The Boston Water and Sewer Commission will be working along Brookline Avenue between September 2017 and November 2018 to upgrade the water, sewer and drainage systems that serve the Longwood Area. The work will require the temporary closure of sections of the street, impacting all modes of travel along Brookline Ave. All work will be conducted outside of the peak morning and afternoon travel times to reduce the impact on travel in the area.
Work between the Riverway and Longwood Ave. will be scheduled for nights between 7:00PM and 5:00AM. Overnight disruptions will directly impact travel to the following institutions and buildings:
Work between Longwood Ave and the Fenway is scheduled to take place days from 9:30AM to 3:30PM. Midday disruptions will directly impact travel to the following institutions and buildings:
Disruptions in travel are expected along Brookline Avenue throughout the 13-month project duration. The lane closures on Brookline Avenue will impact traffic congestion, transit service, bicycle travel and pedestrian access. This page provides updates on the construction project and information on current and upcoming travel disruptions.
Latest Project Updates
Starting Monday, October 9, 2017, BWSC’s contractor will be working overnight in the northbound travel lane near Longwood Avenue between 7:00 pm and 5:00 am.
Two way traffic will be maintained at all times. No other major traffic or travel disruptions are expected.
For more information, please see the BWSC Project Website
In an emergency, contact BWSC's 24-hour, 7-day a week number at 617-989-7000.
For further information on the project, please contact:
Paul Nelson, Senior Transportation Planner – (617) 632-2778; firstname.lastname@example.org
Del Mandawe, Access and Construction Coordinator – (617) 632-2771; email@example.com
Boston Water and Sewer Commission - 617-989-7000
Irene McSweeney, Director of Construction - 617-989-7447
Peter Salvatore - Project Engineer - 617-989-7363
Robert Norton - BWSC On-Site Inspector 617-438-3904
Dolores Randolph - Deputy Director of Communications, 617-989-7360
If you have questions or concerns about construction, please contact:
Project Field Office:
RJV Construction Corp.