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Monthly Archives: November 2016

State Rail Plan Public Meeting: November 21 Posted on Nov 14

State Rail Plan Public Meeting: November 21

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting to review and receive public comment on the DRAFT 2016 State Rail Plan Update as follows: Monday, November 21, 6:30 pm, Attleboro Public Library, 74 No Main Street, Attleboro MassDOT will review the current state of the rail system,   …Continue Reading State Rail Plan Public Meeting: November 21

Baker-Polito Administration: RMV to Provide “Veteran’s Indicator” Status Posted on Nov 11

Baker-Polito Administration: RMV to Provide "Veteran's Indicator" Status

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) announced today that effective immediately duplicate license/ID cards with specific “Veteran’s Indicator” status would be available upon request to eligible veterans at no cost. The “Veteran’s Indicator” is a physical symbol that appears on the credential and   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration: RMV to Provide “Veteran’s Indicator” Status

Veterans Day Schedules for Friday, November 11 Posted on Nov 10

Veterans Day Schedules for Friday, November 11

MassDOT and the MBTA today announced schedules for Veterans Day, Friday, November 11. The MBTA will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Friday, November 11.  Check mbta.com for details.  Please note that due to bridge repair work on November 11, the Needham Heights commuter   …Continue Reading Veterans Day Schedules for Friday, November 11

Transition to All Electronic Tolling on Schedule Posted on Nov 9

Transition to All Electronic Tolling on Schedule

Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin, and State Police Colonel Richard McKeon, provided an update today on the progress of All Electronic Tolling (AET) along I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike), which has been proceeding   …Continue Reading Transition to All Electronic Tolling on Schedule

Phase One Work Completed at 6 Toll Plazas Posted on Nov 7

Phase One Work Completed at 6 Toll Plazas

MassDOT announced that I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) toll plaza demolition and road reconstruction activities are either on or ahead of schedule at all 23 work zones on the highway between the New York border and Boston. As of today, Interchange 2 in Lee, Interchange 3   …Continue Reading Phase One Work Completed at 6 Toll Plazas

Sullivan Square Public Forum Set Posted on Nov 7

Sullivan Square Public Forum Set

Do you live, work, socialize, or commute in and around Sullivan Square? Are you interested in helping to craft a vision for better transportation there? Join MassDOT, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, and the cities of Boston, Everett and Somerville for an interactive public forum   …Continue Reading Sullivan Square Public Forum Set

Needham: Bridge Demolition Completed, I-95 Detour Ends Posted on Nov 6

Needham: Bridge Demolition Completed, I-95 Detour Ends

MassDOT announced that construction crews ended the detour of I-95/Route128 southbound at approximately 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, signaling the completion of the demolition of the “old” Highland Avenue Bridge in Needham as part of the I-95/Route 128 Add-A-Lane project. The demolition operations were carried out   …Continue Reading Needham: Bridge Demolition Completed, I-95 Detour Ends

Toll Plaza Demolition Update: On or Ahead of Schedule Posted on Nov 5

Toll Plaza Demolition Update: On or Ahead of Schedule

MassDOT announced that I-90 toll plaza demolition and road reconstruction activities are either on schedule or ahead of schedule at 23 work zones on the highway between the New York border and Boston. Interchange 2 in Lee and Interchange 15 in Weston Friday achieved the   …Continue Reading Toll Plaza Demolition Update: On or Ahead of Schedule

RMV: Avoid Year End Rush, Renew Online Posted on Nov 4

RMV: Avoid Year End Rush, Renew Online

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is reminding customers with vehicle registrations expiring in November and December to renew online at www.MassRMV.com. Customers will find new website improvements that offer a simple, efficient online renewal transaction.  The majority of these expiring registrations are commercial   …Continue Reading RMV: Avoid Year End Rush, Renew Online

Toll Demolition: Milestones to be Reached Posted on Nov 3

Toll Demolition: Milestones to be Reached

MassDOT is pleased to announce that I-90 toll plaza demolition and road reconstruction activities are either on schedule or ahead of schedule at 23 work zones on the highway between the New York border and Boston and several sites are anticipated to be finishing the   …Continue Reading Toll Demolition: Milestones to be Reached