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Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised Posted on Jul 12

Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised

MassDOT”s new Route 8 Roundabout in the Town of Adams in the Berkshires is now open and receiving praise from an adjacent business. The $1.4 million project by MassDOT’s contractor C&A Construction of Chicopee includes reconstruction of the intersection of Columbia Street (Route 8), Friend   …Continue Reading Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised

MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on Jul 12

MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2017-2021 and welcomes public comment until August 9, 2016. The STIP is a five-year investment program that prioritizes federal and non-federal funds for improvements to our roadways, bridges,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program

Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached Posted on Jul 8

Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached

MassDOT announced today roadway construction and interchange improvements for Route 79, Route I-195, and Route 138 have been completed ahead of schedule. All modes of transportation are now open, and related closures and detours have been lifted. “I am thrilled to see that drivers, bicyclists   …Continue Reading Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached

Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20 Posted on Jul 7

Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20

As part of our continuing outreach process, MassDOT will host an additional public meeting to provide the community with an update on the progress made on the Casey Arborway Project.   All residents, abutters, local business owners and interested commuters are welcome to attend. Wednesday, July 20,   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20

Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Jul 5

Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting for the Route 6 Sign Replacement Project as follows: Monday, July 18, 6pm, Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, 215 Ivannough Road, Hyannis At the community meeting, MassDOT will discuss a project that will replace all existing guide and traffic   …Continue Reading Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT Launches Two Improved Traffic Websites Posted on Jul 1

MassDOT Launches Two Improved Traffic Websites

MassDOT today announced the relaunch of two improved live traffic websites to provide motorists with better access to real-time traffic information, including access to more than 350 live streaming traffic cameras across the Commonwealth. The enhancements are part of MassDOT’s effort to provide drivers with information   …Continue Reading MassDOT Launches Two Improved Traffic Websites

Fall River Milestone: New Route 79 Southbound Roadway Open Posted on Jul 1

Fall River Milestone: New Route 79 Southbound Roadway Open

MassDOT contractors in Fall River have reached another milestone with the opening of the new Route 79 southbound roadway. The temporary off-ramp from Route 79 South to South Davol Street has been closed. Southbound traffic from Davol Street will continue to use South Davol Street   …Continue Reading Fall River Milestone: New Route 79 Southbound Roadway Open

Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel Posted on Jun 29

Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel

MassDOT encourages the public to travel safely on the 4th of July holiday weekend, drive during lower volume times on major roadways, and use public transportation where possible. MassDOT suspends all construction work on major arterial roadways from 12 p.m., Friday, July 1, through the   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel

Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13 Posted on Jun 29

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined MassDOT in honoring 13 schools and individuals for their work to promote and train students to bicycle and walk to school in a safe manner as part of the Safe Routes to School Program. “I am thrilled to see   …Continue Reading Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13

Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11 Posted on Jun 28

Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11

MassDOT’s contractor will close the Longfellow Bridge and implement an MBTA Red Line diversion during the weekend of July 8 through July 10. The Longfellow Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Friday, July 8, to 5:00   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11