Belmont Street Reconstruction Project

Belmont Street, from the Belmont town line to Mt. Auburn Street., is scheduled for upcoming street and sidewalk reconstruction.

February 2020

The City is processing feedback from and after the public meeting. With Watertown staff, Cambridge is updating the street designs. The City expects to announce another public meeting and public outreach sometime later this winter.


Community Meeting Notice: Belmont Street Reconstruction Project Community Meeting #2

The City of Cambridge is planning to reconstruct the street and sidewalk on Belmont Street, from the Belmont town line to Mt. Auburn Street. The Cambridge Community Development Department will host a community meeting on Tuesday, October 15 at the BB&N Administration Building, 46 Belmont St., Watertown, MA to present and get feedback on conceptual plans.

This reconstruction project includes:
  • limited reconstruction of underground utilities
  • connections to the future Watertown-Cambridge Greenway
  • an opportunity to design Belmont Street as a “complete street” so that people of all ages and abilities feel safe and comfortable to walk, bike, drive, and take transit
Before the meeting, from 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM, come meet City staff on the Belmont St. sidewalk next to Intelligentsia Coffee to talk about and observe current transportation conditions.

Meeting and presentation to start at 6:00 PM at the BB&N Administration Building.

Enter the meeting venue from the parking lot on the east side of 46 Belmont St. ADA-accessible parking is accessible in the building parking lot and is limited.

Assistance:
The City of Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of disability. The City of Cambridge will provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative format, and reasonable modifications in policies upon request.
For more information, please contact Bill Deignan at 617.349.4632 / wdeignan@cambridgema.gov.
To receive future updates via email, please contact Kate Riley, Community Relations Manager, at kriley@cambridgema.gov / 617.349.4870.


Community Meeting Notice: Belmont Street Reconstruction Project Community Meeting

Belmont Street, from the Belmont town line to Mt. Auburn Street., is scheduled for upcoming street and sidewalk reconstruction.

The Department of Public Works will be hosting a community meeting on Wednesday May 15th from 6PM-7:30PM at the Russell Youth Center located at 680 Huron Avenue. to discuss the Belmont Street Reconstruction Project.  

The project is part of the City’s Complete Streets initiative to design and operate streets that are safe for all users including pedestrians, cyclists, motorists and public transit users. The focus of this meeting will be to discuss the design and construction process and solicit feedback from the community. We encourage you to attend, as we value the feedback we receive from Cambridge residents and businesses.

Please note that while the Department of Public Works is working closely with the City of Cambridge Community Development (CDD) department on their Bus Priority Pilot this meeting will not be a discussion of that project. CDD will hold a meeting at a later date for the Bus Priority Pilot project.

Information and Assistance:

The City of Cambridge does not discriminate on the basis of disability. The City of Cambridge will provide auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative format, and reasonable modifications in policies upon request. For more information, please contact Melissa Miguel, Supervising Engineer, at 617.349.9351/ mmiguel@cambridgema.gov. To receive future updates via email, please contact Kate Riley, Community Relations Manager, at kriley@cambridgema.gov / 617.349.4870.

The city expects this project to begin construction in late spring 2020. This project includes public utility upgrades, too. Some private utility work may begin before street reconstruction.


The Belmont Street Reconstruction Project is part of the City’s Complete Streets initiative to design and operate streets that are safe for all users including pedestrians, cyclists, motorists and public transit users. Belmont Street, from the Belmont town line to Mt. Auburn St., is scheduled for street and sidewalk reconstruction in FY 2020. 


Melissa Miguel - Supervising Engineer

617-349-9351

mmiguel@cambridgema.gov


Kate Riley - Community Relations Manager

617-349-4870

kriley@cambridgema.gov


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