MCCOURT CONSTRUCTION TEAMS UP WITH BOSTON UNIVERSITY, THE CITY OF BOSTON, AND MASS HIGHWAY TO BEAUTIFY COMMONWEALTH AVENUE.
Two-Year Project Also Designed to Improve Pedestrian Safety.
Boston, Mass., August 28, 2006 – McCourt Construction has broken ground on the $13 million Commonwealth Avenue Improvement Project. The project is designed to beautify and improve the safety of Commonwealth Avenue from Kenmore Square to the BU Bridge. The public-private partnership was jointly designed by the City of Boston, Mass Highway, Boston University and area residents; and includes funding from the State, the City, and BU.
As the general contractor for the project, McCourt Construction will be responsible for a variety of infrastructure enhancements designed to improve pedestrian safety. In addition to infrastructure work the company will install new lighting, street furniture, planters, trees and sidewalk pavement treatments – all designed to reflect the “boulevard character” of Commonwealth Avenue.
McCourt Construction is a comprehensive general contractor that was founded in 1893. The company has worked extensively in both the public and private sectors, developing an expertise in infrastructure projects, real estate development, site work, landscaping, utilities, and finish work. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, McCourt has taken on projects from California to London, from Canada to the Caribbean.