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MassDOT Board of Directors and Fiscal and Management Control Board Meeting April 13 Posted on Apr 9

In an effort to provide effective opportunities for public comment and engagement while protecting the health and safety of the public and staff, the MBTA and MassDOT have announced that the April 13 Joint MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB) and MassDOT Board Meeting   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board of Directors and Fiscal and Management Control Board Meeting April 13

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Spring time Driving Challenges Posted on Mar 31

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Spring time Driving Challenges

There are many driving conditions to be cautious of year-round in the Bay State, but spring time brings a whole new set of challenges to look out for. Transitioning from winter to spring has a big impact on our roadway surfaces, and frequent rain fall   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Spring time Driving Challenges

Reading: Main Street, (Route 28), Project Preparation Begins Posted on Mar 26

Reading: Main Street, (Route 28), Project Preparation Begins

MassDOT is announcing that it is beginning preparation work for the resurfacing and road improvement project on Main Street, (Route 28), in Reading. This project includes new lane configurations, the installation of new traffic signals, resurfacing work and other measures which, in part, will create   …Continue Reading Reading: Main Street, (Route 28), Project Preparation Begins

MassDOT Winter Travel Advisory Posted on Mar 23

MassDOT Winter Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to be aware of the National Weather Service forecast of snow late this afternoon through early tonight in higher elevations. “Everyone traveling should monitor the forecast and expect to travel at slower speeds when the precipitation is falling,” said MassDOT   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Travel Advisory

MassDOT Reinstates HOV Lane from the Kneeland Street/Lincoln Street Area to I-93 Southbound Posted on Mar 6

MassDOT Reinstates HOV Lane from the Kneeland Street/Lincoln Street Area to I-93 Southbound

MassDOT is announcing that it will be reinstating the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane that is located from the Kneeland Street/Lincoln Street area in Boston to Interstate 93 southbound on Sunday, March 8. The reinstatement is the result of a one-year pilot during which this   …Continue Reading MassDOT Reinstates HOV Lane from the Kneeland Street/Lincoln Street Area to I-93 Southbound

MassDOT 2020 Transportation Innovation Conference: April 7-8 Posted on Mar 6

MassDOT 2020 Transportation Innovation Conference: April 7-8

UPDATE March 11, 2020: The Transportation Innovation Conference will not be occurring as scheduled, given the nature of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth.  The MassDOT 2020 Transportation Innovation Conference is scheduled as follows: Worcester: DCU Center, Tuesday-Wednesday, April 7-8. Learn about innovative transportation topics including: climate   …Continue Reading MassDOT 2020 Transportation Innovation Conference: April 7-8

Southborough: I-90 Bridges Project Public Hearing February 27 Posted on Feb 21

Southborough: I-90 Bridges Project Public Hearing February 27

MassDOT will hold a Design Public Hearing to discuss the replacement of several bridges in Southborough and Westborough as follows: Thursday, February 27, 6:30 p.m., Mary E. Finn Elementary School, 60 Richards Road, Southborough. The purpose of this hearing is to inform the public of   …Continue Reading Southborough: I-90 Bridges Project Public Hearing February 27

Baker-Polito Administration Brings Awareness to New Hands-Free Law Taking Effect Sunday Posted on Feb 20

Baker-Polito Administration Brings Awareness to New Hands-Free Law Taking Effect Sunday

The Baker-Polito Administration today issued a reminder to motorists that the hands-free law goes into effect this Sunday, February 23rd. Signed by Governor Charlie Baker in November, the new law is intended to reduce the number of people injured or killed because of distracted driving,   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Brings Awareness to New Hands-Free Law Taking Effect Sunday

MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Feb 13

MassDOT Encourages Presidents' Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT is advising members of the public traveling during the next several days to plan ahead, take advantage of MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and consider using public transportation this coming weekend if possible.  The public should note that Monday, February 17, is a holiday   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Workforce Transportation Grant Awards Posted on Feb 10

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Workforce Transportation Grant Awards

Today, at a meeting of the MassDOT Board of Directors and Fiscal and Management Control Board, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced $4.2 million in funding for the Baker-Polito Administration’s Workforce Transportation Grant Program. The grants are a result of a recommendation in the   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Workforce Transportation Grant Awards