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MassDOT Launches Real Time Traffic Displays in Route 24 Corridor Posted on Sep 20

MassDOT Launches Real Time Traffic Displays in Route 24 Corridor

MassDOT announced today the expansion of its Real Time Traffic System (Go-Time) with additional displays along 30 miles of the Route 24 corridor, from Fall River to Randolph. This expansion will include 9 signs, providing travel times to 20 destinations (note: 15 of these 20   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Real Time Traffic Displays in Route 24 Corridor

Needham: Kendrick Street Ramps Opening, Add-a-Lane Project Public Meeting Posted on Sep 16

Needham: Kendrick Street Ramps Opening, Add-a-Lane Project Public Meeting

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined federal, state, and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of the Kendrick Street Ramps, a major milestone for the larger I-95 Add-A-Lane Project. The project is reconstructing approximately 3.5 miles of   …Continue Reading Needham: Kendrick Street Ramps Opening, Add-a-Lane Project Public Meeting

Safe Streets Smart Trips Video Contest Posted on Sep 16

Safe Streets Smart Trips Video Contest

Calling all Massachusetts High School Students! With the start of the school year in full swing, MassDOT is looking for high school students to participate in their Safe Streets Smart Trips PSA video contest. The Safe Streets Smart Trips video contest is a perfect opportunity   …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips Video Contest

MassDOT Investments in State Roadway Projects Posted on Sep 14

MassDOT Investments in State Roadway Projects

MassDOT today announced it has received more than $65.1 million in federal funding to invest in various transportation infrastructure projects across the Commonwealth. The money will enable MassDOT to fully fund projects in the 2016 State Transportation Improvement Plan and advertise five additional projects totaling   …Continue Reading MassDOT Investments in State Roadway Projects

E-ZPass Sign Up Van September Visits Posted on Sep 13

E-ZPass Sign Up Van September Visits

MassDOT will bring the E-ZPass MA Sign-Up Van to the Chicopee Public Library in Chicopee on Wednesday, September 14 from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m. As the “go live” date for the new All Electronic Tolling System (AET) nears, drivers are strongly encouraged to sign   …Continue Reading E-ZPass Sign Up Van September Visits

Canton: I-95/Dedham Street Interchange Construction Moves Forward Posted on Sep 13

Canton: I-95/Dedham Street Interchange Construction Moves Forward

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board of Directors has approved a $44.2 million contract with SPS New England to reconstruct the I-95/Dedham Street Interchange in Canton and three bridges. The project will improve access to the Route 128 Commuter Rail Station and the University Station   …Continue Reading Canton: I-95/Dedham Street Interchange Construction Moves Forward

Baker-Polito Administration Municipal Small Bridge Program Accepting Applications Posted on Sep 12

Baker-Polito Administration Municipal Small Bridge Program Accepting Applications

The Baker-Polito Administration today officially launched the $50 million Municipal Small Bridge Program, with applications being accepted through October 31. The program makes up to $500,000 per year, per municipality for administration, design and construction, available to communities to rebuild and rehabilitate critical local bridges   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Municipal Small Bridge Program Accepting Applications

MassDOT Regulations Proposed Amendments Public Hearing Posted on Sep 12

MassDOT Regulations Proposed Amendments Public Hearing

Pursuant to M.G.L. chapter 30A, MassDOT will hold a public hearing relative to proposed amendments to the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division 700 CMR 7.00 and 700 CMR 11.00 as follows:  Friday, September 16, 10:00AM-12:00PM, Board Room, 10 Park Plaza, 2nd   …Continue Reading MassDOT Regulations Proposed Amendments Public Hearing

All Electronic Tolling Public Meetings Continue, Sign Up for EZPass Posted on Sep 9

All Electronic Tolling Public Meetings Continue, Sign Up for EZPass

MassDOT next week continues public hearings on toll structure changes within I-90, (the Massachusetts Turnpike), and the Metropolitan Highway System, which includes the Boston tunnels and the Tobin Memorial Bridge. The proposed changes include changes in the toll structure and rates through the implementation of   …Continue Reading All Electronic Tolling Public Meetings Continue, Sign Up for EZPass

Cambridge: MassDOT Installs Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons to Improve Pedestrian Safety Posted on Sep 6

Cambridge: MassDOT Installs Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons to Improve Pedestrian Safety

MassDOT has installed two new pedestrian hybrid beacons at the intersection of Land Boulevard and Cambridge Parkway which are intended to improve pedestrian safety in the area. A pedestrian hybrid beacon is designed to warn drivers at an unsignalized location that they are at a   …Continue Reading Cambridge: MassDOT Installs Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons to Improve Pedestrian Safety