Saturday, August 06, 2011

Forest Hills overpass connected to Jamaicaway / Riverway to be replaced

As part of its weekly newsletter, MassDOT announces intended replacement of the overpass high above Forest Hills near the Arboretum.

They have not decided what they will replace it with.

This is a very major and highly intrusive structure. It looms many stories high above the neighborhood business district and Orange Line station below. The business district, even with the overpass diverting a lot of traffic, is nevertheless quite badly loaded during rush hours.

So the question is what to do with this very intrusive structure in light of the fact that it is needed.

Details in their weekly newsletter, at