MassDOT is not only replacing bridges for the Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project in Lexington, it’s also taking steps to ensure the surrounding environment is protected and improved (see the project map on our website). “Greening” measures will safeguard a key neighbor of the construction …Continue Reading Lexington Route 2 Bridges: As Construction Advances, So Does Environmental Protection
MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin today joined Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter along with state and local elected officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the West Elm Street Roadway Reconstruction Project. The $3.7 million project will improve traffic control and enhance safety along a nearly …Continue Reading Brockton: West Elm Street Project Groundbreaking Celebrated
MassDOT’s Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project moves forward in fall 2015 with upcoming work-related ramp closures. The Exit 52A ramp from Route 2 East to I-95 South and Exit 29A from I-95 South to Route 2 East will be closed from 8:00 PM on Friday, …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Project Update
As part of MassDOT’s Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project, the Route 110 on-ramp to I-95 North in Amesbury will be closed beginning on Monday, September 21 for approximately five weeks. The 24-hour-a-day/7-day-a-week closure is necessary to demolish and reconstruct the on-ramp to I-95 North over the …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Update: Amesbury I-95 Ramp to Close
MassDOT will hold a Public Information Meeting for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Thursday, September 24, 6:30pm, Basketball Hall of Fame, 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield The meeting will provide an update on major construction that will begin during this upcoming winter …Continue Reading I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set
MassDOT has been awarded a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Workforce Development grant to support the Massachusetts Construction Career Development (MCCD) program preparing the next generation of skilled workers in construction trades. MassDOT is one of 19 grant recipients from 13 states, as announced this month …Continue Reading MassDOT, Partners Awarded Federal Workforce Development Grant
MassDOT encourages motorists to plan ahead for safe travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. Heaviest Labor Day traffic on I-90 is expected Thursday and Friday westbound and Monday afternoon-evening eastbound. Based on the number of toll transactions on the Turnpike from Weston to …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Holiday Weekend Travel
Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth. …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder!
The Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project is a prime example of just how much progress can be made in a summer construction season. From steel arches to freshly paved roadways, improvements are visible along the entire project corridor. Drivers passing over the existing Whittier Bridge on …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Project: Summer Milestones
The rebuilding of the upstream “Salt and Pepper” towers on the Longfellow Bridge is underway as part of the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. In March 2014, MassDOT’s contractor dismantled two of the iconic towers to launch the restoration process. Beginning this week, the towers are …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge “Salt and Pepper” Towers Take Shape- Again!