Weekly Construction Highlights

Cambridge Common

CONSTRUCTION MEETING MINUTES
DATE: August 13, 2018

CITY PROJECTS
CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 19 PEARL STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Green St – full depth
Pearl St (Erie to Granite) – paving second week in September

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 21
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Harding – curb & sidewalk work
Porter St – curb & sidewalk work
Paving before fest in September
Thorndike St (Fifth – Sixth) odd side sidewalk work
Third to 4th – brick work

CHAPTER 90 – CONTRACT 22
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Dudley St – back of sidewalk work – Cedar to Mass Ave
Parker St – binder complete; raising castings

RUSSELL FIELD RENOVATIONS
CONTRACTOR: QUIRK CONSTRUCTION
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Soils later in the week
Delivery Tuesday – athletic equipment

REMEDIAL CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: MATTUCHIO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Oxford St
344 Broadway
Hoods – various locations

TV & CLEANING CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: RAPID FLOW

MISC PATCH CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: EJ PAVING
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Brewster St - Friday
Maple Ave - Friday

KING OPEN SCHOOL/CAMBRIDGE STREET UPPER SCHOOL
CONTRACTOR: WT RICH
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Catch basin tie-in on Cambridge St

MISC. SIDEWALK CONTRACT
CONTRACTOR: DEROMA AND SONS
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Upland Rd
Mt Vernon
Richdale Ave
Walden St

MIT SOMA PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: TURNER CONSTRUCTION
Amherst & Wadsworth– utility work
Concrete work – Mon, Thurs, Fri
Soil hauling/dumpster swaps
Rebar & steel deliveries
Wadsworth – closed (Main St – Amherst St )

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING ROADWAYS & INFRASTRUCTURE
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
Dawes St – backfilling
South Common – manhole design continues
North St – water, sewer and drainage
Northpoint Blvd – drainage work at intersection

GORE STREET SEWER MAIN CONSTRUCTION
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
Community Relations: Kate Riley
City line at Medford St
Force main at O’Brien Hwy

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

RAIL TRAIL PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP.
Rodent control
Rail removal – mid week

BEACON STREET PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: NEWPORT CONSTRUCTION
No Work
Waiting on poles to be moved – no schedule

MBTA – CENTRAL SQ & HARVARD SQ ELEVATOR PROJECT
CONTRACTOR: BARLETTA Central Sq – no work
Harvard Sq – demo work

MORSE SCHOOL PLAYGROUND
CONTRACTOR: JNJ SACCA
No work

AMIGOS SCHOOL PLAYGROUND
CONTRACTOR: JNJ SACCA
Playground equipment

CITY DEPARTMENTS

CAMBRIDGE ELECTRICAL DEPARTMENT
NOT PRESENT

CAMBRIDGE TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT
Mass Ave @ Dudley St

CAMBRIDGE WATER DEPARTMENT
Maple Ave – services
Reidesel

UNIVERSITY PROJECTS
HARVARD UNIVERSITY
Freshman move-in August 27th

1607 Mass Ave
Remove pedestrian protection – sidewalk work with pedestrian detour
Crane on Wednesday

Smith Campus Center (1350 Mass Ave)
Holyoke St & Dunster St – sidewalk work complete by this week

18 Mason Street
Mason St sidewalk closed – pedestrians detoured

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 on Vassar St, rebar & concrete

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

Talbot Street
No work

Tennis Court
Access to site from Amherst St

Dorm Repairs – 362, 450, 320 Memorial Dr

10 Vassar St
No work this week

UTILITY COMPANIES
COMCAST
No work

MIRRA
Mass Ave @ Front St

EVERSOURCE ELECTRIC
NOT PRESENT
121 First St
1868 Mass Ave
Dunster – vault tops

EVERSOURCE GAS
Webster Ave
Clay St – main and services
Gore St
Plymouth St
14 Concord Ave – service connection – complete today

VEOLIA
No Work

VERIZON
Bent @ Broadway
Third @ Binney
Concord Ave
River St
Rindge Ave

CAMBRIDGE NETWORK SOLUTIONS
215-245 First St – working on Athenaeum St
399 Binney St – no work this week - permitting

CROWN CASTLE
NOT PRESENT

PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 NORTH STREET
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Curtain wall / façade
Mechanicals and backfilling

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING – 250 DAWES STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Working with Keolis
surcharge

10 NORTHPOINT BLVD
CONTRACTOR:
Conflict with Eversource Gas & sewer

262 MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HIGHWAY
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Project almost complete

CAMBRIDGE CROSSING SEWER PUMP STATION
CONTRACTOR: SHAWMUT CONSTRUCTION
Bottom waters removed
waterproofing

BINNEY STREET STORM WATER UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS
CONTRACTOR: MCCOURT CONSTRUCTION
Working on manhole- work in the park

MONSIGNOR O’BRIEN HWY PHASE 1 DRAINAGE SEPARATION/SURFACE RECONSTRUCTION
CONTRACTOR: MCCOURT CONSTRUCTION
Median removal at bus station
Drainage structures

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

50 ROGERS STREET
CONTRACTOR: CONSIGLI
Demo to start Wednesday

121 FIRST STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No work

FIRST STREET (SEWER SEPARATION WORK)
CONTRACTOR: DERENZO
NOT PRESENT

249 THIRD STREET
CONTRACTOR: W.L. FRENCH
No work

399 BINNEY STREET
CONTRACTOR: RICHMOND GROUP/W.L. FRENCH
Lane shift on Cardinal Mederios
Binney St – closed
deliveries

1 KENDALL SQUARE
CONTRACTOR: THE RICHMOND GROUP
NOT PRESENT

225 CAMBRIDGE STREET
CONTRACTOR: DF PRAY
No work

50 YORK STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

305 WEBSTER AVENUE
CONTRACTOR: HIGHLAND DEVELOPMENT
NOT PRESENT

88 AMES STREET
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC.
Brick pavers and sidewalk work

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.
Sidewalks and curbs – pedestrian detour
Electrical duct bank
Gas service

415 MASS AVE (MASS + MAIN)
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
Steel deliveries
Wall panels
Concrete placement

237 FRANKLIN STREET
CONTRACTOR:
Franklin St closed Monday and Wednesday

10 ESSEX STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
deliveries

1 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: JOHN MORIARTY & ASSOC
No work
Third St – plates; waiting on water drawing

145 BROADWAY
CONTRACTOR: TURNER
Concrete placements
Friday – crane all weekend

57 JFK STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
No Work

18-26 CHAUNCY STREET
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

1868 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: YOUNG ENGINEERING
No work
Review of curb plan

1699 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
deliveries
concrete – Thursday/Friday

2552 MASS AVE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

253 WALDEN STREET
CONTRACTOR: ONYX CORP
No work

77 NEW STREET
CONTRACTOR: NAUSET CONSTRUCTION
Concrete placement – Tuesday & Thursday

49 SMITH PLACE
CONTRACTOR:
Water cut & cap
Sidewalk work

671 CONCORD AVENUE
CONTRACTOR:
NOT PRESENT

35 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR: JMA
Steele Place – island removal

88 CAMBRIDGE PARK DRIVE
CONTRACTOR:
Raised bike lane – 2 week duration

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

DISCOVERY PARK
NOT PRESENT

SPECIAL EVENTS

AUGUST 16 Old Time Baseball Game 5pm-10pm St Peters Field, Sherman St closed
AUGUST 18 Gay Rights Block Party 6pm-1am Albany St closed from Mass Ave – Cross St
AUGUST 18 Live Acoustic Concert 7pm-9pm Jill Rhone Park/Lafayette Sq
AUGUST 18 Just-A-Start Family Fun Day BBQ 1pm-4pm Linwood Court Parking lot – 40 Market St
AUGUST 18 Night Market 4pm-11pm State & Village Street closed
SEPTEMBER 8 Cosmos & Damian Feast Warren Street
SEPTEMBER 9 Caribbean Festival Kendall Sq

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