Construction update - week of December 9, 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.
  • City inspections of the site are complete and fire alarm monitoring is still ongoing.

Site EF (2)

  • Excavation activities and hauling of materials off-site is ongoing.
  • Steel deliveries will be staged on Water Street. 
  • Prepping and welding of bracing will take place at the cross lot and at the foundation columns. 

Site G (3)

  • Foundation waterproofing is ongoing.
  • Welding of beam clips to the foundation wall embed plates will take place for the below grade floor framing at lower levels.
  • Temporary electrical power distribution is ongoing.
  • The tower crane has been erected on site.
  • Erection of structural steel is ongoing.

Site I (4)

  • Concrete pile deliveries to the site will begin.
  • Probing operations to prepare for piles will continue.

Site H (5)

  • Excavation activities will continue.
  • Placement of the pile caps in the West and North sides of the site is ongoing.  
  • The tower crane will be fully operational moving forward.
  • Installation of waterproofing is ongoing.
  • A slab will be placed on the South East side this week.

Site W (6)

  • Hardscaping activities, exterior façade work, and interior finishes are ongoing.
  • Concrete pump trucks will be on site this week for exposed aggregate pours taking place at Morgan Avenue.
  • Interior fit out work will begin to take place on the South Building.

Site Q1 (7)

  • Excavation and foundation activities are ongoing and will continue into December.
  • Concrete pump trucks will be staged at the South side of Morgan Avenue for a pour currently scheduled for Monday December 9th.

Cambridge Crossing Common (8)

  • The multi-use pathways and sidewalks will begin to be graded.
  • Paving is currently scheduled to take place this week.

Pump Station (9)

  • Interior electrical work is ongoing.
  • Wood panel and fire proofing installations are ongoing.

Monsignor O’Brien Highway

  • Work is ongoing on Monsignor O’Brien Highway from Third Street to Gore Street.
  • Granite curb and traffic conduit piping installations will take place.
  • Line striping will occur.

Lechmere Canal

  • Dewatering tanks will begin to be set up.
  • Excavation activities are ongoing in the manhole for the drain line.

*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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