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North Washington Street Bridge Project Approved

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors have approved a $177 million contract to replace the North Washington Street Bridge between the North End and Charlestown. Work-related activities including utility work are expected to begin this Spring and construction operations in the Fall. The bridge, including widened sidewalks, separated bike lanes, bus rapid Read More…

Transportation

North Washington Street Bridge Overnight Lane Closures

The Boston Transportation Department is advising drivers that lane reductions will be in effect on the North Washington Street Bridge from 7 PM, Wednesday, October 25, through 5 AM, Thursday, October 26, to allow for necessary bridge repairs. Inbound travel lanes will be closed to all traffic, and inbound and outbound traffic will both be maintained using Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Ward 3 Candidates Night, Charlestown Bridge Closure, North End Lights

Things to know for Wednesday Events for Wednesday, October 25: 3:00PM Italian Heritage Month Movie at West End Library “Marriage Italian Style”. Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with the West End Library’s October Italian Film Series every Wednesday at 151 Cambridge Street. Featured films include Big Deal on Madonna Street, Cinema Paradiso and Marriage Italian Style. 6:00PM Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: NEWRA, Charlestown Bridge Construction, Cooking Classes

Things to know for Thursday! Events for Thursday, September 14th: Author Talk: Richard Mancuso, The Good Don. Located at I AM Books, 189 North St, Boston, view the post. 3:45pm Tryouts for Children’s Choir at St. Stephen’s Church. Is your child a student in grades 3, 4 or 5 in any North End School?  We are entering our third year with Read More…

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Federal Funding Awarded for North Washington Bridge Replacement

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that it has received federal funding for the replacement of the North Washington Street Bridge, the bridge that carries traffic between Charlestown and the North End in Boston. The $50.5 million award will also fund replacing a bridge that carries Route 44 over Route 24 in Raynham. “These Read More…

Featured Transportation

Project Video: North Washington Street Bridge Reconstruction is Coming

At the June 2017 North End Waterfront Residents’ Association meeting, Nathaniel Curtis spoke about the upcoming North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project. The project, which could start construction later this year or in early 2018, is expected to last 4 years. As it stands, the current bridge is over a century old and will be replaced with Read More…

Transportation

North Washington Street Bridge Construction Targeted for Summer 2017 [Video]

The design to replace the North Washington Street Bridge is currently 75% complete as officials continue their community meetings to show the design plans.  A Public Information meeting was held at the Nazzaro Center on October 20, 2016, providing an in-depth discussion on the plan to replace the 1,100 foot section of the bridge. The goal of the project is to Read More…

Event Notices

Updated Design Meeting for N. Washington St. (Charlestown) Bridge Replacement Project on October 19th

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION – HIGHWAY DIVISION NOTICE OF A PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING PROJECT FILE NO. 604173 A Public Information meeting will be held by MassDOT to discuss the replacement of the North Washington Street Bridge over the inner harbor in the City of Boston, MA. WHERE:          Nazzaro Community Center                         Read More…