Community Health & Environment

North End Water & Sewer Project Update – June 2015

Boston Water & Sewer Commission (BWSC) continues with its major sewer and water main reconstruction project impacting nearly every street in the North End / Waterfront neighborhood. The following posters from contractor D’Allessandro contain the latest information on upcoming work for June 2015 which will focus on Hanover and N. Bennet Streets. The BWSC North Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Sewer Work Continues in the North End

Many have noticed widespread road closings and sidewalks being shut down in certain North End / Waterfront areas where extensive sewer work is being done.  This initiative  is expected to continue until November 2015 and almost every street in the North End will be impacted.  The system rehabilitation work began in November 2014 and is being done by Boston Water Read More…

Real Estate

Construction Underway for New Building on Salem Street

Construction at 124-126 Salem Street is well underway as shown in these images shared by Adam Castiglioni. The project is expected to include 2,000 square feet of 1st floor commercial space and 9 residential units above. Also see Neighborhood Groups Vote to Support 124-126 Salem Street Building Development, Sans Parking  

Health & Environment Transportation

Neighborhood Photo: Digging Up Salem Street’s New Pavement

Well, that didn’t last long! After recently repaving Salem Street into a smooth road without lots of patches, crews have started digging up certain pieces for under roadway work, apparently related to NStar power issues. Steve Ayres captures the scene this week in front of the Old North Church. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature Read More…

Photos & Videos Transportation

Going Underground in the Callahan Tunnel [Video/Photos]

With the Callahan Tunnel Rehabilitation Project running a bit ahead of schedule, media were given the opportunity to walk the tunnel on Wednesday as construction work took place. The scheduled re-opening date remains March 12th, but MassDOT executives appeared optimistic that incentives for contractor McCourt could mean an earlier opening to traffic. Work started at Read More…

Health & Environment

NSTAR Electrical and Excavation Work on Hanover Street Starting October 28th to Last 11 Weeks

The attached flyer was distributed on Hanover Street by NSTAR’s conduit division. Said work area will be in manhole located in gutter in front of Restaurant Fiore and across the other side of Hanover St, close to new Modern Pastry location. Please contact if you have any questions or concerns.


Roadwork Postponed for Haymarket I-93N and Sumner Tunnel OnRamps

POSTPONED: Closure of Haymarket onramp to I-93 North and Sumner Tunnel onramp to I-93 North scheduled for tonight and tomorrow night is POSTPONED   The closures scheduled for Friday, June 28, at 8 p.m. until Saturday, June 29, at 9 a.m. and Saturday, June 29, from 10 p.m. to Sunday, June 30, 10 a.m. have Read More…


POSTPONED: Overnight Weekend Closures and Paving on I-93N and Sumner Tunnel Ramps in North End Expected to be Noisy

6/28/13 UPDATE: Due to the rain forecast, this work has been postponed. New dates will be distributed when available. The following flyer is being distributed by MassDOT in the area of Endicott, Stillman, Cooper, N. Margin and Cross Streets in the North End. In addition to the ramps being closed overnight, MassDOT is preparing residents Read More…


Haymarket and Sumner Tunnel Onramps to I-93 North Closed Overnight on Friday and Saturday, June 28 & 29, 2013

Boston: Haymarket onramp to I-93 North and Sumner Tunnel onramp to I-93 North to close over night on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29   Friday, June 28, at 8 p.m. until Saturday, June 29, at 9 a.m. and Saturday, June 29, from 10 p.m. to Sunday, June 30, 10 a.m.   The Haymarket Read More…

Health & Environment

NEW Health Prepares to Install New Elevator

North End Waterfront Health is preparing to install a new elevator next week in an effort to provide patients with quicker, smoother transportation between floors. The interior of the elevator cab will also be revamped, creating a sleek new look. Construction is expected to last four weeks due to the specialized work required. NEW Health’s Read More…

Community Health & Environment Police & Fire

NStar Chooses Worst Week of the Year to Block off Salem Street by Old North Church

Folks around Salem and Hull Streets have been putting up with a lot of noise, dust and inconvenience as the NStar construction project continues in the area. Despite repeated warnings to avoid work during the summer and fall tourist seasons along the Freedom Trail, that is exactly what has happened. At the focal point is Read More…


MassDOT Traffic Advisory For October 5-6 Weekend Work on I-93N Tunnel Exit to Zakim Bridge

MASSDOT TRAFFIC ADVISORY: WEEKEND WORK TO RESTRICT LANES ON I-93 NORTHBOUND Crews to Replace Concrete Pavement with Hot Mix Asphalt from Tunnel Exit to Zakim BOSTON — This weekend, MassDOT will address a 600 foot section of deteriorating concrete pavement from the I-93 Northbound exit of the O’Neill Tunnel to the southern joint of the Read More…