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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Zakim Bridge New Lighting Revealed Friday Posted on Dec 12

Zakim Bridge New Lighting Revealed Friday

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey will hold a relighting ceremony for the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge this Friday, December 14, at 4pm at Paul Revere Park in Charlestown.  MassDOT, local officials, the Zakim family, The Lenny Zakim Fund, the Zakim Center   …Continue Reading Zakim Bridge New Lighting Revealed Friday

Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins Posted on Dec 11

Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins

Governor Deval Patrick today celebrated the start of phase one of construction to extend the MBTA’s Green Line into the cities of Medford and Somerville. “Today, we’re here to reaffirm our commitment to seeing this project get under way,” said Governor Patrick. “For the residents   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins

Taunton Bridge Project Benefits Drivers, Environment Posted on Dec 10

Taunton Bridge Project Benefits Drivers, Environment

MassDOT this month is completing major construction on the innovative Bay Street Bridge Project in Taunton in a partnership that will benefit commuters and the environment. The project used accelerated bridge construction techniques to replace the structurally deficient bridge that carries Bay Street over the   …Continue Reading Taunton Bridge Project Benefits Drivers, Environment

Help “Fill-A-Bus” with New Toys Posted on Dec 7

Help “Fill-A-Bus” with New Toys

MassDOT and the MBTA are holding the 12th annual "Fill-A-Bus" new toy donation program next week, December 10 – 14. Please donate a new, unwrapped toy at South Station or when the Fill-A-Bus visits your community! The Fill-A-Bus program benefits ABCD – Action for Boston   …Continue Reading Help “Fill-A-Bus” with New Toys

MassDOT RMV: Next Generation Operating System Posted on Dec 6

MassDOT RMV: Next Generation Operating System

The MassDOT Board of Directors has unanimously approved a contract for the design, development and installation of a new operating system to serve the next generation of Registry of Motor Vehicles customers. The 63-month contract awarded to Deloitte Consulting LLC not to exceed $76.8 million   …Continue Reading MassDOT RMV: Next Generation Operating System

MassDOT Awards Student Scholarships Posted on Dec 6

MassDOT Awards Student Scholarships

The award-winning success of the Patrick-Murray Administration's Accelerated Bridge Program has paid off for nine Commonwealth college students.  The students received scholarships made possible when MassDOT's Accelerated Bridge Program received AASHTO's 2011 Francis B. Francois Award for Innovation.  MassDOT in winning the award received $10,000   …Continue Reading MassDOT Awards Student Scholarships

MassDOT: 2012 National Safety Leadership Award Posted on Dec 5

MassDOT: 2012 National Safety Leadership Award

MassDOT has received the 2012 Safety Leadership Award from the American Association of State Transportation Officials (AASHTO).  MassDOT joins the Minnesota Department of Transportation in receiving the national group’s highest safety honor, given to a state that takes significant action to reduce highway fatalities and   …Continue Reading MassDOT: 2012 National Safety Leadership Award

MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded Statewide Posted on Dec 4

MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded Statewide

MassDOT’s Rail & Transit Division today announced the second round of statewide FY 2013 award recipients in the MassDOT Community Transit Grant Program. A total of 26 applicants including Regional Transit Authorities are receiving nearly $5.7 million from the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Transportation for   …Continue Reading MassDOT Community Transit Grants Awarded Statewide

South Station Expansion Open Houses Success Posted on Dec 3

South Station Expansion Open Houses Success

A Note from Kate Fichter, Project Manager I would like to extend a huge “thank you” to everyone who attended the South Station Expansion Open Houses this past week – we had almost 100 people attend! It was great to have the opportunity to meet   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Open Houses Success