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Wollaston Station Improvements

Red Line train departing from Wollaston Station during the day
Updated on February 13, 2018

About the Project

Timeline: 2017-2020
Status: Construction

Major accessibility improvements, state-of-the-art safety features, and parking lot site improvements are some of the enhancements to be made during the project renovating Wollaston Station as part of the $911 million investment committed to improve the South Side Red Line.

Currently the only non ADA-accessible station on the Red Line, Wollaston will be transformed into a modern, fully accessible facility, making the entirety of the Red Line 100% accessible.

New features and upgrades to the station include 3 brand new elevators, 2 new escalators, and additional customer paths to / from the new station, including 2 additional stairways, new bathrooms, and energy efficient lighting. New electrical, fire protection, security, flooding mitigation, and site utility upgrades will also occur to support the accessible improvements. The estimated construction value of the Wollaston Station Improvements is $33 million.

Service Alerts

Wollaston Station will be closed for renovation from January 8, 2018 to summer 2019.

Find out how the Wollaston Station closure will affect your trip

Featured Photos


February 15, 2018

Sewer Work Construction Activities

A temporary surface sewer line will be placed in the roadway during a relining of an existing sewer line. There will be no interruption of sewer service to homes or businesses in the area.

January 24, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

Information about bus shuttle service and travel logistics during the Wollaston Station Improvements project.

February 16, 2018

Construction 1-Week Look Ahead

The MBTA's contractor, LM Heavy Civil Construction, is working at Wollaston and Quincy Center Stations.

February 13, 2018

How the Wollaston Station Closure Affects Your Trip

On January 8, Wollaston Station on the Red Line closed to undergo improvements to make it a fully accessible, modern, and code-compliant station. Bus shuttle service is running.

Contact Information

For all queries and comments related to Wollaston Station Improvements, please contact:
MBTA Customer Support

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