Overnight Road Paving Along Belmont/Trapelo Begins Monday, June 13

Photo: Paving tonight. Begining tonight, Monday, June 13, crews from Newport Construction will be paving overnight the segment of Trapelo Road and Belmont Street between Cushing Square (Trapelo Road and Common Street) and the Cambridge/Belmont line at Ericcson Street. All overnight work will occur between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Weather permitting, […]

Overnight Paving on Belmont Street to Cambridge Line Set for Mid-June

Photo: Belmont Street, readied to be paved again.  One of the last major components of the $17.1 million state-financed Trapelo Road/Belmont Street Reconstruction Project will get underway as the Board of Selectmen approved approximately a week of overnight paving of Belmont Street and a portion of Trapelo Road from Common Street in Cushing Square to Erickson […]

New Cushing Square Traffic Light Pattern Set to Start May 31

Photo: The intersection at Cushing Square. As of May 31, driving efficiency will be coming to Cushing Square, whether you’re ready or not. While it was apparent that many residents were happy with the old pattern of traffic lights at the busy intersection of Trapelo Road and Common Street, one entity that wasn’t were the […]

Update on Belmont/Trapelo Corridor Project Set for Tuesday, March 15

Photo: The project. Wonder why all the new street signs along Belmont Steet and Trapelo Road so big? When is the MBTA going to return electric buses on Route 73? And when will the final paving start along the main corridor through Belmont between Cambridge and Waltham? These and other questions, along with a chance […]

Belmont Street Will Be a Milling Mess Monday, Tuesday

Photo: More work on Belmont Street. Go away. That is likely the best advice for those daily commuters who travel along the lower section of Belmont Street as the main thoroughfare from School Street to the Cambridge line will become an active construction site on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 3 and 4. Nashua, NH-based Newport Construction will be micro-milling […]

Belmont/Trapelo Corridor Repaving ‘On Schedule’

Photo: Paving work underway along Belmont Street. Despite construction equipment on the road and travel limited to single lanes along one of Belmont’s busiest throughways, the major paving work along the Belmont Street/Trapelo Road Corridor is “on schedule,” according to construction officials at the work site. The laying down of several inches of asphalt should […]

Selectmen Approve Earlier Morning Start for Trapelo/Belmont Project

Photo: Reconstruction roadwork in Cushing Square. Faced with the possibility of a delay in the completion of the massive – and intrusive – road project running through the heart of the town, the Belmont Board of Selectmen approved a request by the contractor of the Trapelo Road/Belmont Street Corridor Reconstruction Project to begin its workday an hour-and-a-half earlier at 5:30 […]

Trapelo/Belmont Reconstruction Begins In Cushing Square with Project Nearly Half Complete

Traveling from Belmont’s Cushing Square to the Cambridge town line will be filled with delays, lane closures and dodging very large mechanical vehicles as the Trapelo Road/Belmont Street Reconstruction project begin its downhill descent towards completion as today, Tuesday, Jan. 6, an excavator digger tore into the center of Trapelo at Common Street.  The current work includes installing […]