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Green Line Extension: Public Meeting July 31

Green Line Extension: Public Meeting July 31 posted on Jul 28

A City of Somerville and MBTA Green Line Extension Public Meeting regarding Medford Street Bridge construction has been scheduled for the following: Thursday, July 31, 6:00pm, Public Safety Building, 220 Washington Street, Somerville. Green Line Extension construction is underway and will involve periodic traffic impacts   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Public Meeting July 31

MBTA: New WiFi System Announced

MBTA: New WiFi System Announced posted on Jul 24

Under a new license agreement signed today by MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott, a state-of-the-art WiFi system will be installed throughout the MBTA’s sprawling network of fourteen Commuter Rail lines. At no cost to the MBTA or its customers, inMOTION Wireless, Inc. will build a   …Continue Reading MBTA: New WiFi System Announced

Boston: Plan Ahead for I-90 Lane Restrictions

Boston: Plan Ahead for I-90 Lane Restrictions posted on Jul 23

MassDOT on Sunday, July 27 at 9:00pm will begin work to improve the median and Commonwealth Avenue Bridge substructure on Interstate 90 in Boston. Beginning Sunday night at 9:00pm and lasting for approximately six months, the left lanes in both Eastbound and Westbound directions on   …Continue Reading Boston: Plan Ahead for I-90 Lane Restrictions

Methuen Rotary Project: Travel Impacts

Methuen Rotary Project: Travel Impacts posted on Jul 22

MassDOT has scheduled upcoming lane closures as part of the Methuen Rotary Reconstruction Project.  Beginning on Monday, July 28, 2014 until further notice, the I-93 breakdown lane will be closed from Exit 46 – Routes 110/113 to Exit 47 – Pelham St. on I-93 Northbound   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Project: Travel Impacts

Tobin Bridge: All-Electronic Tolling Begins Monday, July 21

Tobin Bridge: All-Electronic Tolling Begins Monday, July 21 posted on Jul 18

Effective Monday, July 21, prior to the morning commute, tolling on the Tobin Bridge will convert to the all-electronic format. The new toll system will eliminate the need for customers to pay the toll in cash. The system is equipped to read E-ZPass transponders for   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge: All-Electronic Tolling Begins Monday, July 21

MassDOT Berkshire Rail Line Purchase

MassDOT Berkshire Rail Line Purchase posted on Jul 17

The MassDOT Board of Directors has authorized MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey to execute an agreement to purchase the Berkshire Line from the Housatonic Railroad Company, a major step toward delivering passenger rail service between New York City and the Berkshires. The agreement   …Continue Reading MassDOT Berkshire Rail Line Purchase

E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Saugus, Chelsea

E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Saugus, Chelsea posted on Jul 16

MassDOT is encouraging motorists to join E-ZPass as All-Electronic Tolling is being implemented this summer on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass program throughout the region in the coming weeks. E-ZPass is free to join and   …Continue Reading E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Saugus, Chelsea

Green Line Extension Art Program Seeks Artists

Green Line Extension Art Program Seeks Artists posted on Jul 15

The Green Line Extension (GLX) project is pleased to announce the second phase of the GLX Integrated Art Program and release of another Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of commissioning multiple artists to design an integral art program for the GLX stations. In   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Art Program Seeks Artists

Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward

Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward posted on Jul 10

Construction is now underway to build the second half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge in Worcester-Shrewsbury. Earlier this year, traffic shifted to the first half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge, four months ahead of schedule. All traffic is riding   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking posted on Jul 8

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey along with state and local officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Route 2 Bridge Replacement project in Lexington. The $50.3 million project will replace two structurally deficient bridges that carry traffic on   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking