Post Content

Photo 4(5)MassDOT has scheduled two Public Information Meetings for the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project as follows:

Wednesday, January 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second Street, Cambridge

Thursday, January 21, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Shriners Hospitals for Children Auditorium, 51 Blossom Street, Boston

The purpose of the meetings is to provide an update on recent progress and discuss Stage 3 of construction, anticipated to begin on February 1. Stage 3 construction includes shifting inbound and outbound bike travel to the upstream side of the bridge. Inbound vehicles and pedestrians will continue to use the downstream side of the bridge.

Following the presentation, staff from MassDOT and the design/build contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV, will be available to answer questions. The same presentation will be delivered at each meeting, so participants may choose the most convenient date or location. The meeting locations are accessible to people with disabilities.

The rehabilitation project is addressing the bridge’s current structural deficiencies, upgrading its structural capacity, and bringing it up to modern code with improved multimodal access and bridge-to-city-street connections to meet accessibility guidelines. The repairs and modifications will be consistent with the historic character of the bridge and comply with environmental standards. The end result will be a signature bridge ready for many more years of service.

For more information about the project or to sign up to receive email advisories, please visit the project website.  For construction related questions or issues, contact the project hotline, 617-519-9892, or email address, longfellowbridge@state.ma.us. View the Longfellow Bridge Flickr album for construction progress photos.

Written By:

Tags: ,

Recent Posts

Baker-Polito Administration Infrastructure Award Boosts New Bedford Regional Airport posted on Sep 22

Baker-Polito Administration Infrastructure Award Boosts New Bedford Regional Airport

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) today announced an award of approximately $216,600 to New Bedford Regional Airport which will allow infrastructure improvements to be made so that the airport will be able to begin accommodating commercial flights. This award will be combined with   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Infrastructure Award Boosts New Bedford Regional Airport

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Upcoming Weekend Impacts posted on Sep 21

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Upcoming Weekend Impacts

MassDOT held a news conference today to underscore the traffic impacts of the Route 3 Bridge Replacement Project which will mean detours and lane reductions on Route 3 in Braintree this weekend, September 22-25 and during the weekend of October 13-16. For this $6.3 million project,   …Continue Reading Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Upcoming Weekend Impacts

Baker-Polito Administration Supports 49 Community Recreational Trail Projects posted on Sep 19

Baker-Polito Administration Supports 49 Community Recreational Trail Projects

Today, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito announced $1.8 million in 49 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants to community trail projects throughout the Commonwealth, which will construct over 10 miles of new trails and structures and will improve over 150 miles of existing recreational trails within the   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Supports 49 Community Recreational Trail Projects