Wynn Boston Harbor Takes Down Buildings, Ready for Traffic Improvements

Several buildings along Lower Broadway are now just a footnote in the history books, with Dunkin’ Donuts and the former Nail Salon on Beacham Street now demolished.

The Freightliner building on Lower Broadway is scheduled for demolition in June or July. The old Dunkin’ Donuts, which many might affectionately remember as Mike’s Donuts, went down late last week. The nail salon went down over the weekend.

The moves on Lower Broadway signal the full-speed-ahead approach on the site, which contract the daily news stream regarding the project.

Wynn Boston Harbor Spokesman Greg John said the traffic improvement project, which started last fall, will begin to pick up in the weeks to come.

“The next two weeks work is really going to ramp up,” he said. “It won’t be a change in what they were doing, but they will be ramping up the next two to three weeks.”

More information is available at www.wynnforall.com.

This week’s schedule of work includes:

  • Sullivan Square

*Road work will continue at the Sullivan Square rotary.

*Work will include underground utility investigation, drainage structure installation, hydrant relocation and street light installation.

*The proposed work will require short-term lane closures and some lane shifting.

  • Route 16

*Work will continue at Santilli Circle.

*The work will include roadway widening, curb installation and drainage structure installation and will be done by crews working in isolated areas outside of the roadway.

*The proposed work will require closing outside travel lanes for short durations.

  • Alford Street/Broadway (Route 99)

*Roadwork will continue on Broadway and Robin Street.

*The work will include curb and sidewalk removal, conduit installation and drainage structure installation.

*The work will require short-term lane closures. Some lane shifting may be required.

*Two travel lanes southbound on Broadway will be maintained during morning peak hours and two travel lanes northbound on Broadway will be maintained during afternoon peak hours.

*On Robin Street, the southbound lane will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with traffic detoured to Broadway, as needed.

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