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New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Study Meeting Set Posted on Apr 21

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Study Meeting Set

MassDOT will hold a public informational meeting on the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Study as follows: Thursday, May 7th, 6:00p.m to 8:00 p.m, Waypoint Event Center, 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford The focus of the study is to evaluate and address multimodal transportation issues along   …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Study Meeting Set

Cambridge: Kendall Square Mobility Task Force Posted on Apr 17

Cambridge: Kendall Square Mobility Task Force

The first meeting of MassDOT’s Kendall Square Mobility Task Force is scheduled as follows: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at 600 Technology Square (corner of Main and Portland) – 3rd floor in Cambridge.  MassDOT’s Kendall Square Mobility Task Force process   …Continue Reading Cambridge: Kendall Square Mobility Task Force

MassDOT Approves Contract for Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project Posted on Apr 15

MassDOT Approves Contract for Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project

MassDOT today awarded a contract for the rehabilitation of the I-91 viaduct structure in Springfield. The lowest responsible bid was submitted by the joint venture of JF White-Schiavone, $148,000,150. There were three bids in total. The total project cost of $183,325,172 includes railroad flaggers, traffic   …Continue Reading MassDOT Approves Contract for Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project

April: Distracted Driving Awareness Month Posted on Apr 14

April: Distracted Driving Awareness Month

MassDOT joins the U.S. Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April in urging drivers to avoid texting and other driving distractions. The NHTSA 2015 national distracted driving enforcement campaign carries the message: “U Drive. U   …Continue Reading April: Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Shows Progress Posted on Apr 14

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Shows Progress

The Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project continues to show visible progress in spring 2015.  At left, reinforcing steel is in place on the Davol Street Bridge deck, looking south toward Anawan Street/Pocasset Street.  Safety, access and aesthetics near the  City Pier area of Fall River   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Shows Progress

Governor Baker Approves $200 Million in Chapter 90 Funding for Local Infrastructure Posted on Apr 9

Governor Baker Approves $200 Million in Chapter 90 Funding for Local Infrastructure

Governor Charlie Baker has signed House Bill 3187 authorizing $200 million in Chapter 90 transportation funds for municipalities, bringing the total funding available this construction season to $300 million, with an additional $30 million allocated through the same Chapter 90 formula for winter pothole repair   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Approves $200 Million in Chapter 90 Funding for Local Infrastructure

MassDOT, RMV Upcoming Overnight Service Interruption Posted on Apr 9

MassDOT, RMV Upcoming Overnight Service Interruption

The MassDOT and Registry of Motor Vehicles Division websites and telephone services will be temporarily unavailable during the 12 hour period beginning on Friday night, April 10, from 8pm to Saturday morning, April 11 at 8am. The service interruption will allow for MassDOT Data Center   …Continue Reading MassDOT, RMV Upcoming Overnight Service Interruption

Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study Public Meeting Posted on Mar 31

Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study Public Meeting

MassDOT and The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) invite you to attend the 5th public meeting on the Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study.  The next public meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. in the BRA Board Room (9th Floor), Boston   …Continue Reading Central Artery Ramp Parcel Study Public Meeting

Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work Posted on Mar 26

Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work

MassDOT on Saturday, March 28 will begin preparing to dismantle the downstream “salt and pepper” towers as part of the Longfellow Bridge Restoration Project. MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), coordinated with the cities of Cambridge and Boston as well as the MBTA to begin dismantling   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work

Work Zone Safety Awareness: “Expect the Unexpected” Posted on Mar 25

Work Zone Safety Awareness: “Expect the Unexpected”

MassDOT joins local, state and federal transportation officials in observing the 2015 National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, Monday-Friday, March 23-27, and Massachusetts will be focusing on the month of April as Work Zone Safety Awareness Month. With the start of highway construction season, this   …Continue Reading Work Zone Safety Awareness: “Expect the Unexpected”