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MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on May 21

MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT advises Memorial Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s “real time” travel tools to plan trips, and use public transportation if possible to reach destinations. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, Registry of Motor Vehicle customer service locations and all other Commonwealth of   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

Travel Advisory: Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project Posted on May 10

Travel Advisory: Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project

MassDOT is reminding members of the public of the closure of one of three southbound travel lanes on Route 1 in Chelsea and the Tobin Bridge beginning the morning of Tuesday, May 14. The public is also reminded the one-lane northbound closure on the Tobin   …Continue Reading Travel Advisory: Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: May is Motorcycle Awareness Month Posted on May 6

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

As the weather warms up, more motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians are out on the roads. May also happens to be Motorcycle Awareness month, so it’s important to “Share the Road.” The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), informs that, sadly, motorcyclists are significantly overrepresented in   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set Posted on May 3

Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set

MassDOT is preparing the next five-year capital plan, a spending plan that will guide investments in our transportation system between 2020 and 2024. The Capital Investment Plan (CIP) determines how we prioritize and fund our investments, covering all transportation projects – everything from highway and   …Continue Reading Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set

MassDOT, State and Local Officials Celebrate New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Posted on Apr 25

MassDOT, State and Local Officials Celebrate New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver today joined State Representative William Straus, Mattapoisett Town Administrator Michael Gagne, and local officials at a groundbreaking event for the construction of the second phase of a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The proposed new path will extend from Mattapoisett Neck   …Continue Reading MassDOT, State and Local Officials Celebrate New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing Posted on Apr 22

MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board today approved a contract of approximately $18 million for roadway resurfacing on Route 2 in Lancaster, Harvard, and Littleton. The project includes resurfacing 10.6 miles of roadway between I-190 and I-495 and six exit ramps in addition to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Contract for Route 2 Resurfacing

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Announce Highway Assistance Program Sponsorship Contract Posted on Apr 18

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Announce Highway Assistance Program Sponsorship Contract

MassDOT officials today joined MAPFRE leadership in South Boston to announce that MAPFRE Insurance was awarded a sponsorship contract for the Highway Assistance Program for the next three years, and commemorate the 10th anniversary of Massachusetts’ Move Over Law. The Move Over Law, which took   …Continue Reading MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Announce Highway Assistance Program Sponsorship Contract

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Posted on Apr 12

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

In today’s fast-paced world, distracted driving has become a national epidemic. As part of an initiative to combat distracted driving, April has been deemed National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Furthermore, April 8th – 15th is National Enforcement Mobilization, where police officers are cracking down on   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Work Zone Awareness Week and Roadway Safety Legislation Posted on Apr 11

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Work Zone Awareness Week and Roadway Safety Legislation

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and Massachusetts State Police Major Richard Ball at an event in South Boston to bring attention to National Work Zone Awareness week and the importance of the Baker-Polito Administration’s recently filed road safety legislation, An Act   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Work Zone Awareness Week and Roadway Safety Legislation

MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Apr 9

MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday 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, April 15, is a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead