Mayor Wu declared a heat emergency in Boston beginning Saturday through Sunday. Cooling centers will be open at 15 BCYF community centers on Saturday and Sunday, and splash pads will be open at parks and playgrounds throughout the City.
The project involves upgrading our water and sewer systems and installing new storm drains to separate the stormwater flow from the existing combined sewers.
Eutaw Street – Border Street to #61 Eutaw Street (beyond Marion Street)
August to September 2019
Installation of 730’ of new PVC storm drain pipe
Rehabilitation of 375’ of brick combined sewer pipe with 24” x 27” structural liner
Meridian Street - Trenton Street to Monmouth Street
September to October 2019
Installation of 625’ of new RCP storm drain pipe
Rehabilitation of 770’ of brick combined sewer pipe with 24” x 27” structural liner
White Street – Border Street to Brooks Street
Installation of 665’ of new PVC storm drain pipe - COMPLETE
Replacement of 785’ of 1955 8” cast iron water pipe with 8” ductile iron zinc coated pipe - COMPLETE
Rehabilitation of 230’ of brick combined sewer pipe with 16” x 24” structural liner - June 2019
Brooks Street – White Street to Condor Street
June to August 2019
Installation of 420’ of new PVC storm drain pipe including 2 new drywells
Replacement of 900’ of 1888 12” cast iron water pipe with 12” ductile iron zinc coated pipe
Replacement of 200’ of 12” vitrified clay combined sewer pipe with 12” PVC - COMPLETE
Meridian Street – Falcon Street to Condor Street
Installation of 200’ of new RCP storm drain pipe - COMPLETE
Replacement of 210' of 1947 12" cast iron water pipe with 12" ductile iron zinc coated pipe
November to December 2019
Installation of 1 new combined sewer overflow flap valve
Trenton Street – Meridian Street to Marion Street
October to December 2019
Installation of 500’ of new PVC storm drain pipe
Rehabilitation of 485’ of brick combined sewer pipe with 24” x 27” structural liner
Monmouth Street – Meridian Street to Marion Street
Installation of 265’ of new PVC storm drain pipe
Rehabilitation of 265’ of brick combined sewer pipe with 24” x 27” structural liner
The anticipated impacts include water service interruptions, noise, traffic and parking modifications, rodent activity, dust and general construction impacts. The contractor will be required to minimize impacts to the extent feasible.
Temporary restoration of roadways, sidewalks and other areas disturbed by construction will be completed under this contract. Concrete or brick sidewalks will be restored within six weeks, weather dependent. Permanent restoration will occur under a separate paving contract.