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Monthly Archives: May 2013

MassDOT McGrath Highway Recommendations Posted on May 16

MassDOT McGrath Highway Recommendations

MassDOT has recommended that the McCarthy Overpass portion of McGrath Highway be grounded and the roadway developed into a Boulevard that reconnects East Somerville, Union Square and Brickbottom.  Project managers released the recommendation during a May 15 public meeting in Somerville to discuss the Grounding   …Continue Reading MassDOT McGrath Highway Recommendations

Dennis Bridge Opens Ahead of Summer Season Posted on May 14

Dennis Bridge Opens Ahead of Summer Season

The Upper County Road Bridge over the Swan River in Dennis has reopened to traffic in advance of the upcoming busy season. “MassDOT is pleased to inform the community we have met our milestone completion date of May 15 for replacing the structurally deficient bridge   …Continue Reading Dennis Bridge Opens Ahead of Summer Season

Westfield-Barnes Airport Celebrates Gulfstream Expansion Posted on May 14

Westfield-Barnes Airport Celebrates Gulfstream Expansion

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard Davey today joined Gulfstream Aerospace leaders, Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport and local officials to celebrate the ribbon-cutting for the Gulfstream Hangar Expansion Project. Gulfstream’s expansion includes a new 100,000 square foot hangar with office space and will result in 100 new   …Continue Reading Westfield-Barnes Airport Celebrates Gulfstream Expansion

1st in Nation “Carbon Neutral” Airport Project Posted on May 13

1st in Nation “Carbon Neutral” Airport Project

MassDOT's Aeronautics Division and Volpe National Transportation Systems Center have announced a pilot program to create the first ever airport with “carbon neutral” ground operations in the United States. Nantucket Memorial Airport has been chosen to take all steps necessary to implement that designation. “This   …Continue Reading 1st in Nation “Carbon Neutral” Airport Project

Fore River Bridge Public Hearing May 16th Posted on May 13

Fore River Bridge Public Hearing May 16th

MassDOT has scheduled a Fore River Bridge Replacement Project design public hearing as follows: Thursday, May 16, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Abigail Adams Middle School Auditorium, 89 Middle Street, Weymouth The purpose of this hearing is to provide an overview of the construction plans and   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Public Hearing May 16th

MassDOT Farmer’s Markets 2013 Posted on May 10

MassDOT Farmer’s Markets 2013

MassDOT's annual Farmer’s Market Program will begin on Friday, May 17, and invites local farmers to take advantage of free space to sell their home grown produce and made-in-Massachusetts products at our 18 Service Plazas.  Eleven plazas are located along the Massachusetts Turnpike and seven   …Continue Reading MassDOT Farmer’s Markets 2013

Mother’s Day: Busy Travel Weekend Posted on May 9

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the upcoming Mother's Day weekend especially for travelers using the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) or traveling to Cape Cod.  The heaviest traffic is expected Friday and Sunday afternoons and early evenings.  Drivers are encouraged to make   …Continue Reading Mother’s Day: Busy Travel Weekend

I-95 Foxborough: Upcoming Weekend Lane Restrictions Posted on May 9

I-95 Foxborough: Upcoming Weekend Lane Restrictions

MassDOT alerts motorists of upcoming weekend work on Interstate 95 Southbound in Foxborough and to expect possible traffic delays due to lane restrictions. The bridge deck surface replacement project on I-95 Southbound over Green Street (Route 106) will require lane restrictions beginning on Friday, May   …Continue Reading I-95 Foxborough: Upcoming Weekend Lane Restrictions

Bay State Bike Week: May 11-19 Posted on May 8

Bay State Bike Week: May 11-19

The Patrick-Murray Administration encourages residents to join their neighbors and colleagues to bicycle during Bay State Bike Week, May 11-19, 2013, which celebrates bicycle transportation. Bicycling organizations, neighborhood groups and local governments have planned hundreds of diverse community-based events across the Commonwealth to show that   …Continue Reading Bay State Bike Week: May 11-19

Draft Recommendations for the Route 28 Corridor Posted on May 7

Draft Recommendations for the Route 28 Corridor

Posted by Ethan Britland, Project Manager Please join us for a Public Information Meeting on the Grounding McGrath: Determining the Future of the Route 28 Corridor Study: Wednesday, May 15, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Albert F. Argenziano School, 290 Washington Street, Somerville MassDOT will   …Continue Reading Draft Recommendations for the Route 28 Corridor