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Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update Posted on Dec 31

Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update

MassDOT is providing an update regarding upcoming construction work as part of the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Contractor White-Skanska-Consigli will temporarily perform demolition work during the first and second shifts beginning on Monday, January 5, 2015. This schedule will be in place for four to   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Dec 30

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Casey Arborway Project as follows: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street This project consists of removing the existing structurally deficient 1,650’ Casey Overpass and replacing it   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel! Posted on Dec 22

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MassDOT advises residents and visitors to travel safely during the upcoming holiday season, check our online resources, and use public transportation where possible. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday travel days. Drivers are   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93 Posted on Dec 16

MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93

MassDOT issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the new Infra Space facility known as Lot 5, located beneath a large elevated portion of I-93 in Boston. Lot 5 will be constructed by MassDOT in 2015 and will consist of a 175-space surface parking lot,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93

Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look Posted on Dec 12

Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look

Most of the time students spend their days learning from teachers inside the classroom. On a recent sunny November afternoon, fifth graders from the Advent School were outside of the classroom learning about Longfellow- the Bridge that is! MassDOT and the Advent School collaborated on   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look

MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology Posted on Dec 11

MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology

MassDOT today announced it will activate new traffic signal technology that has been proven to increase safety at intersections. The signal technology is being activated at the intersection of Great Road and King Street in Littleton, left. The signal heads have four left-turn arrows: one   …Continue Reading MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology

Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass! Posted on Dec 2

Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass!

With the holiday shopping season here, MassDOT encourages customers to consider giving the gift of E-ZPass! Gift certificates are available and can be applied to new or existing accounts. Available denominations are $30 and $50. A Gift Certificate for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s E-ZPass   …Continue Reading Holiday Gift Idea: E-ZPass!

West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting Posted on Dec 1

West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting for the Memorial Avenue Rotary Replacement Project in West Springfield. The meeting will be held as follows: Tuesday, December 2, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, J. Edward Christian Municipal Office Building, Justin Morgan Auditorium (2nd floor), 26 Central Street.   …Continue Reading West Springfield: Memorial Avenue Rotary Public Meeting

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! Posted on Nov 24

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced Posted on Nov 20

I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced

MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at   …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced