Category Archives: Press Releases

Construction Advisory: Overnight Closure of Land Blvd/Memorial Dr on April 21

Land Boulevard/Memorial Drive near Longfellow Bridge will be closed from 11pm on Thursday, April 21 to 5am on Friday, April 22 for construction related to the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation project. Signage will be in place to indicate approved detour routes, … Continue reading

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Longfellow Bridge Project Public Informational Meetings

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will hold a public informational meeting in Cambridge on Wednesday, January 20 to give an update on ongoing construction and to discuss Stage 3 of construction, which is scheduled to begin on February 1. … Continue reading

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MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversions and Longfellow Bridge Closures January 2016

The Longfellow Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic during each of the next four weekends, and Red Line service will be diverted to buses during the closures. The bridge will remain open for pedestrians. Please read the following press … Continue reading

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Traffic Advisory Reminder for Longfellow Bridge Rehab Project

Please see the following construction and traffic advisory from the Department of Transportation (MassDOT) – Tim. “The previously announced traffic shift on the Longfellow Bridge will now begin on Monday, November 9. MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli (WSC), will shift traffic on … Continue reading

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Traffic Advisory: Memorial Drive Restrictions this Weekend

Please see the following traffic advisory from the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) – Tim. DCR Traffic Advisory: DCR Restricting Traffic on Several Roadways to Accommodate the Head of the Charles Regatta WHAT: The Department of Conservation and Recreation … Continue reading

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Longfellow Bridge Closures from June 12 to June 26 for Downstream “Salt and Pepper” Towers Deck Demolition

From Friday, June 12 to Friday, June 26, MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will periodically close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic. Boston-bound vehicles will use the inbound detour via 3rd Street or Memorial Drive to Charles River Dam … Continue reading

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Green Line Extension Overnight Work Tonight At School St. Bridge in Somerville

The Green Line Extension Project (GLX) team wanted to inform you of overnight work scheduled to start tonight at midnight and last through 7AM Thursday morning (June 4).  The GLX contractor, White Skanska Kiewit (WSK), will be performing work at … Continue reading

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Construction Advisory: Medford St. Bridge Sidewalk & Street Closure

As part of the Green Line Extension (GLX) project, it will be necessary for the GLX contractor, White Skanska Kiewit, to close the eastbound travel/bike lane and west side sidewalk between School Street and Walnut Street to vehicular, bike, and … Continue reading

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Update on East Cambridge Snow Removal Plans

The following is a press release from the City of Cambridge Department of Public Works regarding the most recent snow removal efforts in East Cambridge. – Tim EAST CAMBRIDGE TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGES Begins Thursday, February 19 Dear East Cambridge Resident, … Continue reading

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Local Weekend Going-Out Guide for Cambridge and Somerville

The third installment of this blog’s Going-Out Guide features a third round of this year’s winter wonderland. The latest update from the National Weather Service is that Saturday into Saturday evening, low pressure out of the Great Lakes will sweep … Continue reading

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