Enjoy the holidays! As you make travel plans, MassDOT advises residents and visitors to check our online resources, drive with caution and if possible use public transportation. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday …Continue Reading Holiday Travel: Plan Ahead!
Posted by: MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey At MassDOT, we are committed to using data to inform our decision-making and to help guide our transportation planning. Big data analytics help inform our efforts to administer the best possible service and guide decision-making that can impact the …Continue Reading Live from Singapore: Using Big Data to Visualize our Transportation Future
MassDOT contractors for the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project will continue work during the weeks of December 22 and December 29. No work will be performed on Christmas Day, December 25, and New Year’s Day, January 1. The work will require daytime lane single lane closures on …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Project Update
MassDOT snow and ice crews are mobilized for the winter travel season now upon us. More than 4,000 pieces of equipment are available to treat and clear state roads and are called as needed. Crews pre-treat roads with salt and liquid deicers where conditions allow. …Continue Reading Winter Driving Tips
MassDOT has scheduled an upcoming E-ZPass sign-up in anticipation of the early 2014 transition to All Electronic Tolling on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass program at the following location: Wednesday, December 18, 10am-1pm- Boston’s North …Continue Reading E-ZPass Sign Up: Boston’s North End
MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey has received the national “Person of the Year” award for 2013 by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). The CMAA honored Secretary Davey for his leadership in delivering “dramatic innovation and change to a large organization responsible …Continue Reading CMAA: Secretary Davey “Person of the Year”
MassDOT and the MBTA are holding the 13th annual “Fill-A-Bus” new toy donation program next week, December 9 – 13. Please donate a new, unwrapped toy when the Fill-A-Bus visits your community! The Fill-A-Bus program benefits MSPCC – Mass Society for the Prevention of Cruelty …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA: Fill-a-Bus with Toys!
A vivid example of collaboration and cost savings characterized by the 2009 Transportation Reform Law has played out this year in and around the MBTA Blue Line Orient Heights Station. Three transportation agencies managing three different projects worked closely together to save a total of …Continue Reading Transportation Reform: Collaboration Leads to Big Savings
MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways will be busiest on Tuesday, Nov. 26 and Wednesday Nov. 27 and on the Sunday after the holiday. …Continue Reading Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Tips
MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey and Highway Administrator Frank DePaola today celebrated the opening of the new E-ZPass Customer Service Center located inside the Square One Mall in Saugus. The center opening comes as part of an effort to prepare motorists for the …Continue Reading Saugus: E-ZPass Customer Service Center Opens