Sherman Street Reconstruction

This project has been completed. No further updates to this project page will be made.


Project completed in August 2016


LINE STRIPING RESCHEDULED
Amory St., Sherman St., and Fulkerson St. Pavement Markings Rescheduled
Monday, August 1st, rain date Tuesday, August 2nd


Due to inclement weather, the line striping scheduled to take place Monday, July 25th on Sherman, Amory, and Fulkerson streets has been rescheduled for Monday, August 1st with a rain date of Tuesday, August 2nd.

Crews will begin mobilizing at 6pm on Monday, August 1st to install final crosswalk and travel lane pavement markings along Amory Street, Sherman Street (from Walden St. to Garden St.), and Fulkerson Street, and work will conclude at 5am the following morning.

Line striping operations will begin on Amory Street at 6pm, then move on to Sherman Street, and finish with Fulkerson Street.

What to Expect During Line Striping:

• “No Parking” signs will be posted along the affected streets. Please be sure to check posted signs for exact date and times.

• Bright lights will be utilized during this nighttime work. Please be sure to close curtains in your home to minimize disruption to you and your family.

• Noise generated from this work will be produced by the sprayer from the painting equipment and is relatively quiet.

For Information and Assistance During Line Striping:
If you have any questions about this work or need assistance, including if you have any special needs or disabilities that require a special accommodation, please contact Dan Riviello at (617) 349-4825 or driviello@cambridgema.gov. In case of emergency, please call the Cambridge Public Works Department at 617-349-4800.

We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


Line Striping CANCELED for Monday, July 25th

Due to rain and storms forecast to impact the area tonight, the line striping scheduled for Amory, Sherman, and Fulkerson streets has been canceled.

This line striping work has been rescheduled for next Monday, August 1 with a rain date of Tuesday, August 2.

Residents will receive updated notices this week with more information ahead of Monday’s planned work.

We apologize for the inconvenience and are having the “No Parking” signs in these areas updated to reflect these changes.


UPDATE: Line Striping Rescheduled
Amory St., Sherman St., and Fulkerson St. Pavement Markings Rescheduled
Monday, July 25th through Tuesday, July 26th

Due to an unforeseen issue with the City’s line striping contractor, the line striping scheduled to take place Thursday, July 21st on Sherman, Amory, and Fulkerson streets has been rescheduled for Monday, July 25th.

Crews will begin mobilizing at 6pm on Monday, July 25th to install final crosswalk and travel lane pavement markings along Amory Street, Sherman Street (from Walden St. to Garden St.), and Fulkerson Street, and work will conclude at 5am the following morning.

Line striping operations will begin on Amory Street at 6pm, then move on to Sherman Street, and finish with Fulkerson Street.

What to Expect During Line Striping:

• “No Parking” signs will be posted along the affected streets. Please be sure to check posted signs for exact date and times.

• Bright lights will be utilized during this nighttime work. Please be sure to close curtains in your home to minimize disruption to you and your family.

• Noise generated from this work will be produced by the sprayer from the painting equipment and is relatively quiet.

For Information and Assistance During Line Striping:
If you have any questions about this work or need assistance, including if you have any special needs or disabilities that require a special accommodation, please contact Dan Riviello at (617) 349-4825 or driviello@cambridgema.gov. In case of emergency, please call the Cambridge Public Works Department at 617-349-4800.

We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.


Line Striping Notice - Sherman St, Amory St, and Fulkerson St Pavement Markings
July 21-July 22

The City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corp., is expected to install final crosswalk and travel lane pavement markings along Amory Street, Sherman Street (from Walden St. to Garden St.), and Fulkerson Street.

Crews will begin mobilizing at 6pm on Thursday, July 21, and work will conclude at 5am the following morning.

Crews will begin line striping operations on Amory Street at 6pm, then move on to Sherman Street, and finish with Fulkerson Street.

What to Expect During Line Striping:

  • “No Parking” signs will be posted along the affected streets. Please be sure to check posted signs for exact date and times.
  • Bright lights will be utilized during this nighttime work. Please be sure to close curtains in your home to minimize disruption to you and your family.
  • Noise generated from this work will be produced by the sprayer from the painting equipment and is relatively quiet.

For Information and Assistance During Line Striping:

If you have any questions about this work or need assistance, including if you have any special needs or disabilities that require a special accommodation, please contact Dan Riviello at (617) 349-4825 or driviello@cambridgema.gov. In case of emergency, please call the Cambridge Public Works Department at 617-349-4800.


Sherman Street Reconstruction Project
Final roadway paving scheduled for Tuesday, June 14th

In association with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project, the City’s Contractor, D’Allessandro Corp., will perform final roadway paving on Sherman St (between Walden St and Garden St) on Tuesday, June 14th, weather permitting.

Sherman St. will be closed to traffic from Walden to Garden streets, and vehicle access in and out of properties may be limited at times, however access will be maintained for abutters whenever possible. Please plan vehicle trips accordingly.

During this work, posted “No Parking” signs will be changing often so residents are asked to please take extra care to read posted signs for exact dates and times of restrictions.

Trash/recycling pickup will not be affected and will be collected on their regularly scheduled day.

What to Expect During Construction:
• General work hours will be 7am – 6pm.
• Vehicle access in and out of properties will be limited during work hours. Abutters will be given access whenever possible.
• When work occurs in front of driveways or entryways, the contractor will coordinate access directly with residents and businesses.
• “No Parking” signs will be changing constantly so please be sure to check posted signs for exact dates and times.
• City services will continue uninterrupted and emergency vehicles will maintain access at all times.

For Information and Assistance:
If you have any questions about the construction or need assistance, including if you have any special needs or disabilities that requires a special accommodation, please contact Dan Riviello, Community Relations Manager, at 617.349.4825 / driviello@cambridgema.gov or Hussein Musa, Project Manager, at 617-349-4831 / hmusa@cambridgema.gov.


Sherman Street Reconstruction Project
Roadway paving scheduled for Thursday, May 26th and Friday, May 27th

In association with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project, the City’s Contractor, D’Allessandro Corp., will perform roadway base paving on Sherman St (between Walden St and Garden St) on Thursday, May 26th and Friday, May 27th, weather permitting, in preparation for final roadway paving in the coming weeks.

Sherman St. will be closed to traffic from Walden to Garden streets, and vehicle access in and out of properties may be limited at times, however access will be maintained for abutters whenever possible. Please plan vehicle trips accordingly.

On Wednesday, May 25th, crews will be fine grading the roadway in preparation for the base paving and access in and out of properties may be limited at times.

During this work, posted “No Parking” signs will be changing often so residents are asked to please take extra care to read posted signs for exact dates and times of restrictions.

What to Expect During Construction:
  • General work hours will be 7am – 6pm.
  • Vehicle access in and out of properties will be limited during work hours. Abutters will be given access whenever possible.
  • When work occurs in front of driveways or entryways, the contractor will coordinate access directly with residents and businesses.
  • “No Parking” signs will be changing constantly so please be sure to check posted signs for exact dates and times.
  • City services will continue uninterrupted and emergency vehicles will maintain access at all times.

For Information and Assistance:
If you have any questions about the construction or need assistance, including if you have any special needs or disabilities that requires a special accommodation, please contact Dan Riviello, Community Relations Manager, at 617.349.4825 / driviello@cambridgema.gov or Hussein Musa, Project Manager, at 617-349-4831 / hmusa@cambridgema.gov.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this construction.


Sherman Street Reconstruction Project
Roadway Reconstruction begins Wednesday, May 11th

In association with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project, the City’s Contractor, D’Allessandro Corp., will begin to reconstruct the roadway on Sherman St (between Walden St and Garden St) on Wednesday, May 11. This work is anticipated to last for approximately two weeks, weather permitting.

To ensure that the roadway conditions will be favorable for many years to come, crews will engage in full-depth reconstruction. At the end of each day, the contractor will clean the work site to allow for motorists to utilize the roadway. We kindly ask that motorists drive through the construction zone slowly outside of general working hours. Final roadway paving will be scheduled and announced via an additional notice in the coming weeks.

What to Expect During Construction:

  • General work hours 7am-4pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Over the next week two weeks, Sherman St (Walden St to Garden St) will be closed to through traffic during general work hours.
  • Access will be maintained for abutters.
  • The contractor and resident engineers will work with local businesses to minimize any disruption to local deliveries.

For Information and Assistance During Construction:

If you have any questions about the construction or need assistance, including if you have any special needs or disabilities that requires a special accommodation, please contact Dan Riviello at (617) 349-4825 or driviello@cambridgema.gov. In case of emergency, please call the Cambridge Public Works Department at 617-349-4800.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this construction.



Sherman Street Reconstruction Project
Construction schedule - March 24, 2016

Dear Sherman Street Neighbor:

As you may know, the City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corporation, has begun preparations on Sherman Street for the final phase of the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project. This phase of the project includes street and sidewalk improvements as well as traffic calming measures and is expected to take 2-3 months to complete, weather permitting.

Project Schedule:

  • At the end of March/early April, crews will begin the demolition of sidewalks on the west side of Sherman St. from Walden to Fenno, and then from Winslow St. to the Fire Station.
  • Crews will then set the curbs and sidewalks in these locations. This work is expected to last approximately 3-4 weeks.
  • Once crews complete this work, they will begin the demolition of sidewalks on the east side of Sherman St. from Fenno to Walden, and then from Huron Ave to Fenno.
  • Crews will then set the curbs and sidewalks in these locations. This work is expected to last approximately 3-4 weeks.
  • Once the sidewalks are complete, crews will install the raised crosswalks across Fenno St., Stearns St., and the east side of Sherman St. across Winslow St. This work is expected to last approximately 1-2 weeks.
  • Final roadway reconstruction and paving are expected to occur from mid-May to early June.
  • We will continue to update neighbors as the work progresses.

What to Expect During Construction:
  • General work hours will be 7am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.
  • If the project requires a street closure, you will be notified in advance.
  • “No Parking” signs will be posted at least 24 hours in advance of construction; please be sure to check posted signs for exact dates and times.
  • When work occurs directly in front of driveways or entryways, the contractor will coordinate access directly with residents and businesses.
  • City services will continue uninterrupted and emergency vehicles will maintain access at all times.

Information & Assistance:

If you have any questions regarding construction, please contact Dan Riviello, Community Relations Manager, at 617.349.4825 / driviello@cambridgema.gov or Hussein Musa, Project Manager, at 617-349-4831 / hmusa@cambridgema.gov. For more information and updates on this project, please visit www.CambridgeMA.gov/theworks/ShermanSt.



Sherman Street Reconstruction Project

Work scheduled to resume week of March 21, 2016

Dear Sherman Street Neighbor:

Beginning Wednesday, March 23rd, the City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corporation, will begin preparations on Sherman Street for the final phase of the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project between Garden and Walden streets. This phase of the project includes street and sidewalk improvements and traffic calming measures.


What to Expect During Construction:
  • General work hours will be 7am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.
  • If the project requires a street closure, you will be notified in advance.
  • “No Parking” signs will be posted at least 24 hours in advance of construction; please be sure to check posted signs for exact dates and times.
  • When work occurs directly in front of driveways or entryways, the contractor will coordinate access directly with residents and businesses.
  • City services will continue uninterrupted and emergency vehicles will maintain access at all times.

Information & Assistance:

If you have any questions regarding construction, please contact Dan Riviello, Community Relations Manager, at 617.349.4825 / driviello@cambridgema.gov or Hussein Musa, Project Manager, at 617-349-4831 / hmusa@cambridgema.gov. For more information and updates on this project, please visit www.CambridgeMA.gov/theworks/ShermanSt.

Thank you in advance for your patience during this construction.


WATER SERVICE DISRUPTION NOTICE
Thursday, December 17, 2015

Dear Sherman Street Neighbor:

The City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corporation, will be performing water main work on Sherman Street at Winslow St. intersection area on Thursday, December 17th beginning at 9 AM.

This work is in connection with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project and there will be a water service interruption on Winslow Street in order to facilitate upgrades to the water main and you will have no water service to your property between 9 AM & 4 PM on December 17th.

We will make every effort to expedite this work to minimize the length of time the water will be shut down, however we ask that you take appropriate steps to store water for your anticipated needs during this time.

Please also note that after water service is restored, you may experience some discoloration to your water. We recommend that you run your cold water until it runs clean before drinking or doing laundry.

If you have questions about this work or require assistance during this service interruption, including if you have any special needs or disability that requires a special accommodation, please contact Don Livramento at 617-413-2014 or Megan Orso at 617-413-2462, both of D’Allessandro Corporation.

In case of a service-related emergency, please contact the Cambridge Water Department 24-hour hotline at 617-349-4770.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this construction.



WATER SERVICE DISRUPTION NOTICE
Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Dear Sherman Street Neighbor:

The City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corporation, will be performing water main work on Sherman Street at Fenno St. intersection area on Wednesday, December 16th beginning at 9 AM.

This work is in connection with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project and there will be a water service interruption on Fenno Street in order to facilitate upgrades to the water main and you will have no water service to your property between 9 AM & 4PM on December 16th.

We will make every effort to expedite this work to minimize the length of time the water will be shut down, however we ask that you take appropriate steps to store water for your anticipated needs during this time.

Please also note that after water service is restored, you may experience some discoloration to your water. We recommend that you run your cold water until it runs clean before drinking or doing laundry.

If you have questions about this work or require assistance during this service interruption, including if you have any special needs or disability that requires a special accommodation, please contact Don Livramento at 617-413-2014 or Megan Orso at 617-413-2462, both of D’Allessandro Corporation.

In case of a service-related emergency, please contact the Cambridge Water Department 24-hour hotline at 617-349-4770.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this construction.



WATER SERVICE DISRUPTION NOTICE
Monday, December 14, 2015

Dear Sherman Street Neighbor:

The City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corporation, will be performing water main work on Sherman Street at Stearns St. intersection area on Monday, December 14th beginning at 9 AM.

This work is in connection with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project and there will be a water service interruption on Stearns Street in order to facilitate upgrades to the water main and you will have no water service to your property between 9 AM & 4PM on December 14th.

We will make every effort to expedite this work to minimize the length of time the water will be shut down, however we ask that you take appropriate steps to store water for your anticipated needs during this time.

Please also note that after water service is restored, you may experience some discoloration to your water. We recommend that you run your cold water until it runs clean before drinking or doing laundry.

If you have questions about this work or require assistance during this service interruption, including if you have any special needs or disability that requires a special accommodation, please contact Don Livramento at 617-413-2014 or Megan Orso at 617-413-2462, both of D’Allessandro Corporation.

In case of a service-related emergency, please contact the Cambridge Water Department 24-hour hotline at 617-349-4770.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this construction.



December 7, 2015:
  • Work is expected to continue for the next 3-4 weeks in the area, weather permitting
  • Contractor and Cambridge Water Dept are currently working on connecting services to residences
  • Tie ins at Stearns, Fenno, and Huron Ave to be completed in coming weeks, weather permitting
  • One additional scheduled water service disruption will occur and notices will be distributed to affected residents and businesses
  • Water work should be completed by the end of December 2015, weather permitting
  • Street and sidewalk portion of the project to begin in spring 2016


WATER SERVICE DISRUPTION NOTICE
Monday, December 7, 2015

Dear Sherman Street Neighbor:

The City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corporation, will be performing water main work on Sherman Street at Stearns St. intersection area on Monday, December 7th beginning at 9 AM.

This work is in connection with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project and there will be a water service interruption on Stearns Street in order to facilitate upgrades to the water main and you will have no water service to your property between 9 AM & 4PM on December 7th.

We will make every effort to expedite this work to minimize the length of time the water will be shut down, however we ask that you take appropriate steps to store water for your anticipated needs during this time.

Please also note that after water service is restored, you may experience some discoloration to your water. We recommend that you run your cold water until it runs clean before drinking or doing laundry.

If you have questions about this work or require assistance during this service interruption, including if you have any special needs or disability that requires a special accommodation, please contact Don Livramento at 617-413-2014 or Megan Orso at 617-413-2462, both of D’Allessandro Corporation.

In case of a service-related emergency, please contact the Cambridge Water Department 24-hour hotline at 617-349-4770.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this construction.


WATER SERVICE DISRUPTION NOTICE
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Dear Walden Street Neighbor:

The City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corporation, will be performing water main work on Walden Street and Sherman Street on Thursday, October 29 beginning at 9 PM.

This work is in connection with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project and there will be a water service interruption on Walden Street between Garden Street and Raymond Street and also on Sherman Street between Walden Street and Bolton Street in order to facilitate upgrades to the water main and you will have no water service to your property between 9 PM on Thursday, 10/29 and 7 AM on Friday, 10/30.

We will make every effort to expedite this work to minimize the length of time the water will be shut down, however we ask that you take appropriate steps to store water for your anticipated needs during this time.

Please also note that after water service is restored, you may experience some discoloration to your water. We recommend that you run your cold water until it runs clean before drinking or doing laundry.

If you have questions about this work or require assistance during this service interruption, including if you have any special needs or disability that requires a special accommodation, please contact Don Livramento at 617-413-2014 or Megan Orso at 617-413-2462, both of D’Allessandro Corporation.

In case of a service-related emergency, please contact the Cambridge Water Department 24-hour hotline at 617-349-4770.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this construction.


WATER SERVICE DISRUPTION NOTICE
Monday, October 26, 2015

Dear Walden Street Neighbor:

The City’s contractor, D’Allessandro Corporation, will be performing water main work on Walden Street on Monday, October 26 beginning at 9 AM.

This work is in connection with the Sherman Street Reconstruction Project and there will be a water service interruption on Walden Street between Sherman Street and Raymond Street in order to facilitate upgrades to the water main and you will have no water service to your property between 9 AM and 4:30 PM on 10/26.

We will make every effort to expedite this work to minimize the length of time the water will be shut down, however we ask that you take appropriate steps to store water for your anticipated needs during this time.

Please also note that after water service is restored, you may experience some discoloration to your water. We recommend that you run your cold water until it runs clean before drinking or doing laundry.

If you have questions about this work or require assistance during this service interruption, including if you have any special needs or disability that requires a special accommodation, please contact Don Livramento at 617-413-2014 or Megan Orso at 617-413-2462, both of D’Allessandro Corporation.

In case of a service-related emergency, please contact the Cambridge Water Department 24-hour hotline at 617-349-4770.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during this construction.


October 2015

  • Due to unforeseen setbacks and coordination of work with neighboring projects, the timeline for this project has been extended into Spring 2016.
  • All drainage at Sherman Street is expected to be completed followed by water main installation in the next 2-3 months.
  • The third phase of the project will commence in Spring 2016 with the construction of sidewalks and a raised crosswalk.

Sherman Street - Sidewalk/Street Improvements

Construction starts on September 8, 2015

The City has awarded the contract for the reconstruction of Sherman Street to D’Allessandro Corporation. This project includes the installation of new drainage structures, water main replacement, sidewalk reconstruction and roadway paving. During the week of September 7, 2015, the City’s contractor will begin to mobilize to the area to begin the drainage work. Construction activity will continue for approximately 5 weeks, with the roadway paving scheduled for mid/late October 2015.

What to Expect During Construction

  • General work hours will be 7AM to 4 PM, Monday-Friday.
  • “No Parking” signs will be posted at least 24 hours in advance of construction; please be sure to check posted signs for exact dates and times.
  • When work occurs directly in front of driveways or entryways, the contractor will coordinate access directly with residents.
  • At times during the construction Sherman Street will be closed from Walden Street to Huron Avenue to all through traffic, but will remain open for abutters.
  • It is anticipated that the roadway will remain open during the sidewalk reconstruction phase of this project.
  • Residents of Sherman Street will maintain access to their properties throughout construction.
  • City services will continue uninterrupted.
    Information and Assistance
    Please contact Hussein Musa, Project Manager at 857-363-1025 or hmusa@cambridgema.gov for information or assistance during this project, including if you have any special need or disability that requires a special accommodation. A project website, which includes plans and construction updates, is posted at CambridgeMA.Gov/TheWorks/CityProjects. In case of an emergency after hours or on weekends, please call the 24-Hour line at 617-349-4800.

Thank you for your patience during this construction. We hope you enjoy these improvements once they are complete.

Work to resume week of March 21, 2016

Please check UPDATES tab for future updates and information on this project.


December 7, 2015:

  • Work is expected to continue for the next 3-4 weeks in the area, weather permitting
  • Contractor and Cambridge Water Dept are currently working on connecting services to residences
  • Tie ins at Stearns, Fenno, and Huron Ave to be completed in coming weeks, weather permitting
  • One additional scheduled water service disruption will occur and notices will be distributed to affected residents and businesses
  • Water work should be completed by the end of December 2015, weather permitting
  • Street and sidewalk portion of the project to begin in spring 2016


October 26, 2015
  • Water main work anticipated to last 5 weeks.
  • Service connections anticipated to take an additional 2 weeks after water main work is complete

Work scheduled for Fall 2015 as well as Spring 2016.

The Sherman Street Reconstruction Project (between Garden amd Walden streets) includes:

- Roadway reconstruction
- Sidewalk reconstruction
- Traffic calming measures

City of Cambridge Dept. of Public Works 147 Hampshire Street Cambridge, MA 02139

For additional information or assistance, please contact Hussein Musa, Project Manager, at 617.349.4831, or Dan Riviello, Community Relations Manager, at 617.349.4825 / driviello@cambridgema.gov

For 24 hour emergency assistance, please call Public Works at 617.349.4800.

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