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Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin Posted on May 17

Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin

In conjunction with Governor Charlie Baker announcing today, May 17, as DIPG Awareness Day, Government Center Station, South Station, North Station, the MassDOT Burns Bridge, and the Zakim Bridge will be lit in green today in support of six-year-old Devin Suau. Devin is a Framingham   …Continue Reading Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Memorial Day, Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Reminder Posted on May 12

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Memorial Day, Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Reminder

As the warm weather starts to ramp up across the nation, so does traffic on local roadways and highways. Memorial Day is just around the corner, a weekend that saw over 38 million Americans hit the road for their holiday festivities in 2016. In the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Memorial Day, Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Reminder

MassDOT Highlights New Devices to Increase Work Zone Safety Posted on May 11

MassDOT Highlights New Devices to Increase Work Zone Safety

MassDOT today showcased items now being integrated into some work zone logistical setups in order to increase the safety of employees involved in maintenance and construction activities and law enforcement personnel who are deployed in order to better protect crews from passing vehicles. At the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights New Devices to Increase Work Zone Safety

Fore River Bridge Project: Lane Reductions, Public Meetings Set Posted on May 9

Fore River Bridge Project: Lane Reductions, Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has announced that lane reductions will begin on Friday evening, June 2 and continue until October 1 on the Fore River Bridge which carries Route 3A traffic between Weymouth and Quincy, in order to allow construction operations to move forward safely. From June 2   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Project: Lane Reductions, Public Meetings Set

MassDOT All Electronic Tolling Six Month Update Posted on May 8

MassDOT All Electronic Tolling Six Month Update

MassDOT today provided a six-month update to its Board of Directors on notable accomplishment and achievements in the areas of tolling operations, customer service, and roadway reconstruction after successfully implementing All Electronic Tolling (AET) along I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) on October 28, 2016. “We are   …Continue Reading MassDOT All Electronic Tolling Six Month Update

Sumner Toll Demolition: Ahead of Schedule Posted on May 7

Sumner Toll Demolition: Ahead of Schedule

MassDOT is ahead of schedule in its toll demolition and road reconstruction activities at the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza location in Boston and due to the progress made during operations over the past 36 hours, the scheduled closure of the Sumner Tunnel from 9 p.m.,   …Continue Reading Sumner Toll Demolition: Ahead of Schedule

Governor Baker Signs $290 Million Transportation Funding Bill Posted on May 4

Governor Baker Signs $290 Million Transportation Funding Bill

Governor Charlie Baker today signed An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges (H. 2783), authorizing $200 million in Chapter 90 transportation funds for municipalities across the Commonwealth this construction season. Chapter 90 transportation funding supports reimbursing municipalities for road-related construction projects and comes   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Signs $290 Million Transportation Funding Bill

Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking Posted on May 4

Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking

Governor Charlie Baker, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and municipal officials today celebrated the groundbreaking of the $44 million project to construct a new off-ramp from Interstate 95 onto Dedham Street and make multi-modal improvements to the Dedham Street   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Elected Officials Celebrate I-95/Dedham Street Corridor Groundbreaking

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Begins May 8 Posted on May 1

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Begins May 8

MassDOT is proceeding forward with the project to replace the City of Boston owned Massachusetts Avenue Bridge that travels over Commonwealth Avenue (also known as the Tommy Leonard Bridge) in Boston and will begin work-related activities the week of May 8 in preparation for the   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Begins May 8

MassDOT Proposed Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set Posted on Apr 27

MassDOT Proposed Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has announced a schedule of 12 public meetings in locations across the state to present and discuss the draft MassDOT Five-Year Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update.  Public input received at the meetings from May 15 to May 24 will be considered before the CIP   …Continue Reading MassDOT Proposed Capital Investment Plan Public Meetings Set