Skip to main content

Construction 1-Week Look Ahead

Updated on May 18, 2018

Wollaston Station on the Red Line closed for renovation on Monday, January 8, 2018.

Construction Activities: May 18 – 25

The MBTA's contractor, LM Heavy Civil Construction, LLC and a sub-contractor, Atlantic Dismantling, are working at Wollaston and Quincy Center stations during 2 shifts this week:

  • Weekend shift (at Quincy Center): Friday, May 18, 9 PM – Monday, May 21, 4 AM
  • Weekday shift (Quincy Center and Wollaston): Monday, May 21, 7 AM – Friday, May 25, 3:30 PM

The contractors will not be working on Monday, May 28, Memorial Day.


Wollaston

Find out how the Wollaston Station closure affects your trip

Weekday Shift

  • Single-track operation Tuesday – Thursday, 10 AM – 2:30 PM; see Red Line Service Alerts
  • Single-track activity: concrete work on platform and retaining wall repair
  • At east headhouse: pile caps, grade beams, and concrete pours
  • Install underground electric, plumbing, and utilities; storm drain, water, and sewer
  • Backfill foundations
  • Platform footings and piers, drill and grout dowels, escalator and elevator pits
  • Waterproofing escalator and elevator pits
  • At Stair 6 excavate and grade for cap beam, install west side retaining wall
  • Install transformer
  • Station "mock-up" blue concrete block wall will be used to represent the finish wall with the caulking, panels, windows etc. and is located in parking lot
  • At Newport Ave, excavate/install underpinnings; set up traffic control

Quincy Center

Learn about the Quincy Center Garage demolition

    Weekday Shift

    • May start to erect protective shoring around station/garage
    • At accessible walkway on Burgin Pkwy side of station, install piles
    • Install crane mats at the mobilized crane
    • Elevator control room: roof work, interior dry wall & painting

    Weekend Shift

    • Start garage demolition. Helix (circular vehicular access concrete structure) and Parking Garage Floor level 5 will be demolished first.  

    Weekend construction activities will create noise and may be disruptive. Please email wollaston@mbta.com with any concerns.

    Additional weekend work will be required to complete garage demolition and will be scheduled in the Fall 2018.