Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update July 14 – July 27

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Travel Impacts Inbound: one lane available on weekdays off-peak, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Keany Sq. inbound: two lanes and all turn movements available overnight, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. Keany Sq. outbound: one Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update June 30 – July 13

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). No Work on July 4 No work will take place on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Additionally, no lane closures will take place from Wednesday, July 3 – Friday, July 5 Read More…

Transportation

North Washington Street Bridge (Charlestown Bridge) Construction Look-Ahead June 2, 2019 – June 15, 2019

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). TEMPORARY BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION DESCRIPTION: Continued demolition of the western (Charles River side) sidewalk on the bridge and construction of the temporary bridge bents and abutments. Work on the temporary bridge above the Tudor Wharf walkway Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update: May 26, 2019 – June 8, 2019

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). NO WORK ON MAY 27 No daytime work or lane closures will take place on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Typical work hours and conditions will continue Tuesday, Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update May 12 – May 25

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Temporary Bridge Construction:Driving of bent supports for the temporary roadway bridge continues along with demolition of the western (Charles River side) sidewalk on the bridge near City Square, construction of supports for the temporary Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update April 28 – May 11

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Temporary Bridge Construction:Driving of bent supports for the temporary roadway bridge continues along with demolition of the western (Charles River side) sidewalk on the bridge near City Square and construction of supports for the Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update March 31 – April 13

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Temporary Bridge Construction:Driving of bent supports for the temporary roadway bridge continues along with construction of supports to carry utilities over a temporary utility bridge. One of the bridge bent supports is being installed Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update Beginning March 14

Below is the construction update for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). To help construct the temporary bridge, the Paul Revere Park Playground and Tudor Wharf Walkway will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for about two weeks. Beginning Thursday March 14, MassDOT’s contractor for Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update February 17 – March 2

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Note: No daytime work will be done on February 18, 2019 in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. Demolition and Site Preparation:Continued protection of electrical lines and utilities as well as demolition of the western sidewalk (Charles Read More…

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North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update February 3 – 16

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Demolition and Site Preparation:Continued removal of the center lane median, protection of electrical lines and utilities, and demolition of the western sidewalk (Charles River side) and adjacent Harborwalk underpass using barge-mounted cranes and other equipment Read More…

Community Transportation

Reader Poll: How is the North Washington Street Bridge Project Progressing?

The North Washington Street Bridge replacement project is now underway. Preparation work and relocating of utilities is being done at Keany Square, and the western sidewalk over the bridge has been closed. The Lovejoy Wharf stairs near the Converse building as well as the HarborWalk underpass are also closed to pedestrians and cyclists. Most recently, Read More…

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Video: Traffic Flow Changes for Temporary North Washington Street Bridge

Two months into the construction for the replacement of the North Washington Street Bridge (i.e., the Charlestown Bridge), the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) held a community meeting on Tuesday night in the North End to highlight recent project changes. Most notably, the decision to build a temporary bridge will allow three lanes of traffic Read More…