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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Andover: Route 28 Bridge Replacement Moves Forward Posted on Feb 29

Andover: Route 28 Bridge Replacement Moves Forward

MassDOT Highway Division contractors will replace the bridge located on Route 28 (North Main Street) near the intersection of Railroad Street in Andover. The project is underway as of February 15th with tree clearing, to be followed by utility relocation of the overhead wires. The   …Continue Reading Andover: Route 28 Bridge Replacement Moves Forward

MBTA: Progress in Cutting Expenses Posted on Feb 29

MBTA: Progress in Cutting Expenses

The MBTA expects to cut its projected fiscal 2017 operating deficit by 43 percent, the direct result of continued reductions in overtime spending and other costs, and increases in revenue such as real estate and advertising. T officials will detail the authority’s improving fiscal status   …Continue Reading MBTA: Progress in Cutting Expenses

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Feb 25

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project in Springfield as follows: Tuesday, March 15, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Basketball Hall of Fame, 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue Please join MassDOT at a public information meeting for an update   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT Aeronautics Announces 2016 International Aviation Art Contest Winners Posted on Feb 24

MassDOT Aeronautics Announces 2016 International Aviation Art Contest Winners

The MassDOT Aeronautics Division recently held judging at the state level for the 2016 International Aviation Art Contest “Air Spots in Harmony with Nature.” Nine Massachusetts students winning art work has been forwarded to the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) in Washington, D.C.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics Announces 2016 International Aviation Art Contest Winners

Green Line Extension Project Public Meetings Set Posted on Feb 23

Green Line Extension Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT and the MBTA have scheduled a series of public meetings on the Green Line Extension project in order to receive public ideas and input. The public meetings are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, March 2nd, 5:30pm-6:30pm: Open House. 6:30pm-8:00pm: Presentation and Q&A, Arts at the   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Project Public Meetings Set

MBTA Partners with City of Boston to Reimagine Mattapan Station Bus Shelters Posted on Feb 19

MBTA Partners with City of Boston to Reimagine Mattapan Station Bus Shelters

The MBTA is partnering with the City of Boston’s second Public Space Invitational, a civic design competition that aims to reimagine our public spaces in Boston. The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, in partnership with the Boston Art Commission and the City’s Streets cabinet,   …Continue Reading MBTA Partners with City of Boston to Reimagine Mattapan Station Bus Shelters

South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends Posted on Feb 18

South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends

The South Boston Waterfront Sustainable Transportation Committee, made up of the leadership of MassDOT, the City of Boston, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, the Massachusetts Port Authority, and A Better City, today announced that Friday February 19th will be the final day of the six-month   …Continue Reading South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Reconnects City to Historic Battleship Posted on Feb 18

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Reconnects City to Historic Battleship

Fall River residents and visitors will gain a better view of their waterfront as part of the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, which is especially exciting for one Fall River resident commonly known as “Big Mamie.” “Big Mamie” is hard to miss as you drive   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Reconnects City to Historic Battleship

New Afternoon Commuter Rail Schedules Announced Posted on Feb 18

Boston – Due to a major Amtrak communication signal system failure, many MBTA Commuter Rail trains are unable to access or depart South Station until further notice. Passengers on the Stoughton and Providence lines will depart from South Station. Passengers on all other lines are   …Continue Reading New Afternoon Commuter Rail Schedules Announced

Commuter Rail Afternoon Status Update: New Departure Stations To Be Announced Posted on Feb 18

Amtrak officials notified MassDOT today that the Amtrak signal failure will not be resolved by the start of the evening commute. Because of this Amtrak failure, the only commuter rail trains that will depart from South Station are those that serve the Providence/Attleboro and Stoughton   …Continue Reading Commuter Rail Afternoon Status Update: New Departure Stations To Be Announced