Post Content

BU Bridge, August 26, 2010 The rehabilitation of the BU Bridge connecting Boston and Cambridge shows visible progress during the summer of 2010. 

The $17.8 million project is funded by Governor Patrick's historic eight-year, $3 billion Accelerated Bridge Program.  Ongoing work in the past three months included the pouring of sidewalk and curbing and completion of concrete deck paving.  On the main span of the bridge within the steel arches the bridge deck and sidewalk were demolished and structural steel repairs begun.  The full bridge width also has been deleaded, cleaned and painted. 

Drainage work has begun with the installation of bridge deck scuppers, water quality structures, and drainage pipes on the Cambridge side of the bridge. 

The BU Bridge joins the Longfellow project  among several investments totaling more than $300 million in rebuilding the bridges along the Charles River Basin, also including the Craigie Drawbridge, and the Western Avenue, River Street, and Anderson Memorial Bridges.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Governor Baker Appoints Tim King to MassDOT Board of Directors posted on Sep 27

Governor Baker Appoints Tim King to MassDOT Board of Directors

Governor Charlie Baker today announced the appointment of Timothy King of Waltham to the MassDOT Board of Directors.  King currently serves as a Detective Sergeant for the Waltham Police Department and President of the Massachusetts Police Association. “Detective Sergeant Tim King has devoted much of his career to   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Appoints Tim King to MassDOT Board of Directors

MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards posted on Sep 27

MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards

MassDOT has announced the awarding of seven grants totaling more than $2.2 million as part of the 2016 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). IRAP is a competitive state-funded public/private partnership program that provides financial assistance to eligible applicants who are prepared to invest in industry-based   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Freight Rail Infrastructure Grant Awards

MassDOT, AAA Northeast Announce New RMV Service Location in Peabody posted on Sep 26

MassDOT, AAA Northeast Announce New RMV Service Location in Peabody

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), in partnership with AAA Northeast (AAA), announced today the most recent AAA service location to offer select RMV license and registration services to AAA members.  AAA members can now visit the North Shore Peabody office   …Continue Reading MassDOT, AAA Northeast Announce New RMV Service Location in Peabody