Temporary Closure of Netherlands Road at the Riverway, Tuesday, Oct. 5

Muddy River FRM project work to cause temporary road closure October 5 on Netherlands Road

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today an upcoming temporary road closure on Netherlands Road as dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts.

The temporary road closure will take place on Oct. 5, 2021, at Work Areas #3 and #4 on Netherlands Road in the vicinity of Brookline Avenue and The Riverway (near Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital). Appropriate signage will be placed on the outbound side at The Riverway, and at Brookline Ave. The temporary road closure will take place between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. and last approximately two hours. See attached plan.

The temporary road closure is necessary to offload trees and shrubs into Work Areas #3 and #4 to continue the restoration and planting work during this Fall planting window.

A Police detail will be on-site to safely guide traffic around the vehicles off-loading the plant materials. The road closure will be limited to the greatest extent possible to minimize impacts to the public.

For Muddy River project construction updates, visit the District’s project website at: http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/ProjectsTopics/MuddyRiver.aspx

For more information, contact Project Manager Jennifer Flanagan at MuddyRiver@usace.army.mil or call 978-318-8015.