Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Update: Demolition of Pier and Center Substructure Continues

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the week of October 18 – October 31, 2020. Description of Scheduled Work Demolition of pier and center substructure, cleaning of demolition site, installation of silt curtain, phase 2 fender system, tide gate, water Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Work on Cross St. Between Fulton St. & North St.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting overnight work to trench across the I-93 northbound off-ramp at exit 23 and across Cross St. between Fulton St. and North St. in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place from Monday, October 5, through Thursday, October 8, during the overnight hours of 9:00 p.m. to Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Pavement Marking Operations on Atlantic Ave. & Surface Rd.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting overnight pavement marking operations at various intersections along Atlantic Ave. from High St. to Fulton St. and on Surface Rd. from Clinton St. to Oliver St. The work is scheduled to take place from Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2, during the overnight hours of Read More…

Community Transportation

Reader Poll: How is the N. Washington St. Bridge Project Going?

It’s been nearly two months since the traffic shift to the temporary N. Washington St. bridge as work continues to replace this main connection between the North End and Charlestown. The temporary bridge, which is expected to be in use until November 2021, has two inbound lanes, one outbound lane, and an 8-foot-wide sidewalk on Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Milling & Paving on Surface Road Starting Sept. 22

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting milling and paving operations at various intersections from North Street to Salem Street including Blackstone Street on Surface Road.  The work will occur nightly between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. from Tuesday, September 22, through Thursday, October 1, excluding Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26. Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Pedestrian Walkway Over Locks Closed & Vessel Traffic Limited Sept. 21–27

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). DCR Recreational Advisory: New Charles River Dam Pedestrian Walkway  Starting Monday, 9/21 at 6:00 a.m. and ending on Sunday, 9/27 at 6:00 p.m., the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will implement a closure Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Healthy Streets Phase Two: Bus Priority Corridors; Permanent Bike Lanes

The second phase of the Healthy Streets Program, an initiative to support a safe reopening and equitable recovery from COVID-19, includes new, permanent bus priority lanes and connected bike lanes to provide safe access to jobs and open spaces. Bike Routes In late July, the City created “pop-up” bike lanes on many streets in the Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Residents’ Association Hears Updates on N. Washington St. Bus Lane Proposal

Boston Transportation Department (BTD) Transit Team Director Matt Moran and Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) Transportation Planner Jack Halverson joined the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) during their monthly meeting to provide updates on the proposed N. Washington Street bus lane. See the full video at the bottom of this page or find Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

Reader Poll: As the Pandemic Continues, Would You Ride the MBTA?

In mid-March, when the COVID-19 pandemic started causing major shutdowns, many individuals moved away from taking public transportation when possible with concerns over crowded spaces and shared touch points. However, a recent Boston Globe article explains the T may not be as risky of a place as people think. With many individuals still working remotely, Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Work on Atlantic Ave. & Surface Rd. Sept. 1 – 3

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced it will be conducting overnight work to install wire loop detectors in the pavement at various intersections along Atlantic Ave. from East India Row to State St., and on Surface Rd. from State St. to Oliver St. in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place from Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Demolition of Old Sidewalk & Pier Substructure Continues

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the weeks of August 23 – September 5, 2020. Description of Scheduled Work: Demolition of east sidewalk and pier substructure, installation of silt curtain, warehouse columns pier repairs, and removal of deck span and asbestos duct bank by steel barge crane.   Read More…