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Monthly Archives: March 2010

MassDOT Flood Impact Wednesday PM Update Posted on Mar 31

MassDOT Flood Impact Wednesday PM Update

Flooding continues to impact state roadways in many parts of the state.  Route 140, Freetown, is seen at left.  MassDOT has the latest information about road closures, restrictions, and the reopening of some previously-closed roads, below: Peabody -Route 128 southbound before Lowell St. OPEN until   …Continue Reading MassDOT Flood Impact Wednesday PM Update

MassDOT Plans Green Line Extension Work Group Posted on Mar 31

MassDOT Plans Green Line Extension Work Group

MassDOT is forming a work group to assist in the Green Line Extension project's Preliminary Engineering phase.  Project managers will bring together MBTA officials, municipal representatives, business representatives and local citizens to form the GLX Design Working Group. This working group will advise MassDOT on   …Continue Reading MassDOT Plans Green Line Extension Work Group

MassDOT 7:30AM Wednesday Flood Updates Posted on Mar 31

Here are additional updates on morning commute road conditions from MassDOT.  Some improvements are reported but many roads remain restricted or closed.  Please plan ahead and allow extra time today if traveling in these areas:

MassDOT Wednesday AM Flood Update Posted on Mar 31

MassDOT has the following lists of road closures and other impacts on transportation from the record rainfall of the month and this week.  This information is as of 5:00am, so plan ahead for morning travel.

MassDOT Flood Impact: Afternoon Update Posted on Mar 30

MassDOT Flood Impact: Afternoon Update

Residents and drivers should take note that roadways and rail service Southeastern MA have been heavily impacted by this storm. In addition, continued rainfall, flooding and water on the roadways can be expected to cause delays in throughout Eastern Massachusetts during the evening commute. A   …Continue Reading MassDOT Flood Impact: Afternoon Update

MassDOT Flood Impact: Early PM Update Posted on Mar 30

MassDOT Flood Impact: Early PM Update

MassDOT has an early afternoon update on state roadway flooding impacts, including several roads added to the closure and restricted travel list in southeast Massachusetts.  The latest information is below: Middleboro – Route 28 near the Log Cabin Restaurant – road flooded cars getting by   …Continue Reading MassDOT Flood Impact: Early PM Update

MassDOT Tuesday AM Flood Update Posted on Mar 30

MassDOT Tuesday AM Flood Update

The following is a Tuesday morning summary of state roads closed or impacted by flooding.  Route 119 Littleton remains closed due to a failed culvert.  MassDOT crews and contractors are working around the clock and coordinating with local emergency personnel to rebuild the culvert, left.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Tuesday AM Flood Update

MassDOT Flood Response: Route 119 in Littleton Posted on Mar 29

MassDOT Flood Response: Route 119 in Littleton

MassDOT crews have worked around the clock since last Wednesday to replace a collapsed culvert under Route 119 in Littleton.  The road is closed.  The culvert drains Spectacle Pond.  The collapse blocked water flow from the Pond, causing the water to rise. MassDOT estimates Route   …Continue Reading MassDOT Flood Response: Route 119 in Littleton

Fore River Bridge Public Meeting Posted on Mar 29

Fore River Bridge Public Meeting

A Public Information Meeting for the Fore River Bridge Replacement Project is scheduled for: Monday, April 12, 6:30 – 8:30 PMFore River Club House, 16 Nevada Road, Quincy The purpose of this meeting is to present the Fore River Bridge Replacement project and the different   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Public Meeting

MassDOT Priority: Traffic Safety Posted on Mar 29

MassDOT Priority: Traffic Safety

Safety for transportation customers and workers is a MassDOT priority.  State Traffic Engineer Neil Boudreau says MassDOT took quick action following concerns about safety at the intersections of Route 1 and George Street and Route 1 at Route 152 in Plainville.  MassDOT traffic safety experts   …Continue Reading MassDOT Priority: Traffic Safety