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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Take the Focus40 Transit Priorities Survey! Posted on Jun 10

Take the Focus40 Transit Priorities Survey!

We invite you to take the Focus40 Transit Priorities Survey, which was launched at the Focus40 kickoff event on May 24. If you have not already done so, please take the survey and share your thoughts on how the MBTA should prioritize different types of   …Continue Reading Take the Focus40 Transit Priorities Survey!

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting June 27 Posted on Jun 9

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting June 27

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting on the Interstate 91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Monday, June 27, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Basketball Hall of Fame, Theater, 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield Please join MassDOT at a public information meeting for an   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting June 27

Worcester-Shrewsbury Burns Bridge Wins “Quality of Life” Transportation Award Posted on Jun 8

Worcester-Shrewsbury Burns Bridge Wins "Quality of Life" Transportation Award

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has named the Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Project in Worcester-Shrewsbury a winner in the 2016 America’s Transportation Awards competition. The Burns Bridge received a regional Quality of Life/Community   …Continue Reading Worcester-Shrewsbury Burns Bridge Wins “Quality of Life” Transportation Award

2016 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference June 7-8 Posted on Jun 6

2016 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference June 7-8

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin, and District 3 Highway Director Jonathan Gulliver will join this week’s  2016 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference, scheduled for June 7-8 at the DCU Center in Worcester. The 2016 Transportation Safety Conference will highlight the latest   …Continue Reading 2016 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference June 7-8

South Station Expansion Community Meetings Posted on Jun 6

South Station Expansion Community Meetings

MassDOT’s South Station Expansion Project team will submit a Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the project early this summer.  As part of the process, two community meetings are scheduled in neighborhoods near proposed midday layover facilities as follows: Tuesday, June 7, 6pm, Boston Police   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion Community Meetings

Massachusetts State Rail Plan Update Public Meeting Set Posted on Jun 3

Massachusetts State Rail Plan Update Public Meeting Set

MassDOT is holding a public meeting to discuss efforts to update the State Rail Plan. The meeting is scheduled as follows: Tuesday, June 14, 4-6pm,  Union Station, 2 Washington Square, 2nd Floor, Worcester The meeting will include an overview of the update process, summary of   …Continue Reading Massachusetts State Rail Plan Update Public Meeting Set

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures Posted on Jun 2

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures

MassDOT will occasionally close exit ramps between I-95 and Route 2 for short periods of time during overnight hours through June 2016 as part of the Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project. The closures will allow the contractor to perform final paving and associated work on the   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures

Longfellow Bridge Spring 2016 Progress Posted on Jun 1

Longfellow Bridge Spring 2016 Progress

MassDOT’s Longfellow Bridge Project continues to show progress in Spring 2016.  Structural steel beams are now set to support the future concrete decking and inbound MBTA Red Line tracks at Span 1 on the Boston end of the bridge. In late July 2016, contractors expect   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Spring 2016 Progress