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MassDOT Announces I-90/Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Schedule Update Posted on Mar 1

MassDOT Announces I-90/Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Schedule Update

MassDOT announced today that due to design errors on the part of Walsh Construction’s engineering firm HDR Inc., Walsh will be unable to meet the dates established for the 2016 closure phase and there is a new project schedule for the I-90/Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces I-90/Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Schedule Update

Andover: Route 28 Bridge Replacement Moves Forward Posted on Feb 29

Andover: Route 28 Bridge Replacement Moves Forward

MassDOT Highway Division contractors will replace the bridge located on Route 28 (North Main Street) near the intersection of Railroad Street in Andover. The project is underway as of February 15th with tree clearing, to be followed by utility relocation of the overhead wires. The   …Continue Reading Andover: Route 28 Bridge Replacement Moves Forward

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Feb 25

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project in Springfield as follows: Tuesday, March 15, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, Basketball Hall of Fame, 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue Please join MassDOT at a public information meeting for an update   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Scheduled

South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends Posted on Feb 18

South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends

The South Boston Waterfront Sustainable Transportation Committee, made up of the leadership of MassDOT, the City of Boston, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, the Massachusetts Port Authority, and A Better City, today announced that Friday February 19th will be the final day of the six-month   …Continue Reading South Boston Bypass Road Six-Month Pilot Program Ends

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Reconnects City to Historic Battleship Posted on Feb 18

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Reconnects City to Historic Battleship

Fall River residents and visitors will gain a better view of their waterfront as part of the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, which is especially exciting for one Fall River resident commonly known as “Big Mamie.” “Big Mamie” is hard to miss as you drive   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Reconnects City to Historic Battleship

Longfellow, Appleton Bridges Honor Poet, Wife Posted on Feb 17

Longfellow, Appleton Bridges Honor Poet, Wife

The Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge is a pedestrian walkway that spans Storrow Drive between Charles Circle and the Esplanade. Originally known simply as pedestrian bridge No. B16-438 (BKF), the bridge was renamed on May 15, 2014, by state legislative act. The new name celebrates the   …Continue Reading Longfellow, Appleton Bridges Honor Poet, Wife

Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement: Major East-West Connector Gets Upgrade Posted on Feb 16

Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement: Major East-West Connector Gets Upgrade

The cloverleaf interchange of Route 2 and I-95 in Lexington is undergoing major upgrades for the Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project. The bridges that carry Route 2 East and West over I-95 are structurally deficient and their vertical clearance is substandard. MassDOT is replacing the   …Continue Reading Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement: Major East-West Connector Gets Upgrade

Watertown: Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set Posted on Feb 13

Watertown: Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting on the Arsenal Street Corridor Study as follows: Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Watertown Middle School, Auditorium, 68 Waverly Avenue The study of the Arsenal Street Corridor in Watertown will develop and analyze alternatives that   …Continue Reading Watertown: Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set

MassDOT Highway Administrator Tinlin Statement on Vehicle Struck by Manhole Cover Posted on Feb 12

MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin issued the following statement regarding a vehicle being struck this morning by a metal manhole cover on I-93 southbound near the exit of the O’Neill Tunnel in Boston: “Our sympathy goes out to the family of the victim involved in   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Administrator Tinlin Statement on Vehicle Struck by Manhole Cover

Presidents’ Day Holiday Services Update Posted on Feb 11

Presidents’ Day Holiday Services Update

MassDOT encourages motorists to travel safely during the upcoming Presidents’ Day weekend and be aware of service changes caused by the Monday holiday. The Boston-Quincy I-93 HOV lane Northbound and Southbound will not be open on Monday, February 15. Travelers should be aware of possible   …Continue Reading Presidents’ Day Holiday Services Update