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MassDOT: Public Advised of Drifting Snow Posted on Jan 6

MassDOT: Public Advised of Drifting Snow

MassDOT advises the public to make informed decisions before traveling and be aware of ongoing winter conditions including heavy winds that can blow snow back onto the roadway as well as frigid temperatures that may cause highways, ramps, and other road surfaces to freeze. “With   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Public Advised of Drifting Snow

MassDOT Crews Continuing to Treat and Clear Roads Posted on Jan 5

MassDOT Crews Continuing to Treat and Clear Roads

MassDOT advises the public to avoid or minimize travel during the overnight hours as heavy winds, blowing snow, and very low temperatures will continue to make travel challenging throughout the state. Drivers should continue to make informed and smart decisions on Friday and throughout the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Crews Continuing to Treat and Clear Roads

MassDOT: Winter Weather Advisory Posted on Jan 3

MassDOT: Winter Weather Advisory

MassDOT advises the public to avoid or minimize travel on Thursday as weather forecasters are expecting a winter weather event that could bring blizzard conditions and several inches of snow to parts of Massachusetts, with approximately one foot of accumulation possible in eastern areas of   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Winter Weather Advisory

MassDOT: $1 Billion Invested in Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks and Paths in 2017 Posted on Dec 29

MassDOT: $1 Billion Invested in Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks and Paths in 2017

MassDOT has announced that approximately $1 billion was invested in improving and upgrading roads, bridges, sidewalks, multi-use paths, and intersections across the state in calendar year 2017. This $1 billion in capital investments included repairs and improvements to 386 bridges in 123 communities and improved   …Continue Reading MassDOT: $1 Billion Invested in Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks and Paths in 2017

New Year’s Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 28

New Year's Holiday Travel Advisory

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation, MBTA, and Massachusetts State Police remind travelers to plan ahead for the New Year’s holiday, take public transportation if possible, and drive sober and limit distractions if behind the wheel of a vehicle. “We encourage everyone who is traveling or   …Continue Reading New Year’s Holiday Travel Advisory

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Milestone Reached Posted on Dec 27

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Milestone Reached

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is pleased to announce that crews and contractors have reached the full beneficial use milestone for the $148 million I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project approximately nine months ahead of schedule, meaning that the majority of construction work is now completed and   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Milestone Reached

MassDOT: Holiday Winter Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 24

MassDOT: Holiday Winter Travel Advisory

With winter weather expected in parts of Massachusetts beginning Sunday evening, MassDOT advises the public to minimize or delay travel if possible during this event and make informed and safe decisions before driving. “The weather forecast is calling for snow to begin on Sunday evening   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Holiday Winter Travel Advisory

Plan Ahead! Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 21

Plan Ahead! Holiday Travel Advisory

MassDOT is reminding the public to plan ahead if traveling this holiday season, make informed decisions before heading out onto the roadways or using mass transit, utilize MassDOT’s many travel tools and resources, and to drive sober and limit distractions if behind the wheel of   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead! Holiday Travel Advisory

Methuen Rotary Project: Major Milestone Reached Posted on Dec 21

Methuen Rotary Project: Major Milestone Reached

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that crews have reached the full beneficial use milestone for the $66.4 million Methuen Rotary Project, meaning that the majority of construction work is now completed and motorists can enjoy the full benefits of this project. This major   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Project: Major Milestone Reached

I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project: Public Comment Period Extended Posted on Dec 20

I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project: Public Comment Period Extended

MassDOT has announced that in response to community input, it has further extended the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Report for the I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project to February 9, 2018. This extension will ensure all interested parties have ample time to   …Continue Reading I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project: Public Comment Period Extended