MEDFORD ST. BRIDGE AT PEARL ST. TO CLOSE THRU SEPT. FOR GLX CONSTRUCTION

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Beginning Feb. 24, eastbound traffic on Medford St. will be detoured onto Pearl St. See www.somervillema.gov for detour info. and updates.

SOMERVILLE – Beginning on Tues., Feb. 24, 2015 and continuing through Sept. 2015, contractors will conduct necessary work on the Medford St. Bridge between School St. and Walnut St. in preparation for the Green Line Extension project (GLX). During this period, Medford St. eastbound in this immediate area will be closed to vehicular, bike, and pedestrian traffic as crews erect a temporary utility bridge. All vehicle and bike traffic will be detoured eastbound onto Pearl St., right onto McGrath Highway, and onto Medford St. Pedestrians will be able to access the sidewalk on the westbound side of Medford St.

Similar bridge work is already underway in Ball Square and on School St.

A full schedule including work dates, potential impacts, and other information can always be found at www.somervillema.gov/alerts/detours-and-construction-updates, or by calling 311 (617-666-3311). Residents and businesses in these areas will be notified if and when street closures or other disruptions may be expected. To sign up for City alerts, visit www.somervillema.gov.

If you have any questions about this work or the GLX, call 855-GLX-INFO (459-4636), or email info@glxinfo.com.

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