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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Baker–Polito Administration Breaks Ground on Worcester Main Street Improvement Project Posted on Aug 30

Baker–Polito Administration Breaks Ground on Worcester Main Street Improvement Project

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Congressman Jim McGovern, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and local leaders at a ground breaking event to celebrate the start of a $9.3 million project to improve a section of Main Street in Worcester. Through   …Continue Reading Baker–Polito Administration Breaks Ground on Worcester Main Street Improvement Project

MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory Posted on Aug 28

MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory

MassDOT is encouraging Labor Day travelers to make informed decisions, utilize all the available technology tools including www.mass511.com, and consider public transportation if possible to reach destinations. “Everyone who will be traveling throughout the Labor Day weekend should make smart decisions and plan ahead in   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Labor Day Travel Advisory

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Public Meeting Set Posted on Aug 28

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting on the I-91 Viaduct Study as follows: Wednesday, September 12, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel, Mahogany Room, 2nd Floor, One Monarch Place, Springfield This is the third and final public information meeting on   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Public Meeting Set

Historic Roadway Marker Reinstalled in Framingham Posted on Aug 28

Historic Roadway Marker Reinstalled in Framingham

MassDOT and the City of Framingham have announced that crews have reinstalled a historic 1930 Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Marker in Framingham as part of an effort to inventory and document the original markers that were installed nearly 90 years ago throughout the Commonwealth. The   …Continue Reading Historic Roadway Marker Reinstalled in Framingham

South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update Posted on Aug 27

South Boston:  William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update

MassDOT and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) are announcing that William J. Day Boulevard road reconstruction work in South Boston will continue this week, resulting in a roadway which will have one motor vehicle travel lane in each direction with bicycle and pedestrian   …Continue Reading South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update

Haverhill: I-495 Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting Posted on Aug 27

Haverhill: I-495 Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that a public meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 29, regarding the approximately $102 million project to replace and widen the bridges carrying I-495 north and southbound over the Merrimack River in Haverhill that is   …Continue Reading Haverhill: I-495 Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting

MassDOT Launches New Training Materials for School Crossing Guards Posted on Aug 25

MassDOT, through the Safe Routes to School Program, launched new materials to support the training of crossing guards, including a training video, the Safe Routes to School Crossing Guard Resource Guide, and a supporting PowerPoint presentation which will help ensure that key safety and traffic   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches New Training Materials for School Crossing Guards

Boston/Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Beacon Street Ramp Closure Posted on Aug 23

Boston/Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Beacon Street Ramp Closure

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that beginning on Monday, August 27, the off-ramp from the Tobin Bridge (Route 1) to Beacon Street in Chelsea will be closed to all vehicular traffic 24/7 for two months. This closure is necessary in order to resurface   …Continue Reading Boston/Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Beacon Street Ramp Closure

New Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update Posted on Aug 23

New Frances "Fanny" Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update

MassDOT’s contractor is in the final phase of construction for the new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge connecting the Esplanade to Charles Circle. Crews will begin demolishing the existing bridge at 6:00 AM on Wednesday, August 29. The new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge will open to bicyclists and   …Continue Reading New Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update

MassDOT Submits Request for South Boston Bypass Road Pilot Posted on Aug 22

MassDOT Submits Request for South Boston Bypass Road Pilot

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation today announced that it has submitted a Request for Advisory Opinion with the Massachusetts Environment Policy Act (MEPA) in order to conduct a 12-month pilot to re-evaluate allowing unrestricted traffic on sections of the South Boston Bypass Road and a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Submits Request for South Boston Bypass Road Pilot