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MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Winter Driving Safety Tips

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Winter Driving Safety Tips posted on Jan 18

There is no doubt that the winter months in New England can be an especially tricky time for drivers as they attempt to navigate a variety of unfavorable weather conditions. From highways and back roads to the coast and mountains, the National Highway Traffic Safety   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Winter Driving Safety Tips

MassDOT: Winter Weather Travel Update

MassDOT: Winter Weather Travel Update posted on Jan 16

MassDOT is reminding the public to plan ahead for expected winter weather Tuesday evening into Wednesday which could bring several inches of snowfall to areas across Massachusetts. “The weather forecast calls for snow to begin falling by the overnight hours, meaning that the Wednesday morning   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Winter Weather Travel Update

Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Design Public Hearing January 24th

Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Design Public Hearing January 24th posted on Jan 16

MassDOT has scheduled a Design Public Hearing for the Chelsea Route 1 Viaduct Project as follows: Wednesday, January 24, 6:30pm, Chelsea City Hall, Council Chamber, 500 Broadway. The public hearing will provide an opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed rehabilitation of the Chelsea   …Continue Reading Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Design Public Hearing January 24th

State Rail Plan Public Meeting Set

State Rail Plan Public Meeting Set posted on Jan 16

MassDOT is working on the 2017 State Rail Plan which is an update to the 2010 State Rail Plan. The plan will document the state rail system and planned improvements, and outline the Commonwealth’s 20-year vision and four year plan for the statewide rail system.   …Continue Reading State Rail Plan Public Meeting Set

MBTA: Preparing for Next Weather Events

MBTA: Preparing for Next Weather Events posted on Jan 11

After last week’s winter storm, the MBTA is continuing snow-clearing efforts while preparing for an upcoming weather system predicted to drop heavy rainfall across the MBTA service area. In addition to heavy rain, the air temperature is expected to quickly drop below freezing during the   …Continue Reading MBTA: Preparing for Next Weather Events

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend Travel Advisory

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend Travel Advisory posted on Jan 10

MassDOT is reminding the public to monitor roadway and weather conditions, plan ahead, and recognize impacts if traveling or using MassDOT and MBTA services during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday period. “Forecasters are predicting rain and higher temperatures in the coming days and the   …Continue Reading Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend Travel Advisory

Needham, Newton: Highland Avenue, Needham & Winchester Streets Public Meetings

Needham, Newton: Highland Avenue, Needham & Winchester Streets Public Meetings posted on Jan 8

MassDOT has scheduled Design Public Meetings in Needham and Newton for the proposed Highland Avenue, Needham Street, and Winchester Street Reconstruction Project as follows: Wednesday, January 10, 7:00pm, Needham, Town Hall, Powers Hall Meeting Room, 1471 Highland Avenue Thursday, January 11, 6:00pm, Newton, Saco-Pettee Mill   …Continue Reading Needham, Newton: Highland Avenue, Needham & Winchester Streets Public Meetings

MassDOT: Public Advised of Drifting Snow

MassDOT: Public Advised of Drifting Snow posted on Jan 6

MassDOT advises the public to make informed decisions before traveling and be aware of ongoing winter conditions including heavy winds that can blow snow back onto the roadway as well as frigid temperatures that may cause highways, ramps, and other road surfaces to freeze. “With   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Public Advised of Drifting Snow

MassDOT Crews Continuing to Treat and Clear Roads

MassDOT Crews Continuing to Treat and Clear Roads posted on Jan 5

MassDOT advises the public to avoid or minimize travel during the overnight hours as heavy winds, blowing snow, and very low temperatures will continue to make travel challenging throughout the state. Drivers should continue to make informed and smart decisions on Friday and throughout the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Crews Continuing to Treat and Clear Roads

MassDOT: Winter Weather Advisory

MassDOT: Winter Weather Advisory posted on Jan 3

MassDOT advises the public to avoid or minimize travel on Thursday as weather forecasters are expecting a winter weather event that could bring blizzard conditions and several inches of snow to parts of Massachusetts, with approximately one foot of accumulation possible in eastern areas of   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Winter Weather Advisory