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U.S Army Corps: Bourne Bridge Lane Restrictions begin Monday, March 25 Posted on Mar 19

U.S Army Corps: Bourne Bridge Lane Restrictions begin Monday, March 25

Maintenance work on the Bourne Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., is scheduled to start, weather permitting, on Monday, March 25, 2019 and continue through about May 23, 2019, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District officials. During   …Continue Reading U.S Army Corps: Bourne Bridge Lane Restrictions begin Monday, March 25

MassDOT Annual Transportation Innovation Conference April 9-10 Posted on Mar 18

MassDOT Annual Transportation Innovation Conference April 9-10

MassDOT is pleased to announce that its 8th Annual Transportation Innovation Conference will include presentations and exhibits on a wide-range of topics, including:  connected and autonomous vehicles, environmental aspects of transportation, mobility options, construction materials, pavements, safety, technology, asset management, wayfinding and the Baker-Polito Administration’s   …Continue Reading MassDOT Annual Transportation Innovation Conference April 9-10

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st Posted on Mar 14

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st

MassDOT announced the Department will be rehabilitating the surface of the Tobin Bridge and complete required maintenance to improve the structure which will require lane closures and result in significant traffic impacts on the Tobin Bridge and Chelsea Curves section of Route 1 beginning April   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st

Governor Baker Appoints Vanessa Otero to MassDOT Board Posted on Mar 14

Governor Baker Appoints Vanessa Otero to MassDOT Board

Governor Charlie Baker is announcing the appointment of Vanessa Otero of Springfield to the eleven-member Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito administered the oath of office to Ms. Otero during an event today in Springfield. Ms. Otero, Chief Operating Officer at Partners for Community,   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Appoints Vanessa Otero to MassDOT Board

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid March Madness by Keeping Safe Driving a Priority Posted on Mar 12

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid March Madness by Keeping Safe Driving a Priority

As March unfolds, it’s more important than ever to commit to safe driving. March brings changes in the weather, so be alert to more pedestrians, potholes and puddles. In addition, March includes one of the largest, sometimes alcohol-based holidays. Although St. Patrick’s Day means parades,   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Avoid March Madness by Keeping Safe Driving a Priority

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures Posted on Mar 11

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures

As part of the North Washington Street Bridge Project, the Paul Revere Park Playground and Tudor Wharf Walkway will be closed during the daytime for approximately two weeks in order to assist in construction of the temporary bridge. The Walkway and Playground are scheduled to   …Continue Reading Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures

Baker-Polito Administration, AAA Northeast and MADD Highlight Importance of Proposed Legislation to Improve Road Safety Posted on Mar 7

Baker-Polito Administration, AAA Northeast and MADD Highlight Importance of Proposed Legislation to Improve Road Safety

Governor Charlie Baker, Registrar of Motor Vehicles Erin Deveney and Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver today were joined by AAA Northeast President and CEO John Galvin and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Program Director Mary Kate Depamphilis to highlight the importance of the Baker-Polito Administration’s recently   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, AAA Northeast and MADD Highlight Importance of Proposed Legislation to Improve Road Safety

Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday Posted on Mar 3

Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday

MassDOT and the MBTA are advising the public that the National Weather Service is forecasting a winter storm which will bring snow to locations throughout Massachusetts beginning on Sunday evening, and continuing through Monday morning. Snowfall is expected to be heaviest between 10 p.m. on   …Continue Reading Travel Advisory: Winter Storm Tonight Through Monday

Weekend Winter Travel Advisory Posted on Mar 1

Weekend Winter Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead and monitor conditions with winter weather expected throughout the Commonwealth later this evening through Saturday, March 2. Travelers should be mindful of impacts due to weather winter conditions and make safe, smart decisions if it is necessary   …Continue Reading Weekend Winter Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory Through Thursday Posted on Feb 27

Travel Advisory Through Thursday

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for snowfall expected to spread from west to east across the Commonwealth beginning late this afternoon and into Thursday morning. “Everyone traveling should monitor the forecast and expect to travel at slower speeds when the snow is falling,” said MassDOT   …Continue Reading Travel Advisory Through Thursday