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Monthly Archives: November 2016

RMV, AAA Announce New Service Location in Fairhaven Posted on Nov 30

RMV, AAA Announce New Service Location in Fairhaven

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), in partnership with AAA Northeast (AAA), announced today that the Fairhaven AAA Branch, located at 32 Fairhaven Commons Way, now offers select RMV license and registration services to AAA members. With the addition of Fairhaven,   …Continue Reading RMV, AAA Announce New Service Location in Fairhaven

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Public Meeting Set Posted on Nov 29

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a second Public Information Meeting on the I-91 Viaduct Study as follows: Tuesday, December 6, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, UMass Center at Springfield, Room 014, Tower Square, 1500 Main Street, Springfield The I-91 Viaduct Study is a conceptual planning study to   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Public Meeting Set

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Traffic Shift Posted on Nov 27

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Traffic Shift

On Sunday, November 27, at 6:00 PM, MassDOT expects to begin Stage 2 of construction for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project. During Stage 2, traffic on the I-91 Viaduct will be shifted from the outer lanes to the center, newly reconstructed lanes. Traffic on I-91   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Traffic Shift

Cape Cod Canal Study Public Meeting Set Posted on Nov 25

Cape Cod Canal Study Public Meeting Set

MassDOT is conducting the Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study and has scheduled a Public Information meeting as follows: Thursday, December 1, 7:00pm, Admiral’s Hall at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Bourne. The purpose of this meeting is to provide information on future no-build   …Continue Reading Cape Cod Canal Study Public Meeting Set

Methuen: New I-93 Southbound Ramp to Open Posted on Nov 23

Methuen: New I-93 Southbound Ramp to Open

MassDOT has announced a new milestone in the Methuen Rotary Reconstruction Project. The new permanent on-ramp from Route 110/113 Westbound to I-93 Southbound will be open to traffic Monday November 28, weather permitting. Route 110/113 westbound traffic heading for I-93 Southbound will enter the dedicated   …Continue Reading Methuen: New I-93 Southbound Ramp to Open

MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Travel Posted on Nov 21

MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Travel

MassDOT advises Thanksgiving holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and use public transportation if possible to go to destinations. “Thanksgiving travel has increased each year for the past several years, and I would encourage the public to plan ahead,”   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Travel

MassDOT, AAA Northeast Announce New RMV Service Location in Raynham Posted on Nov 18

MassDOT, AAA Northeast Announce New RMV Service Location in Raynham

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), in partnership with AAA Northeast (AAA), announced today the most recent AAA service location to offer select RMV license and registration services to AAA members.  AAA members can now visit the AAA Raynham office, located   …Continue Reading MassDOT, AAA Northeast Announce New RMV Service Location in Raynham

MBTA: Red Line, Orange Line Infrastructure Upgrade Contract Posted on Nov 16

MBTA: Red Line, Orange Line Infrastructure Upgrade Contract

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board this week awarded a $17.9 million construction contract to J.F. White Contracting Co. to fund infrastructure improvements on the Red Line and Orange Line. The contract with J.F. White, who was the low bidder, will cover improved and   …Continue Reading MBTA: Red Line, Orange Line Infrastructure Upgrade Contract

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set Posted on Nov 15

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Interim Program Management Team will host a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, December 7, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Somerville High School Auditorium, 81 Highland Avenue The purpose of the meeting will be to present a general update: Status of   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting Set

MBTA Survey to Measure Demand for Regional Overnight Bus Service Posted on Nov 14

MBTA Survey to Measure Demand for Regional Overnight Bus Service

The MBTA today began conducting a month-long survey designed to gather data on overnight travel needs for the public in Boston and surrounding communities. The survey, available at www.mbta.com/nightbus was issued today in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The same survey will soon also be available   …Continue Reading MBTA Survey to Measure Demand for Regional Overnight Bus Service