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MassDOT Winter Storm Update posted on Nov 30

MassDOT is advising the public that the National Weather Service has updated its forecast, predicting that by mid-day Sunday there will be a mix of heavy snow, freezing rain and strong wind gusts in Western Massachusetts which will arrive in eastern regions, including the Greater   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Storm Update

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MassDOT Weekend Travel Advisory posted on Nov 29

MassDOT Weekend Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public that the National Weather Service is forecasting a mix of heavy snow, freezing rain and strong wind gusts across the state beginning during the afternoon hours on Sunday, December 1. The storm is developing from west to east and is   …Continue Reading MassDOT Weekend Travel Advisory

Governor Baker Signs Legislation Requiring Hands-Free Use of Electronic Devices While Driving posted on Nov 26

Governor Baker Signs Legislation Requiring Hands-Free Use of Electronic Devices While Driving

Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation to improve road safety in the Commonwealth, which stipulates that no motor vehicle operator may use electronic devices while driving unless the technology is being used hands-free. The legislation, which adopts recommendations from the Commonwealth’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan, also   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Signs Legislation Requiring Hands-Free Use of Electronic Devices While Driving

Peabody, Danvers: Waters River Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting posted on Nov 25

Peabody, Danvers:  Waters River Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting

Update:  This meeting has been postponed due to weather and rescheduled to Monday, December 9, 6:30 p.m. MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting regarding the Peabody-Danvers Route 128 Waters River Bridge project as follows: Monday, December 2, 6:30 p.m., Peabody Council on Aging, Torigian   …Continue Reading Peabody, Danvers: Waters River Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting

Thanksgiving Week Travel Advisory posted on Nov 22

Thanksgiving Week Travel Advisory

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period by recognizing that traffic volumes and the number of travelers on public transportation will be higher than normal.  Drivers and transit customers should use the   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving Week Travel Advisory

Massachusetts To Install Mile-Based Exit Numbers On Major Highways posted on Nov 20

Massachusetts To Install Mile-Based Exit Numbers On Major Highways

MassDOT is announcing it is taking steps to install federally-mandated mile-based exit signs on the Commonwealth’s major and limited access highways, including, but not limited to, I-90, I-93, I-95, Route 3 and I-495. Public meetings will be held in the coming months to provide information   …Continue Reading Massachusetts To Install Mile-Based Exit Numbers On Major Highways