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NHTSA Safety Reminder: Never Leave a Child Alone in a Car Posted on Jul 31

NHTSA Safety Reminder: Never Leave a Child Alone in a Car

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and partners today are raising awareness about heatstroke, one of the leading causes of death among children. The NHTSA says at least 17 children have already died this year from vehicular heatstroke. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash   …Continue Reading NHTSA Safety Reminder: Never Leave a Child Alone in a Car

Fore River Bridge Project Milestone Posted on Jul 29

Fore River Bridge Project Milestone

The Fore River Bridge Replacement Project in Quincy-Weymouth continues during the summer of 2014 with installation of the permanent bridge components along with a new milestone: arrival of the new bridge steel sections. The view above shows the progress made at the Quincy tower location.   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Project Milestone

Boston: Plan Ahead for I-90 Lane Restrictions Posted on Jul 23

Boston: Plan Ahead for I-90 Lane Restrictions

MassDOT on Sunday, July 27 at 9:00PM will begin work to improve the median and Commonwealth Avenue Bridge substructure on Interstate 90 in Boston. Beginning Sunday night at 9:00pm and lasting for approximately six months, the left lanes in both Eastbound and Westbound directions on   …Continue Reading Boston: Plan Ahead for I-90 Lane Restrictions

Methuen Rotary Project: Travel Impacts Posted on Jul 22

Methuen Rotary Project: Travel Impacts

MassDOT has scheduled upcoming lane closures as part of the Methuen Rotary Reconstruction Project.  Beginning on Monday, July 28, 2014 until further notice, the I-93 breakdown lane will be closed from Exit 46 – Routes 110/113 to Exit 47 – Pelham St. on I-93 Northbound   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary Project: Travel Impacts

Tobin Bridge: All-Electronic Tolling Begins Monday, July 21 Posted on Jul 18

Tobin Bridge: All-Electronic Tolling Begins Monday, July 21

Effective Monday, July 21, prior to the morning commute, tolling on the Tobin Bridge will convert to the all-electronic format. The new toll system will eliminate the need for customers to pay the toll in cash. The system is equipped to read E-ZPass transponders for   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge: All-Electronic Tolling Begins Monday, July 21

E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Saugus, Chelsea Posted on Jul 16

E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Saugus, Chelsea

MassDOT is encouraging motorists to join E-ZPass as All-Electronic Tolling is being implemented this summer on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass program throughout the region in the coming weeks. E-ZPass is free to join and   …Continue Reading E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Saugus, Chelsea

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