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Robert W. Healy Public Safety Facility

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Project Summary

  • Contract Value:  $$24,539,165

  • Duration:  18 months

  • Architect:  Kaestle Boos Associates

  • Owner:  City of Cambridge

Scope of Work

Boston Building & Bridge Corp. served as the general contractor to renovate and completely fit out an existing 110,000 s.f. former office building into the City of Cambridge Police Headquarters and Emergency Response Center. The facility includes booking and holding cells, administrative offices, a media room, full service fitness area, as well as a state of the art forensic laboratory. The 5th floor functions as the City of Cambridge 911 and Emergency Operation Center. To meet the City of Cambridge's standard of a LEED Silver certification rating, the new headquarters includes a green roof, a high performance HVAC system, occupancy sensors, and low VOC emitting finishes and sealants. The Robert W. Healy Public Safety Facility is one of the first LEED Silver Certified police stations in New England.

Client Testimonial

“The Boston Building & Bridge team is among the best I have worked with in my many years in the construction and design business.  It’s inevitable that with new technology you run into unexpected problems. The Boston Building & Bridge superintendent worked hand-in hand with the City to come up with creative solutions that provided effective results.  Boston Building & Bridge demonstrated superior communication skills and was proactive in identifying issues before they became problems. The project was completed on time and within budget.  Without hesitation, I would look forward to working with Boston Building & Bridge on future City of Cambridge projects.”



Michael Black, Construction Project Manager
City of Cambridge

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