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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Casey Overpass Public Planning Meeting Set Posted on Mar 16

Casey Overpass Public Planning Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting to discuss the completed Planning Study for the Casey Overpass Replacement Project in Jamaica Plain.  The meeting details are as follows: Thursday, March 29, 6:00-8:00 pm, English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain The purpose of   …Continue Reading Casey Overpass Public Planning Meeting Set

Chelsea Street Bridge Final Work Posted on Mar 15

Chelsea Street Bridge Final Work

Construction crews are in the final phase of work in the Chelsea Street bridge replacement project. The bridge was closed to traffic in June 2011 to allow crews to demolish the existing bridge and install the remaining portions of the new bridge.  The $125.3 million   …Continue Reading Chelsea Street Bridge Final Work

MassDOT, MBTA Letter to Customers Posted on Mar 13

Over the last nine weeks we have engaged in a public process to allow our riders to weigh in on recommendations for closing a $159 million budget gap next year. As we conclude that process this week, we want to take a minute to thank   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA Letter to Customers

Charles River Bridges Public Hearings Set Posted on Mar 13

Charles River Bridges Public Hearings Set

MassDOT has scheduled public hearings for the River Street and Western Avenue Bridge projects over the Charles River and Soldiers Field Road in Boston-Cambridge.  The dates and locations are as follows: Tuesday, March 13, 7:00 pm, Morse Elementary School, 40 Granite Street, CambridgeThursday, March 15,   …Continue Reading Charles River Bridges Public Hearings Set

Accelerated Bridge Program: Jobs, Investment Posted on Mar 11

Creating thousands of jobs today while investing in the future.  That's the bottom line for the historic $3 billion Patrick-Murray Administration Accelerated Bridge Program that has already reduced the number of structurally deficient state bridges by 20%.  Check out this new video that highlights the   …Continue Reading Accelerated Bridge Program: Jobs, Investment

Marshfield Airport Hosts Vessel Safety Day Posted on Mar 10

Marshfield Airport Hosts Vessel Safety Day

The Coast Guard joined the Marshfield Harbormaster this week in hosting a “Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Day” at Marshfield Municipal Airport, Harlow Field.  The event open to the public focused on safety, preparedness, and survival skills at sea and was geared toward commercial mariners, specifically   …Continue Reading Marshfield Airport Hosts Vessel Safety Day

MBTA Fare, Service Hearing March 12 Posted on Mar 9

MBTA Fare, Service Hearing March 12

MBTA Fare and Services public hearings continue next week with a hearing on Monday, March 12. Nearly 5,800 people have attended public meetings across the T service area. Public participation has been appreciated and encouraged. The time and location for next week's public hearing is   …Continue Reading MBTA Fare, Service Hearing March 12

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Posted on Mar 7

Green Line Extension Public Meeting

The Green Line Extension Project Team will hold a public meeting to review the latest design plan for Ball Square & College Avenue Stations. The meeting will be held at the following time and location: Wednesday, March 21, 6:00-8:00 PM, Medford City Hall, City Council   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting

I-93 Message Board Alerts Commuters to Next Train Posted on Mar 5

I-93 Message Board Alerts Commuters to Next Train

MassDOT and the MBTA has announced a new “real-time” travel information collaborative initiative designed to provide I-93 Southbound commuters information about a nearby commuter rail option on the Lowell Line. A VMS message board positioned just after the I-93 Concord Street Exit (Exit 39) will   …Continue Reading I-93 Message Board Alerts Commuters to Next Train

Grounding McGrath Highway- Route 28: Health Impact Posted on Mar 5

Grounding McGrath Highway- Route 28: Health Impact

MassDOT is currently conducting a study, "Grounding McGrath" to determine the future of the Route 28 Corridor. As part of the study, a Healthy Transportation Compact collaboration includes a pilot Health Impact Assessment. MassDOT is examining the benefits and impacts that would result from any   …Continue Reading Grounding McGrath Highway- Route 28: Health Impact