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Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward Posted on Jul 10

Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward

Construction is now underway to build the second half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge in Worcester-Shrewsbury. Earlier this year, traffic shifted to the first half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge, four months ahead of schedule. All traffic is riding   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge 2nd Half Construction Moves Forward

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking Posted on Jul 8

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey along with state and local officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Route 2 Bridge Replacement project in Lexington. The $50.3 million project will replace two structurally deficient bridges that carry traffic on   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Groundbreaking

McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Public Meeting Posted on Jul 7

McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Public Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Project in Somerville as follows: Thursday, July 17, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, The Argenziano School Cafetorium, 290 Washington Street, Somerville The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the Somerville community to the   …Continue Reading McGrath Highway/McCarthy Boulevard Public Meeting

Boston: Morton Street Bridge Public Meeting Set Posted on Jul 2

Boston: Morton Street Bridge Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting regarding the Morton Street Bridge Project as follows: Thursday, July 10, 6:00 – 7:30 PM, Economy Plumbing- Training Room, 875 Morton Street, Mattapan The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the 10 day closure of the   …Continue Reading Boston: Morton Street Bridge Public Meeting Set

Methuen Rotary Interchange Groundbreaking Posted on Jul 1

Methuen Rotary Interchange Groundbreaking

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey joined Merrimack Valley area elected officials to break ground on a project to convert the Methuen Rotary, which connects I-93 with Routes 110 and 113, into a modern “partial cloverleaf” interchange that will simplify the network of streets   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Interchange Groundbreaking

Travel Safely July 4! Posted on Jul 1

Travel Safely July 4!

MassDOT encourages safe travel during the upcoming July 4 holiday.  Before you drive, check our live Traffic Cameras web page for a look at current traffic. Traffic is especially heavy at the I-84 interchange at Exit 9 in Sturbridge on the day before the holiday   …Continue Reading Travel Safely July 4!

#DOTSPEAK Highway Safety Message Contest Posted on Jun 24

#DOTSPEAK Highway Safety Message Contest

On the heels of the USE YAH BLINKAH highway safety campaign, MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey joined Highway Administrator Frank DePaola and Registrar of Motor Vehicles Celia J. Blue to announce the agency’s #DOTSPEAK contest to solicit the best messages from motorists on   …Continue Reading #DOTSPEAK Highway Safety Message Contest

Governor Patrick Leads Lynn Broadway Groundbreaking Posted on Jun 19

Governor Patrick Leads Lynn Broadway Groundbreaking

Governor Deval Patrick today kicked off the reconstruction of a half-mile segment of Broadway/Route 129 in Lynn. The project will completely rebuild a key segment of Broadway between Wyoma Square and Flax Pond that connects regional traffic to Routes 1, 1A, and I-95/Route 128, and   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Leads Lynn Broadway Groundbreaking

Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure Posted on Jun 18

Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure

MassDOT alerts motorists that on Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21, the Callahan Tunnel will be closed overnight from the hours of 12am until 6am. This is the first overnight closure for the Callahan Rehabilitation Project since it was reopened to traffic on March   …Continue Reading Callahan Tunnel Weekend Overnight Closure

Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set Posted on Jun 17

Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set

MassDOT will hold a Public Information Meeting to discuss the proposed deck replacement and superstructure repairs on the Bowker Overpass over Beacon Street, Commonwealth Avenue and the Muddy River in Boston. The meeting is scheduled as follows: Monday, June 30, 6:00 pm, Boston Public Library,   …Continue Reading Bowker Overpass Repairs Public Meeting Set