West Selden Street and Vicinity
Neighborhood Slow Streets is Boston's approach to traffic calming on residential streets. We're focused on street designs that self-enforce slower speeds and safer behaviors. Through this program, we aim to:
- reduce the number and severity of crashes on residential streets
- lessen the impacts of traffic, and
- add to the quality of life in our neighborhoods.
The West Selden Street and Vicinity neighborhood is one of five communities selected to join the program in 2018.
Construction for your neighborhood is prioritized in 2022.
WHAT TO EXPECT WITH CONSTRUCTION:
When construction is scheduled, we will send an update to our email list for that zone. Construction crews will post "No Parking" signs at least 48 hours before any work that impacts parking.
Our Neighborhood Slow Streets program makes lasting safety improvements for our residents. Each zone's design includes reconstruction of several intersections. That's in addition to tools such as speed humps, pavement markings, and signs. Our engineered design plans have been fully approved and are ready for construction.
You can expect different construction crews for each part of the design plan. Construction schedules are weather-dependent. You can generally expect the following:
Speed humps: Construction may take a few days. The speed humps will have temporary paint and signage.
- Clear corners: Signs and pavement markings for clear corners have already been installed.
View the plan!
View the West Selden Streets and Vicinity Neighborhood Slow Streets plan:
New Crosswalks on West Selden Street
Henrici Street and West Selden Street
woodale avenue and west selden street
Zone streets* - Streets that will be evaluated for traffic calming improvements
Private ways - Streets that are privately owned, so we will not be able to make changes to them
Streets in other zones - Streets that are being evaluated for traffic calming as part of other zones
Other streets - Streets that are outside of the zone, regardless of who owns them, or streets that are within the zone boundaries and will not be evaluated for traffic calming
Open space - Parks and other open spaces
*All streets that we will consider for changes are marked as "zone streets." During the planning process, we may determine that some streets won’t see any changes. We generally will not consider any additional streets that are not marked as "zone streets."