Newport Road and Roseland Street Infrastructure Improvements


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


August 21, 2017

The paving scheduled for Tuesday, August 22nd has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 23rd, weather permitting.


August 17, 2017

The City’s contractor, P Gioioso & Sons, will pave roadway on Newport Rd and Roseland St on Tuesday, August 22, weather permitting. We expect the paving to take 1 day to complete.

Vehicle access in and out of properties will be restricted during work hours while crews perform the paving. Please plan vehicle trips accordingly.

Project Schedule
• On Tuesday, August 22, crews will pave Newport Rd and Roseland St. This is the final paving.
• We expect the paving to take 1 day to complete.
• Please note that paving is weather dependent and will be rescheduled due to heavy rain.

What to Expect during Paving
• Work hours will be 7 AM to 5 PM.
• Newport Rd and Roseland will be closed to through traffic during paving.
• Vehicle access in and out of properties will be restricted. Please plan vehicle and parking trips accordingly.
• “No Parking” signs will be posted; please be sure to check dates/times.
• Emergency vehicles will have access at all times. 


July 24, 2017

Crews will begin construction of a raised intersection at Roseland and Frost Sts this week.  During this time, Frost St will function as a two-way dead end while crews perform the work.  We expect the new intersection to be complete by Wednesday or Thursday, weather permitting.

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July 17, 2017

Crews will continue sidewalk reconstruction on Newport Rd.  We expect the work to be completed by the end of this week.  Crews will then begin the raised intersection at Roseland St and Frost St.

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July 10, 2017

Crews are continuing sidewalk reconstruction on Newport Rd. 

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June 19, 2017

Crews are completing sidewalks on Roseland St.  During the week of June 26, crews will move to Newport Rd to begin sidewalk reconstruction. 

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June 5, 2017

Sidewalk reconstruction on Roseland St is ongoing.  We expect crews to move to Newport Rd during the week of June 26 to begin sidewalks.

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May 8, 2017

Sidewalk reconstruction will begin on Roseland St during the week of May 15.  Once crews complete the Roseland St sidewalks, they will move to Newport Rd.

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May 1, 2017

Crews will pave Roseland St and Newport Rd on Tuesday, May 2.  This is binder paving; final paving will take place after the sidewalks are complete.

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April 24, 2017

Crews will perform roadway reconstruction this week on Newport Rd.  Binder paving on Newport Rd and Roseland St is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, May 3

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April 10, 2017

Crews are completing the utility work this week.  We expect roadway reconstruction on Roseland St to start next week.

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April 3, 2017

Crews are expect to complete the water work this week, then begin catch basin installation.

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March 27, 2017

Crews will continue working on the water main this week.  We expect the water work to take one more week to complete, then crews will install 2 new catch basins. Crews will then move to Roseland St in mid-April to begin surface improvements.

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March 20, 2017

Crews are working on the water main this week.  We expect this to continue into next week.

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March 13, 2017

Crews will install 2 new sewer manholes this week on Newport Rd, near Mass Ave.  There will not be any construction activities on Tuesday, March 14 due to the storm. 

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February 27, 2017

Crews are currently working on Newport Rd, near the intersection of Forest St performing sewer upgrades.

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February 21, 2017

Crews have mobilized on Newport Rd to begin utility work (work work will be first)


Please check back for updates.


Crews have mobilized to Newport Rd to begin utility work, which is expected to take about 6-8 weeks to complete.

Surface improvements on Roseland St and Newport Rd will begin in the spring. Crews will begin surface improvements on Roseland St (starting in mid-April), and will then move to Newport Rd (mid-May).

Please check back for updates.


The scope of work includes:

  • Sewer and storm drain replacement
  • Drainage upgrades
  • Reconstructed sidewalks
  • Roadway reconstruction and paving
  • Tree plantings
  • Raised intersection at the intersection of Frost St and Roseland St.

Kelly Dunn, Community Relations Manager
617-349-4870
kdunn@cambridgema.gov


Eric Breen, Project Engineer
617-349-6954
ebreen@cambridgema.gov

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