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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Chelsea Street Bridge Project Advances Posted on Jun 20

Chelsea Street Bridge Project Advances

The signature $125 million Chelsea Street Bridge project in June has moved into the demolition process of the existing bridge and construction of the remaining portions of the new lift structure. To allow for the work, the Chelsea Street Bridge over Chelsea Creek at the   …Continue Reading Chelsea Street Bridge Project Advances

The Pride is Back Posted on Jun 17

The Pride is Back

Posted by Jeff Mullan, MassDOT Secretary & CEO Congratulations to the Boston Bruins for bringing back the greatest trophy in American sport.  I hope you all enjoyed the Stanley Cup run.  I sure did.  The best part for me was seeing a new generation of   …Continue Reading The Pride is Back

Medford I-93 Bridges: June 17-20 Weekend Update Posted on Jun 16

Medford I-93 Bridges: June 17-20 Weekend Update

  MassDOT will be working on I-93 through the City of Medford this weekend and traffic will be restricted to two-lanes in each direction. If you are heading into Boston for the Bruins Stanley Cup Parade, the Red Sox Game or the World Flower Show,   …Continue Reading Medford I-93 Bridges: June 17-20 Weekend Update

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Posted on Jun 16

Green Line Extension Public Meeting

Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager The next public meeting in support of the MAPC/MassDOT Green Line Extension Community Visioning Process will be on June 23, 2011 from 6:30pm – 9:00pm at 51 Winthrop Street in Medford. During this fourth meeting, participants   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting

MassDOT Priority: Regional Rail Planning Posted on Jun 15

MassDOT Priority: Regional Rail Planning

Posted by Peter Kochansky, Director, Goulston & Storrs, PC Over the past several days, Boston has hosted the annual Rail Conference held by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).  Transportation leaders from around the nation and the world gathered in Boston to discuss the challenges   …Continue Reading MassDOT Priority: Regional Rail Planning

RMV Storm Response: Free Duplicate License, IDs Posted on Jun 15

RMV Storm Response: Free Duplicate License, IDs

As part of its effort to assist victims of last week’s tornado, the Patrick-Murray Administration announced that Western Massachusetts residents who lost their driver’s license or Massachusetts ID in the storm can apply for a free duplicate at Registry of Motor Vehicles offices. Governor Deval   …Continue Reading RMV Storm Response: Free Duplicate License, IDs

RMV 2011 Low Number License Plate Lottery Posted on Jun 15

RMV 2011 Low Number License Plate Lottery

MassDOT RMV is now accepting applications for the 2011 Low Number License Plate Lottery. Applicants in this year's drawing will be vying for 161 of the most sought after Massachusetts license plates, including 67, T7, Y11 and Z44. Applications will be available in all RMV   …Continue Reading RMV 2011 Low Number License Plate Lottery

I-93 Medford Bridges: June 17-20 Construction Alert Posted on Jun 15

I-93 Medford Bridges: June 17-20 Construction Alert

Work crews will continue the series of rapid bridge superstructure replacements on I-93 in Medford beginning on Friday, June 17th at 8:00 PM and continuing through Monday, June 20th at 5:00 AM.  This weekend’s location involves the bridge on I-93 north over Route 16 (Mystic   …Continue Reading I-93 Medford Bridges: June 17-20 Construction Alert

Secretary Mullan’s Weekly Message Posted on Jun 10

Secretary Mullan’s Weekly Message

Posted by Jeff Mullan, MassDOT Secretary & Chief Executive Officer   I was in Greenfield yesterday to help mark the opening of the new Registry office and visitor’s center just off Interstate 91.  Rachel Kaprielian and many of the senior staff of the RMV were   …Continue Reading Secretary Mullan’s Weekly Message

Green Line Extension: Secretary Mullan Update Posted on Jun 9

Green Line Extension: Secretary Mullan Update

Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager Thank you to everyone who has participated so far in the Station Design Workshop process. The Workshops are an excellent way for you to participate in the design of the future Green Line Extension stations, and   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Secretary Mullan Update