A Public Information Meeting for the proposed Anderson Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation Project has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 6:30 PM, in the Auditorium of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., School, 100 Putnam Avenue, Cambridge.
The purpose of this meeting is to present the Anderson Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation project, alternatives being evaluated as part of the design process and the Environmental Notification Form. Interested parties are encouraged to submit comments about the Environmental Notification Form and the project in writing by March 4, 2011. More information and copies of the Form are available on the project website at http://www.massdot.state.ma.us/charlesriverbridges/AndersonMemorialBridgeDocument.html or by contacting Michael Trepanier at Michael.Trepanier@state.ma.us. Please send copies of comments to MassDOT.
The Anderson Memorial Bridge, popularly known as the “Larz Anderson Bridge,” is a vital transportation link connecting the cities of Cambridge and Boston and the primary connection between two Harvard University campuses. The bridge is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places as an integral and contributing component of the Charles River Basin Historic District.
MassDOT is carrying out the rehabilitation project as part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's eight-year, $3 billion Accelerated Bridge Program, which is repairing or replacing structurally-deficient bridges across the Commonwealth.