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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Nov 30

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting on the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project: Monday, December 18, 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 an update on the   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set

MBTA Making Green Line Track Improvements Posted on Nov 29

MBTA Making Green Line Track Improvements

The MBTA provided the Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) with an update on major short-term improvements with Green Line track areas along with a long-term strategic plan for continued track maintenance, which will improve service for customers and increase the reliability of the fleet.   …Continue Reading MBTA Making Green Line Track Improvements

Needham: I-95 North, South New Ramps Opening Friday, December 1 Posted on Nov 28

Needham: I-95 North, South New Ramps Opening Friday, December 1

MassDOT has announced it will open two new on and off-ramps as well as a distributor roadway on Route 128/I-95 north and southbound in the area of the Kendrick Street Bridge in Needham beginning at 8 p.m., Friday, December 1. These ramp openings and the   …Continue Reading Needham: I-95 North, South New Ramps Opening Friday, December 1

Governor Baker Ceremonially Signs Legislation Increasing Penalties for Handicap Parking Fraud and Abuse Posted on Nov 28

Governor Baker Ceremonially Signs Legislation Increasing Penalties for Handicap Parking Fraud and Abuse

Governor Charlie Baker was joined by members of the Senate and House and Registrar of Motor Vehicles Erin Deveney at a ceremonial bill signing for An Act Relative to Handicapped Parking, legislation which increases the current penalties for the fraudulent use of disability parking credentials.   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Ceremonially Signs Legislation Increasing Penalties for Handicap Parking Fraud and Abuse

MassDOT RMV and AAA Northeast Celebrate 31st AAA Registry Service Location Posted on Nov 27

MassDOT RMV and AAA Northeast Celebrate 31st AAA Registry Service Location

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), in partnership with AAA Northeast (AAA), announced today that the Webster AAA Branch, located at 200 S. Main Street, now offers select RMV license and registration services for AAA members. With the addition of Webster,   …Continue Reading MassDOT RMV and AAA Northeast Celebrate 31st AAA Registry Service Location

MassDOT: Framingham Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Now Activated Posted on Nov 27

MassDOT: Framingham Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Now Activated

MassDOT has announced that the new electric vehicle charging station at the Framingham Service Plaza along I-90 westbound is now activated and operational. In addition to the charging station in Framingham, MassDOT is in the process of installing five other electric vehicle charging stations at   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Framingham Electrical Vehicle Charging Station Now Activated

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting December 6th Posted on Nov 27

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting December 6th

MassDOT has scheduled a Casey Arborway Project Construction Update Public Meeting as follows: Wednesday, December 6, 6:30-8:30PM, Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street, Jamaica Plain The meeting will focus on the integration of a new, permanent canopy to provide shelter to waiting riders   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting December 6th

Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed Posted on Nov 22

Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed

MassDOT Highway Division District 5 has announced that the multi-use pedestrian and bicycle path project, from Washington Street to Orange Street, on Nantucket is now complete. The path was constructed along an abandoned railroad berm between Goose Pond and Nantucket Harbor. The $2.4 million project   …Continue Reading Nantucket Multi-Use Path Completed

Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives Posted on Nov 21

Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives

In advance of the Thanksgiving Holiday and travel period, Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack to highlight a package of new and existing legislative proposals to promote safety on Massachusetts roadways, including support for pending legislation to reduce distracted and impaired   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives

Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead Posted on Nov 21

Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for Thanksgiving holiday travel, use the appropriate technology resources to make informed decisions, and consider public transportation if traveling to locations such as Logan airport. “We know from previous years that   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead