Post Content

Charlton BridgeMassHighway using Accelerated Bridge Program contract funds moved quickly to repair a structurally-deficient bridge in Charlton. 

The Hammond Hill Road Bridge over the Little River was identified as structurally deficient and closed for repairs in late August.  MassHighway contractors with assistance from the Town repaired deteriorated beams, installed new concrete deck, improved sidewalks, and replaced the bridge railings and approach. 

Less than one month later, the $163,000 project was done and the bridge reopened in mid-September.  It is off the list of structurally-deficient bridges and the repairs should last for at least 20 years. 

Visit the Accelerated Bridge Program website to learn more about the $3 billion, 8-year program to dramatically reduce the number of deficient bridges. 

Written By:

Recent Posts

Salem: Canal Street Project Impacts posted on May 27

Salem: Canal Street Project Impacts

MassDOT has announced that a 600-foot section of Canal Street in Salem between Ocean Avenue and Hersey Street will be open only to “local traffic” and closed to “through” traffic for approximately 12 weeks to allow construction work to continue on a portion of the   …Continue Reading Salem: Canal Street Project Impacts

Baker-Polito Administration Launches New RMV Webpage for Veterans, Current Military Service Members posted on May 26

Baker-Polito Administration Launches New RMV Webpage for Veterans, Current Military Service Members

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) announced today the availability of a new webpage designed specifically to offer veterans and current military service members more convenient access to veteran-specific Registry services. The site includes information on applying for special license plates, obtaining a   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Launches New RMV Webpage for Veterans, Current Military Service Members

Baker-Polito Administration Authorizes MBTA Control Board Extension, Board and Staffing Transitions Announced posted on May 25

Baker-Polito Administration Authorizes MBTA Control Board Extension, Board and Staffing Transitions Announced

Acting to maintain momentum toward improving the MBTA for riders, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced that the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) will extend its governance by two years as allowed under   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Authorizes MBTA Control Board Extension, Board and Staffing Transitions Announced