Kendall Square at MIT

Cambridge, MA
Official construction updates during the creation of 1 million square feet of new space in Kendall Square.
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Phase
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residential
450 grad & 290 other
office
/ R&D 888,000 SQ FT
retail
115,000 SQ FT
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Over 1.8 acres
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Update #52

Wadsworth Street Traffic Changes

Wadsworth Street – Phase 2 - Main Street to Amherst Street will be closed

The block of Wadsworth Street from Amherst Street to Main Street will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning on Saturday, May 5. Amherst Street will remain one-way during this time. Details of phases 2 and 3 of this work are below.

May 5 through August 2018:

North side of Wadsworth Street closes from Main Street to Amherst Street

  • Wadsworth Street will close to vehicular traffic from Main Street to Amherst Street
  • Wadsworth Street from Memorial Drive to Amherst Street
  • One-way from Memorial Drive toward Amherst Street during the day
  • Two-way after 4PM
  • Amherst Street remains one-way from Wadsworth toward Ames Street
  • Pedestrian access remains open throughout
  • Access to Sloan parking areas and Eastgate lot from Wadsworth Street will not be available during this phase; access to lots remain available from Main Street (Eastgate resident lot, Hermann Garage, E62 East Garage)

Police details will be present during work hours to help guide vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic through the area.

Phase 3 – August 2018 through Fall 2020: 

North side of Wadsworth Street closed from Main Street to entrance to Sloan and Eastgate lots

  • Pedestrian access remains open throughout
  • Access to Sloan and Eastgate lots at Wadsworth Street reopens. Main Street entrance to lots remains two-way throughout.


Please see the maps below for additional traffic route information in Kendall Square (Map 1), as well as the traffic route from Main Street to Memorial Drive. (Map 2)