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Upcoming Work

3-Week Look-Ahead: November 20th to December 8th

Since the look ahead covering the period of October 30th to November 17th, the project has:

  • Completed the intersection of Orchardhill Road and Frontage Road including the introduction of a short stretch of two-way Frontage Road to allow a legal left turn into Orchardhill Road off Frontage Road when coming from Morton Street behind Arborway Gardens;
  • Completed installation of trees and hydroseeding for grass east (towards Shea Square) of the eastern median U-turn;
  • Continued finalization of the project east of the eastern median U-turn installation of permanent sidewalks and bicycle paths;
  • Begun paving the permanent alignment of the Arborway south (towards Roslindale) of New Washington Street between Washington Street and South Street; and,
  • Paved the permanent alignment of the Arborway Carriage Road between Hampstead Road and South Street.

Work will not take place on Thursday, November 23rd in recognition of Thanksgiving.

During the week of November 20th, operations will concentrate on the following:

  • Between Cemetery Road and Washington Street:
    • Installation of sidewalks.
  • In and around Forest Hills Station:
    • In the space previously occupied by the Route 39 bus, installation of:
      • Utilities, traffic signal foundations and conduit
      • Installation of sidewalks and temporary pavement markings
      • Installation of sidewalk and curbing in the upper busway.
      • Ongoing work to reconstruct the intersection of Washington Street/New Washington Street onto its permanent alignment.
  • For the Arborway west (towards the Arboretum) of South Street:
    • Reconstruction of sidewalks and installation of curbing
    • Installation of permanent signage.
    • Installation of stone wall veneer
  • On Washington Street west (towards the Arboretum) of Forest Hills Station:
    • Installation of new traffic lighting.
    • Installation of new street lighting.

During the week of November 27th, operations will concentrate on the following:

  • In and around Forest Hills Station:
    • In the space previously occupied by the Route 39 bus, installation of:
      • Utilities, traffic signal foundations and conduit
      • Installation of sidewalks and temporary pavement markings
      • Ongoing work to reconstruct the intersection of Washington Street/New Washington Street onto its permanent alignment.
    • Over the weekend of December 1st-4th, the intersection of South Street/New Washington Street will be reconstructed onto its permanent alignment. This operation will include night work and detours for vehicular traffic. More information about this operation will be issued in an independent release.
  • For the Arborway west (towards the Arboretum) of South Street:
    • Reconstruction of sidewalks and installation of curbing
    • Installation of permanent signage.
    • Installation of stone wall veneer

During the week of December 4th, operations will concentrate on the following:

  • In and around Forest Hills Station:
    • In the space previously occupied by the Route 39 bus, installation of:
      • Utilities, traffic signal foundations and conduit
      • Installation of sidewalks and temporary pavement markings
      • Ongoing work to reconstruct the intersection of Washington Street/New Washington Street onto its permanent alignment.
  • For the Arborway west (towards the Arboretum) of South Street:
    • Reconstruction of sidewalks and installation of curbing
    • Installation of stone wall veneer
  • On Washington Street west (towards the Arboretum) of Forest Hills Station:
    • Opening Washington Street to its full four lane cross section.

All work is subject to weather conditions.  Severe weather conditions may impact the dates provided in this document.

About This Project

View information detailing this project on our About the Project page.

Year-End Review: Looking Back at 2016, Looking Ahead to 2017

Project Schedule


Original Dates:

  • October 2016 - Full Beneficial Use
  • November 2016 - Completion Date

Revised Contract Dates: Due to the historic winter of 2015

  • December 2016 - Full Beneficial Use
  • February 2017 - Completion Date

Forecast Dates:

  • Fall 2017 - Full Beneficial Use
  • Spring 2018 - Completion Date

Upcoming Meetings

Office Hours
Thursday, November 28, 2017
5:30PM to 7:30PM
Curtis Hall Community Center
20 South Street, Jamaica Plain

Public Information Meeting
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6:30-8:30 PM
English High School Auditorium
144 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain

To request additional information about this commitment, or to file a complaint under Title VI or a related nondiscrimination provision, please contact MassDOT's Title VI Specialist by phone at (857) 368-8580, TTY at (857) 368-8580, fax (857) 368-0602 or by e-mail at MASSDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us

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Jim Kersten

CaseyArborway.Construction
@dot.state.ma.us

Project Hotline: 617-571-7878

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