Project Updates

  • The CRT is currently open for interim use as a rough, unimproved trail.  Download Interim Map and Guide
  • The Town will be developing maintenance, oversight and safety plans prior to the completion of construction of the CRT.
  • The railroad bridge over Route 9 has been made safe for temporary use prior to its replacement during construction.
  • The CRT is scheduled to be advertised for construction by MassDOT in September 2018. Construction is expected to begin in 2019, and require two construction seasons.
  • Project Specifications and Estimates (the final design documents) were approved by MassDOT in July 2018.
  • A revised construction cost was approved by the Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in May 2018, with 80% federal and 20% state funding.
  • Town Meeting approved the acquisition of temporary and permanent easements in April 2018.
  • Town Meeting approved acquisition of the right-of-way from CSX Transportation in 2016.
  • Contact crt@natickma.org with any questions or concerns.