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Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020 Posted on Apr 22

Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020

The City of Somerville will close Medford Street in the vicinity of Gilman Square behind Somerville High School in order to further advance construction of the Somerville High School (SHS) Project. This closure will also benefit the construction efforts already underway for the MBTA’s Green   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020

Green Line Extension on Schedule: Washington Street Bridge Closure April 8 Posted on Mar 26

Green Line Extension on Schedule: Washington Street Bridge Closure April 8

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project continues on schedule. The next milestone will be the closure of the Washington Street Bridge (Underpass) in East Somerville on the night of Monday, April 8. A new bridge will be constructed through the fall 2020. The Broadway Bridge   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension on Schedule: Washington Street Bridge Closure April 8

Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened Posted on Feb 22

Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened

The MBTA has announced that the Green Line Extension (GLX) Project is on schedule with the next major project steps including the temporary closure of three bridges in Somerville in order to advance GLX construction, which includes infrastructure improvements as well as widening efforts to   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened

Somerville: Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled for January 30 Posted on Jan 10

Somerville: Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled for January 30

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project will host a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, January 30, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, East Somerville Community School Cafeteria, 50 Cross Street, Somerville GLX project officials will make information available regarding: The design status of 7 new GLX stations   …Continue Reading Somerville: Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled for January 30

Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities Posted on Dec 28

Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities

Green Line Extension employees are serving the local communities of Somerville, Cambridge and Medford through a new charitable service group, the GLX Community Connection Team. Employees from the GLX Program Management Team and GLX Constructors combined their efforts to support local community shelters. Employees in   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Employee Team Serves Local Communities

MBTA: Baker-Polito Administration, State and Transportation Officials Tour New Green Line Car Posted on Jul 19

MBTA: Baker-Polito Administration, State and Transportation Officials Tour New Green Line Car

Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez, and others attended a display and unveiling of the new Green Line car at the Riverside Maintenance Facility. The new cars will be put into passenger service   …Continue Reading MBTA: Baker-Polito Administration, State and Transportation Officials Tour New Green Line Car

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set Posted on Jul 11

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

The Green Line Extension Project team has scheduled a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, July 18, 6:30 to 8:00PM, Medford City Hall Council Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive, 2nd Floor, Medford The purpose of the meeting is to provide general updates on: Traffic detours   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for GLX Project Posted on Jun 25

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for GLX Project

Governor Charlie Baker, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and MBTA General Manager Luis Manuel Ramírez today joined federal, state, and local elected leaders as well as community partners to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Green Line   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for GLX Project

Federal Funds Issued for MBTA Green Line Extension Project Posted on Dec 21

Federal Funds Issued for MBTA Green Line Extension Project

The Federal Transit Administration today informed the MBTA Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Team that it has released the first $100 million installment of the total approved $1 billion in federal funding for the 4.7-mile light rail line from Cambridge to Medford, marking another milestone   …Continue Reading Federal Funds Issued for MBTA Green Line Extension Project

MBTA Control Board Approves Design-Build Contract for Green Line Extension Posted on Nov 20

MBTA Control Board Approves Design-Build Contract for Green Line Extension

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) today voted unanimously to award a contract to GLX Constructors for the design and construction for the Green Line Extension. The FMCB accepted staff’s recommendation for a total contract price of $1,082,118,600, which includes the proposal price,   …Continue Reading MBTA Control Board Approves Design-Build Contract for Green Line Extension