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March 14 meeting to introduce Green Line construction team

28 February, 2013 (20:42) | Community Event, News | By: Editor

On Thursday, March 14, 2013, the Green Line Extension (GLX) Project will hold a Public Meeting to introduce Barletta Heavy Division, Inc. to the community as it begins Phase 1 construction.

The meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel Somerville, 30 Washington Street, Somerville, MA from 6 to 8 p.m. If you need access or language accommodations to fully participate in this public meeting, please contact Karen Arpino-Shafer at 617-426-9570 or at least one week before the event.

Barletta Heavy Division, Inc. is set to begin construction for Phase 1 of the GLX Project in March. This meeting will be an opportunity to meet the team and discuss the extent and schedule of Phase 1 construction in Cambridge, Somerville and Medford.

The project team will also discuss the resources available to the public to follow the progress of the project, and answer any questions or concerns about Phase 1 construction.

Phase 1 of the GLX Project includes the rehabilitation of the Medford Street Railroad Bridge in Somerville, the Harvard Street Railroad Bridge in Medford, and the demolition of an MBTA facility at 21 Water Street in Cambridge.

More information about the project is available on the Green Line Extension website.

If you have any questions on the Green Line Extension Project, you can email the project team at info[AT]

Note: This meeting is in addition to the Phase 1 Green Line Extension construction Abutters Meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at the St. Clement School cafeteria, 579 Boston Ave. That meeting is being held for the benefit of those directly affected by Phase 1 construction and any concerned citizens interested in the construction relating to the Harvard Street Railroad Bridge in Medford and the surrounding drainage reconstruction.

The Phase 1 work includes widening and slightly raising the railroad bridge over Harvard Street, shifting the commuter rail tracks east, replacing a 19th century water pipe with a larger, modern pipe to help alleviate flooding, and installing sound barriers where required.

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