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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Marshfield Route 139 Project Targeted Posted on Oct 14

Marshfield Route 139 Project Targeted

Governor Deval Patrick today joined local leaders to announce that the reconstruction of Route 139 in Marshfield is moving forward. The $5.6 million project will reconstruct Route 139 (Plain Street) from School Street to Furnace Street, providing two travel lanes in each direction and a new   …Continue Reading Marshfield Route 139 Project Targeted

Fall River- New Bedford Transit Boost Posted on Oct 14

Fall River- New Bedford Transit Boost

Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray in Fall River today announced that the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA) will receive 10 new, energy efficient buses to serve public transit customers in the Fall River and New Bedford area.   The Lieutenant Governor also announced that American Recovery and   …Continue Reading Fall River- New Bedford Transit Boost

Phillipston “Heavy Lift” Bridge Video Posted on Oct 13

A cutting-edge project is moving toward completion on Route 2 over Route 2A in Phillipston, funded by the Patrick-Murray Administration's historic Accelerated Bridge Program. MassDOT’s design/build team set up temporary supports for a new superstructure being built to replace the structurally-deficient bridge that carries Route   …Continue Reading Phillipston “Heavy Lift” Bridge Video

Green Line Extension Discussion Group Posted on Oct 13

Green Line Extension Discussion Group

Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager We're pleased to announce the creation of a Green Line Extension Design Working Group electronic discussion group. This group hosts discussions among members of the Design Working Group and GLX staff. The group was created so   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Discussion Group

MBTA: Real-Time Train Apps Released Posted on Oct 13

MBTA: Real-Time Train Apps Released

Developers are moving quickly to release applications that show real-time Orange, Red, and Blue Line information, less than two weeks after Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray announced the availability of real-time train location and arrival information for the MBTA's Orange, Red, and Blue Lines.  The information   …Continue Reading MBTA: Real-Time Train Apps Released

Haverhill Route 110 Dedication Posted on Oct 12

Haverhill Route 110 Dedication

A section of Route 110 in Haverhill is now officially known as Emilio Brothers Memorial Highway, following dedication ceremonies earlier this month at Haverhill City Hall.  The four Emilio Brothers served their country with heroism during World War II.  The legislature approved and Governor Deval   …Continue Reading Haverhill Route 110 Dedication

Arlington School Bike Rack Sets Great Example Posted on Oct 10

Arlington School Bike Rack Sets Great Example

Posted By Gerry Bingham, Department of Energy Resources Sometimes change isn’t easy.  Here at DOER, I spend my day helping businesses find ways to reduce their annual energy costs through the state’s new and improved efficiency programs.  Even when changes that reduce a company’s impact   …Continue Reading Arlington School Bike Rack Sets Great Example

Craigie Drawbridge Project November Lane Closures Posted on Oct 8

Craigie Drawbridge Project November Lane Closures

As part of the Craigie Drawbridge Rehabilitation Project, all inbound travel lanes on Route 28 southbound at the intersection of Land Boulevard will close effective November 6, 2010, for approximately one month. The Craigie Drawbridge carries McGrath O’Brien Highway (Route 28) between Land Boulevard in   …Continue Reading Craigie Drawbridge Project November Lane Closures

Hanover-Hanson Bridge Opens 20 Months Early Posted on Oct 8

Hanover-Hanson Bridge Opens 20 Months Early

The Patrick-Murray Administration announced that the Broadway Street Bridge over the Indian Head River connecting Hanover and Hanson opened today 20 months ahead of schedule. The project is part of Governor Deval Patrick's historic Accelerated Bridge Program to reverse years of neglect and significantly reduce   …Continue Reading Hanover-Hanson Bridge Opens 20 Months Early

Scituate Safe Routes to Schools Grant Posted on Oct 8

Scituate Safe Routes to Schools Grant

Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray today announced a $500,000 grant from MassDOT's Safe Routes to School program for design of sidewalk improvements along Hollett Street in the area around Hatherly Elementary School in Scituate. The sidewalk improvement project includes construction of approximately 2,800 feet of   …Continue Reading Scituate Safe Routes to Schools Grant