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Fire Department Headquarters

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The City is planning a renovation of the Fire Department Headquarters located at 491 Broadway. 

Renovations include:

  • enhanced safety features
  • updated locker rooms
  • updated dormitories
  • improved kitchen facilities
  • enhanced fitness facilities
  • installation of features such as solar panels to align with the City's Net Zero goals

While this renovation is taking place, a temporary facility will be constructed at the parking lot on Hovey Ave. 

Sept. 24-27: Overnight Firehouse Equipment Transport Road Closures, Traffic and Noise Impacts


*UPDATED* Noise Variance Notice: Fire Headquarters Renovation Project

The City's contractor, WT Rich, will be receiving equipment and materials needed to construct the Station 10 temporary fire house located at 15 Hovey Ave. You were notified in late July that this work was scheduled for early August. Unfortunately, due to delays along the 2,800 mile travel route this delivery had to be delayed.

The materials will now arrive beginning Sunday, September 24th. Due to the size of these materials, deliveries will arrive during the overnight hours of 8p.m. and 7a.m. on four consecutive nights between Sunday, September 24th and Friday, September 29th. The deliveries will arrive in four sections – one per night.

WT Rich submitted an application for a Special Noise Variance to the Cambridge Board of License Commissioners (“the Board”). If granted, it would serve to extend the dates requested and approved at the August 8, 2023, Board of License Commissioners’ Public Meeting. All other details will remain the same. Public Comment for consideration by the Board can be submitted to noise@cambridgema.gov.


Noise Variance Notice: Fire Headquarters Renovation Project

The City's contractor, WT Rich, will be receiving equipment and materials needed to construct the Station 10 temporary fire house located at 15 Hovey Ave beginning Tuesday, August 8th. The deliveries will consist of oversized materials and a crane. Due to the size of these materials, deliveries would arrive between Tuesday, August 8th and Saturday, August 12th during the overnight hours of 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.

WT Rich has submitted an application for a Special Noise Variance to the Cambridge Board of License Commissioners. Public Comment for consideration by the Board can be sent to noise@cambridgema.gov.


Community Meeting Notice: Fire Headquarters Renovation Project - Community Information Session Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 6 p.m.

The City is planning a renovation of the Fire Department Headquarters located at 491 Broadway.

Join us for a Community Information Session to review the current design, learn about the construction schedule, discuss the temporary fire house and meet the project staff including the architects and construction manager. View the presentation in advance of the meeting here

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
6p.m. to 7:30p.m.
The Main Library - Community Room
449 Broadway


A community meeting to discuss this project was held on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at the Main Library. To view the presentation from that meeting, please visit the "Documents" tab of this page. 

Temporary Facility

  • Temporary Facility Design Summer 2022
  • Construction Manager on Board Summer 2022
  • Temporary Facility Install Summer 2023 

Main Fire Headquarters

  • Main Building Construction Start Winter 2023
  • Main Building Construction Finish Winter 2025

Brendon Roy, Construction Program Manager
Ph. 857-998-7312
broy@cambridgema.gov

Kristen Kelleher, Community Relations Manager
Ph. 617-349-4825
kkelleher@cambridgema.gov

 

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