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MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid “Blackout Wednesday” and Buckle Up This Thanksgiving

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid “Blackout Wednesday” and Buckle Up This Thanksgiving posted on Nov 12

The two most traveled holidays are upon us, with the first being Thanksgiving weekend. From Wednesday, November 27th through Monday, December 2nd, all drivers should be aware of the factors that make this holiday one of the deadliest for our roadways. According to the National   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid “Blackout Wednesday” and Buckle Up This Thanksgiving

I-90 Allston Multimodal Project: Document Online, Public Comments Encouraged

I-90 Allston Multimodal Project: Document Online, Public Comments Encouraged posted on Nov 6

MassDOT is inviting the public to an informational meeting on Thursday, November 7, between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. which is being hosted by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to introduce the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Scoping Document for MassDOT’s I-90 Allston Multimodal Project.    …Continue Reading I-90 Allston Multimodal Project: Document Online, Public Comments Encouraged

Worcester: Kelley Square Public Meeting November 20th

Worcester: Kelley Square Public Meeting November 20th posted on Nov 6

A Public Information Meeting for the Worcester Kelley Square Improvement Project has been scheduled as follows: Wednesday, November 20, 6PM, Crompton Collective White Room, 138 Green Street. MassDOT and its general contractor for the project, J.H. Lynch, will discuss the project’s overall construction phasing, key   …Continue Reading Worcester: Kelley Square Public Meeting November 20th

Veterans Day Weekend Advisory

Veterans Day Weekend Advisory posted on Nov 6

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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