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Charlton/Oxford Route 20 Reconstruction Public Meeting Set Posted on Jan 20

Charlton/Oxford Route 20 Reconstruction Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has announced that it will hold a public information meeting for the Charlton/Oxford Route 20 Reconstruction Project as follows: Wednesday, February 1, 7 p.m., Oxford High School Auditorium, 100 Carbuncle Drive While emergency safety repairs were completed on this roadway in January of 2016,   …Continue Reading Charlton/Oxford Route 20 Reconstruction Public Meeting Set

MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app Posted on Jan 18

MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app

MassDOT today announced that a total of 146 “GoTime” signs, which provide real-time traffic travel times, are now activated on highways throughout the Commonwealth and that a new mobile app with GoTime data is now available which will allow drivers to see real-time travel information before   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights New Travel Time Technology: Free Mobile app

Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview Posted on Jan 17

Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview

MassDOT invites you to review the final fact sheet for the Fall River Route 79 Braga Bridge Improvements Project. The work reached substantial completion in fall 2016 with the reopening of all lanes on the Braga Bridge. This landmark project offered significant long term enhancements:   …Continue Reading Fall River: Route 79 Braga Bridge Project Completion Overview

Boston: Route 203 Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Jan 13

Boston: Route 203 Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting to discuss the proposed Route 203 Improvements Project from West Selden Street to Gallivan Boulevard in Boston as follows: Thursday, January 19, 6:00 PM, Mildred Avenue Middle School, Auditorium, 5 Mildred Avenue, Mattapan The purpose of this public   …Continue Reading Boston: Route 203 Project Public Meeting Set

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Begin Posted on Jan 9

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Begin

MassDOT this week in Westborough will hold the first of four public meetings to update the public on the status of the implementation of All Electronic Tolling and the progress of demolishing existing toll plaza infrastructure and reconstructing the roadway. Representatives of MassDOT will discuss   …Continue Reading Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Begin

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 7-8 Posted on Jan 5

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 7-8

You are invited to share and learn the newest ideas in transportation technology by attending MassDOT’s Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange for 2017, scheduled for March 7 & 8, at the DCU Center in Worcester. Are you wondering how to improve both the efficiency and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 7-8

MassDOT Adds Three Solar PV Systems to Renewable Energy Portfolio Posted on Jan 4

MassDOT Adds Three Solar PV Systems to Renewable Energy Portfolio

Two new ground-mount solar fields are approaching mechanical completion at MassDOT Highway D4 Salisbury Depot and an underutilized area adjacent to I-90 Exit 1. Visitors to MassDOT’s new Research and Material Lab at Hopkinton may have also noticed the solar canopy foundations at the facility’s   …Continue Reading MassDOT Adds Three Solar PV Systems to Renewable Energy Portfolio

Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square Posted on Dec 30

Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square

The Casey Arborway project continued to make progress towards completion in 2016.  Among the milestones is the transition from Shea Circle to Shea Square. Eastbound traffic (towards Franklin Park) and westbound traffic (towards the Arnold Arboretum) on the mainline Arborway will flow through Shea Square   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Update: Shea Square

MassDOT to Drivers: “Don’t Crowd the Plow” Posted on Dec 28

MassDOT to Drivers: “Don’t Crowd the Plow”

MassDOT has announced its “Don’t Crowd the Plow” campaign highlighting the serious need for drivers to exercise caution and give extra space to snow fighting equipment. Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin was joined by Colonel Richard McKeon of the Massachusetts State Police and Director of   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Drivers: “Don’t Crowd the Plow”

MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Dec 22

MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead this holiday season, utilize MassDOT’s many travel tools and resources and take public transportation if possible. “We want everyone to reach their travel destinations safely and enjoy this holiday with their friends and loved ones,” said Transportation Secretary and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Holiday Travelers to Plan Ahead