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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $40 Million Energy Efficiency Partnership with MBTA, Eversource and National Grid Posted on Apr 30

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $40 Million Energy Efficiency Partnership with MBTA, Eversource and National Grid

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced a three-year, $40 million energy efficiency partnership with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), Eversource and National Grid. This partnership will reduce energy consumption across dozens of MBTA stations and facilities, reduce MBTA operating costs, enhance rider experience through improved   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $40 Million Energy Efficiency Partnership with MBTA, Eversource and National Grid

MBTA: New Commuter Rail Station in Chelsea Posted on Apr 29

MBTA: New Commuter Rail Station in Chelsea

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved a contract that will result in the relocation and construction of a new, fully accessible Chelsea Commuter Rail Station. When complete, the new Chelsea Station will be an intermodal facility that connects the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail   …Continue Reading MBTA: New Commuter Rail Station in Chelsea

MassDOT, State and Local Officials Celebrate New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Posted on Apr 25

MassDOT, State and Local Officials Celebrate New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver today joined State Representative William Straus, Mattapoisett Town Administrator Michael Gagne, and local officials at a groundbreaking event for the construction of the second phase of a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The proposed new path will extend from Mattapoisett Neck   …Continue Reading MassDOT, State and Local Officials Celebrate New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Initiatives Win AAMVA Awards Posted on Apr 23

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Initiatives Win AAMVA Awards

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) today announced that three of its initiatives will be receiving awards from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) at the AAMVA Regional Conference in May. “We are proud of the work by the Registry management team,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Initiatives Win AAMVA Awards

Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020 Posted on Apr 22

Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020

The City of Somerville will close Medford Street in the vicinity of Gilman Square behind Somerville High School in order to further advance construction of the Somerville High School (SHS) Project. This closure will also benefit the construction efforts already underway for the MBTA’s Green   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020

MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing Posted on Apr 22

MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board today approved a contract of approximately $18 million for roadway resurfacing on Route 2 in Lancaster, Harvard, and Littleton. The project includes resurfacing 10.6 miles of roadway between I-190 and I-495 and six exit ramps in addition to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing

South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones Posted on Apr 22

South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones

MassDOT and the MBTA are announcing that the South Coast Rail Program has reached two critical Phase 1 milestones:  a finance plan is complete and will be fully funded in the Commonwealth’s Capital Investment Plan and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Announce Highway Assistance Program Sponsorship Contract Posted on Apr 18

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Announce Highway Assistance Program Sponsorship Contract

MassDOT officials today joined MAPFRE leadership in South Boston to announce that MAPFRE Insurance was awarded a sponsorship contract for the Highway Assistance Program for the next three years, and commemorate the 10th anniversary of Massachusetts’ Move Over Law. The Move Over Law, which took   …Continue Reading MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Announce Highway Assistance Program Sponsorship Contract

MassDOT Aeronautics Division is Reminding the Public to Know the Rules of the “Drone Road” Posted on Apr 12

MassDOT Aeronautics Division is Reminding the Public to Know the Rules of the “Drone Road”

Following the public reports of drone use over Fenway Park in Boston last night during the ninth inning of the Red Sox game, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Aeronautics Division is reminding members of the public of their responsibility to know the rules of   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics Division is Reminding the Public to Know the Rules of the “Drone Road”

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Posted on Apr 12

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

In today’s fast-paced world, distracted driving has become a national epidemic. As part of an initiative to combat distracted driving, April has been deemed National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Furthermore, April 8th – 15th is National Enforcement Mobilization, where police officers are cracking down on   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month