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MassDOT: Winter Storm Through Thursday Morning Posted on Mar 7

MassDOT: Winter Storm Through Thursday Morning

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that the ongoing winter storm is currently predicted to continue overnight and into the early morning hours on Thursday, which could lead to travel impacts for Thursday’s peak morning commute. Members of the public should continue to monitor   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Winter Storm Through Thursday Morning

Plan Ahead: Winter Weather Wednesday-Thursday Posted on Mar 6

Plan Ahead: Winter Weather Wednesday-Thursday

MassDOT is advising members of the public to plan ahead with winter weather expected on Wednesday and Thursday. The public is encouraged to avoid traveling during the snow if possible, take public transportation, and make safe and smart decisions throughout the duration of the storm.   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Winter Weather Wednesday-Thursday

MassDOT Friday-Saturday Storm Update Posted on Mar 1

MassDOT Friday-Saturday Storm Update

MassDOT is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for travel and use caution during the expected weather event Friday continuing into Saturday. “Our personnel are closely monitoring the forecast and we know this is expected to be a high impact and long duration   …Continue Reading MassDOT Friday-Saturday Storm Update

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards Posted on Feb 27

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today announced awards totaling $5.5 million to 23 communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multi-modal infrastructure improvement projects, as identified in each municipality’s submitted Complete Streets Prioritization Plan. “We are   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.5 Million in Complete Streets Funding Awards

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project: Closure, Detours March 10-11 Posted on Feb 27

Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project: Closure, Detours March 10-11

MassDOT has announced that it will close Massachusetts Avenue north and southbound in the vicinity of the bridge over Commonwealth Avenue from 7:00 a.m., on Saturday, March 10, to 7:00 p.m., on Sunday, March 11. The Commonwealth Avenue bypasses under the bridge will also be   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Avenue Bridge Replacement Project: Closure, Detours March 10-11

MassDOT Research and Materials Lab is LEED Gold Certified Posted on Feb 22

MassDOT Research and Materials Lab is LEED Gold Certified

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the MassDOT Research and Materials Lab in Hopkinton has been nationally recognized for its environmentally-friendly features. This MassDOT facility, designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects and constructed in 2016, has achieved MassDOT’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold   …Continue Reading MassDOT Research and Materials Lab is LEED Gold Certified

MassDOT Highlights Bicycle and Pedestrian Statewide Accomplishments Posted on Feb 20

MassDOT Highlights Bicycle and Pedestrian Statewide Accomplishments

Throughout 2017, MassDOT worked to improve and increase the infrastructure for bicycle and pedestrian travel across the state, and those efforts were recognized nationally. In November, Massachusetts ranked the fourth most bicycle-friendly state in the nation by the League of American Bicyclists.  The report card   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights Bicycle and Pedestrian Statewide Accomplishments

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: April 10-11 Posted on Feb 20

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: April 10-11

MassDOT’s annual Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange transportation conference is set for April 10-11, DCU Center, Worcester. The Exchange is the largest Innovation and Mobility Exchange in Massachusetts. The 2018 event will include the Massachusetts Community Transportation Coordination Conference and feature a full-scale indoor Complete   …Continue Reading MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: April 10-11

MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Feb 15

MassDOT Encourages Presidents' Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT advises Presidents’ Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, review MassDOT travel “real time” tools and consider using public transportation if possible to travel between destinations. The public should note that on Monday, February 19, state offices are closed, Registry of Motor Vehicles service locations   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million for Local Infrastructure Improvements Posted on Feb 13

Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million for Local Infrastructure Improvements

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration filed An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges, which authorizes $200 million in Chapter 90 transportation funds to support all 351 cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth. Since taking office in 2015, the Baker-Polito Administration has already released $700   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million for Local Infrastructure Improvements