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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Yawkey Station Project Boosts Fenway Development Posted on Nov 15

Yawkey Station Project Boosts Fenway Development

Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to break ground on the $13.5 million Yawkey Commuter Rail Station reconstruction project, a key public transportation component of the $450 million Fenway Center development. When completed, Yawkey Station will be   …Continue Reading Yawkey Station Project Boosts Fenway Development

MassDOT’s First Annual Report Posted on Nov 11

MassDOT’s First Annual Report

MassDOT has released the first Annual Report for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.Governor Deval Patrick in June 2009 signed into law the landmark transportation reform legislation integrating transportation agencies and authorities into a new, streamlined organization. MassDOT was established on November 1, 2009. The organization   …Continue Reading MassDOT’s First Annual Report

Craigie Bridge: Cooperation and Coordination Posted on Nov 10

Craigie Bridge: Cooperation and Coordination

Posted by Thomas Tinlin, City of Boston Transportation Department Commissioner Boston Mayor Tom Menino often says, “It’s not about who gets the credit, it’s about getting the job done.” The Craigie Street Bridge project is, in my opinion, the poster child for cooperation and coordination   …Continue Reading Craigie Bridge: Cooperation and Coordination

MassDOT Focus: Customer Service Posted on Nov 4

MassDOT Focus: Customer Service

By Christine M. Bond, MBTA Assistant Director of Education & Development This fall, thirty MassDOT front-line ambassador employees from the MBTA, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Mass Highway and Mass Bay Commuter Rail have worked with a team of expert instructors to design the new customer   …Continue Reading MassDOT Focus: Customer Service

MBTA Silver Line Upgrades Coming Posted on Nov 3

MBTA Silver Line Upgrades Coming

Customer service along the MBTA’s most popular bus route will be significantly enhanced as part of a construction contract awarded by the MassDOT Board of Directors.  The federal stimulus American Recovery and Reinvestment Act $3.4 million project includes a series of improvements to the Silver   …Continue Reading MBTA Silver Line Upgrades Coming

MBTA Old Colony Line Tie Replacement Begins Posted on Nov 3

The replacement of deteriorating concrete ties on the Old Colony  Line is underway.  As a result, Plymouth Station is temporarily closed beginning today, November 3.  Train service will be provided to and from Kingston Station ONLY.  A shuttle bus will be provided Monday through Friday   …Continue Reading MBTA Old Colony Line Tie Replacement Begins

Hines Bridge Closure: Major Reconstruction Project Posted on Nov 2

Hines Bridge Closure: Major Reconstruction Project

The Hines Memorial Bridge over the Merrimack River in Amesbury is scheduled to close at 5:00 am on November 15. The bridge closure will allow crews to begin heavy construction associated with the bridge replacement.  During construction, traffic in both directions will be detoured across   …Continue Reading Hines Bridge Closure: Major Reconstruction Project

MassDOT One Year Anniversary Posted on Nov 1

MassDOT One Year Anniversary

Posted by Jeffrey Mullan, MassDOT Secretary & CEO Today is the MassDOT one year anniversary.  By every measure our organization is much stronger than it was one year ago, and that bodes well for all of us who care about the future. In one short   …Continue Reading MassDOT One Year Anniversary