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Update #20

Charles Park Weekly Construction Update For Week Beginning: 9/19/22

Saturday 9/17/2022

Triboro Crane will be on site to continue to hoist mechanical equipment and piping up to the Rogers Mechanical Penthouse. The crane will sit in front of the Rogers Street loading dock and the one travel lane down Rogers Street from First Street will be maintained. Trucks will be back into the Rogers courtyard and the crane will unload the material and hoist it to the roof. One the material is hoisted to the mechanical penthouse, the crane will be broken down and removed from the site.

Other deliveries will be received in the Rogers courtyard and loading onto the material hoist to be brought up

Greenwood Industries will be working on installing the new roof over on the Charles Building.

Commodore Builders will have a crew of laborers and carpenters working on cleaning up the site.

All other trades will be working inside of the building, and all work will be done in accordance with the City of Cambridge noise ordinance.

Please see the two- week construction look ahead schedule for the week beginning: 9/19/22 at Charles Park in Cambridge, MA. 


Week of 9/19/22 – 9/23/22 

  • Select Demo will continue to remove demolition debris utilizing the loading dock off of Rogers Street. This work will continue all week. 

·    Manganaro Drywall will continue to receive deliveries of drywall framing and sheathing in the Rogers Courtyard.

·    Bass Architectural Metals will continue to install metal panel at the exterior walls of the Mechanical Penthouse at the rogers portion of the building.

  • TG Gallagher will continue to receive deliveries of pipe and mechanical equipment through the Rogers Courtyard.
  • On Friday, the crane will return to the site to continue to load mechanical equipment and piping up to the Rogers mechanical penthouse. The crane will sit in the current construction zone in front of the Loading Dock at Charles Park, and this will allow for the current travel lane down Rogers Street to remain in operation during this work. The crane may also be used in the Rogers Courtyard as required. There will be additional truck traffic as the flat bed trailers are backed into the Rogers Courtyard with the HVAC equipment that will be hoisted to the roof.
  • All other deliveries will continue into the Rogers Courtyard to continue to load the building with materials

Logistics / Impact: 

  • There will be increased truck traffic on Rogers Street with trucks accessing the loading dock and the courtyard lay down area for deliveries and dumpster swaps. 
  • There will be regular periods of traffic stoppage while trucks pull in and pull out of the site. 


Working Hours: 

Work will occur on site from 7:00am – 6:00pm (Per the City of Cambridge Construction noise ordinance). After hours work may occur if approved with a ‘off hours’ work permit. 

Please see the attached link for more information regarding the City of Cambridge noise ordinance. Please scroll down to construction for the specific information relating to construction: 


Upcoming Work: (Week Of 09/26/22) 

·      Demolition debris removal – continued from week of 9/19

·      Steel deliveries - continued from week of 9/19

·       Drywall framing and sheathing deliveries - continued from week of 9/19

·       Mechanical pipe deliveries - continued from week of 9/19

·       Crane Picks at the Rogers Courtyard - continued from week of 9/19


Outside Contractors / City of Cambridge Work: 

Please note that outside contractors such as Eversource, National Grid, Comcast, Verizon, the City of Cambridge, etc. will require access to their infrastructure in and around the area of Charles Park. We are not always privy to this work, nor do we control this work, but we will do our best to coordinate our work the best we can with the work that is going on in the neighborhood. 


Outside Deliveries: 

Please note that outside delivery services such as UPS, FedEx, Amazon, Uber, Lyft, Grub Hub, Door Dash, trash services, etc. will continue to make their deliveries to the area surrounding Charles Park. We do not control those providers, but we hope that they will respect the construction control (barriers and signage) along Rogers Street. If not, they will be reported to the City of Cambridge.