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.

Project Status: Demolition

Estimated Project Cost: $23,000,000

Estimated Project Completion: July, 2015

Project Team:

  • Para Jayasinghe, Project Manager, BPWD
  • STV, Engineering Consultant
  • TRC, Environmental Consultant
  • Walsh Construction, Contractor