Pearl Street Reconstruction and Safety Improvements Public Meeting, January 19

Mayor Katjana Ballantyne and Ward 1 Councilor Matthew McLaughlin invite you to a virtual community meeting to discuss roadway upgrades and traffic safety improvements on the eastern portion of Pearl Street, from McGrath Highway to Mount Vernon Street.

As part of the Pearl Street Reconstruction and Traffic Safety Improvements project, sidewalks will be rebuilt, the road will be repaved, and traffic safety upgrades will be installed. Construction is expected to begin this spring. At this meeting, City staff will present a proposed design for Pearl Street and gather input from attendees. After the meeting, the proposed design will be posted to the project website along with a survey for additional feedback.

The meeting will take place virtually on Wednesday, January 19, at 6 p.m. Spanish interpretation will be provided. Learn more and register to attend at

Interpretation into Portuguese, Haitian Kreyol, or Nepali may be available upon advance request by contacting the SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs at or calling 311 at 617-666-3311.

Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at 617-625-6600 x 2059 or

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