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MassDOT: Pay By Plate “Grace Period” Ends May 8 Posted on Apr 26

MassDOT: Pay By Plate "Grace Period" Ends May 8

MassDOT reminds members of the public without E-ZPass transponders who have been billed for travel on I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) through the Pay By Plate system that they have until May 8, 2017, to take advantage of MassDOT’s E-ZPass “grace period.” The ‘grace period’ was   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Pay By Plate “Grace Period” Ends May 8

Grafton, Millbury: I-90 Resurfacing Project Moves Forward Posted on Apr 25

Grafton, Millbury: I-90 Resurfacing Project Moves Forward

MassDOT is continuing to move forward with a $13.6 million project to resurface and repair an 8-mile section of I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) on both the eastbound and westbound sides in Millbury and Grafton. This project will have work completed in two phases: during the   …Continue Reading Grafton, Millbury: I-90 Resurfacing Project Moves Forward

Sumner Tunnel Toll Demolition Moving Forward Posted on Apr 24

Sumner Tunnel Toll Demolition Moving Forward

MassDOT is moving forward with toll demolition and road reconstruction operations at the existing toll plaza at the entrance to the Sumner Tunnel in East Boston. Work-related logistical activities at the Sumner Tunnel began last week including marking utilities and installing temporary signage and the   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel Toll Demolition Moving Forward

New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk Posted on Apr 20

New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk

Governor Charlie Baker, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, elected leaders, and local officials celebrated the official opening of the CoveWalk, New Bedford’s newest recreational waterfront path located atop the Hurricane Barrier overlooking Clark’s Cove. The 5,500 foot project was   …Continue Reading New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk

Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead Posted on Apr 14

Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Increased traffic volumes throughout the weekend and into Monday are possible due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon on Monday, April 17. Drivers are advised   …Continue Reading Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead

Wellesley: Route 9 Project Begins April 24th Posted on Apr 11

Wellesley: Route 9 Project Begins April 24th

MassDOT has announced that on April 24 work-related activities will begin on a $7 million project to repair and improve Route 9 throughout the town of Wellesley. This significant construction project will consist of resurfacing operations, roadway repairs and related work and is expected to   …Continue Reading Wellesley: Route 9 Project Begins April 24th

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14 Posted on Apr 10

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14

MassDOT today announced that due to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project, between Wednesday, July 26 and Monday, August 14, there will be significant service impacts to all modes of transportation in the Boston University/Saint Paul Street neighborhood of Boston along Commonwealth Avenue, for MBTA, commuter   …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Demolition and Reconstruction Public Meeting Set Posted on Apr 5

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Demolition and Reconstruction Public Meeting Set

MassDOT will host a Sumner Tunnel Entrance Reconstruction and Toll Plaza Demolition Project Public Information Meeting as follows: Wednesday, April 12th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  East Boston High School Auditorium, 86 White Street, East Boston The meeting will include information about the proposed design   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Demolition and Reconstruction Public Meeting Set

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions Posted on Apr 1

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance join the National Safety Council in getting the word out to drivers to put away all distractions before you get behind the wheel. Staying focused on the road can mean the difference between arriving to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions

Winter Driving Conditions Reminders Posted on Mar 31

Winter Driving Conditions Reminders

MassDOT reminds the public to monitor weather conditions and make informed and safe decisions about travel through Saturday. Drivers are advised to lower their speeds, give themselves extra time to reach their destinations, and remember MassDOT’s message, “Don’t Crowd the Plow” – stay behind snow   …Continue Reading Winter Driving Conditions Reminders