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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Travel Advisory Through Thursday Posted on Feb 27

Travel Advisory Through Thursday

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for snowfall expected to spread from west to east across the Commonwealth beginning late this afternoon and into Thursday morning. “Everyone traveling should monitor the forecast and expect to travel at slower speeds when the snow is falling,” said MassDOT   …Continue Reading Travel Advisory Through Thursday

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards Posted on Feb 26

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, elected officials, and local leaders in Quincy to announce awards totaling nearly $3 million to eleven communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multimodal infrastructure projects that   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Opens to Fairmount Line Customers Today, February 25 Posted on Feb 25

MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Opens to Fairmount Line Customers Today, February 25

The MBTA has announced that the brand new Blue Hill Avenue Station will open to Fairmount Line customers today, Monday, February 25, 2019. Opening the Station was contingent upon a series of final inspections, which were completed Sunday. Construction of Blue Hill Avenue Station took   …Continue Reading MBTA: Blue Hill Avenue Station Opens to Fairmount Line Customers Today, February 25

Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened Posted on Feb 22

Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened

The MBTA has announced that the Green Line Extension (GLX) Project is on schedule with the next major project steps including the temporary closure of three bridges in Somerville in order to advance GLX construction, which includes infrastructure improvements as well as widening efforts to   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Next Steps: Somerville Bridges to Be Closed, Reconstructed, Widened

Worcester: Kelley Square Project Design Public Hearing February 27th Posted on Feb 20

Worcester: Kelley Square Project Design Public Hearing February 27th

In #Worcester, a Kelley Square Improvement Project Design Public Hearing is scheduled as follows: Wednesday, February 27, 6pm-8pm, Technical High School, 1 Skyline Drive. The project team will present the 25% design plans and gather public comments. The 25% design is based on extensive public   …Continue Reading Worcester: Kelley Square Project Design Public Hearing February 27th

MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Posted on Feb 14

MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT and State Representative Bill Straus (D-Mattapoisett), House Chair of the Transportation Committee, announced that today a contract was signed for the construction of the second phase of a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The award of the $7 million contract was made public by Highway   …Continue Reading MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Feb 14

MassDOT Encourages Presidents' Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT is advising members of the public traveling during the next several days to plan ahead, take advantage of MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and consider using public transportation this coming weekend if possible. The public should note that Monday, February 18, is a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

2019 State Employment Career Fair: April 5th Posted on Feb 13

2019 State Employment Career Fair: April 5th

Save the Date and register to attend the 2019 State Employment Career Fair for job seekers with disabilities, scheduled as follows: Friday, April 5, 10am-1pm, State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor, Boston. The Career Fair is hosted by MassDOT, Mass Office on Disability,   …Continue Reading 2019 State Employment Career Fair: April 5th

Winter Weather Travel Advisory for Tuesday Posted on Feb 11

Winter Weather Travel Advisory for Tuesday

MassDOT is advising the public that weather forecasters are expecting a winter storm to impact travel across the Commonwealth throughout Tuesday, February 12. Snow is expected to begin falling during the Tuesday morning hours in Western Massachusetts and the storm will move eastward during the   …Continue Reading Winter Weather Travel Advisory for Tuesday

Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated Posted on Feb 7

Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated

Wednesday, February 6th, students from over 90 schools in Massachusetts laced up their boots, put on their winter hats and gloves, and joined up with other neighborhood friends and family members to take part in the 4th annual Winter Walk and Roll to School Day—an   …Continue Reading Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated