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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Jul 13

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced awards totaling approximately $6.4 million to 22 communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multimodal infrastructure projects that improve accessibility for bicyclists, pedestrians, public transit users, and people using   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $6.4 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Opening to Four Lanes in Each Direction Today Posted on Jul 13

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Opening to Four Lanes in Each Direction Today

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced that the Whittier Bridge and a 4-mile section of I-95 will be opened to its full capacity of four lanes of traffic in both the north and southbound directions by 5 p.m., Friday, July 13. This major   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Opening to Four Lanes in Each Direction Today

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Urge Summer Heat Precautions Posted on Jul 12

MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Urge Summer Heat Precautions

Now that summer is in full effect it is imperative to stay alert to the rising heat and the threat it can pose to you and your loved ones. July 31st is National Heatstroke Prevention Day, and according to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration   …Continue Reading MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance Urge Summer Heat Precautions

MassDOT: I-90 Allston Intermodal Project Update Posted on Jun 30

MassDOT: I-90 Allston Intermodal Project Update

On Wednesday, June 27, at a meeting of the Allston I-90 Intermodal Project Task Force, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced that it is reviewing two key aspects of the project: the design of the “throat” section of the highway along the Charles River   …Continue Reading MassDOT: I-90 Allston Intermodal Project Update

MassDOT July 4 Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Jun 28

MassDOT July 4 Holiday Travel Advisory

MassDOT advises holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many “real time” travel tools and use public transportation if possible to reach their destinations between now and the end of the July 4 holiday. “We are encouraging anyone traveling for the Fourth of July holiday   …Continue Reading MassDOT July 4 Holiday Travel Advisory

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Public Meetings Set Posted on Jun 28

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT is hosting two Public Meetings for the Commonwealth Ave Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Tuesday, July 17, 6:30 PM, Boston University College of General Studies, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (Lower Level, Room 129), 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA Wednesday, July 18, 6:30 PM, Morse School,   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT Dive Team Inspection at the Moody Street Bridge Posted on Jun 27

MassDOT Dive Team Inspection at the Moody Street Bridge

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Underwater Operations Team today conducted an underwater inspection of the Moody Street Bridge over the Charles River in Waltham. Media outlets were invited to the event to hear a brief overview of the inspection process from dive team members   …Continue Reading MassDOT Dive Team Inspection at the Moody Street Bridge

Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing Posted on Jun 21

Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with several mayors of cities and towns in order to further facilitate and expand the testing of autonomous vehicles on roadways in the Commonwealth. Governor Charlie Baker joined Transportation Secretary and   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month Posted on Jun 20

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month

With summer getaways planned, June is the perfect time to familiarize ourselves with seat belt safety. In effect since in 2002, NHTSA’s “Click It or Ticket” campaign reminds drivers to always utilize their seat belts. Both MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance work to ensure the safety   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month

Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens Posted on Jun 11

Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Padanaram Bridge Causeway in Dartmouth has reopened to vehicular traffic today, Monday, June 11th. “The MassDOT Highway Division is pleased to have the newly reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway now open to motorists,” said Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver. “I   …Continue Reading Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens