Pearl St. (Mount Vernon St. to McGrath Hwy.) - Final Paving Begins 8/18

Beginning Friday, August 18 or soon after the City of Somerville’s contractor, D&R Paving will be paving Pearl St. between McGrath Highway and Mount Vernon St., as part of the Pearl St. Reconstruction & Safety Improvements Project.

Anticipated Schedule (Subject to Change):

Weather permitting, paving is expected to begin on Friday, August 18 or soon after

  • Paving is expected to take approximately 2-3 working days.

  • Work hours are weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Construction Impacts:

  • On-street parking will be restricted during construction. Please observe posted signage.

  • Periodic road closures during paving.

    • Resident and pedestrian access will be maintained.

  • Access to your driveway may be temporarily restricted during paving.

    • Onsite crews are available to help you get in and out of your driveway if needed.

  • Trash/recycling pick-ups and deliveries will not be affected.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as we work to install streetscape improvements throughout the neighborhood.

For more information about the project, visit If you have questions, please email or call the Engineering Division at (617) 625-6600 ext. 5400 with questions.

Progress Photos:

Neighborhood Traffic Circle at Pearl St. and Glen St.

Raised Crossing at Pearl St. and Cross St.

Learn more about neighborhood traffic circles, raised crossing and other traffic calming features at

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