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Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Vision For Our Transportation Future Posted on May 13

A Vision For Our Transportation Future

Posted by Jeff Mullan, MassDOT Secretary & Chief Executive Officer This is the third in a series of messages about our call for a dialogue about the kind of transportation system we want to have and the point we are in with respect to the   …Continue Reading A Vision For Our Transportation Future

Medford I-93 Bridges: Median Crossover Friday, May 20 Posted on May 13

Medford I-93 Bridges: Median Crossover Friday, May 20

On Friday night, May 20th through early Saturday morning, May 21st, MassDOT will conduct a 2nd median crossover operation on I-93 between Stoneham and Somerville to model the traffic management plan that will be used on weekends this summer to replace 14 bridges on I-93   …Continue Reading Medford I-93 Bridges: Median Crossover Friday, May 20

Celebrate Bay State Bike Week May 14-20 Posted on May 12

Celebrate Bay State Bike Week May 14-20

The Patrick-Murray Administration today encouraged residents to join their neighbors and try bicycling during Bay State Bike Week, May 14-20, a week devoted to celebrating bicycle transportation.  Thousands of Massachusetts residents, commuters, and families will celebrate Bay State Bike Week, bicycling at hundreds of events   …Continue Reading Celebrate Bay State Bike Week May 14-20

2011: Nearly $1 Billion in Road, Bridge Investments Posted on May 12

2011: Nearly $1 Billion in Road, Bridge Investments

Governor Deval Patrick today joined state and local officials at the Dorchester Avenue reconstruction project at Glover’s Corner in Dorchester to announce that the 2011 road and bridge construction effort will invest $931 million in road and bridge repair projects, creating thousands of jobs and   …Continue Reading 2011: Nearly $1 Billion in Road, Bridge Investments

UMass Amherst, MassDOT Enhance Travel Advisories Posted on May 10

UMass Amherst, MassDOT Enhance Travel Advisories

MassTraveler.com is a free public information website at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Regional Traveler Information Center (RTIC) made possible in a cooperative effort with the MassDOT.  And now in addition to live webcam feeds seen at left, the website features a new application that   …Continue Reading UMass Amherst, MassDOT Enhance Travel Advisories

Transportation Advisory Committee Moves Forward Posted on May 9

Transportation Advisory Committee Moves Forward

The MassDOT Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) today gathered for the 5th time since its formation in August 2010. The TAC is an independent body appointed by the MassDOT Secretary to serve as a public forum to discuss issues related to the implementation of the Commonwealth’s   …Continue Reading Transportation Advisory Committee Moves Forward

I-93 Medford Bridges: 93Fast14 Video Posted on May 9

MassDOT this summer will replace 14 deteriorated bridge superstructures on I-93 in the city of Medford. The superstructure replacements at the core of the "93Fast14" project will take place on weekends in June, July and August (except for the 4th of July), avoiding impact on   …Continue Reading I-93 Medford Bridges: 93Fast14 Video

2011: Watershed Year in Transportation Posted on May 6

2011: Watershed Year in Transportation

Posted by Jeffrey Mullan, MassDOT Secretary & Chief Executive Officer Last week, I wrote that I would devote the next few weekly messages to a conversation about the Commonwealth’s transportation system. The key point from last week’s message is that transportation reform is here to   …Continue Reading 2011: Watershed Year in Transportation

Construction Careers Attract Students Posted on May 4

Construction Careers Attract Students

Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined representatives of the construction, engineering, and environmental industries, labor leaders, and more than 1,200 high school students at the 9th annual Massachusetts Construction Career Days at the New England Laborers’ Training Academy in Hopkinton. Construction   …Continue Reading Construction Careers Attract Students

Governor Patrick Joins Walk-Bike to School Day Posted on May 4

Governor Patrick Joins Walk-Bike to School Day

Governor Deval Patrick today joined parents, teachers and school officials across the Commonwealth for Massachusetts Walk and Bicycle to School Day.  The Governor walked a group of students to Glover Elementary School in Milton this morning, and encouraged walking or biking to school as a   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Joins Walk-Bike to School Day