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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Fore River Bridge Update: Two Lanes Open Each Direction by Mid-September Posted on Aug 31

Fore River Bridge Update: Two Lanes Open Each Direction by Mid-September

MassDOT  has announced that crews are expected to open the new Fore River Bridge to two lanes of travel in each direction by the middle of September, weeks sooner than originally anticipated as part of the ongoing bridge replacement project. In order to allow crews   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Update: Two Lanes Open Each Direction by Mid-September

Labor Day Travel Advisory Posted on Aug 30

Labor Day Travel Advisory

MassDOT encourages Labor Day travelers to make informed decisions, utilize all the available technology tools including www.mass511.com, and use public transportation if possible to reach destinations. “We advise everyone who will be traveling during the Labor Day weekend to plan ahead, check traffic conditions before   …Continue Reading Labor Day Travel Advisory

Moving Together 2017 Conference: September 28th Posted on Aug 29

Moving Together 2017 Conference: September 28th

MassDOT’s 2017 Moving Together Conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, September 28, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington. This annual statewide healthy transportation conference offers attendees the opportunity to: Attend workshops and panels that highlight current pedestrian,   …Continue Reading Moving Together 2017 Conference: September 28th

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Aug 26

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting on the Sumner Tunnel Entrance Reconstruction and Toll Plaza Demolition Project Update as follows: Wednesday, August 30, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., East Boston High School Auditorium, 86 White Street MassDOT representatives will provide information on the proposed design of   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Project Public Meeting Set

Natick: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for Complete Streets Project Posted on Aug 24

Natick: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for Complete Streets Project

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and officials from the Town of Natick at a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of Natick’s $385,584 multimodal improvement project through the Baker-Polito Administration’s Complete Street Funding Program.   …Continue Reading Natick: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking for Complete Streets Project

MassDOT Announces Winning Bid in Medford Property Sale Posted on Aug 23

MassDOT Announces Winning Bid in Medford Property Sale

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce that Combined Properties’ $6 million bid is the winning bid in the sale of the land parcel located at 300 Mystic Avenue in Medford. Combined Properties’ bid proposal includes converting this parcel along   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Winning Bid in Medford Property Sale

Baker-Polito Administration, Federal and Local Officials Celebrate Ruggles Station Project Groundbreaking Posted on Aug 22

Baker-Polito Administration, Federal and Local Officials Celebrate Ruggles Station Project Groundbreaking

Governor Charlie Baker and Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined state and local transit officials, federal and state elected leaders, and community partners to celebrate the groundbreaking of a $38.5 million improvement project to the MBTA’s Ruggles Orange Line and Commuter Rail Station.    …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, Federal and Local Officials Celebrate Ruggles Station Project Groundbreaking

MassDOT All-Electronic Tolling Transition Recognized as Top 12 Project Nationwide Posted on Aug 21

MassDOT All-Electronic Tolling Transition Recognized as Top 12 Project Nationwide

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the transition to all-electronic tolling (AET) from manual toll collections on I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) has been recognized by America’s Transportation Awards as a Top 12 transportation project nationwide because of AET’s success in reducing traffic congestion and improving   …Continue Reading MassDOT All-Electronic Tolling Transition Recognized as Top 12 Project Nationwide

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