Recent Updates

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 Construction would like to express its happiness at Ron Amidon’s appointment as the Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game.   Ron has been a key member of McCourt’s team over the past four years as a superintendent and mentor. His contributions over the past forty years to construction industry have been … Continue reading Congratulations to Ron Amidon on his appointment as the Commissioner of Fish and Game!

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

McCourt has played an important part in the construction of a new substation for Eversource as noted in a recent Boston Globe article. The new substation, built on a cast-in-place concrete platform, is fifteen feet above the ground. This raised position places the structure out of harms way from storms and surges. In addition to … Continue reading McCourt an integral part of “a power move” by Eversource in South Boston

McCourt was recently the low bidder for the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) Blue Hill commuter rail station to be built on the Fairmount line. Once completed the station is expected to allow riders from Mattapan to reach downtown Boston in twenty (20) minutes.

McCourt has recently completed paving both base and binder on Canal St. in Salem. This paving will allow the start of granite curb work between Mill St. and Jefferson Ave. Additionally McCourt plans to start construction of a shared use path along MBTA Right of Way in the beginning of December.

Both the City of Chelsea and the Chelsea Record have noted that the Washington Avenue Bridge was re-opened to two-way traffic on September 14th, two-hundred and twenty days ahead of schedule. The reconstructed bridge is the first major milestone in the project which is in the process of building a dedicated busway with four (4) … Continue reading McCourt achieves major milestone at Washington Avenue Bridge in Chelsea

The Boston Business Journal has recently noted that the Whittier Bridge project which McCourt is constructing with its joint venture partner, Walsh Construction, is the eighth largest overall construction project, and is the largest highway project, currently being performed in the state of Massachusetts. (click the image for the full list)  

Eversource Reinforces the Boston Waterfront Friday, Jun 17, 2016 T&D World Magazine   Congratulations to the Station 99  team who have been involved in a major Eversource project in Boston’s Seaport District. McCourt’s efforts were instrumental in developing this parcel of land from a unused lot to an elevated substation that will be keeping the … Continue reading Eversource Reinforces the Boston Waterfront

Whittier Bridge Team Achieves Major Milestone Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 The Salem News By Jim Sullivan   Congratulations to the Whittier Bridge team on another major milestone. The travelling public is now using the newly-widened portions of I-95 northbound constructed by McCourt as well as the first of two new bridge spans to replace the … Continue reading Whittier Bridge Team Achieves Major Milestone

The Silver Line Project Team celebrates another McCourt groundbreaking! This $35M project will extend the MBTA Silver Line from East Boston into Chelsea – including four new transit stations.

Play Ball! McCourt is wrapping up work on Northeastern University’s brand new baseball grand stand and press box … just in time for baseball season. Good luck Huskies!

McCourt was low bidder on another complicated urban public works project. The $7.5M Central Square project in East Boston promises traffic improvements and beautification to a congested corner of the city.