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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Final Report Available Posted on Nov 30

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Final Report Available

The I-91 Viaduct Study Team is pleased to announce that the Final Report for the I-91 Viaduct Study is now available on the study website. MassDOT initiated this conceptual planning study in Fall 2014 to identify existing issues and evaluate alternatives for I-91 from US-20/Plainfield   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Final Report Available

Haverhill: I-495 Bridge Replacement Project Underway Posted on Nov 28

Haverhill: I-495 Bridge Replacement Project Underway

Work is underway this fall on the $102 million project to replace the bridges that carry traffic on I-495 over the Merrimack River in Haverhill. Early construction activities included clearing and erosion controls along I-495 including the median and areas adjacent to the I-495 northbound   …Continue Reading Haverhill: I-495 Bridge Replacement Project Underway

MassDOT Announces Applications for New Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Project Funding Posted on Nov 27

MassDOT Announces Applications for New Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Project Funding

MassDOT is pleased to announce that applications can now be made for the new round of infrastructure project funding for the Safe Routes to School Program.  Money is used for proposed projects that seek to provide safe travel routes between schools and other destinations and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Applications for New Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Project Funding

Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Week Travel Posted on Nov 16

Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Week Travel

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period by recognizing that volumes may be higher at times on roadways throughout the Commonwealth, using the appropriate resources to make informed decisions on route and   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Thanksgiving Week Travel

Winter Weather Thursday through Friday Morning Posted on Nov 15

Winter Weather Thursday through Friday Morning

MassDOT is advising the public to use caution, be mindful of poor visibility and flash freezing, and make informed travel decisions as winter weather conditions across the Commonwealth are predicted from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. “We are encouraging everyone to minimize driving during the   …Continue Reading Winter Weather Thursday through Friday Morning

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award Posted on Nov 14

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is pleased to announce that the $318 million Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project has received the American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Project Award. This major construction project consisted of replacing the existing Whittier Bridge as well as widening and   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists to Make it to the Thanksgiving Table Safely Posted on Nov 13

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists to Make it to the Thanksgiving Table Safely

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, motorists in Massachusetts and across the country will be headed out to visit family and friends. AAA predicts that nearly 49 million Americans will be traveling by car during the holiday weekend, and as more people hit the road, practicing   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists to Make it to the Thanksgiving Table Safely

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Cautions Customers to be Aware of Unofficial Registry Websites Posted on Nov 9

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Cautions Customers to be Aware of Unofficial Registry Websites

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is cautioning customers to make sure that they are using the official MassDOT RMV website Mass.gov/RMV when they are trying to renew a license or registration, schedule a road test, or process any transaction online. Customers may inadvertently   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Cautions Customers to be Aware of Unofficial Registry Websites

MassDOT Participates in National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week Posted on Nov 9

MassDOT Participates in National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week

MassDOT joins the Federal Highway Administration and DOTs across the country to heighten awareness of traffic incident management programs the week of November 11-17, 2018. Every minute of every day emergency responders across the country work tirelessly to help save lives at the scene of   …Continue Reading MassDOT Participates in National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Update Posted on Nov 8

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that beginning the morning of Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the western sidewalk (Charles River side) on the North Washington Street Bridge will be closed to all pedestrians. Those seeking to use a sidewalk to travel across the bridge   …Continue Reading Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Update