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Tobin Bridge Traffic Impacts Starting April 22 Posted on Mar 30

Tobin Bridge Traffic Impacts Starting April 22

MassDOT has announced that traffic impacts, including lane closures, associated with the Tobin Bridge Repair Project will begin on April 22, and continue during several construction seasons through 2020, meaning members of the public should make informed decisions on route, timing, and mode of travel   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Traffic Impacts Starting April 22

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update Posted on Mar 29

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that throughout the spring and into the summer months, crews will be conducting work-related activities as part of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement project in Boston. These activities are in advance of the accelerated construction work that is   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Mar 23

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and local leaders today in Winthrop to celebrate $5.5 million being awarded to 23 communities through the Baker-Polito Administration’s Complete Streets Funding Program. These   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

MassDOT Highway Construction Projects: Expect Overnight Work Posted on Mar 23

MassDOT Highway Construction Projects: Expect Overnight Work

MassDOT is reminding the public that in the coming weeks, crews will resume overnight resurfacing and construction projects on highways in areas such as Georgetown, Newburyport, Andover, Lawrence, Chelsea, Saugus and Methuen as weather conditions and operations allow. In order to enable crews to safely   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Construction Projects: Expect Overnight Work

MassDOT Winter Update for Wednesday-Thursday Posted on Mar 20

MassDOT Winter Update for Wednesday-Thursday

MassDOT is cautioning the public to be prepared and plan ahead for expected winter weather conditions Wednesday and continuing into Thursday morning. Snowfall could combine with strong winds to reduce visibility and create difficult traveling conditions. “We are hoping that travelers will look at where they   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Update for Wednesday-Thursday

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Project Advances Posted on Mar 19

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Project Advances

The MassDOT Board of Directors today approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $177 million to replace the North Washington Street Bridge that carries traffic over the Boston Inner Harbor between the North End and Charlestown. “This bridge is an important link into the   …Continue Reading Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Project Advances

Tobin Bridge Project Begins in April Posted on Mar 19

Tobin Bridge Project Begins in April

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that work-related activities and traffic impacts as part of the Tobin Bridge Rehabilitation Project are currently expected to begin in April after MassDOT conducts an outreach process to inform the public of project impacts. To allow crews and   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Project Begins in April

South Shore Communities Partner with State to Pilot Proposed Summer Street Corridor Safety Improvements Posted on Mar 17

South Shore Communities Partner with State to Pilot Proposed Summer Street Corridor Safety Improvements

In conjunction with MassDOT and the Towns of Hull and Cohasset, the Town of Hingham will be moving forward with a temporary pilot program to test a “road diet” on Summer Street and Rockland Street in Hingham from May 20, 2018 through July 31, 2018.   …Continue Reading South Shore Communities Partner with State to Pilot Proposed Summer Street Corridor Safety Improvements

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Mar 16

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting on Phase 3 of the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Wednesday, March 21, 6:00 PM, Harvard Club of Boston, Aesculapian Room – 2nd Floor, 374 Commonwealth Avenue The project team will discuss construction and traffic management   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: “Don’t Push Your Luck” this St. Patrick’s Day –Safe Driving is Key Posted on Mar 15

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: “Don’t Push Your Luck” this St. Patrick's Day --Safe Driving is Key

St. Patrick’s Day is one of America’s favorite holidays, and on March 17th many Bay State residents will decamp, decked out in green, to celebrate with a few drinks and some good friends. MAPFRE Insurance joins MassDOT in reminding everyone that as you make your   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: “Don’t Push Your Luck” this St. Patrick’s Day –Safe Driving is Key