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Monthly Archives: April 2011

MBTA: Answers for “Where’s the Bus?” Posted on Apr 21

The MBTA says finding your bus is easy.  Check out the video on phone apps answering the question: Where's the bus?    

CMAA Honors MassDOT Bridge Project Posted on Apr 21

CMAA Honors MassDOT Bridge Project

The Patrick-Murray Administration's innovative  "Heavy Lift" bridge replacement project in Phillipston has received the Infrastructure Project of the Year Award for infrastructure projects valued at less than $10 million by the Construction Management Association of America, New England Chapter. MassDOT's bridge installation on Route 2   …Continue Reading CMAA Honors MassDOT Bridge Project

Craigie Drawbridge Lanes to Reopen Posted on Apr 20

Craigie Drawbridge Lanes to Reopen

MassDOT will reopen the two inbound travel lanes on Route 28 southbound at the intersection of Land Boulevard in Cambridge on Tuesday, April 26, 7:00 am.  The southbound (inbound) lanes were closed in January as part of Phase II of the Craigie Drawbridge Rehabilitation Project   …Continue Reading Craigie Drawbridge Lanes to Reopen

New Honors for World War I Veteran Posted on Apr 18

New Honors for World War I Veteran

The story of a lost plaque honoring a Chicopee World War I veteran and the work to restore the memorial brought Lieutenant Governor Tim  Murray, Rep. Joseph Wagner, and Rep. Sean Curran along with family members to a special bridge plaque rededication ceremony April 14   …Continue Reading New Honors for World War I Veteran

Transportation: The Reform Phase Posted on Apr 15

Transportation: The Reform Phase

Posted by Jeffrey Mullan, MassDOT Secretary & Chief Executive Officer Rich Davey and I spent Tuesday afternoon speaking with the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Transportation.  The hearing was called to discuss poor performance on the commuter rail this winter.  We told the Committee that we   …Continue Reading Transportation: The Reform Phase

Medford I-93 Prep Work Update Posted on Apr 15

Medford I-93 Prep Work Update

Work crews are continuing preparation for the upcoming replacement of 14 deteriorated bridge superstructures on I-93 in Medford, the project known as 93Fast14 and funded by the Patrick-Murray Administration's Accelerated Bridge Program.  The work is taking place nightly overnight between 8:00 PM and 5:00 AM.    …Continue Reading Medford I-93 Prep Work Update

Green Line Extension Design Group Meeting Posted on Apr 15

Green Line Extension Design Group Meeting

Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager The next meeting of the Green Line Extension Design Working Group will take place: Thursday, May 26th, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, 51 Winthrop Street, Medford The building can be reached via MBTA bus routes 80,   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Design Group Meeting

Westfield Bridge Project Progress Posted on Apr 14

Westfield Bridge Project Progress

MassDOT contractors are making major progress on the critical Great River Bridge project in Westfield.  The $57 million project is building a new three-lane bridge carrying Route 10/202 over the Westfield River, while reconstructing the existing three-lane bridge.  The new bridge, left above, is located   …Continue Reading Westfield Bridge Project Progress

Police Officer Graduation Ceremony Posted on Apr 13

Police Officer Graduation Ceremony

MassDOT Secretary Mullan and MBTA General Manager Davey joined Transit Police Chief Paul MacMillan at today's annual Municipal Police Officer’s Class Graduation held at Faneuil Hall. The 61 graduates honored are joining 32 police departments, including 10 joining the MBTA Transit Police.  The T Police   …Continue Reading Police Officer Graduation Ceremony

Construction Industry Praise for Chapter 90 Funds Posted on Apr 13

Construction Industry Praise for Chapter 90 Funds

Posted by Shannon A. Reilly, Director of Government Affairs, Construction Industries of Massachusetts MassDOT Transportation Advisory Committee Construction Industries of Massachusetts (CIM) extends its appreciation to Governor Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray and House Speaker Robert DeLeo for the passage of the $200 million Chapter   …Continue Reading Construction Industry Praise for Chapter 90 Funds