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MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93 Posted on Dec 16

MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93

MassDOT issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the new Infra Space facility known as Lot 5, located beneath a large elevated portion of I-93 in Boston. Lot 5 will be constructed by MassDOT in 2015 and will consist of a 175-space surface parking lot,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93

Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look Posted on Dec 12

Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look

Most of the time students spend their days learning from teachers inside the classroom. On a recent sunny November afternoon, fifth graders from the Advent School were outside of the classroom learning about Longfellow- the Bridge that is! MassDOT and the Advent School collaborated on   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look

MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology Posted on Dec 11

MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology

MassDOT today announced it will activate new traffic signal technology that has been proven to increase safety at intersections. The signal technology is being activated at the intersection of Great Road and King Street in Littleton, left. The signal heads have four left-turn arrows: one   …Continue Reading MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology

Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass! Posted on Dec 2

Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass!

With the holiday shopping season here, MassDOT encourages customers to consider giving the gift of E-ZPass! Gift certificates are available and can be applied to new or existing accounts. Available denominations are $30 and $50. A Gift Certificate for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s E-ZPass   …Continue Reading Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass!

West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting Posted on Dec 1

West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting for the Memorial Avenue Rotary Replacement Project in West Springfield. The meeting will be held as follows: Tuesday, December 2, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, J. Edward Christian Municipal Office Building, Justin Morgan Auditorium (2nd floor), 26 Central Street.   …Continue Reading West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! Posted on Nov 24

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced Posted on Nov 20

I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced

MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at   …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced

Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board Posted on Nov 19

Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board

Governor Deval Patrick today appointed Robin Chase to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors. Chase is the founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest car-sharing company in the world, Buzzcar, a car-sharing marketplace in France and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community.   …Continue Reading Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board

McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group Meeting Posted on Nov 18

McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group Meeting

MassDOT has assembled a working group for the McGrath Boulevard Project including residents, business owners and other local stakeholders. The purpose of the working group is to inform and advise MassDOT on important community issues affecting the development of a design for the McGrath Boulevard   …Continue Reading McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group Meeting

Callahan Tunnel Rededication Set for November 15 Posted on Nov 12

Callahan Tunnel Rededication Set for November 15

On Saturday, November 15, Acting MassDOT Secretary & CEO Frank DePaola will rededicate the Callahan Tunnel that carries traffic from Downtown to East Boston and Logan Airport. The tunnel is named in honor of Lt. William F. Callahan Jr., a Newton soldier killed in the   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel Rededication Set for November 15