Tag Archives: Boston

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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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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TRAFFIC ADVISORY: MBTA Red Line weekend diversion – October 11

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will close the Longfellow Bridge this Saturday (October 11) to all motor vehicle travel, except MBTA buses as part of the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. The closure is necessary to implement an MBTA Red … Continue reading

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Play It Again, Sam: Street Pianos Around for One More Week

In 2008, British artist Luke Jerram installed “Play Me, I’m Yours” for the first time in Birmingham, England. Five years, 37 cities, and 1,000 pianos later, the citywide interactive art project has made its mark on Boston and Cambridge. On … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Against the Flu

The word “epidemic” sounds so dire, but the numbers don’t lie: we’re in the middle of a bad, bad flu season. Last year, Boston reported 70 cases of the flu. This year? 700. And it’s only January. It’s the worst … Continue reading

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