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Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting June 27 Posted on Jun 9

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting June 27

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting on the Interstate 91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Monday, June 27, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Basketball Hall of Fame, Theater, 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield Please join MassDOT at a public information meeting for an   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting June 27

Worcester-Shrewsbury Burns Bridge Wins “Quality of Life” Transportation Award Posted on Jun 8

Worcester-Shrewsbury Burns Bridge Wins “Quality of Life” Transportation Award

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has named the Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Project in Worcester-Shrewsbury a winner in the 2016 America’s Transportation Awards competition. The Burns Bridge received a regional Quality of Life/Community   …Continue Reading Worcester-Shrewsbury Burns Bridge Wins “Quality of Life” Transportation Award

2016 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference June 7-8 Posted on Jun 6

2016 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference June 7-8

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin, and District 3 Highway Director Jonathan Gulliver will join this week’s  2016 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference, scheduled for June 7-8 at the DCU Center in Worcester. The 2016 Transportation Safety Conference will highlight the latest   …Continue Reading 2016 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference June 7-8

Longfellow Bridge Spring 2016 Progress Posted on Jun 1

Longfellow Bridge Spring 2016 Progress

MassDOT’s Longfellow Bridge Project continues to show progress in Spring 2016.  Structural steel beams are now set to support the future concrete decking and inbound MBTA Red Line tracks at Span 1 on the Boston end of the bridge. In late July 2016, contractors expect   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Spring 2016 Progress

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting Posted on May 26

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a community meeting for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project as follows:   Thursday, June 2, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (CGS 129), Boston University, 871 Commonwealth Avenue. The Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project will replace the existing superstructure   …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting

Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel Posted on May 24

Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.  The heaviest traffic is observed during Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings.  Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel

MassDOT, MassWildlife Event Highlights Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program Posted on May 21

MassDOT, MassWildlife Event Highlights Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program

MassDOT’s  Highway Division and the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs’ Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife hosted an event on Friday, May 20 to highlight the joint Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program and other cross-agency efforts to help with the recovery, conservation and   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MassWildlife Event Highlights Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program

Leominster: Mechanic Street Groundbreaking Posted on May 20

Leominster: Mechanic Street Groundbreaking

MassDOT officials joined Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella today to celebrate groundbreaking for the reconstruction of Mechanic Street. The project will reconstruct Mechanic Street from its intersection with Laurel Street and east to the Leominster Connector to make it safer for vehicle and pedestrian traffic and   …Continue Reading Leominster: Mechanic Street Groundbreaking

MassDOT Complete Streets Funding Milestone Reached Posted on May 19

MassDOT Complete Streets Funding Milestone Reached

MassDOT’s Complete Streets Funding Program has reached a milestone, with 100 municipalities registered to participate! The Complete Streets Funding Program launched on February 1, 2016. In addition to reaching the 100 participant milestone, 46 municipalities have passed Complete Streets Policies, a primary requirement to be   …Continue Reading MassDOT Complete Streets Funding Milestone Reached

MassDOT Safety Video Contest for High School Students! Posted on May 18

MassDOT Safety Video Contest for High School Students!

MassDOT has announced the third annual statewide Safe Streets Smart Trips high school video contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth. The contest began two years   …Continue Reading MassDOT Safety Video Contest for High School Students!