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Travel Safely July 4! Posted on Jul 1

Travel Safely July 4!

MassDOT encourages safe travel during the upcoming July 4 holiday.  Before you drive, check our live Traffic Cameras web page for a look at current traffic. Traffic is especially heavy at the I-84 interchange at Exit 9 in Sturbridge on the day before the holiday   …Continue Reading Travel Safely July 4!

#DOTSPEAK Highway Safety Message Contest Posted on Jun 24

#DOTSPEAK Highway Safety Message Contest

On the heels of the USE YAH BLINKAH highway safety campaign, MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey joined Highway Administrator Frank DePaola and Registrar of Motor Vehicles Celia J. Blue to announce the agency’s #DOTSPEAK contest to solicit the best messages from motorists on   …Continue Reading #DOTSPEAK Highway Safety Message Contest

Governor Patrick Leads Lynn Broadway Groundbreaking Posted on Jun 19

Governor Patrick Leads Lynn Broadway Groundbreaking

Governor Deval Patrick today kicked off the reconstruction of a half-mile segment of Broadway/Route 129 in Lynn. The project will completely rebuild a key segment of Broadway between Wyoma Square and Flax Pond that connects regional traffic to Routes 1, 1A, and I-95/Route 128, and   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Leads Lynn Broadway Groundbreaking

Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure Posted on Jun 18

Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure

MassDOT alerts motorists that on Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21, the Callahan Tunnel will be closed overnight from the hours of 12am until 6am. This is the first overnight closure for the Callahan Rehabilitation Project since it was reopened to traffic on March   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure

Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set Posted on Jun 17

Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set

MassDOT will hold a Public Information Meeting to discuss the proposed deck replacement and superstructure repairs on the Bowker Overpass over Beacon Street, Commonwealth Avenue and the Muddy River in Boston. The meeting is scheduled as follows: Monday, June 30, 6:00 pm, Boston Public Library,   …Continue Reading Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set

Governor Patrick: Holyoke Canal Walk Groundbreaking Posted on Jun 16

Governor Patrick: Holyoke Canal Walk Groundbreaking

Governor Deval Patrick today joined officials from MassDOT and the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs along with federal, state and local officials to break ground on improvements to the Holyoke Canal Walk. The $3.5 million investment in the Gateway City of Holyoke will   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick: Holyoke Canal Walk Groundbreaking

Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Public Meeting Posted on Jun 16

Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Public Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Wednesday, June 25, 6:30 PM, Jonas Clarke Middle School, 17 Stedman Road, Lexington The meeting will provide details on the Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement design/build project, including traffic management   …Continue Reading Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Public Meeting

Taunton Project Wins Transportation Award Posted on Jun 10

Taunton Project Wins Transportation Award

MassDOT’s innovative Bay Street Bridge Project in Taunton today received an award in the “Under Budget” category in the northeast regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. Highway Division District 5 staff accepted the award at the Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials 2014 conference in New   …Continue Reading Taunton Project Wins Transportation Award

Lee: Tyringham Road Reconstruction Posted on Jun 9

Lee: Tyringham Road Reconstruction

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Highway Division Administrator Frank DePaola, state and local officials and business leaders to break ground on the reconstruction of Tyringham Road in Lee. The project will rebuild two miles of Tyringham Road from the Tyringham town line to Route   …Continue Reading Lee: Tyringham Road Reconstruction

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Public Meeting Posted on Jun 6

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Public Meeting

MassDOT will hold a public informational meeting on the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Study: Wednesday, June 11th, 6:00–8:00 p.m.,  3rd Floor Meeting Room, New Bedford Public Library, 613 Pleasant Street The study will address short-term and long-term transportation issues along Route 6 between County Street   …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor Public Meeting