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Toll Demolition Proceeding As Scheduled Posted on Oct 31

Toll Demolition Proceeding As Scheduled

MassDOT has announced that toll plaza demolition is proceeding on schedule since the launch of open road tolling on Friday evening, October 28. Work continues 24/7 in 23 work zones along I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) with activities including the demolition of canopies, toll booths, concrete   …Continue Reading Toll Demolition Proceeding As Scheduled

MassDOT Continues Toll Plaza Demolition: Travelers Advised to Plan Ahead Posted on Oct 30

MassDOT Continues Toll Plaza Demolition: Travelers Advised to Plan Ahead

MassDOT is continuing to demolish the existing toll plazas along I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) and reconstruct the roadways as part of the transition to All Electronic Tolling, which was activated at 10:06 p.m. on Friday and processed over 1.4 million transactions since between Friday night   …Continue Reading MassDOT Continues Toll Plaza Demolition: Travelers Advised to Plan Ahead

All Electronic Tolling Now Activated Along I-90 Posted on Oct 29

All Electronic Tolling Now Activated Along I-90

MassDOT today announced that All Electronic Tolling was successfully activated on Friday, October 28, and all existing toll plazas along I-90, (the Massachusetts Turnpike), are now set up with the temporary lane assignments needed for the first phase of toll plaza demolition and road reconstruction.   …Continue Reading All Electronic Tolling Now Activated Along I-90

MassDOT Breaks Ground on Commonwealth Avenue Project Phase II Posted on Oct 28

MassDOT Breaks Ground on Commonwealth Avenue Project Phase II

MassDOT is pleased to announce that it is beginning construction on Phase II of the Commonwealth Avenue Improvement Project in Boston. A groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate this occasion was held at which Governor Charlie Baker was joined by other officials including Boston Mayor Martin J.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Breaks Ground on Commonwealth Avenue Project Phase II

MassDOT Announces “Grace Period” as Electronic Tolling is Activated Posted on Oct 28

MassDOT Announces “Grace Period” as Electronic Tolling is Activated

MassDOT has announced a “grace period” for drivers without transponders who then sign-up for an E-ZPassMA account as the Commonwealth transitions to all electronic tolling and ends manual toll collections at 9:45 p.m., on Friday, October 28. In addition, MassDOT is expanding hours at customer   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces “Grace Period” as Electronic Tolling is Activated

Cementing the Future of the Braga Bridge Posted on Oct 25

Cementing the Future of the Braga Bridge

When MassDOT undertakes a bridge and highway restoration project, such as the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, it aims to make efficient and long-lasting choices of materials. Materials are meticulously evaluated and chosen to ensure lower maintenance costs and an improved service life. For the   …Continue Reading Cementing the Future of the Braga Bridge

All Electronic Tolling Activated October 28, Toll Plaza Demolitions Begin This Weekend Posted on Oct 24

All Electronic Tolling Activated October 28, Toll Plaza Demolitions Begin This Weekend

MassDOT today hosted a news conference and media tour in Weston to inform the public that plans are on schedule to activate All Electronic Tolling (AET) in the state on Friday, October 28, at 10 p.m., and to immediately deploy equipment to begin the process   …Continue Reading All Electronic Tolling Activated October 28, Toll Plaza Demolitions Begin This Weekend

Danvers: Route 128/Route 62 Interchange Crash Reduction Posted on Oct 21

Danvers: Route 128/Route 62 Interchange Crash Reduction

MassDOT has announced that due to several recent improvements, there has been a sharp reduction in the number of traffic crashes at the interchange of Route 128 with Route 62 in Danvers. MassDOT worked collaboratively for several months with elected and local officials, the Danvers   …Continue Reading Danvers: Route 128/Route 62 Interchange Crash Reduction

All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting Posted on Oct 19

All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting

The new All Electronic Tolling program on I-90 and the Boston tunnels will “go live” on Friday night, October 28th. A final Toll Plaza Demolition Public Meeting is set for tonight: • Wednesday, October 19th – Brighton WGBH – Yawkey Theater, One Guest Street Plaza   …Continue Reading All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic Posted on Oct 17

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic

MassDOT announced that the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project has reached significant completion with the official opening of all three lanes of Interstate 195 westbound on the Braga Bridge.  The barrier was removed and all three lanes opened to traffic as of Friday, October 14.   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic