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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Callahan Tunnel: Traffic Pattern Update Posted on Dec 31

Today, MassDOT met again with its partners from the Massachusetts State Police, the City, officials from surrounding communities, Massport and other agencies to review the first evening commute of the Callahan Tunnel closure. The team has identified a traffic pattern change to help reduce congestion   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel: Traffic Pattern Update

Callahan Tunnel Closed: Work Underway Posted on Dec 31

Callahan Tunnel Closed: Work Underway

Construction work is well underway as of today, December 31, as part of the $19.3 million rehabilitation of the Callahan Tunnel.  As seen in today’s photo, the majority of the curbing has been removed for the entire length of the tunnel.  In addition, the asphalt   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel Closed: Work Underway

RMV: Report Disability/Handicap Parking Abuse Posted on Dec 30

RMV: Report Disability/Handicap Parking Abuse

MassDOT RMV’s Disability/ Handicap Parking Abuse program is used to report a Massachusetts resident who may be misusing an RMV disability placard or handicap plate. Disability placards and handicap plates give people special parking access based on a determination that they have a medical need   …Continue Reading RMV: Report Disability/Handicap Parking Abuse

South Station Expansion Recognized by Chamber Posted on Dec 28

South Station Expansion Recognized by Chamber

Boston South Station is now seeing busy holiday travel days as the New Year approaches.  To learn more about what is happening at the station and with the South Station Expansion project, please read our December fact sheet. This edition features articles on how MassDOT   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Recognized by Chamber

Callahan Tunnel Closure Begins Friday, December 27 Posted on Dec 23

Callahan Tunnel Closure Begins Friday, December 27

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey and Highway Administrator Frank DePaola today detailed final preparations underway to support the closure of the Callahan Tunnel and urged the public to become familiar with both the designated detour routes and the public transit options to reach   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel Closure Begins Friday, December 27

BusPlus+ New Regional Transportation Services Posted on Dec 23

MassDOT in partnership with Peter Pan Bus Lines has announced new regional transportation services coming soon as part of the new BusPlus+ program to increase the intercity and commuter transportation options available across the Commonwealth and all of New England. BusPlus+ is a public/private partnership   …Continue Reading BusPlus+ New Regional Transportation Services

Holiday Travel: Plan Ahead! Posted on Dec 20

Holiday Travel: Plan Ahead!

Enjoy the holidays! As you make travel plans, MassDOT advises residents and visitors to check our online resources, drive with caution and if possible use public transportation. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday   …Continue Reading Holiday Travel: Plan Ahead!

Live from Singapore: Using Big Data to Visualize our Transportation Future Posted on Dec 20

Live from Singapore: Using Big Data to Visualize our Transportation Future

Posted by: MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey  At MassDOT, we are committed to using data to inform our decision-making and to help guide our transportation planning.   Big data analytics help inform our efforts to administer the best possible service and guide decision-making that can impact the   …Continue Reading Live from Singapore: Using Big Data to Visualize our Transportation Future

Whittier Bridge Project Update Posted on Dec 20

Whittier Bridge Project Update

MassDOT contractors for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project will continue work during the weeks of December 22 and December 29. No work will be performed on Christmas Day, December 25, and New Year’s Day, January 1. The work will require daytime lane single lane closures on   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Project Update

Green Line Extension Public Meetings Set Posted on Dec 19

Green Line Extension Public Meetings Set

MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting a series of neighborhood public meetings to provide details about noise and retaining walls proposed for segments of the Green Line Extension Project. Please join us at these meetings to learn about what is proposed in your neighborhood! Please   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meetings Set