – Mon & Thursday
Window deliveries / Wall panels
Utility tie-in’s – night work

237 FRANKLIN STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Tuesday/Wednesday – tree delivery & planting
Saturday 9/29 – closure of Green for equipment delivery with crane

10 ESSEX STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Essex St – closed Tuesday

1 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
No work

145 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: TURNER
Soil hauling

57 JFK STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work

18-26 CHAUNCY STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

1868 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: YOUNG ENGINEERING
Mass Ave – sidewalk work end of week

1699 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Concrete – Thurs / Fri
deliveries

2552 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

253 WALDEN STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP
No work
Will email a schedule for Sherman St this week

77 NEW STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Concrete placement – Fri / Mon

49 SMITH PLACE
CONTRACTOR:
Sidewalk work – Thurs / Fri

671 CONCORD AVENUE
CONTRACTOR: No work

35 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Curb & sidewalk work – Steele Place

88 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

211 CONCORD TURNPIKE
CONTRACTOR: W.L. FRENCH
No work

DISCOVERY PARK
NOT PRESENT

SPECIAL EVENTS
SEPTEMBER 20 DPW Community BBQ – 5:00-7:00pm Riverside Press Park
SEPTEMBER 21 Parking Day – 8:00am-5:00pm Parking will be affected throughout the City – street closure Main St (Third – Ames)
SEPTEMBER 23 Dumpling Festival – 11:00am-5:00pm University Park
SEPTEMBER 23 Paddys 5k – 10am-5pm Street closure: Walden St (Garden-Sherman)
Race Route: Walden St, Raymond St, Huron Ave, Sherman St, Rindge Ave, Cedar St, Harvey St, through Field back to Rindge Ave, Sherman St to Walden St
SEPTEMBER 23 Formaggio’s Kitchen 40th Anninversary – 12-4pm Huron Ave closed (Appleton – Royal)
SEPTEMBER 23 Central Flea – 11am-5pm University Park

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