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Construction in plaza outside Marriott to continue until June

Construction in the Cambridge Center Plaza, in front of the Marriott Hotel and next to the MIT Coop in Kendall, has been happening every day from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. since Jan. 6.

The renovation work, commissioned by Boston Properties, is expected to finish in June. Although the construction does not appear to be a large physical obstruction, staff at the hotel say it does generate significant noise. Marriott workers reported that the noise coming from the construction in the courtyard is most prominent around midday.

Rachel Dwyer, a front desk agent at the Marriott, said that the noisy construction can be a problem, especially when she is trying to check guests in. She noted, however, that no guests have filed complaints yet. Nevertheless, Dwyer believes that the construction could be problematic if it lasts for a long time.

Kevin Sheehan, a development manager at Boston Properties in charge of the project, could not be reached for comment.

—Leo Zhou