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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward Posted on Jul 10

Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward

Construction is now underway to build the second half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge in Worcester-Shrewsbury. Earlier this year, traffic shifted to the first half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge, four months ahead of schedule. All traffic is riding   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking Posted on Jul 8

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey along with state and local officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Route 2 Bridge Replacement project in Lexington. The $50.3 million project will replace two structurally deficient bridges that carry traffic on   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking

MassDOT Assistance Encourages Vanpool Trips Posted on Jul 8

MassDOT Assistance Encourages Vanpool Trips

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today announced the Massachusetts Commuter Vanpool Program. The Program is designed to increase vanpool use throughout the Commonwealth by subsidizing vanpool fares for participants. A monthly subsidy of up to $600 per month will be available to participating   …Continue Reading MassDOT Assistance Encourages Vanpool Trips

MBTA Weekend Boat Service Attracts Customers Posted on Jul 8

MBTA Weekend Boat Service Attracts Customers

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott has announced that the weekend of July 5th & 6th was the busiest yet for the seven-week old weekend Commuter Boat service between Hingham, Hull, Georges Island, and Boston. A total of 3,662 people used the Commuter Boats over the   …Continue Reading MBTA Weekend Boat Service Attracts Customers

McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Public Meeting Posted on Jul 7

McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Public Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Project in Somerville as follows: Thursday, July 17, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, The Argenziano School Cafetorium, 290 Washington Street, Somerville The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the Somerville community to the   …Continue Reading McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Public Meeting

Boston: Morton Street Bridge Public Meeting Set Posted on Jul 2

Boston: Morton Street Bridge Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting regarding the Morton Street Bridge Project as follows: Thursday, July 10, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Economy Plumbing- Training Room, 875 Morton Street, Mattapan The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the 10 day closure of the   …Continue Reading Boston: Morton Street Bridge Public Meeting Set

Methuen Rotary Interchange Groundbreaking Posted on Jul 1

Methuen Rotary Interchange Groundbreaking

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey joined Merrimack Valley area elected officials to break ground on a project to convert the Methuen Rotary, which connects I-93 with Routes 110 and 113, into a modern “partial cloverleaf” interchange that will simplify the network of streets   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Interchange Groundbreaking

Travel Safely July 4! Posted on Jul 1

Travel Safely July 4!

MassDOT encourages safe travel during the upcoming July 4 holiday.  Before you drive, check our live Traffic Cameras web page for a look at current traffic. Traffic is especially heavy at the I-84 interchange at Exit 9 in Sturbridge on the day before the holiday   …Continue Reading Travel Safely July 4!