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Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved Posted on Mar 15

Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved

MassDOT’s Board of Directors has approved an approximately $29.4 million contract for work to replace bridges which carry vehicles traveling on Route 3 over roads in Hanover and Norwell. This project, which involves replacing the bridge carrying Route 3 northbound and southbound over High Street   …Continue Reading Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

MassDOT will implement recommendations made by its Work Zone Safety Task Force in an effort to promote safety for highway workers, contractors, law enforcement personnel, motorists, and members of the public in work zones throughout the Commonwealth. At today’s meeting of the MassDOT Board of   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism

Members of the MassDOT Board, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin, MAPFRE Insurance CEO Alfredo Costello and MAPFRE Executive Vice President Patrick McDonald today honored Highway Assistance Patrol (HAP) operators Edgar J. Rodriguez and Michael Carroll for providing life-saving medical   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists: Move Over Law Posted on Mar 11

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists: Move Over Law

As spring approaches and we venture out on the roads, MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance want to remind everyone of the importance of a law aimed at saving the lives of first responders. We have all seen police cars, state troopers, ambulances and the Highway Assistance   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists: Move Over Law

MassDOT Winter Travel Reminders Posted on Mar 9

MassDOT Winter Travel Reminders

MassDOT advises the public to monitor weather conditions with winter travel conditions expected Friday, utilize public transportation if possible, and make informed and safe decisions regarding their travel before they head out onto the roadways. Drivers are advised to lower their speeds, give themselves extra   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Travel Reminders

Methuen Rotary Project Progress Posted on Mar 7

Methuen Rotary Project Progress

The Methuen Rotary Project to replace the rotary with a new interchange continues to show progress in spring 2017. MassDOT is transforming the Methuen Rotary area. Major improvements at the I-93 and Route 110/Route 113 Interchange, also known as the Methuen Rotary, are replacing the   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Project Progress

Worcester: Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center Project Advances Posted on Feb 25

Worcester: Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center Project Advances

MassDOT has announced that it is continuing to move forward with the project to construct the Worcester Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center and the adjacent multi-use path in the City of Worcester. A Notice to Proceed (NTP) was recently awarded for Phase II of this project   …Continue Reading Worcester: Blackstone Gateway Visitor Center Project Advances

I-90 Toll Plaza Demolition Construction Updates Posted on Feb 24

I-90 Toll Plaza Demolition Construction Updates

The MassDOT I-90 Toll Demolition and Road Reconstruction Project continues with work at all 23 locations trending on or ahead of schedule. Each work location has its own unique traffic management and construction management plans. All work is contingent upon the weather. Please check the   …Continue Reading I-90 Toll Plaza Demolition Construction Updates

MassDOT: Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements Posted on Feb 18

MassDOT: Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements

MassDOT has succeeded in recovering more than $21 million dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2016 for past disaster events. These are reimbursements for MassDOT operations and logistics during past federal government disaster declarations and the reimbursements have been deposited into the   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements

MassDOT to Expand Pothole Tracking Program Posted on Feb 17

MassDOT to Expand Pothole Tracking Program

MassDOT has announced that it is in the process of expanding its new, innovative pothole information program which was piloted in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts over the past year and includes an online MassDOT Potholes Dashboard that provides data to the public. This   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Expand Pothole Tracking Program