MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to plan ahead with high traffic volume on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected again this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on the Sunday after the holiday. Heavy traffic congestion …Continue Reading Travel Safely for Thanksgiving!
MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Basketball Hall of Fame, Theater, 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield Please join MassDOT for an update on the major construction and …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set
Drivers who frequent Interstate 95 aren’t the only ones interested in construction on the Whittier Bridge. In late October, a younger audience, one without drivers’ licenses or cars of their own, received an insider’s tour of the new Whittier Bridge over the Merrimack River near …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Project Inspires Next Generation of Bridge Enthusiasts
The transportation agencies of Massachusetts, including MassDOT, the MBTA and Port Authority (Massport), today introduced plans to ease holiday travel frustration during the busy travel season. The travel experts at AAA are predicting 300,000 additional holiday travelers this year, bringing the total close to 47 …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA, Massport Prepared for Thanksgiving Travel
MassDOT reached another project milestone when it began construction of the new pedestrian bridge that will connect the Esplanade with Charles Circle and offer sweeping views of the rehabilitated Longfellow Bridge and the Esplanade. On Friday, November 13, MassDOT started preliminary bridge foundation work. New …Continue Reading Esplanade: New Pedestrian Bridge Construction Begins
The Springfield I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project team is excited to announce the launch of MassDOT’s new and expanded project website. The website features a fresh design and new content on the following pages: • The Construction page has a thorough description of the project’s construction …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Updates
The Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project reached an exciting milestone this past weekend. At approximately 12 midnight on Friday, November 6, MassDOT shifted Route 2 eastbound traffic to the new bridge that was constructed in the median between the two existing spans over I-95. The …Continue Reading Lexington: Milestone Achieved, New Route 2 Bridge Span Opens
MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting for the Worcester I-290 Belmont Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project as follows: Thursday, November 12th, 6:30-8:30 PM, UMass Memorial Hospital Campus- Knowles Room, 119 Belmont Street The meeting will provide the public with information about the upcoming construction phase and …Continue Reading Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Traffic Shift, Public Meeting
MassDOT this week at the annual Moving Together Conference recognized the work of high school students across the commonwealth through its Safe Street Smart Trips statewide high school video contest. Submissions from Lexington High School and Natick High School were awarded the grand prize for …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners Announced
Beginning early on Wednesday, November 4, drivers heading north on I-95 have had the opportunity to drive on the brand new Whittier Bridge northbound span. This is a major achievement for MassDOT and the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project. If you frequent I-95 or travel to …Continue Reading New Whittier Bridge Span Opens!