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
Current Construction
859 Massachusetts Ave Project
The City has decided to move the family shelter, formerly located at 3 Bigelow Street, to 859 Mass Ave.
Buildings Current Construction
Graham and Parks School Improvements
Building & Park Improvements
Buildings Current Construction
Russell Field Renovation Project
The City is developing plans to renovate Russell Field and the adjacent practice field area. Plans include the resurfacing of both playing fields and site amenities to improve the functionality of the facility.
Parks Current Construction
Sacramento Field Improvements
Park renovation and improvements
Parks Current Construction
Binney Street Stormwater Utility Improvements Construction Project
The City of Cambridge and DivcoWest, the developer of NorthPoint, will be implementing storm water infrastructure improvements on Binney Street. The new drainage system will be installed in Binney Street from Cardinal Medeiros Avenue to the area west of Galileo Galilei Way, through the park area to Broadway. The system will be owned and maintained by the City of Cambridge.
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
Gore Street Utility Construction
The City of Cambridge and Divco West, developer of NorthPoint, will be undertaking construction on Gore Street between Monsignor O’Brien Highway and Warren Street. This construction is an opportunity to incorporate improvements into Gore Street; sidewalks, crosswalks, street trees improved access to the park, etc.
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
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
The Port Infrastructure Improvements Project
Construction of water, sewer, drainage, street and sidewalk improvements in The Port
Sewer and Stormwater Current Construction
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

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