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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Weekend Demolition of Abutment at Broadway Bridge in Ball Square

MassDOT has released the following update on weekend construction in Ball Square.

Beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, August 2, workers will begin preparing for the demolition of the old Broadway Bridge east abutment (next to the Dialysis Center at 645 Broadway in Somerville).  Actual demolition of the abutment will occur from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  Overnight (from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday nights), concrete and steel debris will be loaded up and removed by truck along the railroad right-of-way.  Expect equipment noise and backup alarms at night.  Thumping from the use of four hoe-rams will be noticeable during the day.

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For urgent matters, please call the GLX Hotline at 855-GLX-INFO (459-4636)

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