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EZPass: New Service to Reload Transponders, Pay by Plate Posted on Oct 17

EZPass: New Service to Reload Transponders, Pay by Plate

MassDOT is supplementing All-Electronic Tolling at the Tobin Bridge with a new retail Cash Payment Network system. This program, which is now officially live, will allow cash preferred customers to pay their PAY BY PLATE MA invoices and replenish their MassDOT E-ZPass accounts at over   …Continue Reading EZPass: New Service to Reload Transponders, Pay by Plate

Lowell: Thorndike Street Corridor, Lord Overpass Reconstruction Announced Posted on Oct 14

Lowell: Thorndike Street Corridor, Lord Overpass Reconstruction Announced

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey and local officials to announce the reconstruction of the Thorndike Street corridor in Lowell, including the Lord Overpass. The Governor also announced that the project’s design would be advanced through an expedited process that will result   …Continue Reading Lowell: Thorndike Street Corridor, Lord Overpass Reconstruction Announced

Boston: I-90 Near Commonwealth Avenue Lane Restrictions Posted on Oct 14

Boston: I-90 Near Commonwealth Avenue Lane Restrictions

As part of the I-90 Median and Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation Project, effective Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, MassDOT will be implementing a midday lane restriction on the Turnpike/I-90 in the westbound direction between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the area of   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Near Commonwealth Avenue Lane Restrictions

Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey Posted on Oct 10

Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey

Calling him a bold leader and a friend who will be missed in the Administration, Governor Deval Patrick today announced the resignation of MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey, effective November 1. Governor Patrick also announced his appointment of Highway Administrator Frank DePaola as   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Departure of Secretary Davey

I-90 Allston Interchange Project Meeting: October 15 Posted on Oct 10

I-90 Allston Interchange Project Meeting: October 15

The MassDOT I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project task force has scheduled a public meeting to review the latest information about the project as follows: Wednesday, October 15, 6pm, Fiorentino Community Center, 123 Antwerp Street, Allston The I-90 Allston viaduct is nearing the end of its   …Continue Reading I-90 Allston Interchange Project Meeting: October 15

Columbus Day Weekend: Travel Safely! Posted on Oct 8

Columbus Day Weekend: Travel Safely!

MassDOT advises highway travelers to plan ahead for one of the busiest days of the year on state highways this Friday ahead of the three-day Columbus Day weekend. The Friday before Columbus Day has been the busiest or second busiest day of the year on   …Continue Reading Columbus Day Weekend: Travel Safely!

Boston: I-90 Back Bay Ramps, Bowker Overpass Study Meeting Posted on Oct 1

Boston: I-90 Back Bay Ramps, Bowker Overpass Study Meeting

MassDOT is conducting the Massachusetts Turnpike – Boston Ramps Study.  The purpose of the study is to investigate the potential for new or revised access to and from the regional express highway network using the Massachusetts Turnpike, Interstate 90, along the segment between Commonwealth Avenue   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Back Bay Ramps, Bowker Overpass Study Meeting

Longfellow Bridge Update: October 11-12 Impacts Posted on Sep 29

Longfellow Bridge Update: October 11-12 Impacts

Major rehabilitation work is progressing at the Longfellow Bridge connecting Boston and Cambridge over the Charles River. The iconic “salt and pepper” bridge is being rehabilitated as part of a three and a half year, $255.5 million project funded through the Patrick Administration’s historic Accelerated   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Update: October 11-12 Impacts

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Meeting Set Posted on Sep 25

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project as follows: Tuesday, October 7, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River Please join MassDOT at the public meeting on Tuesday, October 7 for an   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Meeting Set

Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project Moves Forward Posted on Sep 23

Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project Moves Forward

MassDOT announced that the project to rehabilitate the bridge deck on the elevated portion of Interstate 91 in Springfield is moving forward and being advertised for bids. The I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project will replace the existing deck of the bridge, which is in poor condition.   …Continue Reading Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project Moves Forward