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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure Posted on Jun 18

Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure

MassDOT alerts motorists that on Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21, the Callahan Tunnel will be closed overnight from the hours of 12am until 6am. This is the first overnight closure for the Callahan Rehabilitation Project since it was reopened to traffic on March   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure

Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set Posted on Jun 17

Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set

MassDOT will hold a Public Information Meeting to discuss the proposed deck replacement and superstructure repairs on the Bowker Overpass over Beacon Street, Commonwealth Avenue and the Muddy River in Boston. The meeting is scheduled as follows: Monday, June 30, 6:00 pm, Boston Public Library,   …Continue Reading Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set

Governor Patrick: Holyoke Canal Walk Groundbreaking Posted on Jun 16

Governor Patrick: Holyoke Canal Walk Groundbreaking

Governor Deval Patrick today joined officials from MassDOT and the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs along with federal, state and local officials to break ground on improvements to the Holyoke Canal Walk. The $3.5 million investment in the Gateway City of Holyoke will   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick: Holyoke Canal Walk Groundbreaking

Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Public Meeting Posted on Jun 16

Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Public Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Wednesday, June 25, 6:30 PM, Jonas Clarke Middle School, 17 Stedman Road, Lexington The meeting will provide details on the Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement design/build project, including traffic management   …Continue Reading Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Public Meeting

RMV: Low Number License Plate Lottery Begins Posted on Jun 13

RMV: Low Number License Plate Lottery Begins

MassDOT Registrar of Motor Vehicles Celia J. Blue today announced the availability of applications for the 2014 Low Number License Plate Lottery and called for increased participation in this year’s lottery from all corners of the Commonwealth. “The lowest available plate this year has great   …Continue Reading RMV: Low Number License Plate Lottery Begins

Boston Idea Week: Thinking “Outside the Bus” Posted on Jun 12

Boston Idea Week: Thinking “Outside the Bus”

MassDOT and the MBTA today unveiled the IdeaBus, a repurposed 40 foot MBTA bus outfitted with furniture and décor from Wayfair.com, on display outside of South Station as part of Boston Idea Week (BIW), running from June 11th through the 19th. MassDOT and the MBTA   …Continue Reading Boston Idea Week: Thinking “Outside the Bus”

Federal Alert for Commercial Vehicle Drivers Posted on Jun 12

Federal Alert for Commercial Vehicle Drivers

Effective May 21, 2014, commercial vehicle (CMV) drivers operating in Massachusetts can no longer get a valid US DOT medical examiners certificate from just any healthcare provider. Instead, CMV driver examinations can only be completed by Certified Medical Examiners listed on Federal Motor Carrier Safety   …Continue Reading Federal Alert for Commercial Vehicle Drivers

Taunton Project Wins Transportation Award Posted on Jun 10

Taunton Project Wins Transportation Award

MassDOT’s innovative Bay Street Bridge Project in Taunton today received an award in the “Under Budget” category in the northeast regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. Highway Division District 5 staff accepted the award at the Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials 2014 conference in New   …Continue Reading Taunton Project Wins Transportation Award

Lee: Tyringham Road Reconstruction Posted on Jun 9

Lee: Tyringham Road Reconstruction

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Highway Division Administrator Frank DePaola, state and local officials and business leaders to break ground on the reconstruction of Tyringham Road in Lee. The project will rebuild two miles of Tyringham Road from the Tyringham town line to Route   …Continue Reading Lee: Tyringham Road Reconstruction

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Public Meeting Posted on Jun 6

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Public Meeting

MassDOT will hold a public informational meeting on the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Study: Wednesday, June 11th, 6:00–8:00 p.m.,  3rd Floor Meeting Room, New Bedford Public Library, 613 Pleasant Street The study will address short-term and long-term transportation issues along Route 6 between County Street   …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Public Meeting