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MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions Posted on Apr 1

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance join the National Safety Council in getting the word out to drivers to put away all distractions before you get behind the wheel. Staying focused on the road can mean the difference between arriving to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions

Winter Driving Conditions Reminders Posted on Mar 31

Winter Driving Conditions Reminders

MassDOT reminds the public to monitor weather conditions and make informed and safe decisions about travel through Saturday. Drivers are advised to lower their speeds, give themselves extra time to reach their destinations, and remember MassDOT’s message, “Don’t Crowd the Plow” – stay behind snow   …Continue Reading Winter Driving Conditions Reminders

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects Posted on Mar 29

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects

The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $16 million to 36 communities for the funding of preservation, repair or replacement of bridges with spans of 10 to 20 feet. The funding is the first round of awards through the administration’s Municipal Small Bridge Program, and was announced   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects

Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens Posted on Mar 23

Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens

MassDOT has announced that the Belmont Street Bridge that carries Route 9 over Interstate 290 in Worcester is now open to its permanent configuration. The bridge now features two eastbound lanes toward Shrewsbury, two westbound lanes toward Lincoln Square and a newly-added, left-turn lane through   …Continue Reading Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens

Tobin Bridge Repair, Preservation Project Posted on Mar 22

Tobin Bridge Repair, Preservation Project

MassDOT will begin operations this week on an upcoming project to repair, clean and preserve by painting a section of the Tobin Memorial Bridge which carries Route 1 over the Mystic River and between the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston and Chelsea. MassDOT crews and contractors   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Repair, Preservation Project

I-90 Toll Plaza Reconstruction Progress Posted on Mar 21

I-90 Toll Plaza Reconstruction Progress

The MassDOT I-90 Toll Demolition and Road Reconstruction Project continues in spring 2017 with work progress on or ahead of schedule at all 23 locations. Each work location has its own unique traffic management and construction management plans. All work is contingent upon the weather.   …Continue Reading I-90 Toll Plaza Reconstruction Progress

Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact Posted on Mar 20

Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact

All MBTA Orange Line train service will board on the southbound platform at Forest Hills beginning Saturday, March 25, through June 2017, due to the Casey Arborway Project. Beginning on Saturday, March 25, 2017 and running through June all Orange Line train service will arrive   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Mar 17

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting for the Interstate 91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, One Financial Plaza – 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1350 Main Street, Springfield Please join MassDOT at a public information meeting for   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set

AASHTO Video Interview with Secretary Pollack: Toll Plaza Reconstruction Project Posted on Mar 15

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has posted a new video featuring an interview with MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack about the ongoing project to modernize the I-90 corridor through the elimination of dozens of toll booths and installation of All Electronic   …Continue Reading AASHTO Video Interview with Secretary Pollack: Toll Plaza Reconstruction Project