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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Bike Plan: MassDOT to Join Lawrence Ciclovia Posted on Aug 18

Bike Plan: MassDOT to Join Lawrence Ciclovia

MassDOT has announced that it is participating in the Lawrence Ciclovia event being held on Sunday, August 20 from 3 PM to 7 PM. Parts of Essex and Common Streets will be closed to cars but open to the public to enjoy biking, walking, skating,   …Continue Reading Bike Plan: MassDOT to Join Lawrence Ciclovia

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Public Meeting Set Posted on Aug 18

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project in Springfield as follows: Wednesday, September 13, 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 Public Meeting Set

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Framingham Commuter Rail Lot Ribbon Cutting Posted on Aug 17

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Framingham Commuter Rail Lot Ribbon Cutting

The Baker-Polito Administration along with state and regional transit officials today celebrated the ribbon cutting of the Framingham Commuter Rail Station Parking Lot. Management of Framingham Commuter Rail Station, including the station’s parking areas, was transferred to the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) in a   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Framingham Commuter Rail Lot Ribbon Cutting

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes Posted on Aug 16

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes

MassDOT has announced that the current phase of major work on the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge finished during the overnight hours. As of 5:00 AM on Wednesday, August 16: Commonwealth Avenue between Packard’s Corner and Kenmore Square will reopen to through vehicular traffic. Boston University (BU) Bridge will   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes

MBTA: New General Manager/CEO Named Posted on Aug 15

MBTA: New General Manager/CEO Named

Luis Manuel Ramírez, whose three-decade business career has included successful turnarounds with divisions of some of the nation’s biggest corporations, will be the next General Manager/CEO of the MBTA, Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack announced today. Ramírez, 50, who most recently has run his own   …Continue Reading MBTA: New General Manager/CEO Named

Highway: Waze App Tunnel Service Improvements Posted on Aug 15

Highway: Waze App Tunnel Service Improvements

MassDOT’s Highway Division has announced that there will be improved navigational service in the tunnels for users of the Waze app as installation of beacons has been completed inside the tunnels of the Boston Metropolitan Highway System.  With the assistance of Waze, MassDOT has installed   …Continue Reading Highway: Waze App Tunnel Service Improvements

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th Posted on Aug 14

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th

MassDOT is announcing that initial paving operations are underway at the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge area and the MBTA is continuing with track and catenary wiring work in anticipation of testing the Green Line power in the area of the bridge overnight tonight. Meanwhile, weather permitting,   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th Posted on Aug 13

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th

MassDOT is continuing to remind members of the public that weather permitting, trolley service on the MBTA’s Green Line B Branch near the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and access for private vehicles to the Commonwealth Avenue and Boston University Bridges is anticipated to resume by the   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update, August 12th Posted on Aug 12

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update, August 12th

MassDOT has announced that work continues 24/7 on the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge eastbound deck and MBTA Green Line B Line tracks and it is anticipated that, weather permitting, trolleys and private motor vehicles will be able to use the area of the bridge by the   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update, August 12th

Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Posted on Aug 10

Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project

MassDOT crews and contractors are continuing to utilize accelerated methods and work 24/7 in order to complete the intensive construction operations on the eastbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge that spans I-90 and the MBTA/Amtrak rail lines in Boston. Work is on schedule and   …Continue Reading Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project