Construction

South Avenue

Construction on South Ave between W. Brighton to Eastman avenues began in July. This is the first project of the Green Streets in CSO 052 Sewershed (Elmwood Neighborhood), and is expected to be completed by the end of August 2018. This project includes 4 underground infiltration trenches and will capture 938,000 gallons of stormwater runoff each year.

Elmhurst Ave

Construction on Elmhust Ave from Bishop Ave to Hunt Ave and Randall Ave is expected to begin the week of August 6. This is the second project of the Green Streets in CSO 052 Sewershed (Elmwood Neighborhood), and is expected to be completed by the end of September 2018. This project includes 3 underground infiltration trenches and will capture 1,222,000 gallons of stormwater runoff each year.

Charmouth Drive

Construction on Charmouth Drive from Robineau Road to Arlington Ave is expected to begin the week of August 13. This is the third project of the Green Streets in CSO 052 Sewershed (Elmwood Neighborhood), and is expected to be completed by the end of September 2018. This project includes 6 underground infiltration trenches and will capture 1,800,000 gallons of stormwater runoff each year.

Comstock Ave

Construction on Comstock Ave between Euclid Ave and E. Colvin Street began in mid-May. This is the fifth project of the Green Streets in CSO060/077 Sewershed, and is expected to be completed by the end of August 2018. The project includes the installation of infiltration trenches underneath the roadway and bioswales which will capture runoff from the street and adjacent sidewalk. During construction, there may be lane or road closures. Please follow all posted signs &/or instructions from flagpersons onsite. When the project is complete, it will capture 5,590,000 gallons of stormwater runoff each year.

Roney Lane

Construction on Roney Lane, the fourth project of the Green Streets in CSO060/077 Sewershed, is expected to be completed by September 2018. The project includes the installation of infiltration trenches underneath the roadway. When complete, this project will capture 760,000 gallons of stormwater runoff each year.

 

COMPLETED IN 2018:

McKinley Park

Phase 2 of the McKinley Park Save the Rain project begins the week of March 26, in coordination with National Grid’s work currently underway to replace gas mains running in and along the park. In addition to the porous pavement basketball court completed in 2017, Save the Rain will install a porous parking lot and several rain gardens in the park and along West Newell Street.

Both the green infrastructure and utility work in McKinley Park are now substantially complete.  Photos of the parking lot before and during construction:

McKinley Park parking lot before constructionMcKinley Park parking lot during construction

 

 

Bishop Avenue and Craddock Street
On Craddock Street and Bishop Avenue, Save the Rain has installed a new, innovative stormwater management technology – infiltration manholes.

Construction on both streets is substantially complete.

 

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