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Winter Storm: Roads, MBTA, RMV Update: Monday, February 9 Posted on Feb 9

Winter Storm: Roads, MBTA, RMV Update: Monday, February 9

MassDOT early today has more than 3,100 snow and ice crews clearing and treating state roadways on Monday, February 9. Avoid travel if possible today. If you must drive, use caution and drive slowly. There is a 40 mph speed restrictions with no propane/tandems allowed   …Continue Reading Winter Storm: Roads, MBTA, RMV Update: Monday, February 9

Winter Storm Service Update: February 3 Posted on Feb 3

Winter Storm Service Update: February 3

MassDOT snow and ice crews continue to clear and treat state roadways on Tuesday, February 3. Travel with caution today. Roadways are wet to snow covered and may be icy in spots. Please allow extra time for travel. Here is an important service alert for   …Continue Reading Winter Storm Service Update: February 3

Winter Storm Update: February 2 Posted on Feb 2

Winter Storm Update: February 2

Travel with caution and use public transportation if possible today, Monday, February 2. Check the following information regarding today’s winter storm: MassDOT has deployed more than 3,300 crews treating and plowing snow for the morning commute. The Braintree-Boston HOV lane is closed today, Monday, February   …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: February 2

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Public Meeting Set Posted on Jan 29

New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Public Meeting Set

MassDOT is conducting a study of the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor, a bridge that spans New Bedford Harbor. The swing bridge connecting the communities of New Bedford and Fairhaven is functionally obsolete, constrains marine traffic, and its opening results in extensive vehicle delays. This study   …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Public Meeting Set

Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open Posted on Jan 28

Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open

The statewide travel ban has been lifted as of midnight.  Motorists, especially those in the City of Boston and Eastern counties, are asked to use caution as MassDOT crews continue to plow and clear state roadways and ramps. Parking bans are still in effect in   …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open

Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27 Posted on Jan 26

Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27

Governor Charlie Baker has signed an Executive Order allowing for the enforcement of a statewide travel ban effective at midnight, Monday, January 26. The following exceptions shall exist for the ban and all drivers are encouraged to remain safe and use their best judgment:     …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Statewide Travel Ban, MBTA Closed Tuesday, January 27

Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips Posted on Jan 26

Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips

With a major winter storm upon us this week, travel should be avoided during the storm. If you must travel today or immediately following the storm, be sure to Prepare Your Vehicle For Winter Driving and bring Winter Car Supplies. Use Common Sense While Driving   …Continue Reading Winter Storm: Safe Travel Tips

Longfellow Bridge: Overnight Demolition Work Begins February 2 Posted on Jan 23

Longfellow Bridge: Overnight Demolition Work Begins February 2

MassDOT contractors for the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project will temporarily perform overnight demolition work beginning on Monday, February 2, 2015. This schedule will be in place for four to six weeks. The work hours are from 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM. During the work, two   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Overnight Demolition Work Begins February 2

Brockton Leads the Way on Pedestrian Safety Training Posted on Jan 20

Brockton Leads the Way on Pedestrian Safety Training

MassDOT’s Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program and Brockton schools are on track to complete pedestrian safety training. The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program and the City of Brockton have been active in motorist and pedestrian safety trainings as Brockton has recently seen an   …Continue Reading Brockton Leads the Way on Pedestrian Safety Training

Boston: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Traffic Alert January 16-19 Posted on Jan 16

Boston: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Traffic Alert January 16-19

MassDOT’s ongoing project to rebuild the foundation of the bridge carrying Commonwealth Avenue over I-90 in Boston will require additional lane closures that will affect travel on the Turnpike this weekend. Beginning on Friday, Jan. 16, at 10 p.m., the two left lanes in both   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Traffic Alert January 16-19