Somerville Receives $500K For Water, Sewer Improvements

The project includes upgrading a 140-year-old sewer system and enable the construction of five mixed-use buildings at Boynton Yards.

SOMERVILLE, MA – The Baker-Polito administration on Friday announced a $500,000 MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant for water and sewer improvements in the Boynton Yards area. The project will modernize a failing 140-year-old sewer system and enable separated stormwater and sewer service to support the redevelopment of Boynton Yards, which will be served by the Green Line Extension.

The MassWorks project will enable the construction of five mixed-use buildings on the site.

The $950 million private development will create approximately 425 apartments, of which 20 percent will be affordable, 426,911 square feet of office space, 112,250 square feet of research and development space and 30,478 square feet of retail.

"Our administration is committed to investing in programs like MassWorks that support local infrastructure and play a critical role in strengthening businesses and the communities that surround them," Gov. Charlie Baker said in a statement. "MassWorks is one of this administration’s many initiatives that enable local communities to tap into private investment and accelerate local economic growth across the Commonwealth."

Boynton Yards will be built in two phases. The first phase of the project will construct two buildings – a 139,000 square-foot office building and a 235,000 square-foot lab building – […]

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