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Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project Public Meeting Set posted on Sep 14

MassDOT will host a public meeting regarding the upcoming Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project in West Springfield and Agawam as follows: Tuesday, October 2, 6:30pm, West Springfield Town Hall, 26 Central Street The $21.5 million project will reconstruct the Morgan-Sullivan Bridge that carries Suffield Street/Memorial Avenue (Route   …Continue Reading Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates Roadway Project in Fitchburg, Lunenburg, and Leominster

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates Roadway Project in Fitchburg, Lunenburg, and Leominster posted on Sep 12

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and local leaders at a ground breaking event to celebrate the start of an $8.2 million roadway construction project in Fitchburg, Lunenburg, and Leominster. With this project, MassDOT   …Continue Reading Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates Roadway Project in Fitchburg, Lunenburg, and Leominster

Hadley: New Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Installed on Route 9

Hadley: New Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Installed on Route 9 posted on Sep 12

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that crews today are activating a new Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB), also referred to as a High-Intensity Activated Cross-Walk, or “HAWK” signal on Route 9 in Hadley in the area of the Court House at 116 Russell Street.   …Continue Reading Hadley: New Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon Installed on Route 9

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Raise Awareness for Child Passenger Safety Week

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Raise Awareness for Child Passenger Safety Week posted on Sep 11

The end of summer calls for a transition back into regular daily routines for children and parents. With the school year underway, parents should always ensure their child is safe while driving them to and from school, as well as other activities. Statistics show that   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Raise Awareness for Child Passenger Safety Week

MassDOT Celebrates Completion of $66.4 Million Methuen Rotary Project

MassDOT Celebrates Completion of $66.4 Million Methuen Rotary Project posted on Sep 10

MassDOT Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver today joined Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and local leaders at a ribbon cutting event celebrating the full completion of the $66.4 million Methuen Rotary Reconstruction Project. This major construction project reconstructed the I-93 Exit   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Completion of $66.4 Million Methuen Rotary Project

MassDOT Receives Achievement Award for Project in Partnership with MassWildlife

MassDOT Receives Achievement Award for Project in Partnership with MassWildlife posted on Sep 10

MassDOT’s David White and Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) official Tom French today accepted a biennial achievement award for the MassDOT-MassWildlife partnership program Linking Landscapes for Massachusetts Wildlife at the 2018 Northeastern Transportation and Wildlife Conference at UMass Amherst. This program is a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Receives Achievement Award for Project in Partnership with MassWildlife

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone posted on Sep 7

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and stakeholders at a ceremony in Peabody to celebrate the most recent round of Complete Streets grants where $7 million was awarded   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Draft Final Report Now Available

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Draft Final Report Now Available posted on Sep 7

The Draft Final Report for MassDOT’s I-91 Viaduct Study is now available. The I-91 Viaduct Study is a conceptual planning study to develop recommendations for a long-term vision for I-91. MassDOT initiated this study to identify existing issues and evaluate alternatives for improvements to the   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Study Draft Final Report Now Available

MBTA: Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Extended through December 9

MBTA: Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Extended through December 9 posted on Sep 6

The MBTA today announced the special $10 weekend fare on the Commuter Rail, which is valid for unlimited travel through all zones on Saturdays and Sundays, will be extended to Sunday, December 9. This pilot program began being offered every weekend on June 9, 2018.   …Continue Reading MBTA: Special $10 Weekend Commuter Rail Fare Extended through December 9

Baker–Polito Administration Breaks Ground on Worcester Main Street Improvement Project

Baker–Polito Administration Breaks Ground on Worcester Main Street Improvement Project posted on Aug 30

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Congressman Jim McGovern, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and local leaders at a ground breaking event to celebrate the start of a $9.3 million project to improve a section of Main Street in Worcester. Through   …Continue Reading Baker–Polito Administration Breaks Ground on Worcester Main Street Improvement Project