The Broadway Streetscape Project: Over the past few years, the City of
UPDATE: The Broadway Streetscape Project will be put out to bid by the State in mid September. This timing should allow a contractor to be selected, hold pre-construction meetings, develop a schedule and start work in the spring or early summer of 2012.
The Green Line: The Green Line Extension project is an initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the
UPDATE: As of 8/1/11, the Green Line extension has been postponed for initial construction until 2018-2020, citing project complexity and financial challenges. Leading up to this setback, the first round of Station Design workshops with the MBTA and new consultant team were held in June, and a second round will begin in the Fall after reviewing participant recommendations. Additionally the Green Line Extension team will be holding design meetings on the Community Path and the Maintenance Facility soon.
The Inner Belt: Currently, the City of
UPDATE: There have been 2 meetings of the steering committee to date, including a June 25th “Walkshop,” which allowed committee participants and the public to review the area on foot to assess the attributes of the area.
UPDATE: Right now, there are two options being discussed including maintaining the underpass, and creating a surface option. The details of the surface option are given here: Sullivan Square Surface Option will the eliminate underpass, create gridded street network at surface to provide drivers with multiple options to move through area, build usable green space in center of circle and along edges, create safe pedestrian crossings in area including at JJ Ryan Jr. Playground, add multi-use path to Alford Street Bridge, provide 450 on-street parking spaces, create several new blocks that can be developed to capitalize on proximity to Sullivan Station, increasing job opportunities, housing, and tax revenues
There is currently a working group looking at: “Determining the Future of the Route 28 Corridor.” This is an initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). MassDOT has only recently taken ownership of the
- The elevated structures will need substantial repair in the near future, in addition to long-term maintenance
- Several significant planning efforts are underway for the areas adjacent to the
- Extension of the Green Line rapid transit system to
will significantly change the area Medford
- Moving forward, the
McGrath Highwaycorridor will continue to play a pivotal role in providing multi-modal access for the region and the immediately adjacent neighborhoods
UPDATE: MassDOT initiated the study in response to these issues. This effort offers MassDOT and the community the opportunity to consider the future use and potential de-elevation of the roadway within the City of
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