City Construction Projects

Search for detailed information about City construction projects below.

Or, visit our weekly construction highlights page to learn about current construction activity and to find links related to planning and construction (including rodent control, private utility, and institutional projects, etc.).

To learn which streets/ sidewalks are scheduled for reconstruction during the next 5 years, please visit the 5 Year Street and Sidewalk Reconstruction Plan.

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Project Name & Description Type Category
Willard Street Drainage Improvement Project
The City of Cambridge has contracted with a consultant, HDR Engineering, to provide engineering design services for the Willard Street Drainage Improvement Project. The design will include replacing and/or rehabilitating the sewer and stormwater infrastructure and the construction of a new stormwater pipe and outfall at the Charles River. There is an opportunity to evaluate surface improvements to the roadway to promote traffic calming and improvements to bicycle and pedestrian accessibility.
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
Western Ave Reconstruction Project
Includes Western Ave from Green St. to Memorial Dr.
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Waterhouse Street
Street/ sidewalk reconstruction on Waterhouse Street.
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Tufts Street Reconstruction
Magazine Street to Pearl Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Tremont Street Raised Intersection
Traffic Calming at Tremont/Gardner
Traffic Calming Completed Project
Tobin School Project
The Cambridge Public Schools’ Innovation Agenda will result in the creation of four new upper school campuses serving students in grades 6 to 8. The Tobin School, located at 197 Vassal Lane, Cambridge, will be the third school to be redesigned.
Buildings In Planning
Thorndike Street Reconstruction Project
Thorndike Street (Fulkerson St. to Third St.) Reconstruction Project includes sidewalk and roadway work as well as water main replacement.
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
The Port Infrastructure Improvements Project
Construction of water, sewer, drainage, street and sidewalk improvements in The Port
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
The Martin Luther King Jr. School Construction Project
MLK School Construction Project
Buildings Completed Project
Talbot Street Outfall
MIT in collaboration with the City of Cambridge is planning to install a new drainage structure from Talbot Street to the Charles River to improve stormwater management in the area due to current and future development. The project will begin construction in October of this year and continue through to the Fall of 2019.
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
St Mary Road Reconstruction Project
St. Mary Road, between Inman Street and Prospect Street, is scheduled for street and sidewalk reconstruction in 2018 as part of the City's 5 Year Sidewalk & Street Reconstruction Plan.
Streets and Sidewalks In Planning
Sixth Street Reconstruction Project
Sixth Street between Cambridge Street and Bent Street is currently scheduled for roadway work in the summer of 2018 as part of the City's 5 Year Street & Sidewalk Plan.
Streets and Sidewalks Current Construction
Sherman Street Reconstruction
Garden Street to Walden Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Second Street Reconstruction
Rogers Street to Charles Street & Hurley Street to Gore Street
Streets and Sidewalks Completed Project
Sacramento Field Improvements
Park renovation and improvements
Parks Current Construction

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