A Public Information Meeting for the River Street & Western Avenue Bridges rehabilitation project is scheduled for:
Tuesday, March 9, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Morse Elementary School Cafeteria
40 Granite Street, Cambridge, MA
The purpose of this meeting is to provide an overview of the proposed rehabilitation of the historic River Street and Western Avenue Bridges between Cambridge and Boston, introduce MassDOT’s design team, answer questions and gather comments.
The River Street Bridge/Western Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project is part of MassDOT's Accelerated Bridge Program. The project will repair the bridges, enhance accessibility, and preserve as many of the original elements of these historic structures as possible. The River Street Bridge constructed in 1926 and the Western Avenue Bridge constructed in 1924 are listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
If you have questions or would like more information about the project, please contact Robert Antico, MassDOT Project Manager, Robert.Antico@state.ma.us.
Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase posted on Aug 20
Governor Deval Patrick today announced an agreement in principle allowing the Commonwealth to purchase the Knowledge Corridor rail line between East Northfield and Springfield from Pan Am Southern, a joint venture of Pan Am and Norfolk Southern. The 49-mile segment of rail is currently undergoing …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase
Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule posted on Aug 19
MassDOT announced the successful opening of the new Morton Street Bridge in Mattapan more than a full day ahead of the already accelerated schedule. The original structurally deficient bridge carrying Morton Street over the MBTA commuter rail tracks closed on Friday, August 8 for final …Continue Reading Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule
Berkley: Padelford Street Bridge Opens posted on Aug 18
MassDOT’s Highway Division Administrator Frank DePaola today joined state and local officials in celebrating the opening of the new Padelford Street Bridge in Berkley. The $5.65 million project used fast track “Design Build” rapid construction techniques to replace the bridge structure. The result: a limited …Continue Reading Berkley: Padelford Street Bridge Opens