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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Storm Response: Governor Patrick Thanks MassDOT Employees Posted on Feb 12

Storm Response: Governor Patrick Thanks MassDOT Employees

Governor Deval Patrick today visited the MassDOT Highway Operations Center (HOC) to thank employees for their continuing role during the Blizzard of 2013. Operator stations and the MassDOT Storm Desk were manned 24/7 during blizzard. The Storm Desk is tasked with logging the equipment, personnel   …Continue Reading Storm Response: Governor Patrick Thanks MassDOT Employees

MBTA Government Center Station Project Update Posted on Feb 12

MBTA Government Center Station Project Update

The MBTA Government Center Station Project construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2013 with site preparation and work zone set up in support of the full station closure in late summer. The $91 million, three-year Government Center Station Project will bring the new station,   …Continue Reading MBTA Government Center Station Project Update

Winter Travel: Exercise Caution Monday Posted on Feb 10

MassDOT advises motorists to exercise caution, avoid all distractions and to allow extra time during the Monday morning commute. -Before leaving home be sure to remove all snow and ice from your vehicles, falling snow and ice poses a hazard to all motorists. -Visibility is   …Continue Reading Winter Travel: Exercise Caution Monday

Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted Posted on Feb 9

Governor Deval Patrick today lifted the order banning vehicle traffic on all state roads effective immediately for all communities west of I-91 and for Nantucket County, and the ban is lifted statewide at 4:00pm today, Saturday.  Please continue to avoid unnecessary travel to be safe and   …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted

Winter Storm: Vehicle Travel Prohibited After 4pm Friday Posted on Feb 8

Winter Storm: Vehicle Travel Prohibited After 4pm Friday

Governor Deval Patrick today signed an executive order banning vehicle traffic on all state roads effective at 4pm Friday.  This will allow public safety, emergency, and road crews to do their jobs.  Visit Mass.Gov to view winter storm resources.   MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey says   …Continue Reading Winter Storm: Vehicle Travel Prohibited After 4pm Friday

Winter Storm Preparations Posted on Feb 7

Winter Storm Preparations

MassDOT snow and ice crews are prepared for the Friday-Saturday Winter Storm and we encourage everyone to avoid roadway travel if possible both days.  MassDOT has more than 4,000 pieces of equipment available to treat and clear state roads in the event of a major   …Continue Reading Winter Storm Preparations

RMV Attleboro Branch Adds Permit Testing Posted on Feb 7

RMV Attleboro Branch Adds Permit Testing

MassDOT Registrar of Motor Vehicles Rachel Kaprielian today joined local officials and announced the availability of driver’s license permit testing at the Attleboro RMV Branch, located at 75 Park Street.  The Attleboro Branch is one of two express branches in the Commonwealth that provide limited   …Continue Reading RMV Attleboro Branch Adds Permit Testing

MBTA Launches New Courtesy Campaign Posted on Feb 6

MBTA Launches New Courtesy Campaign

If you take a look around MBTA trains and buses today, you might notice some new faces among your fellow riders. The MBTA has introduced the “Courtesy Critters” as part of its latest “Courtesy Counts” campaign. This is the fifth campaign in twelve years launched   …Continue Reading MBTA Launches New Courtesy Campaign

Registry of Motor Vehicles Unveils MassRMV.com Posted on Feb 4

Registry of Motor Vehicles Unveils MassRMV.com

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Division has transitioned to a new website making it the first motor vehicle administration in the nation poised to accept advertising in order to generate new revenue. With more than 16 million website visits per year, the switch to www.massrmv.com   …Continue Reading Registry of Motor Vehicles Unveils MassRMV.com

Boston: Casey Arborway Design Public Hearing Set Posted on Feb 2

Boston: Casey Arborway Design Public Hearing Set

A public hearing to discuss the 25% design for the Casey Arborway Project is scheduled for: Wednesday, February 27th, 5:30pm- Open House, 6pm- Design Hearing Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street The Monsignor William J. Casey Overpass is the elevated section of Route   …Continue Reading Boston: Casey Arborway Design Public Hearing Set