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Monthly Archives: January 2020

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Designate a Sober Driver for Game Day Posted on Jan 31

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Designate a Sober Driver for Game Day

Sports fans and epic television commercial lovers nationwide know the Big Game is happening this Sunday, February 2nd, 2020. The biggest annual football event brings in almost 100 million viewers each year, many of whom hold viewing parties at home or at local sports bars.   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Designate a Sober Driver for Game Day

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $8.1 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Jan 28

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $8.1 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver joined Fitchburg Mayor Stephen DiNatale and other local leaders in Fitchburg to announce the latest round of Complete Streets Funding Program awards, totaling $8.1 million in funding to 24 communities.   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $8.1 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

MBTA: Draft Public Engagement Plan and Upcoming Public Meetings Posted on Jan 28

MBTA: Draft Public Engagement Plan and Upcoming Public Meetings

The MBTA has announced the availability of its draft Public Engagement Plan as well as a series of public meetings intended to introduce the public to the draft Plan and solicit public feedback. With the engagement of the public as critical in the development and   …Continue Reading MBTA: Draft Public Engagement Plan and Upcoming Public Meetings

MBTA: Major Green Line Extension Work Coming in Spring 2020 Posted on Jan 28

MBTA: Major Green Line Extension Work Coming in Spring 2020

The MBTA announced major work taking place this spring 2020 on the Green Line as part of the Green Line Extension project (GLX) and the Green Line Transformation Program (GLT): the closure, relocation, and complete replacement of Lechmere Station to take place for approximately one   …Continue Reading MBTA: Major Green Line Extension Work Coming in Spring 2020

Baker-Polito Administration, Federal & Local Officials Celebrate Improvements at Springfield’s Union Station Posted on Jan 24

Baker-Polito Administration, Federal & Local Officials Celebrate Improvements at Springfield’s Union Station

Governor Charlie Baker, Congressman Richard Neal, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, MassDOT officials, legislators and other local officials today celebrated recently-completed improvements at Springfield’s Historic Union Station to Platform C. The $10 million project built a fully ADA-accessible 328-foot long high-level platform accessing two tracks, and   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, Federal & Local Officials Celebrate Improvements at Springfield’s Union Station

Baker-Polito Administration Files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funding Posted on Jan 24

Baker-Polito Administration Files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funding

The Baker-Polito Administration today filed an “An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges,” which seeks $200 million in Chapter 90 funds to support local transportation infrastructure projects in all 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito made the announcement at   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funding

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving Posted on Jan 21

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving

Winter driving is not only challenging due to icy and snowy conditions. It is also dark for more hours of the day than it is light. With up to nearly 15 hours per day in darkness, it’s dark during part of the morning and evening   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory Posted on Jan 18

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public that the National Weather Service is predicting that snow will develop across the state from west to east on Saturday afternoon. Snowfall is expected to be heaviest across the northwestern part of the state, where several inches are possible. The   …Continue Reading Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory Posted on Jan 17

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

During the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, MassDOT is reminding the public to be alert while traveling, aware of holiday work restrictions and mindful of roadway conditions. “Drivers traveling throughout this holiday weekend are reminded to focus on getting to their destinations safely,” said   …Continue Reading Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

MassDOT Announces New Online Resources and Additional Public Meetings for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project Posted on Jan 10

MassDOT Announces New Online Resources and Additional Public Meetings for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

MassDOT is announcing new online resources on the project website for the Statewide Exit Renumbering Project, including an informational video on the project and an online meeting. Visit NewMassExits.com to access these new online tools, learn about the project, and ask the project team questions.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces New Online Resources and Additional Public Meetings for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project