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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates “Open for Business” Housing Project in Truro Posted on Oct 19

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates “Open for Business” Housing Project in Truro

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), state legislators and municipal officials from the Town of Truro, today celebrated the transfer of a 3.91 acre underutilized state-owned parcel to Truro for the development of affordable housing opportunities for year-round, lower-income residents of   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates “Open for Business” Housing Project in Truro

Methuen Rotary Project: I-93 New Exit 46B Now Open Posted on Oct 18

Methuen Rotary Project: I-93 New Exit 46B Now Open

MassDOT today opened the new off-ramp (Exit 46B) from I-93 northbound to Route 110/113 westbound. This significant construction milestone is one aspect of the ongoing Methuen Rotary Reconstruction Project.  The new off-ramp from I-93 northbound is located just north of the new bridge carrying I-93   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Project: I-93 New Exit 46B Now Open

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Completed Ahead of Schedule Posted on Oct 16

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Completed Ahead of Schedule

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that its accelerated replacement of the Route 3 southbound bridge in Braintree was completed at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16, several hours ahead of schedule. Accelerated operations began at 10 p.m., on Friday, October 13, and   …Continue Reading Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Completed Ahead of Schedule

State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions Posted on Oct 13

State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced dates for a series of listening sessions across the Commonwealth to discuss solutions to the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. The public forums, to be hosted by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs   …Continue Reading State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Offer Safe Driving Advice for National Teen Driver Safety Week Posted on Oct 13

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Offer Safe Driving Advice for National Teen Driver Safety Week

As the leading auto insurer in Massachusetts, MAPFRE Insurance has been dedicated to driver safety since it was founded in 1972, and we continue to offer support for our state residents and families. According to IIHS, there were 35,092 deaths in 2015 alone due to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Offer Safe Driving Advice for National Teen Driver Safety Week

Boston Traffic: I-93 Zakim Bridge Overnight Closures, October 16-20 Posted on Oct 13

Boston Traffic: I-93 Zakim Bridge Overnight Closures, October 16-20

MassDOT has announced that there will be nightly off-peak hour full closures of the Zakim Bridge beginning on the evening of Monday, October 16, and occurring only during overnight hours through the morning of Friday, October 20 in order to allow crews to safely and   …Continue Reading Boston Traffic: I-93 Zakim Bridge Overnight Closures, October 16-20

Braintree Route 3 Bridge Project: Southbound Bridge to be Replaced This Weekend Posted on Oct 12

Braintree Route 3 Bridge Project: Southbound Bridge to be Replaced This Weekend

MassDOT held a news conference today to highlight the traffic impacts for the Route 3 southbound Bridge Replacement Project in Braintree. Detours and lane reductions on Route 3 north and southbound and area roadways will be required this weekend, October 13-16. Previously, in one weekend   …Continue Reading Braintree Route 3 Bridge Project: Southbound Bridge to be Replaced This Weekend

Baker-Polito Administration Awards First Round of 2017 MassWorks Grants Posted on Oct 11

Baker-Polito Administration Awards First Round of 2017 MassWorks Grants

Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash joined community leaders and legislators to announce over $8.5 million in MassWorks Program Infrastructure awards to 10 rural towns. These projects are the first of the MassWorks Infrastructure Grant Program’s   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards First Round of 2017 MassWorks Grants

Casey Arborway: MBTA Route 39 Bus Moves to Upper Busway October 14 Posted on Oct 10

Casey Arborway: MBTA Route 39 Bus Moves to Upper Busway October 14

As part of the Casey Arborway Project, the MBTA Route 39 bus will cease operating from the Route 39 loop at the northern (towards Doyle’s Café and the Monument) end of the Forest Hills Station block following the end of bus operations on Friday, October 13. Beginning   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway: MBTA Route 39 Bus Moves to Upper Busway October 14

Plan Ahead: Columbus Day Holiday Travel Posted on Oct 4

Plan Ahead: Columbus Day Holiday Travel

MassDOT is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for the upcoming Columbus Day holiday weekend, utilize the appropriate technology tools to make informed decisions on route and timing of travel, and consider public transportation if possible. “We encourage all members of the public   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Columbus Day Holiday Travel