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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates the Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Posted on Aug 16

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates the Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today held a ribbon-cutting event with state and local officials to celebrate the newly reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway in Dartmouth. Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, State   …Continue Reading Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates the Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway

Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up Posted on Aug 14

Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up

Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez, CRRC leadership, and more viewed a mock-up of the new Red Line car today at City Hall Plaza. The public is also invited to view the Red Line mock-up staged   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reopened Posted on Aug 11

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reopened

MassDOT is pleased to announce that at 5 a.m., today, the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge reopened to vehicular traffic and by mid-day today all lanes on the Boston University Bridge are scheduled to re-open.  On Friday, August 10, the MBTA Green Line B bus shuttles over   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reopened

MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail Posted on Aug 10

MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, elected officials, municipal leaders, MassDOT staff, rail trail advocates and members of the public for a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of the latest segment of the Assabet River Rail Trail   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes Posted on Aug 10

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes

MassDOT is announcing that the work to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge is progressing well and MBTA Green Line B trolley service is expected to be using tracks on the bridge this afternoon, and the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and the Boston   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes

MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project Posted on Aug 7

MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project

The MBTA has announced a new Station Improvements Project aimed at enhancing the customer experience in stations across the MBTA system. Improvements will be specific to each station, including in-depth lighting upgrades, station power washing, and overgrown vegetation clearing among other station improvements. The first   …Continue Reading MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project

Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction Posted on Aug 5

Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction

MassDOT today announced that I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) in Boston is now open to its full capacity of four lanes in each direction and all on and off-ramps are now open, a milestone for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project that has been achieved approximately 24   …Continue Reading Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder to Share the Road with Bicyclists Posted on Aug 3

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder to Share the Road with Bicyclists

The beautiful summer weather allows us to take advantage of many enjoyable outdoor activities, including bicycling. Bicycling can be fun and care-free, however, there are potential dangers when motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians share the road. MassDOT, along with the help of MAPFRE Insurance, want to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder to Share the Road with Bicyclists

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule Posted on Aug 3

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule

MassDOT announced that work is on schedule on the project to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge as significant travel impacts are in place throughout the Boston region. I-90 in Boston will have two lanes of travel in each direction until 8   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update Posted on Aug 2

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update

MassDOT announced that crews are continuing to work on schedule to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge while major travel impacts are in place in Boston. This includes lane reductions on I-90 in Boston, which is currently open to two lanes of travel   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update