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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Secretary Mullan: MBTA Review “Sobering” Posted on Nov 4

Secretary Mullan: MBTA Review “Sobering”

Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary & CEO Jeffrey Mullan released the following statement in response to David D’Alessandro’s independent review of the MBTA: “David D’Allessandro’s sobering reality check is a call to action for MassDOT.  I want to thank Governor Patrick and David for the   …Continue Reading Secretary Mullan: MBTA Review “Sobering”

Traffic Alert: I-495 Lowell Bridges Posted on Nov 4

Traffic Alert: I-495 Lowell Bridges

Temporary traffic lane shifts and closure of the northbound exit ramp at the Woburn Street interchange in Lowell begin Saturday, November 7, 2009 as part of the I-495 Lowell Bridge Bundle project.  The changes should be fully implemented by Monday, November 9 and will remain   …Continue Reading Traffic Alert: I-495 Lowell Bridges

Halloween On the Tobin Bridge Posted on Nov 4

Halloween On the Tobin Bridge

The landmark Tobin Bridge officially joins the MassDOT family on January 1, 2010.  Three year old Knox Wallask and HIS family had a special tour of the Tobin just before Halloween.  Knox told his mom he wanted to visit the Tobin for Halloween.  His parents   …Continue Reading Halloween On the Tobin Bridge

Avoid Drowsy Driving Posted on Nov 3

Avoid Drowsy Driving

MassDOT joins the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security in spreading the word about the National Sleep Foundation’s “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week," November 2-8.  The public awareness campaign advice is basic: drive alert, arrive alive. Before driving, every driver should consider whether they are:   …Continue Reading Avoid Drowsy Driving

MassDOT Board First Meeting Posted on Nov 2

MassDOT Board First Meeting

Governor Deval Patrick promised a focus on "you the traveler" during remarks today opening the inaugural meeting of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors. MassDOT Secretary & CEO Jeff Mullan pledged "honesty and candor" along with a "focus on cost savings and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board First Meeting