Construction update - week of November 18, 2019

Building JK (1)

  • Interior core work is complete, and interior tenant fit-outs will continue to take place. 
  • Installation of curbing and landscaping activities will continue at Baldwin Park.
  • Building department inspections and testing will take place over the next few weeks.
  • An area at the main lobby has been coned off for Building and Fire Officials.

Site EF (2)

  • Bracing beams will be installed to support construction at the upper levels of the foundations. 
  • Excavation activities and hauling of materials off-site is ongoing.
  • Preparation will begin for welding of bracing at the 7th cross lot.

Site G (3)

  • Concrete placements and formwork for the foundation walls are ongoing.
  • Temporary power will continue to be routed to the east tower crane.
  • Layout and preparations for the erection of below grade structural steel are underway. Beam clips will begin to be welded to the embed plates in the foundation walls this week.

Site I (4)

  • Sheeting will continue to be delivered to the site.
  • Sheet piling operations are ongoing.

Site H (5)

  • Excavation and off site hauling of materials continues.
  • Placement of the pile caps in the South West side of the site is ongoing.  
  • The tower crane will be fully operational moving forward.

Site W (6)

  • The fence line will be re-established after a top coat of pavement is poured on the bike path.
  • Hardscaping activities, exterior façade work, and interior finishes are ongoing.
  • Trees and soil installation is ongoing.

Site Q1 (7)

  • Excavation and foundation activities will begin this week and continue into December. 

Cambridge Crossing Common (8)

Landscaping activities will continue to take place.

  • Installation of stone will continue for the landforms. 
  • Sod will be installed on the South landform.

Pump Station (9)

  • Interior electrical work is ongoing.
  • Painting is ongoing and panel installation will begin early this week.
  • Landscaping work will take place this week.

Monsignor O’Brien Highway

  • Work is ongoing on Monsignor O’Brien Highway from Third Street to Gore Street.
  • Granite curb installation will take place.
  • Sidewalks will continue to be reconstructed.

Lechmere Canal

  • Installation of sheeting is ongoing. 

*Please note

  • The GLX green line project has mobilized to the site. The Divco project teams are coordinating with them regularly but their work is independent from Cambridge Crossing. 

CX Commons


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CX Commons

Work is just picked back up after being on hold for the winter months. Current activities include landscaping and plantings. 

The work on the Common will take place in more areas outside of the West End.

  • The picnic areas will be constructed this year.
  • Fences will be moved further inward towards the main Common Area as well as a portion towards Child Street.
  • Once the fences have been relocated, excavation activity will commence.
  • There are multiple phases planned for this years’ operations that will require different fence configurations.  
  • Construction activities and access will occur within the construction sites.
  • As work areas are complete, more areas of the Common will be opened to the public.

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