Category: Traffic

  • Road work coming up in Chestnut Hill

    Please be aware that the City’s contractor for milling and paving, Lorusso Corp., is currently scheduled to mill Suffolk Road in its entirety and Hammond Street from Ward Street to Stone Ave. This is scheduled to begin on Tuesday 11.1 and should be completed by Wednesday 11.2 but could potentially run to Thursday 11.3. Detours, similar to those in…

  • Proposed changes at The Street in Chestnut Hill

    There is a pending proposal before the City of Newton Land Use, Conservation and Planning Commissions to change the structures in The Street shopping center in Chestnut Hill. The Chestnut Hill Association has begun to explore this proposal as it affects traffic, noise, and the quality, use and vista of Hammond Pond. The plans include…

  • Share your vision for Newton with Newton-in-Motion

    All are encouraged to visit the “Newton-in-Motion” open studio, and take part in visioning the City’s future. This free event, held at 275 Needham Street (Marshall’s plaza) on February 4, 5 and 6, will be fun and interactive and will offer opportunities to discuss goals and priorities for the City’s Transportation Strategy. Activities include a games table, a…

  • This Friday, September 11: Changes coming to I-95 on ramps on Route 9

    Beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11 the Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane project team will implement ramp changes at the Route 9/I-95 interchange.  In case of inclement weather, operations will be shifted to Saturday, September 12th at 8 p.m. At 8 p.m. on Sept. 11, new pavement markings, barrier, and temporary traffic control signage to support the new configuration will be finalized and…

  • MA DOT presentation on the plan to add a lane on Route 128

    The Department or Transportation recently presented its plan to add and lane and re-configure Route 128 between Route 9 and Kendrick St. View the entire presentation here (click image, then scroll)

  • Parking restrictions on May 18th – BC graduation day.

    On May 18th, parking will be restricted in and around Chestnut Hill, due to graduation at Boston College. View detailed list of traffic and parking restrictions here.  View list of BC graduation related events on the BC website.

  • BC graduation on May 18th

    Boston College graduation is Monday May 18th, and may affect traffic in the Chestnut Hill area. Graduation-related events start on Thursday, May 14th. For a detailed schedule or related events, visit the the BC commencement website.

  • Green Line track repairs in Commonwealth Ave. area

    During the weekends of October 25-26 and November 1-2, 2014 the MBTA will be performing critical repairs to the Green Line Tracks in the area of Warren Street and Commonwealth Avenue. Construction will include the utilization of heavy equipment during all hours of the weekend. On October 25-26 busses will replace Trolleys between BC and Blandford. On November 1-2…

  • Paving work on Hammond Pond Parkway postponed

    After announing plans to repave Hammond Pond Parkway this week, the DCR decided to postpone them, due to the Jewish holiday. No new date has been scheduled. For more info, view their press release.

  • Hammond Pond Pkwy Road Closure

    The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will close Hammond Pond Parkway in Newton from Beacon Street to the Chestnut Hill Mall driveway on Thursday, October 2, 2014 and Friday, October 3, 2014, from 7:00 a.m. until approximately 5:00 p.m. The road will close again the following week on Monday, October 6, 2014 through Wednesday,…