North Washington Street Bridge (Charlestown Bridge) Construction Look-Ahead:

North Washington Street Bridge (Charlestown Bridge) Construction Look-Ahead for Nov. 3 – 16.

Travel Impacts

•N. Washington Street Inbound: Off-peak daytime lane reductions will continue across the bridge to Keany Square. One of two lanes and all turn movements will be available from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. on weekdays and overnight on 11/8, 11/9, 11/12, 11/13, and 11/15.

•N. Washington Street Outbound: Off-peak daytime lane reductions will continue across the bridge to City Square. One of two lanes open and all turn movements will be available from 7 a.m.–2 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays.

•Orange Line Service Changes: Beginning Fridays at 8:45 p.m., MBTA bus shuttle service over the North Washington Street Bridge will continue to replace Orange Line service between Sullivan Square and Haymarket. For more information about the Orange Line Service Changes, please visit the MBTA website.

•Charles River Dam Pedestrian Walkway Closure: On Monday morning, November 4, the pedestrian walkway over the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR)-controlled Charles River Dam locks will close for necessary maintenance at the DCR facility. The walkway will reopen on Thursday evening, November 7. 

Description of Scheduled Work

•Construction of bridge spans and supports for the temporary pedestrian and vehicle bridge and utility bridge including installation of bridge spans and supports, welding, and excavation at the north and south ends of the bridge.

•Utility work includes running cables underground and installing conduits and gas and water pipes.

Work Hours

•Daytime (6 a.m.–4 p.m.) on weekdays and Saturdays and overnight (9 p.m.–7 a.m.) on 11/8, 11/9, 11/12, 11/13, and 11/15.

•No work will occur on Monday, November 11 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

Travel Tips

Pedestrians and Cyclists: The bridge’s eastern sidewalk is open and available to all pedestrians and cyclists with crossings at both Keany and City Squares. Please be advised that the DCR-controlled Charlestown locks can provide another alternate route, but may close without warning and beyond control of this project. During Tudor Wharf walkway closures, pedestrian access will be provided via the Water Street underpass and guidance signage will be provided.

The contractor is coordinating with the TD Garden and local police to provide awareness and manage traffic impacts during events. For your awareness, during this look-ahead period, the following days include events scheduled at the TD Garden:

Bruins: 11/10 at 7 p.m., 11/12 at 7 p.m.

Celtics: 11/11 at 7:30 p.m., 11/13 at 7:30 p.m.

Concerts and Events: 11/9 at 8 p.m., 11/14 at 8 p.m., 11/15 at 8 p.m.

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