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Monthly Archives: January 2017

MassDOT Winter Weather Reminder: Don’t Crowd the Plow Posted on Jan 31

MassDOT Winter Weather Reminder: Don't Crowd the Plow

MassDOT encourages the public to use caution and drive carefully during Tuesday’s evening commute and travel on Wednesday as forecasters are calling for winter weather at locations throughout the state. Drivers are advised to lower their speeds, wear their seatbelts, give themselves extra time to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Weather Reminder: Don’t Crowd the Plow

MassDOT: Progress at Three Solar Energy Locations Posted on Jan 30

MassDOT: Progress at Three Solar Energy Locations

MassDOT is continuing to install solar energy infrastructure and incorporate innovative solar technologies into its transportation projects and systems. The latest phase of MassDOT’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Energy Program is now nearing completion as two ground-mount PV facilities have been mechanically completed in West Stockbridge   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Progress at Three Solar Energy Locations

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Jan 27

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting about the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project in Boston as follows: Monday, February 6, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Harvard Club Saltonstall Room, 374 Commonwealth Avenue. At this meeting, the project team will discuss plans, including traffic management and   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

Baker-Polito Administration Announces 2nd Round, Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Jan 26

Baker-Polito Administration Announces 2nd Round, Complete Streets Funding Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin, and members of the Massachusetts Legislature today announced the second round of awards from the Complete Streets Program. A ceremony was held at the Massachusetts State House to distribute a total   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces 2nd Round, Complete Streets Funding Awards

Weston: Periodic Slowdowns I-90/I-95 Area Begin February 1st Posted on Jan 26

Weston: Periodic Slowdowns I-90/I-95 Area Begin February 1st

MassDOT has announced there will be periodic traffic impacts during off-peak travel times due to upcoming blasting operations along I-90, (the Massachusetts Turnpike) at Interchange 15 in Weston beginning on Wednesday, February 1, and occurring once per day on weekdays through February 14. These low-impact   …Continue Reading Weston: Periodic Slowdowns I-90/I-95 Area Begin February 1st

Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st Posted on Jan 25

Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st

Put on your winter hats, scarves, mittens, and lace up those boots because Wednesday, February, 1st is the second annual Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Winter Walk to School Day! All Massachusetts public elementary and middle schools are invited to register! This event is a   …Continue Reading Celebrate Winter Walk to School Day February 1st

MBTA: Orange Line, Haverhill Commuter Rail Line Weekend Diversion Posted on Jan 24

MBTA: Orange Line, Haverhill Commuter Rail Line Weekend Diversion

MassDOT announced that due to construction operations for the Woods Memorial Bridge Project, on Saturday, January 28, and Sunday, January 29, MBTA shuttle buses will replace subway and commuter rail services at the locations listed below: Orange Line – Shuttle buses will replace trains from   …Continue Reading MBTA: Orange Line, Haverhill Commuter Rail Line Weekend Diversion

MassDOT Announces Online Comment Tool for Capital Investment Plan Posted on Jan 23

MassDOT Announces Online Comment Tool for Capital Investment Plan

MassDOT today announced the opening of its online comment tool that enables members of the public to easily provide input and suggestions on potential transportation projects to be included in the agency’s upcoming five-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP). Following last year’s successful public input process   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Online Comment Tool for Capital Investment Plan

MassDOT Presented with National Award for Burns Bridge Project Posted on Jan 23

MassDOT Presented with National Award for Burns Bridge Project

MassDOT today was presented with the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Public Works Project of the Year Award for the Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Replacement Project.  The $144 million project fully replaced the old Burns Bridge over Lake Quinsigamond and links Shrewsbury to Worcester.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Presented with National Award for Burns Bridge Project

Public Heliport Task Force Announced Posted on Jan 21

Public Heliport Task Force Announced

Members of the Massachusetts Legislature from Boston, City of Boston government and elected officials, along with MassDOT and the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development today announced the formation of a Task Force that will seek public input and hear from industry experts, transportation   …Continue Reading Public Heliport Task Force Announced