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On Target: Urban Street Lighting & Axe Throwing

October 19, 2023 @ 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

$10.00 – $35.00

WHO: IES Boston & Rhode Island.

Tour guides:

Kim Molloy, lead lighting design, WSP – Mia Jean-Sicard, lighting design, WSP – Rachel Burckardt, lead civil design, WSP – Tony Correia, lighting controls sales, Signify – Scott McCarley, lighting controls marketing, Signify

WHAT: Sunset walking tour of the Somerville Ave. Utility and Streetscape Improvements Project

WHEN: 5:45pm on Thursday 10/19

WHERE: Somerville Avenue, Union Square and Urban Axes – Somerville Axe Throwing

Join the IES as we walk along Somerville Avenue and view the new and improved street and pedestrian lighting. Hear about the lighting design and improved green stormwater infrastructure.

The Somerville Avenue Utility and Streetscape Improvements project takes place along Somerville Avenue from Union Square to Medford Street.

This project addresses legacy stormwater flooding issues by upgrading the underground stormwater management in Union Square as well as improving the lighting and adding lighting controls to enhance the overall streetscape.

Refreshments and fun to follow at Urban Axes – 2 Union Square, Somerville, MA 02143.

No experience necessary!

Meet at the corner of Somerville Ave. and Merriman St. outside the fire station at 5:45pm before sunset.

Urban Axes Requirements

  • Complete this safety waiver prior to the event: Urban Axes Waiver
  • All participants must wear closed toe shoes, be 21+ and bring valid Photo ID!
  • This is a cashless facility that accepts debit or credit cards ONLY

Green Line Union Square MBTA stop. Rideshare from Lyft or Uber. Small, shared parking lot next to the building, paid lots, and street parking.

This event is made possible by the support of the following sponsors! 


October 19, 2023
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
$10.00 – $35.00


Mia Jean-Sicard


Urban Axes
2 Union Square
Somerville, 02143 United States
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