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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings Posted on Jun 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings

MassDOT is hosting two pre-construction Public Meetings for the Commonwealth Ave Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Tuesday, July 11, 6:30 PM, Boston University College of General Studies, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (Lower Level, Room 129), 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston Thursday, July 13, 6:30 PM, Newton Free   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings

MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “Scan the Street” Posted on Jun 23

MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: "Scan the Street"

With the number of motor vehicle crashes involving pedestrians and cyclists on the rise, MassDOT is launching a campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety. The goals of the campaign are to encourage Massachusetts residents to “be aware” of others on the road and, ultimately, change people’s   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “Scan the Street”

Weston: Newly Constructed Ramp Opens Friday, June 23rd Posted on Jun 22

Weston: Newly Constructed Ramp Opens Friday, June 23rd

MassDOT has announced that on the evening of Friday, June 23, it will open a newly constructed on-ramp in Weston for vehicles traveling from I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) westbound onto Route 128/I-95 north and southbound. This ramp opening is part of the ongoing work to   …Continue Reading Weston: Newly Constructed Ramp Opens Friday, June 23rd

Hudson: Washington Street Bridge Project Advances Posted on Jun 22

Hudson: Washington Street Bridge Project Advances

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Washington Street bridge replacement project in Hudson is moving forward. The bridge will be closing on Wednesday, July 5, and reopening approximately three months later in October.  The Washington Street Bridge carries Route 85 over the Assabet River   …Continue Reading Hudson: Washington Street Bridge Project Advances

Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward Posted on Jun 20

Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward

The MassDOT Board of Directors has approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $34.4 million for work to reconstruct and improve a section of the Middlesex Turnpike in Bedford and Billerica. Under the project, approximately 1.6 miles of the roadway will be expanded from   …Continue Reading Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward

State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership Posted on Jun 19

State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership

MassDOT, City of Boston, A Better City, and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy today announced a public-private partnership to provide financial support for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway in Boston. MassDOT and the Greenway Conservancy will enter into a new long-term lease and subsidy agreement, the City of   …Continue Reading State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership

RMV: 2017 Low Number Plate Lottery Applications Now Being Accepted Posted on Jun 19

RMV: 2017 Low Number Plate Lottery Applications Now Being Accepted

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Registry of Motor Vehicles announced today that applications for the 2017 Low Number Plate Lottery are now being accepted online or by U.S. mail. Again this year, customers will be able to enter the RMV Low Number Plate Lottery online.  Mail-in applications   …Continue Reading RMV: 2017 Low Number Plate Lottery Applications Now Being Accepted

Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Celebrated Posted on Jun 16

Route 2/Crosby's Corner Reconstruction Celebrated

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) today celebrated the completion of the $48 million Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Project. Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver joined members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and civic leaders to cut the ribbon on significant roadway improvements   …Continue Reading Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Celebrated

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail Posted on Jun 16

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

The MBTA is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) on June 16th to study and identify current and future Commuter Rail needs and improvements as part of the MBTA’s Commuter Rail Vision. The MBTA already has a future planning exercise underway for bus, subway, and   …Continue Reading MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Jun 15

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT joined students, parents, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Glover Elementary School in Milton. The improvements were constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements