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Charlton/Oxford Route 20 Reconstruction Public Meeting Set

Charlton/Oxford Route 20 Reconstruction Public Meeting Set posted on Jan 20

MassDOT has announced that it will hold a public information meeting for the Charlton/Oxford Route 20 Reconstruction Project as follows: Wednesday, February 1, 7 p.m., Oxford High School Auditorium, 100 Carbuncle Drive While emergency safety repairs were completed on this roadway in January of 2016,   …Continue Reading Charlton/Oxford Route 20 Reconstruction Public Meeting Set

MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app

MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app posted on Jan 18

MassDOT today announced that a total of 146 “GoTime” signs, which provide real-time traffic travel times, are now activated on highways throughout the Commonwealth and that a new mobile app with GoTime data is now available which will allow drivers to see real-time travel information before   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app

MBTA: Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Schedule Public Meetings Set

MBTA: Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Schedule Public Meetings Set posted on Jan 18

The MBTA will hold three public meetings for people to share comments and suggestions about proposed Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail scheduling changes. The meetings will be held in Newton on January 31, in Worcester on February 1, and in Natick February 6 as follows:     …Continue Reading MBTA: Framingham/Worcester Line Commuter Rail Schedule Public Meetings Set

Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview

Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview posted on Jan 17

MassDOT invites you to review the final fact sheet for the Fall River Route 79 Braga Bridge Improvements Project. The work reached substantial completion in fall 2016 with the reopening of all lanes on the Braga Bridge. This landmark project offered significant long term enhancements:   …Continue Reading Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview

Boston: Route 203 Project Public Meeting Set

Boston: Route 203 Project Public Meeting Set posted on Jan 13

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting to discuss the proposed Route 203 Improvements Project from West Selden Street to Gallivan Boulevard in Boston as follows: Thursday, January 19, 6:00 PM, Mildred Avenue Middle School, Auditorium, 5 Mildred Avenue, Mattapan The purpose of this public   …Continue Reading Boston: Route 203 Project Public Meeting Set

Freight Plan Public Open House Set

Freight Plan Public Open House Set posted on Jan 10

MassDOT’s Freight Plan is a strategic planning document that will define a short and long-term vision for the freight system in Massachusetts and identify solutions to current and future challenges to the freight system. The first Open House for the Massachusetts Freight Plan has been   …Continue Reading Freight Plan Public Open House Set

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Begin

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Begin posted on Jan 9

MassDOT this week in Westborough will hold the first of four public meetings to update the public on the status of the implementation of All Electronic Tolling and the progress of demolishing existing toll plaza infrastructure and reconstructing the roadway. Representatives of MassDOT will discuss   …Continue Reading Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Begin

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 7-8

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 7-8 posted on Jan 5

You are invited to share and learn the newest ideas in transportation technology by attending MassDOT’s Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange for 2017, scheduled for March 7 & 8, at the DCU Center in Worcester. Are you wondering how to improve both the efficiency and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 7-8

MassDOT Adds Three Solar PV Systems to Renewable Energy Portfolio

MassDOT Adds Three Solar PV Systems to Renewable Energy Portfolio posted on Jan 4

Two new ground-mount solar fields are approaching mechanical completion at MassDOT Highway D4 Salisbury Depot and an underutilized area adjacent to I-90 Exit 1. Visitors to MassDOT’s new Research and Material Lab at Hopkinton may have also noticed the solar canopy foundations at the facility’s   …Continue Reading MassDOT Adds Three Solar PV Systems to Renewable Energy Portfolio

Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square

Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square posted on Dec 30

The Casey Arborway project continued to make progress towards completion in 2016.  Among the milestones is the transition from Shea Circle to Shea Square. Eastbound traffic (towards Franklin Park) and westbound traffic (towards the Arnold Arboretum) on the mainline Arborway will flow through Shea Square   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square