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MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29 Posted on Jan 24

MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29

Beginning on January 29, MassDOT will convene a series of six public meetings to present the MassDOT five-year Capital Investment Plan and weMove Massachusetts: Planning for Performance, the Commonwealth’s Long-Range Transportation Plan. The meeting locations and dates are as follows: Wednesday, January 29, 6:00-8:00pm, State   …Continue Reading MassDOT Capital Plan Meetings Begin January 29

Green Line Extension Art Program Announced Posted on Jan 23

Green Line Extension Art Program Announced

The Green Line Extension project is pleased to announce that MassDOT & the MBTA have released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the purpose of commissioning multiple artists to design an integral art program for the GLX stations.  Designs for the first three stations to   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Art Program Announced

Grounding McGrath Final Report Available Posted on Jan 22

Grounding McGrath Final Report Available

The Grounding McGrath Study final report is now available.  Its primary recommendation is to remove the McCarthy Overpass in Somerville and replace it with a six-lane at-grade urban boulevard.  The recommended improvements to the McGrath Highway will be paired with the MBTA Green Line Extension   …Continue Reading Grounding McGrath Final Report Available

MassDOT Releases Five-Year Investment Plan Posted on Jan 10

MassDOT Releases Five-Year Investment Plan

MassDOT has released the first draft five-year MassDOT Capital Investment Plan (CIP) for FY2014-FY2018. The $12.4 billion program makes long-term investments that will create growth and opportunity for residents across the Commonwealth and represents the first unified, multi-modal capital investment plan covering all MassDOT highway   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases Five-Year Investment Plan

Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings Posted on Jun 3

Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings

MassDOT and the MBTA are hosting five public meetings in June beginning tonight to provide an update on specific station designs for the Green Line Extension Project. Please join us at these meetings to learn about ongoing design work and find out the next steps   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Station Design Meetings

Green Line Extension Construction, Public Meeting Posted on May 6

Green Line Extension Construction, Public Meeting

The Green Line Extension Project Phase I work is underway, including utility work and excavation support work, left, northeast of Harvard Street Bridge in Medford. The Green Line Extension Project Design Working Group is holding a Public Open House: Thursday, May 9, 5:00pm – 7:00pm,   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Construction, Public Meeting

Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now Posted on Jan 22

Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now

Posted by Richard A. Davey, MassDOT Secretary & Chief Executive Officer The Pioneer Institute’s Jim Stergios has one fundamental point exactly right in his opinion article, “Lots of Art, Little Science in Transportation Plan.”  In his words: “let’s be clear that we do need new   …Continue Reading Secretary Davey: The Time to Act Decisively is Now

MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan Posted on Jan 14

MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan

The MassDOT Board and Transportation Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today announced a plan for the next generation of transportation investment in the Commonwealth: The Way Forward: A 21st Century Transportation Plan. The long-term financing plan shows that the state needs $684 million to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases 21st Century Transportation Plan

Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins Posted on Dec 11

Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins

Governor Deval Patrick today celebrated the start of phase one of construction to extend the MBTA’s Green Line into the cities of Medford and Somerville. “Today, we’re here to reaffirm our commitment to seeing this project get under way,” said Governor Patrick. “For the residents   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Phase 1 Construction Begins

Green Line Extension Meeting: November 15 Posted on Nov 5

Green Line Extension Meeting: November 15

The Green Line Extension Project Team has scheduled a Design Working Group meeting as follows: Thursday, November 15, 6:00-8:00pm, 51 Winthrop Street, Medford The meeting will introduce the new preliminary engineering and final design team, as well update the committee on progress on the FTA   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Meeting: November 15