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All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting Posted on Oct 19

All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting

The new All Electronic Tolling program on I-90 and the Boston tunnels will “go live” on Friday night, October 28th. A final Toll Plaza Demolition Public Meeting is set for tonight: • Wednesday, October 19th – Brighton WGBH – Yawkey Theater, One Guest Street Plaza   …Continue Reading All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic Posted on Oct 17

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic

MassDOT announced that the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project has reached significant completion with the official opening of all three lanes of Interstate 195 westbound on the Braga Bridge.  The barrier was removed and all three lanes opened to traffic as of Friday, October 14.   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic

Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Traffic Advisory Posted on Oct 13

Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Traffic Advisory

MassDOT offers a reminder about the upcoming traffic shift as part of the Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane Project. From 8:00PM on Friday, October 14th through the weekend of October 28th through 30th, there will be a shared exit lane for Route 9 Eastbound and Route 9   …Continue Reading Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Traffic Advisory

Fall River Milestone: Opening of Three Lanes on I-195 Braga Bridge Eastbound Posted on Oct 7

Fall River Milestone: Opening of Three Lanes on I-195 Braga Bridge Eastbound

MassDOT today announced a major milestone in the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project with the official opening of all three lanes of I-195 Eastbound on the Braga Bridge. The barrier was removed and all three lanes opened to traffic as of 7:00 a.m., Friday, October   …Continue Reading Fall River Milestone: Opening of Three Lanes on I-195 Braga Bridge Eastbound

MassDOT Board Approves All Electronic Tolling Gantry Rates Posted on Oct 6

MassDOT Board Approves All Electronic Tolling Gantry Rates

The MassDOT Board of Directors voted today to approve rates for 16 gantry locations under the new All Electronic Tolling (AET) program which is scheduled to “go live” on October 28. Before the vote, Board members were provided information about public feedback received by MassDOT   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves All Electronic Tolling Gantry Rates

Columbus Day Weekend Travel: Plan Ahead Posted on Oct 5

Columbus Day Weekend Travel: Plan Ahead

MassDOT advises motorists to plan ahead for travel during the upcoming Columbus Day holiday weekend, one of the busiest weekends of the year on state highways. Traffic congestion should be expected during late afternoon hours on Thursday and Friday in particular on highways heading toward   …Continue Reading Columbus Day Weekend Travel: Plan Ahead

MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements Posted on Oct 5

MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

MassDOT today joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements at the Jordan/Jackson Elementary School in Mansfield. The improvements, constructed by MassDOT with funds from the Federal Highway Administration and support through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Mansfield School Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements

Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Shift, Public Meeting Posted on Oct 3

Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Shift, Public Meeting

MassDOT has announced an upcoming traffic shift and public information meeting as part of the Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane Project. There will be a public information meeting related to upcoming traffic shifts and other work for this project as follows: Wednesday, October 26th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm,   …Continue Reading Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Shift, Public Meeting

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set Posted on Sep 30

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set

MassDOT will begin the demolition of all existing toll plazas on October 28, 2016 as part of the implementation of All Electronic Tolling (AET) along the Massachusetts Turnpike. MassDOT is holding four public meetings to provide information about what to expect as the toll booths   …Continue Reading Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Sep 30

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners

MassDOT today recognized the work of high school students across the Commonwealth through the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest at MassDOT’s annual Moving Together Conference. Videos were shown during the luncheon portion of the conference, with the winners called to stage   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners