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N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Paul Revere Park Playground Opens; No Work on Columbus Day

North Washington Street Bridge Replacement with Temporary Bridge

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for October 6 – October 19.

Travel Impacts

Inbound: One of two lanes open with all turn movements available from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. on most weekdays and overnight from 9 p.m.–6 a.m. from Monday night, 10/7 through Friday morning, 10/10.

Outbound: One of two lanes open and all turn movements available from 7 a.m.–2 p.m. on some weekdays.

Columbus Day: No work or lane closures associated with this project will occur on Monday, October 14 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

Orange Line Service Changes: Beginning Fridays at 8:45 p.m., MBTA shuttles will replace Orange Line service between Sullivan Square and Haymarket for 6 weekends. Diversions will begin on the weekend of October 4th with bus shuttle service over the North Washington Street Bridge. For more information about the Orange Line Service Changes, please visit the MBTA website.

Paul Revere Park Playground Opening

Description: The Paul Revere Park Playground has been modernized and relocated nearby to a quieter section of the park further away from the roadway. The new playground will open to the public at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019 and includes new structures for 2-5 and 5-12 year olds, new fencing and landscaping, and new play surfaces.

Temporary Bridge Construction

Description: Construction of bridge spans and supports for the temporary pedestrian and vehicle bridge and utility bridge. Utility work includes running cables underground and installing conduits and gas and water pipes.

Work Hours: Daytime (6 a.m.–3 p.m.) on weekdays and overnight (9 p.m.–6 a.m.) from Monday night, 10/7 through Friday morning, 10/10.

Read more from MassDOT here and follow NorthEndWaterfront.com coverage of the bridge project by searching the tag N. Washington St. Bridge.

Contact NorthWashingtonStreet@dot.state.ma.us with any questions or concerns.