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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Boston MBTA “Heavy Lift” Project: One Weekend, New Bridge Posted on Nov 5

Boston MBTA “Heavy Lift” Project: One Weekend, New Bridge

The MBTA is replacing the bridge carrying the Ashmont-Alewife Red Line over Clayton Street in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston this weekend, November 8-11. The $5.5 million project is the latest to be completed in one weekend using “heavy lift” accelerated bridge construction.  MassDOT previously   …Continue Reading Boston MBTA “Heavy Lift” Project: One Weekend, New Bridge

Stay Informed: Callahan Tunnel Project Web Page Posted on Nov 4

Stay Informed: Callahan Tunnel Project Web Page

MassDOT’s Callahan Tunnel Project begins with a full tunnel closure for rehabilitation on December 27, 2013. We invite you to visit the new Callahan Tunnel Project web page to learn more.  The web page includes trip planning tools during the duration of the closure and   …Continue Reading Stay Informed: Callahan Tunnel Project Web Page

Planning for South Station Expansion Posted on Nov 1

Planning for South Station Expansion

Posted By Katherine Fichter As the Manager of the South Station Expansion project, I recognize the importance of exchanging information with other transportation professionals around the country who are turning similarly large and complex planning projects into realities. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend   …Continue Reading Planning for South Station Expansion