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Franklin Line East Street Bridge Rehabilitation

East Street Bridge construction May 2019

Timeline: 2016 – 2019
Status: Construction ongoing

The East Street Bridge, which carries the Franklin Line over East Street in Westwood, is being upgraded for improved vehicle clearance and pedestrian safety.

The original bridge, built in 1911, had low clearance, and the roadway beneath had no sidewalks, posing a safety hazard to vehicles and pedestrians passing under it.

Building a Better T

As part of our $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

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Contact Information

For all queries and comments related to Franklin Line East Street Bridge Rehabilitation, please contact senior project manager Linda Hager at lhager@mbta.com.

Building a Better T

As part of our $8 billion, 5-year capital investment plan, we're renovating stations, modernizing fare collection systems, upgrading services for our buses, subways, and ferries, and improving the accessibility of the entire system.

Learn more