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Hudson: Washington Street Bridge Project Advances Posted on Jun 22

Hudson: Washington Street Bridge Project Advances

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Washington Street bridge replacement project in Hudson is moving forward. The bridge will be closing on Wednesday, July 5, and reopening approximately three months later in October.  The Washington Street Bridge carries Route 85 over the Assabet River   …Continue Reading Hudson: Washington Street Bridge Project Advances

Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward Posted on Jun 20

Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward

The MassDOT Board of Directors has approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $34.4 million for work to reconstruct and improve a section of the Middlesex Turnpike in Bedford and Billerica. Under the project, approximately 1.6 miles of the roadway will be expanded from   …Continue Reading Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward

State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership Posted on Jun 19

State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership

MassDOT, City of Boston, A Better City, and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy today announced a public-private partnership to provide financial support for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway in Boston. MassDOT and the Greenway Conservancy will enter into a new long-term lease and subsidy agreement, the City of   …Continue Reading State, City, Private Partners and Greenway Conservancy Announce Long-Term Public-Private Partnership

Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Celebrated Posted on Jun 16

Route 2/Crosby's Corner Reconstruction Celebrated

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) today celebrated the completion of the $48 million Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Project. Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver joined members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and civic leaders to cut the ribbon on significant roadway improvements   …Continue Reading Route 2/Crosby’s Corner Reconstruction Celebrated

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Jun 15

Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT joined students, parents, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Glover Elementary School in Milton. The improvements were constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading Milton: Glover Elementary School Pedestrian and Bicycle Access Improvements

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances Posted on Jun 15

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances

MassDOT has been working with Watertown officials, residents, business owners, the MBTA, and surrounding communities on the Arsenal Street Corridor Study. This effort, commencing in September 2015, has sought to analyze existing and future multimodal transportation conditions along the Arsenal Street corridor in Watertown, from   …Continue Reading Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances

Norton: Plain Street Bridge Now Open Posted on Jun 15

Norton: Plain Street Bridge Now Open

MassDOT has announced a major milestone in the $1.8 million project to replace the bridge carrying Plain Street over the Canoe River in Norton. The new bridge is now open to traffic. The original bridge, which was constructed in 1960, was structurally deficient and in   …Continue Reading Norton: Plain Street Bridge Now Open

New Chelsea Street Bridge Driver Notification System Posted on Jun 14

New Chelsea Street Bridge Driver Notification System

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced it has activated a new notification system that uses real-time technology to trigger messaging on numerous road signs to inform drivers of the raising and lowering of the Chelsea Street Bridge which carries traffic between East Boston and   …Continue Reading New Chelsea Street Bridge Driver Notification System

Highway Director Tinlin Receives Ray LaHood Award from WTS Boston Posted on Jun 14

Highway Director Tinlin Receives Ray LaHood Award from WTS Boston

MassDOT is pleased to announce that Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin is the recipient of the Honorable Ray LaHood Award from Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Boston Chapter, an association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. The award is being presented tonight in Boston   …Continue Reading Highway Director Tinlin Receives Ray LaHood Award from WTS Boston

Lynn-Boston Summer Ferry Service to be Offered Posted on Jun 9

Lynn-Boston Summer Ferry Service to be Offered

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Senator Thomas M. McGee and Economic Development and Industrial Corporation (EDIC/Lynn) Executive Director James Cowdell announced today that ferry service will resume this summer between Lynn and Boston. Funding from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be providing   …Continue Reading Lynn-Boston Summer Ferry Service to be Offered