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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Longfellow Bridge: Architect Left His Mark Posted on Jun 21

Longfellow Bridge: Architect Left His Mark

What do the Harvard Lampoon Building, Jordan Hall, and the Longfellow Bridge have in common? All three Boston area landmarks – and many more – were designed by architect Edmund M. Wheelwright (1854 – 1912). Don’t recognize the name? You’re not alone. Wheelwright is rarely   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Architect Left His Mark

South Coast Rail: Vision around Train Stations Posted on Jun 20

South Coast Rail: Vision around Train Stations

Wide, smooth sidewalks with lush planting strips separating walking and driving areas. Inviting lamp posts and benches. Buzzing shops, restaurants and mixed-use developments. These are characteristics of walkable, smart growth neighborhoods. They are becoming more common throughout southeastern Massachusetts as municipalities implement seven years of   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Vision around Train Stations

RMV: Registrar Announces 2015 Low Number Plate Lottery Posted on Jun 19

RMV: Registrar Announces 2015 Low Number Plate Lottery

MassDOT Registrar of Motor Vehicles Erin C. Deveney today announced that applications for the 2015 Low Number Plate Lottery are now available at the Registry’s website www.massrmv.com and at branch locations throughout the state. “It’s the favorite time of year again for Massachusetts plate aficionados,”   …Continue Reading RMV: Registrar Announces 2015 Low Number Plate Lottery

MBTA Winter Resiliency Work: Nighttime Service between Wellington and Oak Grove to be Suspended Posted on Jun 18

MBTA Winter Resiliency Work: Nighttime Service between Wellington and Oak Grove  to be Suspended

The MBTA has announced that beginning on Monday, June 22nd, and continuing on selected nights through next month, Orange Line service between Oak Grove and Wellington Stations will be temporarily suspended to allow workers to make the subway more resilient to harsh winter weather conditions.   …Continue Reading MBTA Winter Resiliency Work: Nighttime Service between Wellington and Oak Grove to be Suspended

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25 Posted on Jun 18

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25

MassDOT will host a public hearing for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Thursday, June 25, 6:30 PM, Basketball Hall of Fame Theater, 100 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield The public hearing will update the City of Springfield community on preliminary construction work on   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25

MassDOT Completes Framingham Secondary Rail Line Acquisition Posted on Jun 17

MassDOT Completes Framingham Secondary Rail Line Acquisition

MassDOT today announced acquisition is complete of the Framingham Secondary Rail Line, a 21-mile segment of rail that connects Framingham and Mansfield. The line was purchased from CSX Corporation for $23 million. Purchase of the Framingham Secondary is a strategic investment that links the Framingham/Worcester,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Completes Framingham Secondary Rail Line Acquisition

Boston Haymarket Registry Branch Currently Closed Today, Wednesday, June 17 Posted on Jun 17

Boston Haymarket Registry Branch Currently Closed Today, Wednesday, June 17

The Registry of Motor Vehicles Haymarket Branch is currently closed for license and registration transactions today, Wednesday, June 17, due to facility issues. The RMV apologizes for the inconvenience.  Please check MassRMV.com for service updates. Suspension Hearings at Haymarket are still being conducted as scheduled.   …Continue Reading Boston Haymarket Registry Branch Currently Closed Today, Wednesday, June 17

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift Posted on Jun 17

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

MassDOT’s Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Project in Worcester-Shrewsbury reaches another milestone this week. Beginning tonight, Wednesday, June 17, all traffic will be shifted from the southern half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge to the recently completed northern half. This shift is   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors’ Life-Saving Actions Posted on Jun 16

Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors' Life-Saving Actions

MassDOT Toll Collectors Ricardo Arriaga, Carmen Alcantara and Peter Kusi were busy serving customers at the I-90, I-495 Interchange 11A in Westborough on Thursday, December 18, 2014. In a matter of minutes on that day, they would work together and take steps that may have   …Continue Reading Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors’ Life-Saving Actions

RMV, SADD Honor Student, Kick Off Summer Campaign Posted on Jun 15

RMV, SADD Honor Student, Kick Off Summer Campaign

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles and state officials and members of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) National today announced the selection of the SADD National Student of the Year and to officially kick-off the “100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers” campaign. “Statistics show that teen   …Continue Reading RMV, SADD Honor Student, Kick Off Summer Campaign