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Cottage and Lopez Drainage Improvement Project Community Meeting


Central Square Branch
45 Pearl St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

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Kate Riley


The Cottage/Lopez Drainage Improvements Project includes new storm drain infrastructure to alleviate flooding in the Cambridgeport neighborhood as well as street and sidewalk surface repair.

On Tuesday, October 16th from 6:00-7:30 pm, the Department of Public Works will be hosting a community meeting at the Central Square Library- Lewis Room. 

This meeting is a follow up to the one held on Thursday, March 8th where we received feedback from local residents regarding street conditions. The focus of this meeting will be to discuss plans to improve the road surface conditions of the area. We encourage you to attend, as we value the feedback we receive from Cambridge residents and businesses.

Additional information can be found on the project page at

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 Jennifer Letourneau, Engineer, at / 617-349-4680. To receive future updates via email, please contact Kate Riley, Community Relations Manager / 617.349.4870 

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