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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Impacts: July 26 through August 11 Posted on Apr 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Impacts: July 26 through August 11

MassDOT today announced that it will conduct intensive construction operations to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge over 15 ½ days from Thursday, July 26 through Saturday, August 11, as part of the ongoing $110 million bridge placement project. These types of construction operations   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Impacts: July 26 through August 11

MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Posted on Apr 23

MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the second annual Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 6, 2018 marking the official kickoff of MassDOT-sponsored outdoor events this season aimed at promoting healthy transportation. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Second Annual Holyoke-South Hadley Connecticut River Roll and Stroll

MassDOT: Tobin Bridge Project Updated Impacts Posted on Apr 20

MassDOT: Tobin Bridge Project Updated Impacts

MassDOT has announced an updated schedule for traffic impacts for the Tobin Bridge Repair project. The sequence of work and corresponding impacts have been updated to better accommodate and optimize travel throughout the region as MassDOT is carrying out several major infrastructure projects this construction   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Tobin Bridge Project Updated Impacts

Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan Posted on Apr 19

Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

  The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public comment period for the draft CIP   …Continue Reading Public Participation, Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options Posted on Apr 18

Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

The Baker-Polito Administration today celebrated the efforts of more than 200 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities in promoting active, healthy and sustainable travel options at their worksites.  At the eighth annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards ceremony at historic Fenway Park, the honorees   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Recognizes Employers for Excellence in Commuter Options

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Posted on Apr 18

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

As Massachusetts residents eagerly anticipate April’s arrival of spring, MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance would also like to remind motorists that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This is an opportunity for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists to advocate for safer roads by spreading awareness of common   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Apr 17

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting on Phase 3 of the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Wednesday, April 25, 6:00 PM, Harvard Club of Boston, Estabrooks Room – 3rd Floor, 374 Commonwealth Avenue At this meeting, the project team will discuss final preparations,   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

RMV Preparing for April Vacation Week Customers Posted on Apr 14

RMV Preparing for April Vacation Week Customers

Ahead of April vacation week, beginning on April 16, a time during which the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) traditionally sees a record number of customers at its service locations, the RMV is reminding the public to consider waiting if possible to visit a service   …Continue Reading RMV Preparing for April Vacation Week Customers

Plan Ahead for Patriots’ Day Weekend Travel Posted on Apr 13

Plan Ahead for Patriots' Day Weekend Travel

MassDOT and the MBTA are advising travelers to plan ahead, check mbta.com for transit schedules and utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools to find out travel time between specific destinations on some Commonwealth of Massachusetts roadways. “This is a perfect time for travelers to   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Patriots’ Day Weekend Travel

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line Posted on Apr 12

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line

Due to the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project, shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains in both directions between Park Street and Kendall/MIT Stations, with a stop at Charles/MGH Station, on the following weekends this spring: April 21-22 April 28-29 The bus route and stops are   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, Buses Replace MBTA Red Line