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MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead posted on May 21

MassDOT advises Memorial Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s “real time” travel tools to plan trips, and use public transportation if possible to reach destinations. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, Registry of Motor Vehicle customer service locations and all other Commonwealth of   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

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MBTA: North Station Signal System Upgrade Project Approved posted on May 21

MBTA: North Station Signal System Upgrade Project Approved

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board voted to award a $26.5 million contract to Fischbach and Moore Electric to rebuild the signal system that controls the movement of Commuter Rail and Amtrak trains in and out of North Station with a state-of-the-art system that   …Continue Reading MBTA: North Station Signal System Upgrade Project Approved

Travel Advisory: Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project posted on May 10

Travel Advisory: Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project

MassDOT is reminding members of the public of the closure of one of three southbound travel lanes on Route 1 in Chelsea and the Tobin Bridge beginning the morning of Tuesday, May 14. The public is also reminded the one-lane northbound closure on the Tobin   …Continue Reading Travel Advisory: Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project

MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards posted on May 10

MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards

MassDOT is pleased to announce that a total of 14 municipalities have received infrastructure project awards through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program. The selected projects are distributed across the Commonwealth, with at least one project located in each MassDOT Highway District. Projects   …Continue Reading MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards

MassDOT Announces Bay State Bike Week Events posted on May 10

MassDOT Announces Bay State Bike  Week Events

MassDOT is encouraging members of the public to participate in one of the many special events for Bay State Bike Week in Massachusetts during the week of May 13, including the following activities in several communities: Monday, May 13 – Annual Mayor’s Bike Ride and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Bay State Bike Week Events

MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science posted on May 8

MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science

MassDOT has announced the reconfiguring of lanes of travel on Charles River Dam Road in Boston and Cambridge, including the Craigie Bridge, in order to improve safety for the public. In June, crews will begin activities to reconstruct the roadway so there will be two   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science