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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Boston “Heavy Lift” Bridge Success Posted on Apr 17

Boston “Heavy Lift” Bridge Success

MassDOT this past weekend successfully completed the latest "Heavy Lift" project as part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's Accelerated Bridge Program to rebuild structurally-deficient bridges across the Commonwealth.  Demolition work on the former River Street Bridge carrying traffic over the MBTA and CSX Railroad in Boston's   …Continue Reading Boston “Heavy Lift” Bridge Success

Students Master “Real World Design Challenge” Posted on Apr 11

Students Master “Real World Design Challenge”

Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray and MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey this week recognized Marlborough High School's "Team Pizzaz" as the 2012 Real World Design Challenge Massachusetts State Champion.   The students will compete in the National Real World Design Challenge in Washington, DC on April 20-23.    …Continue Reading Students Master “Real World Design Challenge”

MBTA Green Line D-Branch: Front Door Fare Collection Posted on Apr 10

MBTA Green Line D-Branch: Front Door Fare Collection

MBTA Green Line D-branch customers will board at the front door only during weekends, holidays, and off-peak hours beginning Tuesday, April 17. Front door only fare collection is already in effect on other branches of the Green Line. During peak hours of 6:30-9:30 am and   …Continue Reading MBTA Green Line D-Branch: Front Door Fare Collection

Bay State Bike Week May 14-20 Posted on Apr 6

Bay State Bike Week May 14-20

MassDOT invites you to join the 3rd annual Bay State Bike Week set for May 14-20, a week of celebrating bicycle transportation across the Commonwealth.  The MassDOT and MassBike partnership makes Bay State Bike Week a statewide celebration that is unique in the nation.  Building   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week May 14-20

Employers Honored for Commuter Options Posted on Apr 5

Employers Honored for Commuter Options

The Patrick-Murray Administration has recognized more than 120 Commonwealth employers who have encouraged their employees to travel by public transit, carpools, vanpools, or by bicycling or walking during the Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options Awards ceremony at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. MassDOT hosted   …Continue Reading Employers Honored for Commuter Options

93Fast 14, Interchange 8B Projects Honored Posted on Apr 4

93Fast 14, Interchange 8B Projects Honored

MassDOT's Fall River- Freetown Route 24 Interchange 8B project and the TranSystems firm received the 2012 Gold Award for Outstanding Design Excellence by ACEC, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts. The $35 million project completed and opened in January 2012 created a new   …Continue Reading 93Fast 14, Interchange 8B Projects Honored

I-93 Overnight Closures Twice Each Month Planned Posted on Apr 2

MassDOT is scheduling complete overnight lane closures twice each month on I-93 beginning tomorrow night, Tuesday April 3, at 11:00pm.  The closing schedule follows: I-93 Southbound closed on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 11:00pm to Wednesday at 5:00am I-93 Northbound closed on the   …Continue Reading I-93 Overnight Closures Twice Each Month Planned