Weekly Construction Highlights

Cambridge Common

CONSTRUCTION MEETING MINUTES
DATE: July 16, 2018

CITY PROJECTS
CONCORD AVE PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: P. GIOIOSO & SONS
Concord Ave – water service repairs
Irrigation work at Hazel St

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 19 PEARL STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Erie St – raised intersection
Granite St – Raised intersection

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 21
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Harding – sidewalk work
Jefferson St – raised crosswalk
Porter Rd – raised crosswalk

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 22
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Dudley St – clean-up
Healey St / Parker St – reclaim end of July

RUSSELL FIELD RENOVATIONS
CONTRACTOR: QUIRK CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Turf and infill arriving this week
Completion – August 15

REMEDIAL CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: MATTUCHIO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
No work

TV & CLEANING CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: RAPID FLOW
No work

MISC PATCH CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: EJ PAVING
Community Relations: Kate Riley
No work

KING OPEN SCHOOL/CAMBRIDGE STREET UPPER SCHOOL
CONTRACTOR: WT RICH
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Deliveries
Meeting with team on Cambridge St work

MISC. SIDEWALK CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: DEROMA AND SONS
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Bishop Allen Dr
Greene-Rose Park
Broadway

MIT SOMA PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: TURNER CONSTRUCTION
Amherst & Wadsworth– utility work
Concrete work
Soil hauling/dumpster swaps
Wadsworth – closed (Main St – Amherst St )

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING ROADWAYS & INFRASTRUCTURE
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Dawes St – drainage, water, sewer & conduit work
North Common – infiltration system
Gas main work

GORE STREET SEWER MAIN CONSTRUCTION
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Jack at railroad tracks
Water work at O’Brien Hwy – force main
Start crossing this week

GORE STREET / MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HWY SEWER FORCE MAIN
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
No Work

BEACON STREET PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Sidewalk work
Oxford St – bump out
Scott St – closures during the day

LONGFELLOW BRIDGE PROJECT
Main St - plantings

MBTA – CENTRAL SQ & HARVARD SQ ELEVATOR PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: BARLETTA
All night work in the station
Thursday, July 26 – Harvard Station lane closures

CITY DEPARTMENTS
CAMBRIDGE ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT
NOT PRESENT

CAMBRIDGE TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT
Markings at night

CAMBRIDGE WATER DEPARTMENT
Brewster St
Maple Ave
Vassar St – leak repair complete

UNIVERSITY PROJECTS
HARVARD UNIVERSITY
1607 Mass Ave
all work is on-site
Mass Ave – trenching for Verizon & Comcast
Deliveries

Smith Campus Center (1350 Mass Ave)
Mt Auburn St & Holyoke St – sidewalk work
Dunster St – brick pavers
Holyoke – closed Thursday for crane

18 Mason Street
Mason St sidewalk closed – pedestrians detoured

Lowell House
All work on-site

485 Broadway
Work on-site

20 Summer Road
All on-site
Issue with street patch

7 Summer Road
Crane work
Closed at Cambridge St

Oxford St @ Kirkland St
Sidewalk work
Eversource – manhole rebuild

Adams House
Work on-site
Accessing manholes

33 Elmwood Ave
Utility connections next 2 weeks

MIT
471 Memorial Drive
No work

189 Vassar St
Pile driving
Trucking
Excavation
Sewer connection

Nano Project – 60 Vassar St
No work

50 Albany Street - Power Plant
Steel deliveries
7/29 – lane closure for 3 months

Talbot Street
Soil characterization on MIT property

Tennis Court
Work can continue

UTILITY COMPANIES
COMCAST
Concord @ Wheeler
239 O’Brien Hwy
229 Concord Ave – sidewalk work

MIRRA
Thorndike St
Fifth @ Bent

EVERSOURCE ELECTRIC
NOT PRESENT
1607 Mass Ave
Third St
121 First St
1868 Mass Ave
Cambridge St @ Peabody St

EVERSOURCE GAS
Montgomery St – services
Webster Ave – services
York and Hamilton – main and services
Clay St – main and services
Saturday work starting July 28

VEOLIA
NOT PRESENT

VERIZON
25 First St
822 Somerville Ave
1607 Mass Ave

CAMBRIDGE NETWORK SOLUTIONS
First St – work in street approved by pole & conduit

CROWN CASTLE
Mill/Paving starting in July 23

PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 NORTH STREET
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Façade installation
Concrete pour – slabs on deck
Curtain wall – starting this week

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 DAWES STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Driving sheets
Coordination work with MBTA on work near power lines

10 NORTHPOINT BLVD
CONTRACTOR:
Sewer tie-in this week

262 MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HIGHWAY
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work this week

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING SEWER PUMP STATION
CONTRACTOR: SHAWMUT CONSTRUCTION
Waterproofing
Concrete walls being prepped

BINNEY STREET STORM WATER UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS
CONTRACTOR: MCCOURT CONSTRUCTION
Excavating from tracks
Water work at 399

MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HWY PHASE 1 DRAINAGE SEPARATION/SURFACE RECONSTRUCTION
CONTRACTOR: MCCOURT CONSTRUCTION
Structures and drainage

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

50 ROGERS STREET
CONTRACTOR: CONSIGLI
Eversource temp power

121 FIRST STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Sidewalk work

FIRST STREET (SEWER SEPARATION WORK)
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Drain on First St

249 THIRD STREET
CONTRACTOR: W.L. FRENCH
Drain and sewer tie-in

399 BINNEY STREET
CONTRACTOR: RICHMOND GROUP/W.L. FRENCH
Deliveries

1 KENDALL SQUARE
CONTRACTOR: THE RICHMOND GROUP
NOT PRESENT

225 CAMBRIDGE STREET
CONTRACTOR: DF PRAY
footings

50 YORK STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

305 WEBSTER AVENUE
CONTRACTOR: HIGHLAND DEVELOPMENT
Steel deliveries

88 AMES STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
Signal conduit work at night

139 MAIN STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
NOT PRESENT

907 MAIN STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

211 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: AECOM TISHMAN
No work

47 BISHOP ALLEN DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: CURTIS CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
Meeting tomorrow on TMP

415 MASS AVE (MASS + MAIN)
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
Concrete – Monday, Wednesday, Friday
rebar deliveries
steel deliveries
Columbia St – lane closure

237 FRANKLIN STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Closure Monday for concrete work

10 ESSEX STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work
deliveries

1 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
NOT PRESENT

145 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: TURNER
curtain wall deliveries at 7:00 am
soil hauling
line striping complete

57 JFK STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Crane work on Thursday

18-26 CHAUNCY STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

1868 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: YOUNG ENGINEERING
NOT PRESENT
Sidewalk protection- staging has been removed from Mass Ave and Upland Rd
Eversource Elec – power to building - TBD

1699 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work

2552 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

253 WALDEN STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP
Sidewalk work

23 HAWTHORNE STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Curb & sidewalk work

77 NEW STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
NOT PRESENT
Concrete placement – Wednesday
Thursday – crane work

49 SMITH PLACE
CONTRACTOR:
 NOT PRESENT

671 CONCORD AVENUE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

35 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Lifts on Steel Place
deliveries

88 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

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

DISCOVERY PARK
NOT PRESENT

SPECIAL EVENTS
JULY 22 Central Flea 11am-5pm University Park
JULY 17 Outdoor Lawn Games 11am-2pm Lechmere Canal Park
JULY 17 Music Event 6pm-8pm Joan Lorentz Park
JULY 21 Moses Youth Center 9am-9pm Sennott Park
JULY 25-29 Praxis Stage Summer Shakespeare 3pm-10pm Longfellow Park
JULY 27 5th Annual Salsa Squared Event 5pm-11pm Brattle St closed from Brattle Plaza – Church St
JULY 27 Concert 4pm-9pm Winthrop Park
JULY 28 Run to Home Base 8am-10am Mass Ave closed at Vassar St Mass Ave bridge closed at Memorial Dr
JULY 28 Port Fair 12pm-4pm Sennott Park

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