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Weekly Construction Highlights

Construction for Winter Season 2015

         Sidewalk Reconstruction

Amory Street
The Cambridge Water Department has completed the installation of the new water main and services on Amory Street. NStar Gas is expected to update the gas main and individual services on Amory Street as early as this spring. Once NStar has completed their work, DPW will begin reconstructing the roadway and sidewalks.

Cambridge Common
The work associated with Flaggstaff Park is substantially completed. Work inside the Cambridge Common is under way, and crews are now focusing on the installation of new light poles and electrical work. Work in the Cambridge Common will proceed, weather permitting.

Concord Ave Project
Crews remain upgrading the utility structures within the project area. Please click here for more information.

Elm & Hampshire Streets Plaza Renovation
Demolition within the park has begun. The park renovations will be ongoing throughout the winter, weather permitting. Please pay close attention to the No Parking signs posted.

Fulkerson Street
Crews have concluded work for the winter season and are expected to construction in the spring.

Harvard Square Public Toilet
Crews will not perform any major work on the public toilet this winter. Weather permitting, crews may perform some utility work in advance of the spring installation. Major work will resume in the spring 2015.

Hurley Street Park Renovation
Demolition within the park has begun.  The park renovations will be ongoing throughout the winter, weather permitting.  Please pay close attention to the No Parking signs posted.

Huron A Project 
For weekly updates on the Huron A Project, please click here.

Huron B Project
Crews will continue to perform work on the utility structures within the project area. Please click here for more information.

Pemberton Street Courts
Over the past few months, the City’s contractor, JNJ Sacca Corporation, has paved the basketball courts, paved the tennis courts, installed new fencing & handicap ramps, temporary line striped the basketball & tennis courts, and installed all of the basketball hoops. Due to the winter season, all operations have concluded for the season. The contractor will remobilize in the spring to install remaining basketball hoops, install tennis court nets, seal coat the new pavement on basketball courts, tennis courts and tennis practice area, and permanently line stripe all basketball courts and tennis courts.

Main Street
Crews have suspended construction activities at the Third St Connector for the winter season. There will be periodic utility work throughout the winter with major construction resuming in the spring.

Massachusetts Avenue
The North Mass Ave crew has concluded sidewalk reconstruction on Mass Ave between Russell St and Blake St. The crew working on the Demonstration Block, Mass Ave between Shepard St and Linnaean St has concluded construction activities for the season. Please note that paving on both sections of Mass Ave will take place in the spring of 2015.

Mead Street
Repairs to the sewer main have been completed and the roadway and sidewalk restoration phase of the project will take place in spring/summer 2015.

Mt. Auburn Street
Crews will not be working during the winter season. The City's contractor will make its way back to Mt. Auburn Street this spring/summer to complete the reconstruction of the roadway and sidewalks.

Western Ave Reconstruction Project
During the winter season, the number construction crews will be reduced. The primary focus this winter will be the reconstruction of Cronin Park. Additional crews will mobilize in the spring.


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