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…

Announcements Transportation

Paving on Atlantic Ave. Aug. 23–Sept. 3

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that it will be conducting overnight paving operations at various intersections along Atlantic Avenue from High Street to Commercial Street and on Surface Road from Clinton Street to Oliver Street in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place from Sunday, August 23, through Thursday, September 3, Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council Aug. Reports: Milling & Paving, Harbor Garage Project, Emergency Preparedness, Voting

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its August meeting on Tuesday, August 18th via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Construction Work Along Surface Rd. and Atlantic Ave. Crosswalks John Romano Sr, Municipal Affairs Liaison for Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) reported regarding ongoing Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Milling & Paving on Atlantic Ave. & Surface Rd.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting milling and paving at various intersections along Atlantic Avenue from High Street to Mercantile Street and on Surface Road from Clinton Street to Oliver Street in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place this week in overnight hours only through August 28, excluding Saturdays, between Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Locks & Channel to Reopen August 11; Demolition of Pier Sub-Structure Begins

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 August 9 – August 22, 2020. Marine Impacts The temporary safety zone on the Charles River prohibiting transit through all spans of the North Washington Street Bridge will stay in place until 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 8/11. Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Lovejoy Wharf Stairs Reopened, Temporary Charles River Safety Zone

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for July 26 – August 8, 2020. Marine Impacts From 7/20 – 8/11, a temporary Safety Zone on the Charles River will prohibit transit through all spans of the North Washington Street Bridge to allow Read More…

Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Temporary Bridge Activated, Marine Navigational Channel Closed 7/20 – 8/11

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for activation of the temporary bridge. Temporary Bridge Activation Begins 7/17 Vehicle and foot traffic will be moved off the existing North Washington Street Bridge and onto the temporary bridge beginning on the evening Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Traffic Shift Starts July 17, Demolition of Bridge to Follow

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 July 12 – July 25, 2020. Traffic Shifting onto Temporary Bridge (7/17 – 7/19) Starting July 17, traffic will be shifted onto the new temporary North Washington Street Bridge. We Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Traffic Pattern Changes as Shift to N. Washington St. Temporary Bridge Begins

The North Washington Street Bridge will be entering a new stage where traffic will be shifting onto the temporary bridge during the weekend of July 17–19. The replacement project for the North Washington Street Bridge (also known as the Charlestown Bridge) was approved back in March 2018 and is estimated to be completed in 2023 Read More…

Event Notices Transportation

Public Meetings Regarding Shift to Temporary N. Washington St. Bridge

The North Washington Street Bridge will be entering a new stage where traffic will be shifting onto the temporary bridge. The traffic shift is currently slated to occur during the weekend of July 17–18, with all traffic shifted to the temporary bridge by July 19th. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the City of Boston will Read More…

Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Temporary Bridge Fender System Work 6AM – 1AM; Lane Reductions Continue

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 May 31 – June 13, 2020. Travel Impacts N. Washington St. Inbound: Off-peak daytime lane reductions across the bridge and additional lane reductions at Keany Square will continue. One lane across Read More…