Partial Roadway Paving Enhancments

Workers filling in a pothole

Beginning July 26th, weather permitting, the City’s contractor, E J Paving, will be performing partial roadway grinding and paving operations to enhance the road conditions on several sections of street around the City. The roadway grinding operation at each location is expected take two days followed by paving of the roadway later that same week, or the following week (weather permitting). For a list of street sections to be re-surfaced, please see below.

Due to the nature of this work and the scale of each paving job, specific work dates on your street are not available. However, please be sure to watch for NO PARKING SIGNS, posted 24-hours in advance, which will indicate exact location and dates when work will take place. Residents who have vehicles parked in the project area will need to move them prior to 7AM.

List of Street Sections to be Re-surfaced (please note, the entire street will not be re-paved, just the travel lane of the section within the limits listed):

  • Surrey St (Bank – Putnam) – Travel Lane (500 yds)
  • Montague St (Western Ave to Ballord Pl) – Travel Lane (800 yds)
  • Howard St (River St to Western Ave) – Travel Lane (850 yds)
  • Green St (Pleasant St to Putnam Ave) – Travel Lane (4000 yds)
  • Green St (Brookline St to Pearl St) – Travel Lane (1400 yds)
  • Prescott St (Harvard St to Cambridge St) – Travel Lane (1900 yds)
  • Maple Ave (Broadway to Cambridge St) – Travel Lane (1900 yds)
  • Line St (Cambridge to Kirkland St) – Travel Lane (2800 yds) 
  • Arcadia St (Eustis St to Harris St) – Travel Lane (500 yds)
  • Haskell St (Rindge Ave to Pemberton St) – Travel Lane (1250 yds)
  • Chester St (Mass Ave to Orchard St) – Travel Lane (850 yds)
  • Milton St (Mass Ave to Orchard St) – Travel Lane (850 yds)
  • Washburn Ave (Mass Ave to Somerville Line) – Travel Lane (1400 yds)
  • Alberta Ter (Cedar St to Mass Ave) – Travel Lane (500 yds)
  • May St (Lawn Ct to Dead end) – Travel Lane (1000 yds)
  • Vineyard St (Cushing St to May St) – Travel Lane (600 yds)
  • Lincoln St (Willow St to Elm St) – Travel Lane (1500 yds)
  • Vandine St (Cardinal Medeiros Ave to Berkshire St) – Travel Lane (550 yds)
  • Concord Ave (Buckingham to Garden St) – Travel Lane (4500 yds)
  • Harvard Bike Path on Bridge (1800 yds)

Please note: above is an anticipated list. Due to weather conditions and paving contractor schedules, some streets listed above may not be paved this Summer. If it rains, the list may be limited. Any remaining streets would be added to the Fall paving schedule.

What to Expect During Construction
•General work hours will be 7 AM to 4 PM.
•Emergency vehicles and City Services will have access at all times.
•Police officers will be onsite to assist with traffic management.
•Crews will make every effort to open the roadway as soon as possible.
•The road will be closed, but abutters will maintain access.

Information and Assistance
If you have any questions about the paving operations or need assistance, including any special needs or disabilities that require a special accommodation, please contact Yaser Samerraei, Engineer, at 617-388-1334. In case of an emergency after hours, please call the 24-Hour line at 617 349-4800.

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Page was last modified on 7/19/2021 12:10 PM
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