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South Street and Bussey Street Intersection Improvements

By Boston Public Works

On 02, Feb 2017 | In | By Boston Public Works

South Street and Bussey Street Intersection Improvements

Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain

Description: 

  • Formation of a “T” intersection
  • All way stop
  • Narrowed lanes at intersection approaches
  • Allow for future bicycle accommodations
  • Allow for future connectivity with Blackwell Path Extension and Arboretum Gateway Path

Project Status: In construction

Estimated Project Completion: 2018

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Long Island Bridge – Demolition

By Boston Public Works

On 24, Feb 2015 | In | By Boston Public Works

Long Island Bridge – Demolition

Neighborhood: Boston/Quincy

Description: The Long Island Bridge, which carried traffic from Moon Island to Long Island, has been closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic since October 8, 2014.  The Boston Public Works Department, with Walsh Construction as its contractor, has executed a contract to demolish the existing bridge.  The bridge is 16 spans and 3,450′ in length and also carried utilities to both Long Island and Spectacle Island.   The demolition contract will include taking down the bridge, as well as the relocation of utilities to the seabed.  The current timeline calls for the demolition of the bridge to be completed by April 30th, 2015, with the installation of utilities to be completed by June 15th.

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By Boston Public Works

On 19, Nov 2014 | In | By Boston Public Works

Quincy Street

Neighborhood: Dorchester

Description:  The Boston Public Works Department is reconstructing Quincy Street, from Blue Hill Ave to Columbia Road.  On the heels of the newly constructed developments, the Public Works Department, in collaboration with the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative, is looking to design a healthy, innovative, and thriving corridor that is representative of this community.

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By Boston Public Works

On 19, Nov 2014 | In | By Boston Public Works

North Square

Neighborhood: North End

Description: The Boston Public Works Department will be making site improvements to North Square. The Square is one of Boston’s oldest occupied neighborhoods and is a part of a vibrant community fabric in the North End. A popular tourist destination, North Square features the Paul Revere House and the Freedom Trail, with its 4 million annual visitors. The revitalization of North Square will be founded on the idea of developing an open space with multiple urban uses. The purpose of the project will be to improve the ability for people to enjoy the square. Read more…

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By Boston Public Works

On 16, Nov 2014 | In | By Boston Public Works

Connect Historic Boston

Neighborhood: Charlestown/Downtown/North End

Description: The City of Boston and the National Parks Service collaborated on a planning process to create a pedestrian and bicycle network to connect historic sites in downtown Boston. In 2013 the City was awarded a $15.5 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant, from the United States Department of Transportation, for the design and construction of Connect Historic Boston – Phase 1. Read more…