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The Patriot Ledger notes McCourt’s role in building Silver Line 3 providing a dedicated bus lane and four (4) new bus stations in Chelsea. This construction will allow buses to run nearly every ten minutes during peak hours and is expected to carry nine thousand (9,000) passengers per day.
McCourt completed installation of the Wall C parapet barriers and moment slab off 95 NB. This precast barrier frames the Share Use Path from the Pine Hill Trial Head to the NB Whittier Bridge SUP.
Central Square in East Boston is starting to take on its final appearance. In June, we saw the granite ellipse wall completed as well as many of the planting installed. Final curb sidewalk and paving will continue into late July.
Construction continues on the extension of the Silverline Busway in Chelsea. Crews are busy placing the 1500 CY of concrete roadway pavement. Bus station work is progressing with glass shelters and light installation. Final curb and paving work will continue into August 2017.
McCourt’s on-going work at the Canal St. project has featured the placement of light weight foam concrete. This material is being used in place of regular soils in areas that could not support the weight of typical gravel, dense grade, and other subsurface materials. This specialized work will allow McCourt to continue full depth roadway … Continue reading “Concrete” Progress Seen at Canal St.
McCourt assisted the MBTA in celebrating the Blue Hill Avenue Station “Ground Breaking” today in Mattapan. McCourt Construction is the general contractor on this station, the last to be built on the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line. With extensive community involvement in design and location, this station has been years in the planning stage. It boasts … Continue reading McCourt breaks ground on Blue Hills Avenue Station
Dudley Station Phase II Boston, MA This project replaced the bus ways, walk ways, passenger shelters, and wind screens within the busiest bus terminal in New England. McCourt also made electrical and communication upgrades and signage improvements to this historic station. All the work was done at nights and weekends so that MBTA bus activities … Continue reading Dudley Station Phase II
Route 128/I-95 Add a Lane, Roadway Phase III, IV Randolph, Canton, Dedham & Westwood, MA This project sheet combines two adjacent highway-widening projects in Greater Boston. The projects widened almost nine miles of highway and rebuilt seven permanent bridges, including two over navigable waterways. All work needed to confirm to strict lane closure schedules. Additional … Continue reading Route 128/I-95 Add a Lane, Roadway Phase III, IV
Boston College Gasson Quad Boston, MA Gasson Quad is the most heavily pedestrian-trafficked area of Boston College’s urban campus. McCourt was tasked with demolishing the existing quad and rebuilding it during a tight schedule dictated by the academic calendar. The work required new drainage and electrical conduit, removal of ledge, and new hard and soft … Continue reading Boston College Gasson Quad
Silver Line Enhancement Project Boston, MA The purpose of the Silver Line Enhancement Project was to improve the handicap accessibility of a transit line along Essex Street in Boston, MA. The reconstruction of the sidewalks included areaways which were over basements below the sidewalk. The businesses under the areaways were to remain operational and Essex … Continue reading Silver Line Enhancement Project
Boston College Alumni Stadium Reconstruction Boston, MA McCourt was chosen to reconstruct the field turf in Alumni Stadium, the 45,000-seat home of the Division 1A Boston College Eagles football team. All of this work was required to be performed during the three months after graduation ceremonies and prior to fall football practice beginning. The work … Continue reading Boston College Alumni Stadium Reconstruction
Winter Street Bridge Over I-95 Reconstruction Waltham, MA In this major bridge reconstruction Project for MassDOT, McCourt Construction reconstructed the Winter Street Bridge over Route 128 / Interstate 95 and the interchanges on either side. The project involved building a temporary Bridge over the highway (including temporary drilled shafts and piers), and realigning the roadway … Continue reading Winter Street Bridge Over I-95 Reconstruction
MBTA Contract R19CN03: Everett Maintenance Facility Fire Alarm & Roof Replacement Everett, MA The work in this project consisted of replacing the roofs of three buildings at the MBTA bus maintenance facility in Everett, MA. Also included in this project was the installation of a new addressable fire alarm system in the three building as … Continue reading MBTA Contract R19CN03: Everett Maintenance Facility Fire Alarm & Roof Replacement
Central Artery/ Tunnel – C17AA – I-93 Tunnel Finishes Boston, MA In this one-of-a kind Project for the MassDOT, McCourt/Obayashi (A Joint Venture for which McCourt was the lead partner) was tasked with constructing the interior finises of the I-93 Central Artery Tunnel. The work involved with this project included installing 30,000 lb precast ceiling … Continue reading Central Artery/ Tunnel – C17AA – I-93 Tunnel Finishes
M.I.T., Vassar Street Reconstruction Cambridge, MA McCourt was hired by MIT as the General Contractor for the reconstruction of a one-mile section of Vassar Street on the MIT campus. The street, which bisects the main campus, was rebuilt as the central spine with greater emphasis on pedestrian and bicycle facilities. Award-winning landscape architect Carol R. … Continue reading M.I.T., Vassar Street Reconstruction
In the mid-1990’s Boston’s Big Dig was in full swing, but the state was…