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Ruggles StreetRuggles Street

By Boston Public Works

On 15, May 2018 | In | By Boston Public Works

Ruggles Street

Neighborhood: Roxbury

Description:  Streetscape improvements to the Ruggles Street corridor from Tremont Street to Washington Street. Enhancements will include accessible sidewalks, lighting upgrades, tree plantings, traffic calming, and bicycle accommodations.

Project Status: In Design

Estimated Project Start: 2020

Public Meeting: May 16, 2018

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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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Mattapan Square BeautificationMattapan Square Beautification

By Boston Public Works

On 29, Sep 2015 | In | By Boston Public Works

Mattapan Square Beautification

Neighborhood: Mattapan

Description: The Boston Public Works Department received state funding to beautify Mattapan Square.  Proposed work includes:

  • Adding landscaping planters to the median between River Street and Babson Street
  • Adding landscaping planters around the Rise/Gateway to Boston sculptures
  • Repairing the granite curbing around existing tree pits
  • Pedestrian ramp repairs

Project Status: Completed

Project Cost: $500,000 – Funding secured by Representative Daniel Cullinane, Representative Russell Holmes, and Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, with support from Councilor Timothy McCarthy.

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Central SquareCentral SquareCentral SquareCentral SquareCentral Square

By Boston Public Works

On 18, Jun 2015 | In | By Boston Public Works

Central Square

Neighborhood: East Boston

Description: Central Square is a neighborhood Main Streets district in the heart of the East Boston community. Laid out in the days of horse and carriage, the square includes vast expanses of pavement and an oval park in the center that is difficult to access. The redesigned square will reclaim much of the pavement for pedestrian use by narrowing the streets, expanding the park, and widening the sidewalks to create spaces for outdoor seating, cafes, and greenscape elements. Read more…

Commonwealth Avenue Phase 3 and 4Commonwealth Avenue Phase 3 and 4Commonwealth Avenue Phase 3 and 4Commonwealth Avenue Phase 3 and 4Commonwealth Avenue Phase 3 and 4

By Boston Public Works

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

Commonwealth Avenue Phase 3 and 4

Neighborhood: Allston/Brighton

Description: The Boston Public Works Department is redesigning Commonwealth Avenue between Brighton Avenue (Packard’s Corner) and Warren/Kelton Streets.  With its solid apartment blocks, unique carriage roads, landscaped median, and MBTA transit reservation, this segment of Comm. Ave. is both a multi-modal transportation corridor and home for thousands of people.     Read more…

Quincy StreetQuincy StreetQuincy Street

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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North SquareNorth SquareNorth SquareNorth Square

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…

Connect Historic BostonConnect Historic BostonConnect Historic BostonConnect Historic BostonConnect Historic BostonConnect Historic Boston

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…

Summer and Congress StreetsSummer and Congress StreetsSummer and Congress StreetsSummer and Congress StreetsSummer and Congress Streets

By Boston Public Works

On 15, Oct 2014 | In | By Boston Public Works

Summer and Congress Streets

Neighborhood: Downtown/South Boston

Description: Summer and Congress Streets connect downtown Boston to the South Boston Waterfront and the Convention Center. The corridors are critical to regional and international tourism as they link South Station and the Greenway to maritime facilities and cultural landmarks such as the Institute for Contemporary Art and the Boston Children’s Museum. The project will improve safety by slowing vehicular speeds, improved crossings, new street lights and signal equipment. Read more…