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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April Posted on Mar 31

Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April

The third year of the Tobin Bridge preservation project is set to begin in April, with lane restrictions in place through fall 2014. The beginning stages of work will require daily lane closures on the upper and lower decks of the bridge during off-peak hours.   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April

New Bedford-Fairhaven Route 6 Bridge Update Posted on Mar 31

New Bedford-Fairhaven Route 6 Bridge Update

MassDOT has closed the Route 6, New Bedford-Fairhaven swing bridge to vehicles through Saturday, April 12, 6:00pm, in order to perform necessary structural steel repairs to the bridge’s floor beams. “We are taking this time ahead of the busy tourist season to complete these repairs   …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Route 6 Bridge Update

MBTA: Late Night Weekend Service Begins Tonight Posted on Mar 28

MBTA: Late Night Weekend Service Begins Tonight

Effective immediately, service on the MBTA subway and fifteen Key Bus Routes will operate 90 minutes longer on Friday and Saturday nights. This expanded service allows Boston to continue to compete among other world class cities that offer late night public transportation and make Boston   …Continue Reading MBTA: Late Night Weekend Service Begins Tonight

Worcester Regional Transit: Electric Transit Bus Fleet Posted on Mar 28

Worcester Regional Transit: Electric Transit Bus Fleet

Governor Deval Patrick celebrated the launch of a new fully electric transit bus fleet at the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA). The Governor also announced new investments in two programs designed to support alternative fuel vehicles and related infrastructure across Massachusetts. “We are committed to   …Continue Reading Worcester Regional Transit: Electric Transit Bus Fleet

Boston: I-90 Lane Restrictions Resume This Weekend Posted on Mar 27

Boston: I-90 Lane Restrictions Resume This Weekend

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and MassDOT remind motorists again of the anticipated traffic impacts from upcoming weekend lane restrictions on the Massachusetts Turnpike that support MCCA’s project to remove the ceiling of the Prudential Tunnel. The restrictions will reduce traffic to one lane   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Lane Restrictions Resume This Weekend

Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options Posted on Mar 26

Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options

The Patrick Administration today celebrated the efforts of more than 150 Massachusetts businesses to promote healthier, more environmentally-friendly commuting at the Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards ceremony at historic Fenway Park. The recognized employers have been successful in administering programs and resources to encourage   …Continue Reading Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options

Silver Line Gateway Public Meeting: April 1 Posted on Mar 25

Silver Line Gateway Public Meeting: April 1

The MassDOT Silver Line Gateway project team has scheduled a public meeting to review the proposed design as follows: Tuesday, April 1, 6:30 PM – 8 PM, City Council Chambers at Chelsea City Hall, 500 Broadway. Preliminary project plans will be available to view prior to   …Continue Reading Silver Line Gateway Public Meeting: April 1

Newburyport: Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Work Update Posted on Mar 24

Newburyport: Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Work Update

MassDOT this week will begin preparations for the demolition and reconstruction of the Pine Hill Road/Ferry Road bridge over Interstate 95 in Newburyport. MassDOT’s contractor for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project, Walsh-McCourt JV, will install temporary traffic signals at either end of the bridge that   …Continue Reading Newburyport: Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Work Update

South Station Theatre Reeled Them In Posted on Mar 23

South Station Theatre Reeled Them In

For today’s South Station travelers, the latest news reports are as close as their smartphones – or at least the television monitors in the waiting area. But pre-television, not to mention pre-Internet, news reports with moving images could only be seen at the local theater.   …Continue Reading South Station Theatre Reeled Them In

Plan Ahead: Boston I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions Posted on Mar 18

Plan Ahead: Boston I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions

Today, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and MassDOT advised motorists of the anticipated traffic impacts that will result from four weekend lane restrictions on the Massachusetts Turnpike that support MCCA’s project to remove the ceiling of the Prudential Tunnel. The restrictions will reduce traffic   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Boston I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions