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MassDOT Board Approves Danvers Route 128 Bridge Replacement Project Posted on Sep 16

MassDOT Board Approves Danvers Route 128 Bridge Replacement Project

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors today approved the awarding of a contract of approximately $21.5 million to replace the bridge that carries Route 128 north and southbound over the Waters River in Danvers. “MassDOT has worked closely with the local community   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Danvers Route 128 Bridge Replacement Project

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety Week Posted on Sep 13

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety Week

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance advocate for safe driving practices and at this time of year, with back to school and Child Passenger Safety Week, it is a good opportunity to check your vehicle. Child Passenger Safety Week is September 15th to the 21st, with the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Child Passenger Safety Week

Cohasset: MassDOT, Town Celebrate New Atlantic Avenue Bridge Posted on Sep 12

Cohasset: MassDOT, Town Celebrate New Atlantic Avenue Bridge

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Senator Patrick O’Connor, Representative Joan Meschino, and Cohasset Town Manager Christopher Senior at a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of the Atlantic Avenue over Little Harbor Inlet Bridge Replacement Project in   …Continue Reading Cohasset: MassDOT, Town Celebrate New Atlantic Avenue Bridge

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Funding Program Awards Posted on Sep 5

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and local officials in Springfield to announce funding awards totaling $5.1 million to eighteen communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program to support local, multimodal infrastructure projects that improve   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Labor Day Celebrations and Back-to-School Season Posted on Aug 30

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Labor Day Celebrations and Back-to-School Season

Labor Day weekend is upon us, and for many reasons, it is considered one of the busiest weekends of the year. End of summer celebrations are held, last-minute vacations are booked, and children are transitioning back to school. There are a few factors that everyone   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Labor Day Celebrations and Back-to-School Season

MassDOT Restoring 21 Historic Roadway Markers Posted on Aug 28

MassDOT Restoring 21 Historic Roadway Markers

MassDOT has announced that it is carrying out a project to restore 21 historic 1930 Massachusetts Bay Colony tercentenary markers located in Bernardston, Brimfield, Deerfield, Greenfield, Hadley, Hatfield, New Braintree, Northfield, West Brookfield, and Worcester. These cast iron markers were installed on roadways throughout the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Restoring 21 Historic Roadway Markers

Plan Ahead: Labor Day Travel Advisory Posted on Aug 27

Plan Ahead: Labor Day Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising Labor Day travelers to make informed decisions, utilize all the available technology tools including www.mass511.com, and consider public transportation if possible to reach destinations. MassDOT is taking several steps to ensure reliable travel for members of the public who utilize transportation systems   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Labor Day Travel Advisory

MBTA Silver Line vehicles will test ramp from South Boston to I-90 East Posted on Aug 23

MBTA Silver Line vehicles will test ramp from South Boston to I-90 East

MassDOT and the MBTA today announced that there will be a limited test of MBTA Silver Line buses using a ramp from MassPort’s Haul Road in South Boston’s Seaport District to I-90 eastbound. The three-day test will take place during afternoon peak travel periods to   …Continue Reading MBTA Silver Line vehicles will test ramp from South Boston to I-90 East

Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project Update Posted on Aug 15

Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project Update

MassDOT has announced that the lane closures and roadway configuration on Route 1 northbound in Chelsea will shift on Monday, August 19 so that the center lane on this section of highway will be closed 24/7. Both the right and left travel lanes will be   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project Update

MassDOT Releases Study Detailing Congestion Impacts and Trends, Recommends Series of Next Steps Posted on Aug 8

MassDOT Releases Study Detailing Congestion Impacts and Trends, Recommends Series of Next Steps

A data-driven report on congestion was released today by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) with recommendations for state and municipal government, the private sector and other stakeholders to make commutes by road and transit more reliable, accessible and predictable while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases Study Detailing Congestion Impacts and Trends, Recommends Series of Next Steps