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Fore River Bridge Work Schedule Update Posted on Jun 17

Fore River Bridge Work Schedule Update

Beginning during the week of June 24, a third shift will be added to the Fore River Bridge replacement project running from 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM, putting the project into 24-hour operation. The third shift is expected to last for approximately two weeks. A   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Work Schedule Update

Fore River Bridge Project Progress Posted on Jun 4

Fore River Bridge Project Progress

Construction continues in June on the Fore River Bridge Replacement Project with installation of the permanent replacement bridge foundation components. Current work includes installation of the drilled shafts associated with the new bridge's towers. Permanent drilled shaft casings for the Quincy tower have been completed   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Project Progress

Route 28 McGrath Highway Bridge Public Meeting June 6 Posted on May 31

MassDOT has scheduled a Design Informational Meeting for the proposed Route 28 (McGrath Highway) over Gilman Street Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Thursday, June 6, 6:30pm, Michael E. Capuano Early Childhood Center, 150 Glen Street, Somerville The meeting will provide the public with the opportunity   …Continue Reading Route 28 McGrath Highway Bridge Public Meeting June 6

Fore River Bridge Public Hearing May 16th Posted on May 13

Fore River Bridge Public Hearing May 16th

MassDOT has scheduled a Fore River Bridge Replacement Project design public hearing as follows: Thursday, May 16, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, Abigail Adams Middle School Auditorium, 89 Middle Street, Weymouth The purpose of this hearing is to provide an overview of the construction plans and   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Public Hearing May 16th

Worcester: Burns Bridge Construction Traffic Update Posted on May 1

Worcester: Burns Bridge Construction Traffic Update

The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge replacement project continues to move forward in spring 2013.  Roadway construction related to the project will result in some changes for motorists on North Lake Avenue and Belmont Street (Route 9) in Worcester beginning Monday, May 6. Reconstruction of   …Continue Reading Worcester: Burns Bridge Construction Traffic Update

I-195 Rapid Bridge Construction Completed Posted on Apr 19

I-195 Rapid Bridge Construction Completed

MassDOT last weekend completed the rapid bridge construction replacement of bridge decks that carry I-195 over River Avenue in Fairhaven near the New Bedford line.  The bridge deck replacement during weekends only was completed ahead of the original accelerated schedule. The bridge deck paving operation   …Continue Reading I-195 Rapid Bridge Construction Completed

Worcester: Burns Bridge Project Safety Update Posted on Apr 10

Worcester: Burns Bridge Project Safety Update

The $89.9 million Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Replacement Project will continue through summer 2013 with advisories for boat traffic on the lake in the area.   The Burns Bridge Project is part of the Patrick-Murray Administration’s historic Accelerated Bridge Program to repair or replace   …Continue Reading Worcester: Burns Bridge Project Safety Update

Fore River Bridge: The Work Ahead Posted on Apr 9

The Fore River Bridge Replacement is one of the "mega projects" funded through the Patrick-Murray Administration's historic Accelerated Bridge Program.  Construction is underway to build the new vertical lift bridge that will carry Route 3A between Quincy and Weymouth. Check out the work phases video   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge: The Work Ahead

River Street/Western Avenue Bridge Public Meeting Posted on Mar 29

River Street/Western Avenue Bridge Public Meeting

MassDOT and the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office have scheduled a Public Meeting for the River Street Bridge/Western Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project: Wednesday, April 10, 5:30-7:30 PM, Honan-Allston Library, Community Room, 300 North Harvard Street, Boston The purpose of this meeting is to present   …Continue Reading River Street/Western Avenue Bridge Public Meeting

Longfellow Bridge Project Public Hearing Posted on Mar 27

Longfellow Bridge Project Public Hearing

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project: Tuesday, April 9, 6:30–8:30 PM, Shriners Hospitals for Children Auditorium, 51 Blossom Street, Boston The purpose of this meeting is to present details on the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation design/build project, including traffic   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project Public Hearing