Pearl Street Reconstruction & Safety Improvements

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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 improve the experience of people traveling on Pearl Street while promoting sustainability and improving traffic safety for all users.

This project will include traffic calming interventions such as raised intersections/crosswalks, speed humps, and neighborhood traffic circles. The project will not include any utility work below the surface of the road, nor will it include new traffic signals or major network redesign such as turning Pearl St into a one-way street.

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 improve the experience of people traveling on Pearl Street while promoting sustainability and improving traffic safety for all users.

This project will include traffic calming interventions such as raised intersections/crosswalks, speed humps, and neighborhood traffic circles. The project will not include any utility work below the surface of the road, nor will it include new traffic signals or major network redesign such as turning Pearl St into a one-way street.

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The City of Somerville needs your input for the Pearl Street Reconstruction & Safety Improvements project. 

Writing your comments on this map will let the City’s project team know what you see as issues and opportunities in the project area. Use the different color pins to highlight locations that you think it is important for staff to prioritize for changes or improvements, as well as locations that are currently working well. Once you add a pin, you can also include comments and images to highlight specific priorities or concerns. 

Click on the marker button (+) to start adding pins. Note that the project area is outlined in grey.

A note about the scope of this project: Unlike a full street reconstruction (think Somerville Ave or Beacon St), this is primarily a resurfacing project. It includes new pavement and ADA accessible sidewalks, new roadway markings, and limited changes to the curb like bump outs. We need your help to prioritize the most important locations for improvements, since we're unable make wholesale changes at every intersection with this project. Please consider this as you add pins to the map. 
Page last updated: 30 May 2024, 04:57 PM