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Salem-Lynn Route 107 Corridor Study Posted on Jan 6

Salem-Lynn Route 107 Corridor Study

A Public Information Meeting for the Route 107 Corridor Study in Salem-Lynn has been scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 27, 6:00-8:00 PM, Salem High School Auditorium, 77 Willson Street, Salem MassDOT in partnership with the Cities of Salem and Lynn, is studying Route 107 (Highland/Western Avenue) between   …Continue Reading Salem-Lynn Route 107 Corridor Study

Longfellow Bridge: January Closures, MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversions Posted on Jan 4

Longfellow Bridge: January Closures, MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversions

MassDOT’s Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project contractor will implement a series of bridge closures and Red Line weekend diversions during January 2016. The Longfellow Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Fridays to 5:00 AM on Mondays. The   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: January Closures, MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversions

MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Sessions Set Posted on Jan 3

MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Sessions Set

  Governor Baker’s Executive Order 562 commissions a thorough review of every Executive Branch regulation and its impact on the public. Public feedback is vital to the success of the project and if you or your business is affected by MassDOT regulations in any manner,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Regulatory Review Listening Sessions Set

Western Massachusetts Turnpike State of Good Repair Public Meetings Posted on Dec 30

Western Massachusetts Turnpike State of Good Repair Public Meetings

MassDOT has scheduled four Public Meetings in January for the Western Massachusetts Turnpike State of Good Repair and Tolls Review. State law provides that the Turnpike shall be operated and maintained free of tolls when all notes and bonds issued by the Department of Transportation   …Continue Reading Western Massachusetts Turnpike State of Good Repair Public Meetings

Plan Ahead! Winter Travel Safety Tips Posted on Dec 28

Plan Ahead! Winter Travel Safety Tips

MassDOT encourages motorists to be prepared for Winter Travel! Be sure to Prepare Your Vehicle For Winter Driving and bring Winter Car Supplies. Use Common Sense While Driving Near Snow Plows and know what to do In Case You’re Stranded. Please review MassDOT tips: Safe   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead! Winter Travel Safety Tips

Travel Safely During the Holidays! Posted on Dec 21

Travel Safely During the Holidays!

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 Travel Safely During the Holidays!

MassDOT Highway Prepared for Winter Season Posted on Dec 17

MassDOT Highway Prepared for Winter Season

MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack and Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin joined staff members at the Highway Depot in Milton to discuss MassDOT highway preparations for the winter season and encourage safe travel. MassDOT preparations for ice and snow removal from state roadways include 380,000 tons   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Prepared for Winter Season

Springfield: I-91 Lane Reductions, Ramp Closures Begin December 20 Posted on Dec 16

Springfield: I-91 Lane Reductions, Ramp Closures Begin December 20

MassDOT expects to implement a series of lane reductions, ramp closures and detours to begin the major work for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project in Springfield on Sunday, December 20, 5:30pm. Generally, the number of lanes on I-91 will be reduced by one in each   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Lane Reductions, Ramp Closures Begin December 20

Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project Milestone Reached Posted on Dec 15

Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project Milestone Reached

The work to replace the Route 2 Bridges over I-95 in Lexington has reached a new milestone in December. The first concrete has been poured for the new Eastbound bridge center pier columns. In the foreground at left, concrete for the footing of the west   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project Milestone Reached

Whittier Bridge I-95: Old Bridge Demolition Begins December 14 Posted on Dec 11

Whittier Bridge I-95: Old Bridge Demolition Begins December 14

MassDOT will begin demolishing the old Whittier Bridge on Monday, December 14. The work will be completed in phases over the next three months. The contractor will begin by removing the bridge deck asphalt and barrier, followed by the structural steel, and finally the bridge   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge I-95: Old Bridge Demolition Begins December 14