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Reader Poll: What Do You Think of the Northern Avenue Bridge Design?

City officials recently presented design plans for the Northern Avenue Bridge project, tentatively set to begin in 2021. The design takes a “people-first” approach, with a center promenade and two “ribbons.” The side facing the Harbor and Rowes Wharf will be exclusively for pedestrians, and the side facing the Moakley Bridge will be for emergency Read More…

Featured Transportation

Debut of Northern Avenue Bridge Design Creates Debate Over Costs, Vision Zero Goals

City officials and project leaders recently presented their latest plans for the Northern Avenue Bridge Project with a design that takes a “people-first approach.” Comprised of two spans referred to as ribbons flanking a decorative truss, one span is exclusively reserved for pedestrians (facing the Harbor/Rowes Wharf) while the other consolidates a single lane designated Read More…

Featured Meetings Transportation

Northern Avenue Bridge: “People First” Design Presented to Wharf Council

City officials gave a design preview of the new Northern Avenue bridge to the Wharf District Council this week in a presentation entitled “Boston Bold: A People First Experience.” The old Northern Ave. bridge was deemed a navigation hazard by the USCG (United States Coast Guard) and closed in 2014. After preliminary meetings, officials said Read More…

Featured Transportation

Reader Poll: What Do You Think of the Northern Ave. Bridge Design Plans?

New design concepts for the Northern Avenue Bridge project featuring a “people first” plan were released on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The design features two spans crossing the channel – one that would be for buses, shuttles, and emergency vehicles, and the other for pedestrians and cyclists. There would also be a public space underneath Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Northern Ave Bridge Meeting, Book Club Discussion, Rainy Morning Strolls

Things to know for Wednesday Today is Wednesday, November 28 and here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:00PM Northern Ave Bridge Meeting at District Hall in the Seaport. The City has convened a Mayoral Advisory Task Force to assist in designing and programming the new bridge. The City invites you to lend your Read More…

Event Notices

Community Meeting on the Northern Ave Bridge — Wednesday, November 28th

*Sponsored Post* Community Meeting on the Northern Ave Bridge Wednesday, November 28, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 6:00 PM Open House & 6:30 PM Presentation District Hall, Assembly Room 75 Northern Ave, Boston, MA To learn more about the Northern Avenue Bridge project, you can visit the project website: www.boston.gov/northern-ave. Questions or comments? Email Read More…