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Monthly Archives: June 2012

RMV License Plate Lottery Applications Posted on Jun 18

RMV License Plate Lottery Applications

MassDOT today announced that the Registry of Motor Vehicles Division is now accepting applications for the 2012 Low Number License Plate Lottery. “The Registry expects to receive thousands of applications for this year’s annual lottery,” said Registrar of Motor Vehicles Rachel Kaprielian. “The passion for low   …Continue Reading RMV License Plate Lottery Applications

Haverhill/West Newbury Bridge Rehabilitation Posted on Jun 15

Haverhill/West Newbury Bridge Rehabilitation

The Rocks Village Bridge project at the Haverhill/West Newbury line is moving forward with the bridge to be closed for approximately 15 months.  The bridge will be closed beginning on Monday, June 18th at 7:00 AM and continuing through August, 2013. The historic Rocks Village   …Continue Reading Haverhill/West Newbury Bridge Rehabilitation

Tobin Bridge Maintenance, Lane Restrictions Posted on Jun 13

Tobin Bridge Maintenance, Lane Restrictions

The necessary structural maintenance, painting, and cleaning project is now underway by MassDOT's contractor on the Tobin Memorial Bridge connecting Charlestown with Chelsea. During the painting project beginning this month through approximately November and resuming in spring 2013, the Tobin Bridge will be reduced from   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Maintenance, Lane Restrictions

Bridge Projects Win Innovation, Ahead of Schedule Awards Posted on Jun 12

Bridge Projects Win Innovation, Ahead of Schedule Awards

The 2011 MassDOT 93Fast14 and Wellesley "heavy lift" Bridge Replacement projects today received regional awards as part of the 2012 America's Transportation Awards competition.    MassDOT's Wellesley Heavy Lift Rapid Bridge Replacement project, left, received honors in the "Ahead of Schedule" category.  The 2011 Medford "93Fast14"   …Continue Reading Bridge Projects Win Innovation, Ahead of Schedule Awards

Boston Back Bay Ramps Study Posted on Jun 11

Boston Back Bay Ramps Study

MassDOT will hold an Advisory Group Meeting for the Back Bay Ramps Transportation Study on: Tuesday June 12, 6:00-8:00 pm, Boston Public Library Mezzanine Conference Room, 700 Boylston Street The study will investigate the potential for new or altered access to and from the regional   …Continue Reading Boston Back Bay Ramps Study

MassDOT, New Balance Announce Brighton Station Posted on Jun 7

MassDOT, New Balance Announce Brighton Station

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey and New Balance Chairman James S. Davis today announced agreement in a co-signed Letter of Intent to build a new Worcester Line commuter rail station at Everett Street in Brighton. The station, called New Brighton Landing, will serve   …Continue Reading MassDOT, New Balance Announce Brighton Station

Whittier Bridge Public Hearing Set Posted on Jun 6

Whittier Bridge Public Hearing Set

A Public Hearing will be held on the proposed Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project in Amesbury, Newburyport and Salisbury at the following date and location: Thursday, June 21, 6:30 pm, Amesbury High School, Auditorium, 5  Highland Street, Amesbury The purpose of this meeting is to seek public   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Public Hearing Set

Free Silver Line Ride: Logan to South Station Posted on Jun 5

Free Silver Line Ride: Logan to South Station

Massport, MassDOT, and the MBTA are teaming up to raise customer awareness of public transit options to and from Logan Airport. The transportation partners today announced a three-month “On Us” pilot program that will let Logan passengers board for free inbound Silver Line bus service   …Continue Reading Free Silver Line Ride: Logan to South Station

Community Transit Grants Awarded Posted on Jun 4

Community Transit Grants Awarded

MassDOT’s Rail & Transit Division today announced the Fiscal Year 2013 award recipients in the newMassDOT Community Transit Grant Program. A total of 22 applicants received awards totaling more than $5.8 million. These FY13 grants awarded in a competitive process represent the first year federal   …Continue Reading Community Transit Grants Awarded

GreenDOT Policy: 2nd Anniversary Posted on Jun 2

GreenDOT Policy: 2nd Anniversary

MassDOT is proud to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of our GreenDOT Policy.  GreenDOT calls for MassDOT to incorporate sustainability into all of its activities, from strategic planning to project design and construction to system operation. The GreenDOT policy initiative includes promoting walking, bicycling, and public   …Continue Reading GreenDOT Policy: 2nd Anniversary