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Monthly Archives: October 2017

MBTA: Wollaston Station Will Close for Approximately Twenty Months Beginning January 2, 2018 Posted on Oct 31

MBTA: Wollaston Station Will Close for Approximately Twenty Months Beginning January 2, 2018

With customers’ safety a top priority and to complete the project on time, the MBTA has announced that Wollaston Station will close to Red Line customers for approximately twenty months beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018, as part of the Wollaston Station Improvements Project. During the   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wollaston Station Will Close for Approximately Twenty Months Beginning January 2, 2018

Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School Posted on Oct 30

Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School

The Baker-Polito Administration, MassDOT and Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program officials, students, parents and local leaders came together in Bedford today to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the John Glenn Middle School. The improvements created new infrastructure to support   …Continue Reading Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School

Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1 Posted on Oct 27

Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the new Winter Street Bridge in Framingham will be re-opened to its full capacity of two lanes in each direction on Wednesday, November 1, approximately two months ahead of schedule. The Winter Street Bridge carries vehicles over the MBTA,   …Continue Reading Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1

MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections Posted on Oct 27

MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that highway reconstruction activities are on schedule to be completed by the end of the year following the demolition of toll plazas on I-90 at 23 locations between New York and Boston. One year ago, on the evening   …Continue Reading MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections

Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Project Public Meeting November 8 Posted on Oct 26

Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Project Public Meeting November 8

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced a public meeting in Chelsea regarding a future project to rehabilitate the Chelsea Viaduct which carries traffic on Route 1.  The public meeting will be held at the following location: Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 p.m., Chelsea City Hall,   …Continue Reading Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Project Public Meeting November 8

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Oct 25

MassDOT is pleased to announce the winners of the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest. Submissions from Brockton High School and Brookline High School were awarded the grand prize for the freshman/sophomore, and junior/senior categories, respectively. Runner up awards went to a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

I-495/I-90 Interchange Project Public Meetings Set Posted on Oct 24

I-495/I-90 Interchange Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has scheduled two upcoming public meetings regarding the proposed I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvement Project in Hopkinton, Westborough and Southborough in an effort to hear public input and to provide community members with the background and current status of the project. The full schedule for the   …Continue Reading I-495/I-90 Interchange Project Public Meetings Set

Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Repair Project Public Meeting November 1 Posted on Oct 24

Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Repair Project Public Meeting November 1

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting in Chelsea regarding an upcoming project to make deck repairs to a section of the Tobin Bridge, in an effort to hear public input and to provide community members with information on the project. The public meeting will be   …Continue Reading Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Repair Project Public Meeting November 1

MBTA Green Line Extension Project Receives Affordability Limit Certifications from Design Build Teams Posted on Oct 23

MBTA Green Line Extension Project Receives Affordability Limit Certifications from Design Build Teams

The MBTA Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Team has received certifications from two of the three shortlisted GLX Design Build (DB) teams that their upcoming responses to the Final Request for Proposals (RFP) will include price proposals that meet or are below the established Affordability   …Continue Reading MBTA Green Line Extension Project Receives Affordability Limit Certifications from Design Build Teams

MBTA to Expand Transit Signal Prioritization in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge Posted on Oct 23

MBTA to Expand Transit Signal Prioritization in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board today received an update on the expansion of its Transit Signal Priority (TSP) pilot to include broader corridors of Beacon Street in Brookline, Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Huntington Avenue in Boston, and Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge. The TSP   …Continue Reading MBTA to Expand Transit Signal Prioritization in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge