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Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Work Zone Awareness Week and Roadway Safety Legislation Posted on Apr 11

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Work Zone Awareness Week and Roadway Safety Legislation

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and Massachusetts State Police Major Richard Ball at an event in South Boston to bring attention to National Work Zone Awareness week and the importance of the Baker-Polito Administration’s recently filed road safety legislation, An Act   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Work Zone Awareness Week and Roadway Safety Legislation

MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Apr 9

MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT is advising members of the public traveling during the next several days to plan ahead, take advantage of MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and consider using public transportation this coming weekend if possible.  The public should note that Monday, April 15, is a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT Projects Win Awards From ACEC Massachusetts Posted on Apr 4

MassDOT Projects Win Awards From ACEC Massachusetts

Ten projects from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) received awards at the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on the evening of Wednesday, March 20.  The ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards Competition recognizes engineering achievements that demonstrate the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Projects Win Awards From ACEC Massachusetts

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Announces Enhanced Teen Driver Initiative: “The Parent’s Supervised Driving Program” Posted on Apr 2

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Announces Enhanced Teen Driver Initiative: “The Parent’s Supervised Driving Program”

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV), in collaboration with Safe Roads Alliance and program sponsors Safety Insurance, Toyota North America, and the Massachusetts National Guard announced today that The Parent’s Supervised Driving Program has been updated and is now available   …Continue Reading MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Announces Enhanced Teen Driver Initiative: “The Parent’s Supervised Driving Program”

MassDOT, MassWildlife Remind Drivers to Be Alert for Wildlife on the Road Posted on Apr 2

MassDOT, MassWildlife Remind Drivers to Be Alert for Wildlife on the Road

MassDOT and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) are reminding motorists to be cautious and alert for wildlife crossing or alongside roadways during this time of year. Motorists are advised to slow down and avoid swerving if they encounter wildlife in the vicinity   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MassWildlife Remind Drivers to Be Alert for Wildlife on the Road

Tobin Bridge Route 1 Chelsea Curves: Lane Closures Begin Evening of April 1 Posted on Mar 29

Tobin Bridge Route 1 Chelsea Curves: Lane Closures Begin Evening of April 1

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that the Department will be rehabilitating the surface of the Tobin Bridge and performing maintenance on the viaduct in Chelsea which carries traffic on Route 1 northbound and southbound. Lane closures for this work begin on the evening   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Route 1 Chelsea Curves: Lane Closures Begin Evening of April 1

New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances Posted on Mar 27

New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances

MassDOT has issued a “Notice to Proceed” to the contractor for the Mattapoisett shared-use path project.  The contractor will begin work on the path which will extend from Mattapoisett Neck Road to Depot Street. This new path will connect to the path that currently exists   …Continue Reading New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Viaduct Lane Closures Begin April 1 Posted on Mar 26

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Viaduct Lane Closures Begin April 1

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that the Department will be rehabilitating the surface of the Tobin Bridge and performing maintenance on the viaduct in Chelsea which carries traffic on Route 1 northbound and southbound. Lane closures for this work begin on April 1   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Viaduct Lane Closures Begin April 1

U.S Army Corps: Bourne Bridge Lane Restrictions begin Monday, March 25 Posted on Mar 19

U.S Army Corps: Bourne Bridge Lane Restrictions begin Monday, March 25

Maintenance work on the Bourne Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., is scheduled to start, weather permitting, on Monday, March 25, 2019 and continue through about May 23, 2019, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District officials. During   …Continue Reading U.S Army Corps: Bourne Bridge Lane Restrictions begin Monday, March 25

MassDOT Annual Transportation Innovation Conference April 9-10 Posted on Mar 18

MassDOT Annual Transportation Innovation Conference April 9-10

MassDOT is pleased to announce that its 8th Annual Transportation Innovation Conference will include presentations and exhibits on a wide-range of topics, including:  connected and autonomous vehicles, environmental aspects of transportation, mobility options, construction materials, pavements, safety, technology, asset management, wayfinding and the Baker-Polito Administration’s   …Continue Reading MassDOT Annual Transportation Innovation Conference April 9-10