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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact Posted on Mar 20

Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact

All MBTA Orange Line train service will board on the southbound platform at Forest Hills beginning Saturday, March 25, through June 2017, due to the Casey Arborway Project. Beginning on Saturday, March 25, 2017 and running through June all Orange Line train service will arrive   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact

Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions Posted on Mar 17

Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions

Governor Charlie Baker today joined MBTA Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve, and Local 103 Union Representative Lou Antonellis as he presented MBTA Wirepersons Kevin O’Brien, Edward Reynolds, Richard Ryan and MBTA Green Line Inspector Stephen Nadolna with citations for their roles in helping to save   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Mar 17

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting for the Interstate 91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, One Financial Plaza – 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1350 Main Street, Springfield Please join MassDOT at a public information meeting for   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set

AASHTO Video Interview with Secretary Pollack: Toll Plaza Reconstruction Project Posted on Mar 15

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has posted a new video featuring an interview with MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack about the ongoing project to modernize the I-90 corridor through the elimination of dozens of toll booths and installation of All Electronic   …Continue Reading AASHTO Video Interview with Secretary Pollack: Toll Plaza Reconstruction Project

Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved Posted on Mar 15

Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved

MassDOT’s Board of Directors has approved an approximately $29.4 million contract for work to replace bridges which carry vehicles traveling on Route 3 over roads in Hanover and Norwell. This project, which involves replacing the bridge carrying Route 3 northbound and southbound over High Street   …Continue Reading Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

MassDOT will implement recommendations made by its Work Zone Safety Task Force in an effort to promote safety for highway workers, contractors, law enforcement personnel, motorists, and members of the public in work zones throughout the Commonwealth. At today’s meeting of the MassDOT Board of   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism

Members of the MassDOT Board, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin, MAPFRE Insurance CEO Alfredo Costello and MAPFRE Executive Vice President Patrick McDonald today honored Highway Assistance Patrol (HAP) operators Edgar J. Rodriguez and Michael Carroll for providing life-saving medical   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists: Move Over Law Posted on Mar 11

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists: Move Over Law

As spring approaches and we venture out on the roads, MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance want to remind everyone of the importance of a law aimed at saving the lives of first responders. We have all seen police cars, state troopers, ambulances and the Highway Assistance   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists: Move Over Law

MassDOT Winter Travel Reminders Posted on Mar 9

MassDOT Winter Travel Reminders

MassDOT advises the public to monitor weather conditions with winter travel conditions expected Friday, utilize public transportation if possible, and make informed and safe decisions regarding their travel before they head out onto the roadways. Drivers are advised to lower their speeds, give themselves extra   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Travel Reminders

MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update Posted on Mar 8

MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update

The MBTA’s Positive Train Control Program staff this week presented updates about the Program to the Fiscal and Management Control Board. The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 defines a Positive Train Control System as a safety system designed to prevent train-to-train collisions, over-speed derailments,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update