Powder House Blvd Detour (North St. to Alewife Brook Parkway), Begins Week of 3/13/23

Beginning on Monday, March 13 or soon after, vehicles travelling both eastbound and westbound on Powder House Blvd, between North St. and Alewife Brook Parkway, will be detoured during construction hours (weekdays 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

  • Westbound traffic will be directed south on North St., west on Broadway to return to Alewife Brook Parkway.

  • Eastbound traffic will be directed south on Alewife Brook Parkway, east on Broadway, north on North St. to return to Powder House Blvd.

  • Anticipated detour duration: ~3 months (weather permitting).

  • Emergency vehicles will be allowed to proceed at all times.

  • All abutters will maintain access to their driveway. Some coordination with on-site crews may be required.

Pedestrian Access

Pedestrians will maintain access throughout the detour. While some sidewalk access may be restricted at times, city contractors will install temporary, accessible sidewalk detours as needed.

If you have questions, please email construction@somervillema.gov or call the Engineering Division at 617-625-6600 ext. 5400.

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