Transportation

Design Video: A Closer Look at the Proposed N. Washington Street / Charlestown Bridge

http://youtu.be/AVGEcMT1_Zo Following up on the posted renderings of the proposed North Washington Street Bridge, architect Miguel Rosales (Rosales + Partners) has shared this design video showing animated views of the bridge from every angle. Boston Public Works is leading the $100 million, 4-year reconstruction project expected to commence in 2016. Known in the North End and Downtown Read More…

Transportation

Design Renderings for New North Washington Street “Charlestown” Bridge

Boston Public Works has released image renderings for the long awaited reconstruction of the North Washington Street Bridge, also known as the Charlestown Bridge. The design takes strong cues from the neighboring Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge. The bridge connects the North End and downtown Boston to Charlestown, creating an important connection for commuters. In addition, it forms Read More…

Transportation

City Announces Selection of Rutherford Avenue Surface Option Design

After an extended and contentious debate in Charlestown, the City has selected the Surface Option for the Sullivan Square and Rutherford redesign project. For Charlestown residents, the Surface Option is more pedestrian friendly, increases greenspace and access to the Charles River while the City gains significant development opportunities. The Surface Option redesign could increase traffic Read More…

Transportation

North End and Downtown Impact from Proposed Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue Project

The proposed Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue redesign project has caused quite a stir in Charlestown, but it is also starting to attract attention for its potential traffic impacts from downtown Boston, including the North End. One option under consideration, known as the “surface option,” will fill in the highway-like underpasses through Sullivan Square and Read More…