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Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School Posted on Oct 30

Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School

The Baker-Polito Administration, MassDOT and Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program officials, students, parents and local leaders came together in Bedford today to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the John Glenn Middle School. The improvements created new infrastructure to support   …Continue Reading Bedford: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at John Glenn Middle School

MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections Posted on Oct 27

MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that highway reconstruction activities are on schedule to be completed by the end of the year following the demolition of toll plazas on I-90 at 23 locations between New York and Boston. One year ago, on the evening   …Continue Reading MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections

Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Project Public Meeting November 8 Posted on Oct 26

Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Project Public Meeting November 8

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced a public meeting in Chelsea regarding a future project to rehabilitate the Chelsea Viaduct which carries traffic on Route 1.  The public meeting will be held at the following location: Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 p.m., Chelsea City Hall,   …Continue Reading Chelsea: Route 1 Viaduct Project Public Meeting November 8

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Oct 25

MassDOT is pleased to announce the winners of the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest. Submissions from Brockton High School and Brookline High School were awarded the grand prize for the freshman/sophomore, and junior/senior categories, respectively. Runner up awards went to a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest Winners

I-495/I-90 Interchange Project Public Meetings Set Posted on Oct 24

I-495/I-90 Interchange Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has scheduled two upcoming public meetings regarding the proposed I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvement Project in Hopkinton, Westborough and Southborough in an effort to hear public input and to provide community members with the background and current status of the project. The full schedule for the   …Continue Reading I-495/I-90 Interchange Project Public Meetings Set

Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Repair Project Public Meeting November 1 Posted on Oct 24

Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Repair Project Public Meeting November 1

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting in Chelsea regarding an upcoming project to make deck repairs to a section of the Tobin Bridge, in an effort to hear public input and to provide community members with information on the project. The public meeting will be   …Continue Reading Chelsea: Tobin Bridge Repair Project Public Meeting November 1

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates “Open for Business” Housing Project in Truro Posted on Oct 19

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates “Open for Business” Housing Project in Truro

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), state legislators and municipal officials from the Town of Truro, today celebrated the transfer of a 3.91 acre underutilized state-owned parcel to Truro for the development of affordable housing opportunities for year-round, lower-income residents of   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates “Open for Business” Housing Project in Truro

Methuen Rotary Project: I-93 New Exit 46B Now Open Posted on Oct 18

Methuen Rotary Project: I-93 New Exit 46B Now Open

MassDOT today opened the new off-ramp (Exit 46B) from I-93 northbound to Route 110/113 westbound. This significant construction milestone is one aspect of the ongoing Methuen Rotary Reconstruction Project.  The new off-ramp from I-93 northbound is located just north of the new bridge carrying I-93   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Project: I-93 New Exit 46B Now Open

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Completed Ahead of Schedule Posted on Oct 16

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Completed Ahead of Schedule

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that its accelerated replacement of the Route 3 southbound bridge in Braintree was completed at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16, several hours ahead of schedule. Accelerated operations began at 10 p.m., on Friday, October 13, and   …Continue Reading Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Completed Ahead of Schedule

State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions Posted on Oct 13

State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced dates for a series of listening sessions across the Commonwealth to discuss solutions to the challenge of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector. The public forums, to be hosted by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs   …Continue Reading State Officials Announce Transportation Sector Emissions Listening Sessions