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Wollaston Construction Activities

Updated on August 9, 2018

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

August 3 – 19

Work Hours

The MBTA's contractor, LM Heavy Civil Construction, and a sub-contractor, Atlantic Dismantling, are working at Wollaston station during these shifts over the next 2 weeks:

ShiftDaysTimes
ShiftWeekday shiftDaysMonday – FridayTimes7 AM – 3:30 PM
ShiftWeekend shift*DaysSaturday – SundayTimesAll hours
ShiftNight shift**DaysSunday – ThursdayTimes9 PM – 5 AM

*Single-track diversions are planned for 2 Saturdays, August 11 and 18. Preparation will be 1 AM – 5 AM, with work starting at 6 AM until complete. Work will also occur on 2 Sundays, August 12 and 19, but without single-track diversions.

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**Night shift work will resume on August 19 and continue throughout October. Additional night shifts will be announced for Wollaston and Quincy Center in advance of the work.

Construction Activities

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Lane Restrictions through Labor Day

Newport Ave lane restrictions are in effect June 25 – September 3, 2018:

  • AM commute: 2 northbound lanes, 1 southbound lane
  • PM commute: 2 southbound lanes, 1 northbound lane

Safety cones and concrete barriers will be in place to provide more work zone space.

Weekday Shift

  • At east headhouse: install concrete walls, structural steel, escalator truss, mezzanine and lobby floor panels; finish storm drain connections and sewer service
  • At stair 6: cap beam work, wall rebar, cathodic protection, excavate and install bracing, demolish existing lobby wall
  • At lobby: elevator foundation work, waterproofing escalator and elevator pits, underground plumbing and electrical work
  • At Newport Ave: excavation and duct bank support work, install wall footings
  • Station "mock-up" wall located in parking lot is used to represent station finishes

Night Shift

  • Station platform work (rebar, concrete, cantilever formwork, etc.)

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