Pearl Street Reconstruction & Safety Improvements

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Beginning later this year, the City of Somerville will be resurfacing the roadway and sidewalks of Pearl Street between McGrath Highway and Mount Vernon Street. This project presents an opportunity to reconsider the surface roadway configuration and pavement markings in line with the City's transportation goals of promoting sustainable, multi-modal transportation and improving traffic safety for all users.

Community surveys in English, Portuguese and Spanish regarding this project can be found under the survey tab. The Nepalese version of the survey can be found here.

Beginning later this year, the City of Somerville will be resurfacing the roadway and sidewalks of Pearl Street between McGrath Highway and Mount Vernon Street. This project presents an opportunity to reconsider the surface roadway configuration and pavement markings in line with the City's transportation goals of promoting sustainable, multi-modal transportation and improving traffic safety for all users.

Community surveys in English, Portuguese and Spanish regarding this project can be found under the survey tab. The Nepalese version of the survey can be found here.

  • Pearl Street Safety Improvements Public Meeting, April 21

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    Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and Ward 1 Councilor Matt McLaughlin invite you to a virtual community meeting to discuss roadway upgrades and traffic safety improvements on Pearl Street.

    As part of the Pearl Street Reconstruction and Traffic Safety Improvements project, sidewalks will be reconstructed, the road will be repaved, and traffic safety upgrades will be installed on the eastern section of Pearl Street, between McGrath Highway and Mount Vernon Street. Construction is expected to begin later this year.

    At this meeting, City staff will introduce the project, provide existing conditions data, and present concepts for potential roadway changes to improve traffic safety and support sustainable, multi-modal transportation. Community members are invited to provide input about the conceptual designs and priority locations for different types of improvements.

    The meeting will take place virtually on Wednesday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. Please register at the following link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1945779753428878350.

    For more information, visit somervillema.gov/pearlstreet or email transportation@somervillema.gov.

    Interpretation into Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Kreyol, or Nepali may be available upon advance request by contacting the SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs at somerviva@somervillema.gov or calling 311 at 617-666-3311.

    Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Nancy Bacci at 617-625-6600 x 2250 or nbacci@somervillema.gov.

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