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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Irene: Interstate Cooperation Posted on Sep 4

Irene: Interstate Cooperation

Across New England and the northeast, state governments and public employees, utility companies, and volunteers worked together during the past week to respond to the impacts of Irene.  At left is flooding along I-90 Westbound in the Berkshires on Sunday, August 28.  MassDOT highway operations   …Continue Reading Irene: Interstate Cooperation

Aeronautics: Beverly Airport Upgrade Posted on Sep 3

Aeronautics: Beverly Airport Upgrade

Safety, customer service, and cost efficiency are MassDOT priorities.  MassDOT's Aeronautics Division says all three were accomplished through an improvement in Beverly that came at no cost to the Commonwealth. Here’s what it’s all about: Until August 25th, aircraft landing on instruments at Beverly Municipal   …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Beverly Airport Upgrade

Secretary Davey: Exciting Time for Public Transportation Posted on Sep 2

Secretary Davey: Exciting Time for Public Transportation

Posted by Richard A. Davey, MassDOT Secretary and Chief Executive Officer Today I have the honor of assuming the job of Secretary and CEO of MassDOT and succeeding Secretary Jeff Mullan.  On behalf the 10,000 men and women strong of the DOT, I want to   …Continue Reading Secretary Davey: Exciting Time for Public Transportation

93Fast14 Mini-Documentary: Summer of Innovation Posted on Sep 2

The Medford I-93 93Fast14 project funded by the Patrick-Murray Administration's Accelerated Bridge Program used innovation to replace 14 bridges on one of Massachusetts' busiest highways in just ten weekends, with each weekend's work completed hours ahead of schedule. Check out the construction video overview, including   …Continue Reading 93Fast14 Mini-Documentary: Summer of Innovation

Thank You Posted on Sep 1

Thank You

Posted by Jeff Mullan, MassDOT Secretary and Chief Executive Officer This is my last weekly message.  Tomorrow, Rich Davey will become Secretary of Transportation.  I am confident that he will do an outstanding job. There is little I can write today to add to what   …Continue Reading Thank You

Labor Day Weekend Traffic, Transit Update Posted on Sep 1

Labor Day Weekend Traffic, Transit Update

Massachusetts encourages safe travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. MassDOT suspends all road and bridge construction on major roadways from Noon Friday through start of normal business on Tuesday. Before you travel, check out MassDOT statewide live traffic cameras on the web. Labor   …Continue Reading Labor Day Weekend Traffic, Transit Update

Green Line Extension Latest Documents Posted on Sep 1

Green Line Extension Latest Documents

Posted by Kate Fichter, Green Line Extension Project Manager Thank you to everyone who participated in last week’s meeting of the Design Working Group (DWG). The meeting was a good opportunity for the Project Team to provide the DWG members and assembled audience with an   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Latest Documents