Washington St. Improvement Reply

Remilling and resurfacing of Washington Street from New Washington Street to the Boston city line, with improved sidewalks, signage, street markings, and lights.

Time Frame

  • 1-2 years

Status

  • Project estimated to take 8 months to finish.

Monitor

  • Integration with neighborhood, particularly Brickbottom.
  • Integration with Green Line Extension.

Risks

  • The street upgrades may clash with the nearby proposed Green Line Extension changes.

Mitigation

  • Attend meetings and check that Green Line Extension, particularly the Brickbottom stop, has been taken into account.

Background

  • Summary of 1/7/10 Meeting.
  • The area around I-93 and Route 28 comes under a confusion of city, state, and federal jurisdictions, making improvements difficult to organize.
  • This improvement is near the proposed Brickbottom stop on the Green Line Extension.

History

  • (1/7/10) Public hearing on improvements held.

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