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Traffic Alert: I-90 Pru Tunnel Restrictions This Weekend Posted on Apr 4

Traffic Alert: I-90 Pru Tunnel Restrictions This Weekend

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and MassDOT remind motorists to expect traffic impacts from this weekend’s lane restrictions on I-90 in Boston supporting the MCCA’s project to remove the ceiling of the Prudential Tunnel. The restrictions will reduce traffic to one lane in each   …Continue Reading Traffic Alert: I-90 Pru Tunnel Restrictions This Weekend

Burns Bridge Project: Alert for Lake Boaters Posted on Apr 2

Burns Bridge Project: Alert for Lake Boaters

The $89 million Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Replacement Project will continue through summer 2014 with advisories for boat traffic on the lake in the area. The project will widen the bridge from two to three travel lanes in each direction and include accessible sidewalks   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge Project: Alert for Lake Boaters

Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April Posted on Mar 31

Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April

The third year of the Tobin Bridge preservation project is set to begin in April, with lane restrictions in place through fall 2014. The beginning stages of work will require daily lane closures on the upper and lower decks of the bridge during off-peak hours.   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Work to Resume in April

New Bedford-Fairhaven Route 6 Bridge Update Posted on Mar 31

New Bedford-Fairhaven Route 6 Bridge Update

MassDOT has closed the Route 6, New Bedford-Fairhaven swing bridge to vehicles through Saturday, April 12, 6:00pm, in order to perform necessary structural steel repairs to the bridge’s floor beams. “We are taking this time ahead of the busy tourist season to complete these repairs   …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Route 6 Bridge Update

Boston: I-90 Lane Restrictions Resume This Weekend Posted on Mar 27

Boston: I-90 Lane Restrictions Resume This Weekend

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and MassDOT remind motorists again of the anticipated traffic impacts from upcoming weekend lane restrictions on the Massachusetts Turnpike that support MCCA’s project to remove the ceiling of the Prudential Tunnel. The restrictions will reduce traffic to one lane   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Lane Restrictions Resume This Weekend

Newburyport: Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Work Update Posted on Mar 24

Newburyport: Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Work Update

MassDOT this week will begin preparations for the demolition and reconstruction of the Pine Hill Road/Ferry Road bridge over Interstate 95 in Newburyport. MassDOT’s contractor for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project, Walsh-McCourt JV, will install temporary traffic signals at either end of the bridge that   …Continue Reading Newburyport: Whittier Bridge/I-95 Project Work Update

Plan Ahead: Boston I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions Posted on Mar 18

Plan Ahead: Boston I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions

Today, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and MassDOT advised motorists of the anticipated traffic impacts that will result from four weekend lane restrictions on the Massachusetts Turnpike that support MCCA’s project to remove the ceiling of the Prudential Tunnel. The restrictions will reduce traffic   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Boston I-90 Weekend Lane Restrictions

Fore River Bridge Public Meeting March 27 Posted on Mar 18

Fore River Bridge Public Meeting March 27

A Fore River Bridge Replacement Project Public Information Meeting has been scheduled as follows: Thursday, March 27, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, The Fore River Club, 16 Nevada Street, Quincy The purpose of this meeting is to provide an overview the project’s progress over the past   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Public Meeting March 27

Sumner Tunnel Public Safety Exercise Set for March 18 Posted on Mar 17

MassDOT, in conjunction with its Boston-area public safety partners, will hold an overnight training exercise on Tuesday, March 18 from 10pm until 2am on Wednesday, March 19 inside the Sumner Tunnel to simulate a multi-agency, multi-jurisdictional response to a motor vehicle incident involving a fire   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel Public Safety Exercise Set for March 18

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Upcoming Closure Posted on Mar 13

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Upcoming Closure

MassDOT has announced plans to close the Route 6, New Bedford-Fairhaven swing bridge to vehicles for a two-week period beginning at the end of March in order to perform necessary structural steel repairs to the bridge’s floor beams. The closure dates may be affected by   …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Upcoming Closure