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Elm St Reconstruction Project

Elm St., between Webster Ave. and Hampshire St., is scheduled for upcoming street and sidewalk reconstruction as part of the City’s 5 Year Plan.


Community Presentation for the Elm Street Reconstruction Project

The video presentation for the community meeting on Wednesday, December 16th is now available to view. Residents who wish to submit questions in advance of the meeting may do so to kriley@cambridgema.gov. Advance questions, as well as new questions received “live”, will be answered during the meeting.

 

To view the video in full screen: http://https//youtu.be/FoSEiP198sk

Community Meeting Notice: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 6PM

Elm Street, between Hampshire Street and the Cambridge City line, is scheduled for roadway and sidewalk reconstruction.

We invite you to join us on Wednesday, December 16th from 6pm to 7:30pm for a virtual community meeting to review the proposed reconstruction plans, discuss project schedule, and answer questions.

The meeting can be accessed through this link:
https://cambridgema.zoom.us/j/82437814607
• Dial in: US: +1 312 626 6799
• Meeting ID: 824 3781 4607


These plans were developed after a community meeting with residents held on October 15, 2019. We encourage you to attend, as we value the feedback we receive from residents and businesses.

There will be a video presentation played at the start of the meeting. The presentation will also be posted online at https://www.cambridgema.gov/Departments/publicworks/cityprojects/2019/elmstreconstructionproject beginning Friday, December 11th, so that residents who wish to submit questions in advance of the meeting may do so. Advance questions, as well as new questions received “live”, will be answered during the meeting.

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. To receive future updates via email, please contact Kate Riley, Community Relations Manager, at kriley@cambridgema.gov / 617-349-4870.


Notice: Chapter 90, Contract 24 - Community Meeting Wednesday March 18th

Elm St., between Webster Ave. and Hampshire St., is scheduled for upcoming street and sidewalk reconstruction as part of the City’s 5 Year Plan.

The Department of Public Works and the City’s Community Development Department will be hosting a second community meeting on Wednesday, March 18th from 6PM-7:30PM at the Public Works Main Conference Room, 147 Hampshire Street to discuss the Elm St. Reconstruction Project.

City staff would like to discuss preliminary designs for traffic calming and safety improvements for the street. These designs were developed after receiving feedback at the first community meeting held Tuesday, October 15th, 2019. We encourage you to attend, as we value the feedback we receive from Cambridge residents and businesses.

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. To receive future updates via email, please contact Kate Riley, Communications Manager at kriley@cambridgema.gov / 617.349.4870. For information about the project please contact Melissa Miguel, Supervising Engineer at mmiguel@cambridgema.gov. For traffic calming information contact Juan P. Avendano, Community Development Project Manager, at 617.349.4655 / javendano@cambridgema.gov.


Notice: Chapter 90, Contract 24 - Catch Basin Inspections

 

As part of the continued design process, crews will be inspecting catch basins beginning Tuesday 11/12. "No Parking" signs will be posted 48 hours in advance. Work will last approximately 1-2 days at each location.


Notice: Chapter 90, Contract 24 - Community Meeting Tuesday October 15th

Elm St., between Webster Ave. and Hampshire St., is scheduled for upcoming street and sidewalk reconstruction as part of the City’s 5 Year Plan.

The Department of Public Works will be hosting a community meeting on Tuesday, October 15th from 6PM-7:30PM at DPW offices located at 147 Hampshire Street to discuss the Elm St. 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.

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. 

 

Summer 2020: Project will go out to bid late summer.

Fall 2020: Construction to start.

This street is part of a larger package with several streets. The contract will start Fall 2020 but finite schedules are not determined until a contractor is on board. 


Fall 2019: This project is currently in the design phase.

Melissa Miguel - Supervising Engineer

mmiguel@cambridgema.gov

617-349-9351


Kate Riley - Community Relations Manager

kriley@cambridgema.gov

617-349-4870


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