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

Project Manager: Zach Wassmouth

Public Meeting #1 (May 16, 2018)

  • Meeting Flyer
  • Meeting Presentation
  • Meeting Handout

Public Meeting #2 (August 23, 2018)

  • Meeting Flyer
  • Meeting Presentation
  • Preferred Option Handout
  • Design Element Boards

Public Meeting #3 (November 15, 2018)

  • Meeting Flyer
  • Meeting Presentation
  • Design Element Boards
  • Preferred Option Handout
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Salt Shed – District 9

Neighborhood: East Boston

Description: PWD Bridges and Buildings Division was tasked with designing a salt shed for the District 9 yard in East Boston to protect the salt pile from the elements. PWD constructed a 70’x75’ salt shed at District 9 yard located on East Eagle St.  The pre-engineered structure consisted of aluminum parts to prevent erosion and the structure was placed on top of a precast concrete blocks foundation.  The site work and foundation layout were performed by PWD Staff and the Structure was installed by Cora Electric.

Project Status: Completed

Project Cost: $400,000

Project Completion: August, 2012

Project Team:

  • Fouad Hamzeh, Proejct Manager, BPWD
  • FST, Design Consultant
  • Cora Electric, Contractor
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Millennium Park

Neighborhood: West Roxbury

Description: Phase I – Millennium Park -. The park is a former landfill that has been converted into 100 acres of trails, ball fields, and picnic areas. It consists of six miles of handicapped-accessible walking trails, playing fields, a canoe launch, and a nature trail.

Phase II – The City of Boston is reconstructing the existing natural turf athletic fields located behind the West Roxbury Education Complex, located at 1205 Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway, Boston, MA 02132.

As part of this reconstruction, the existing fields will be replaced with new artificial turf athletic fields consisting of one football field, one baseball field, one softball field, and one multi-use field. The project will also construct a new 6-lane paved running track with spectator stands, three tennis courts, two half-court basketball courts and provide the various associated field event appurtenances along with a new, energy-efficient lighting system. New handicap accessible pathways will be constructed to provide access to the various athletic field areas as well as to the adjacent Millennium Park and the school parking lot and access drive will also be reconstructed as part of the project.

Project Status: In construction

Estimated Project Cost: $14,354,000

Estimated Project Completion: Fall 2015

Project Team:

  • Para Jayasinghe, Project Manager, BPWD
  • CMD Smith, Design Consultant
  • WES Construction, Contractor
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