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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.


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 with any concerns.

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