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Yearly Archives: 2019

Veterans Day Weekend Advisory Posted on Nov 6

Veterans Day Weekend Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for Veterans Day Weekend if driving or in need of vehicle inspections or other Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) transactions.   Due to a scheduled technology upgrade, no motor vehicle inspections will be possible on November 9, 10,   …Continue Reading Veterans Day Weekend Advisory

Natick: Boden Lane Bridge to Remain Closed Posted on Nov 5

Natick: Boden Lane Bridge to Remain Closed

MassDOT is announcing that the Boden Lane Bridge in Natick is permanently closed and will be torn down.  Following an incident last week, a detailed inspection of the bridge structure was conducted, and the MassDOT Highway Division has determined that the bridge is not safe   …Continue Reading Natick: Boden Lane Bridge to Remain Closed

MBTA: Major Improvements at Natick Center Station Approved Posted on Nov 5

MBTA: Major Improvements at Natick Center Station Approved

The MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board awarded a $36 million contract for station and accessibility improvements at Natick Center Station on the Framingham/Worcester Commuter Rail Line. Natick Center Station will be rebuilt with 2 elevators, 2 accessible ramps, and 3 new stairways. The ground level train   …Continue Reading MBTA: Major Improvements at Natick Center Station Approved

Registry of Motor Vehicles Services Unavailable Veterans Day Weekend Posted on Nov 1

Registry of Motor Vehicles Services Unavailable Veterans Day Weekend

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that due to its final upgrade to new technology, ATLAS, no customer service transactions can be conducted starting at 6 p.m., Friday, November 8 and until 7 a.m., Tuesday, November 12. Only   …Continue Reading Registry of Motor Vehicles Services Unavailable Veterans Day Weekend

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking of Kelley Square Improvement Project Posted on Oct 31

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking of Kelley Square Improvement Project

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and municipal, business and community leaders today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Kelley Square Improvement Project, a $14 million project which will improve safety, traffic flow and accommodations for   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Groundbreaking of Kelley Square Improvement Project

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Teen Driver Safety Week and Halloween Safety Posted on Oct 25

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Teen Driver Safety Week and Halloween Safety

The month of October holds many events which drivers, especially teens, need to be aware of. October 20-26 is National Teen Driver Safety Week. When your teen begins to drive, it’s important to instill safe driving habits. Talk to your teens about the resources available   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Teen Driver Safety Week and Halloween Safety

Allston I-90 Multimodal Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Oct 25

Allston I-90 Multimodal Project Public Meeting Set

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration Invites you to the Public Information Meeting to Introduce The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Scoping Document for the Allston I-90 Multimodal Project: Thursday, November 7, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Brighton High School, 25 Warren Street    …Continue Reading Allston I-90 Multimodal Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT Announces Sixth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Oct 24

MassDOT Announces Sixth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

MassDOT is announcing the 2019 winners of the Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest.  Winning videos were shown today at the annual Moving Together Conference in Boston and focused on the dangers associated with distracted walking, bicycling, and driving. The videos are one   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Sixth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

Allston Multimodal Project Next Step: “Notice of Intent” to initiate NEPA process Posted on Oct 18

Allston Multimodal Project Next Step: “Notice of Intent” to initiate NEPA process

MassDOT is announcing that the Federal Highway Administration today published in the Federal Register the “Notice of Intent” for the Allston Multimodal Project. This action initiates the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process via a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) under the One Federal Decision,   …Continue Reading Allston Multimodal Project Next Step: “Notice of Intent” to initiate NEPA process

MBTA Commuter Rail Weekday Service Pilot Between Boston and Foxborough Begins October 21 Posted on Oct 18

MBTA Commuter Rail Weekday Service Pilot Between Boston and Foxborough Begins October 21

On Monday, October 21, the weekday Commuter Rail service pilot between Boston and Foxboro Station and a reverse commute fare will begin. This one-year service pilot offers ten round-trip weekday trains between Foxborough and Boston via the Fairmount and Franklin Lines. The service and special   …Continue Reading MBTA Commuter Rail Weekday Service Pilot Between Boston and Foxborough Begins October 21