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MassDOT Board Approves Danvers Route 128 Bridge Replacement Project

MassDOT Board Approves Danvers Route 128 Bridge Replacement Project posted on Sep 16

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors today approved the awarding of a contract of approximately $21.5 million to replace the bridge that carries Route 128 north and southbound over the Waters River in Danvers. “MassDOT has worked closely with the local community   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Danvers Route 128 Bridge Replacement Project

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Beginning of Chelsea Commuter Rail Construction

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Beginning of Chelsea Commuter Rail Construction posted on Sep 16

Governor Charlie Baker, MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak joined municipal leaders, elected officials, and local stakeholder groups gathered to celebrate the beginning of construction of the brand new, relocated Chelsea Commuter Rail Station. “Relocating and upgrading the Chelsea   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Beginning of Chelsea Commuter Rail Construction

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety Week

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety Week posted on Sep 13

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance advocate for safe driving practices and at this time of year, with back to school and Child Passenger Safety Week, it is a good opportunity to check your vehicle. Child Passenger Safety Week is September 15th to the 21st, with the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety Week

I-90 Interchange Study Open House Scheduled

I-90 Interchange Study Open House Scheduled posted on Sep 13

MassDOT has scheduled an Open House on the I-90 Interchange Study as follows: Thursday, October 10, Open House: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM, Blandford Town Hall, 1 Russell Stage Road. The public is invited to attend to learn about the study’s   …Continue Reading I-90 Interchange Study Open House Scheduled

Cohasset: MassDOT, Town Celebrate New Atlantic Avenue Bridge

Cohasset: MassDOT, Town Celebrate New Atlantic Avenue Bridge posted on Sep 12

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Senator Patrick O’Connor, Representative Joan Meschino, and Cohasset Town Manager Christopher Senior at a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of the Atlantic Avenue over Little Harbor Inlet Bridge Replacement Project in   …Continue Reading Cohasset: MassDOT, Town Celebrate New Atlantic Avenue Bridge

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Fanny Appleton Pedestrian Bridge

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Fanny Appleton Pedestrian Bridge posted on Sep 10

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy, and local leaders in Boston to celebrate the Francis “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge which crosses over Storrow Drive between the Charles   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Fanny Appleton Pedestrian Bridge

2019 Moving Together Conference: October 24th

2019 Moving Together Conference: October 24th posted on Sep 10

The 2019 Moving Together Conference has been scheduled as follows: Thursday, October 24, 7:45 AM-4:00 PM, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza The conference will include workshops and panels that highlight current pedestrian, bicyclist and public transportation topics. Attendees will be able to network   …Continue Reading 2019 Moving Together Conference: October 24th

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Funding Program Awards posted on Sep 5

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and local officials in Springfield to announce funding awards totaling $5.1 million to eighteen communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program to support local, multimodal infrastructure projects that improve   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

South Coast Rail: New Bedford Public Information Meeting

South Coast Rail: New Bedford Public Information Meeting posted on Sep 3

A New Bedford Public Information Meeting on the South Coast Rail Project is scheduled as follows: Tuesday, September 17, 6:00pm, Keith Middle School Auditorium, 225 Hathaway Blvd., New Bedford MassDOT/MBTA and the City of New Bedford are hosting a Public Information Meeting on the South   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: New Bedford Public Information Meeting

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Labor Day Celebrations and Back-to-School Season

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Labor Day Celebrations and Back-to-School Season posted on Aug 30

Labor Day weekend is upon us, and for many reasons, it is considered one of the busiest weekends of the year. End of summer celebrations are held, last-minute vacations are booked, and children are transitioning back to school. There are a few factors that everyone   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Labor Day Celebrations and Back-to-School Season