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MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Feb 15

MassDOT Encourages Presidents' Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT advises Presidents’ Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, review MassDOT travel “real time” tools and consider using public transportation if possible to travel between destinations. The public should note that on Monday, February 19, state offices are closed, Registry of Motor Vehicles service locations   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Presidents’ Day Travelers to Plan Ahead

Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million for Local Infrastructure Improvements Posted on Feb 13

Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million for Local Infrastructure Improvements

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration filed An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges, which authorizes $200 million in Chapter 90 transportation funds to support all 351 cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth. Since taking office in 2015, the Baker-Polito Administration has already released $700   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million for Local Infrastructure Improvements

Raynham Bridge Replacement Project Contract Approved Posted on Feb 12

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors today approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $20 million to replace the bridge that carries vehicles on Route 44 over Route 24 in Raynham. The full scope of work for this project includes replacing   …Continue Reading Raynham Bridge Replacement Project Contract Approved

Longfellow Bridge: Kendall Square Main Street Realignment Posted on Feb 12

Longfellow Bridge: Kendall Square Main Street Realignment

As part of the Longfellow Bridge Project, MassDOT contractors have closed the left lane of Main Street westbound in Kendall Square in Cambridge to construct the final alignment of the roadway and a new median between the MBTA Red Line portal and Third Street. The   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Kendall Square Main Street Realignment

MassDOT: Public Advised to Monitor Winter Conditions Wednesday Posted on Feb 6

MassDOT: Public Advised to Monitor Winter Conditions Wednesday

MassDOT is reminding the public that with winter weather expected Wednesday across Massachusetts, drivers should monitor conditions and allow extra time for travel. “This storm is expected to bring snow, freezing rain, sleet, and ice to locations across the Commonwealth meaning that members of the   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Public Advised to Monitor Winter Conditions Wednesday

MassDOT: Westborough I-90 Fuel Advisory Posted on Feb 3

MassDOT: Westborough I-90 Fuel Advisory

MassDOT has announced that its vendor is installing new fuel tanks at the service plaza which is used by travelers on I-90 westbound in Westborough. As a result of fuel tank removal and new tank installations, motorists will be unable to refuel with gasoline or   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Westborough I-90 Fuel Advisory

MassDOT Encourages Safe Driving During Super Bowl Weekend Posted on Feb 1

MassDOT Encourages Safe Driving During Super Bowl Weekend

MassDOT is encouraging safe driving behavior for Super Bowl weekend and helping to spread team spirit in recognition of the New England Patriots participation of the 52nd Super Bowl this Sunday, February 4th, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “We certainly want the home team to do   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Safe Driving During Super Bowl Weekend

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Prepare for The Big Game Posted on Jan 31

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Prepare for The Big Game

The Bay State is buzzing with excitement as the New England Patriots get ready to take on the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 4th in Minnesota and compete for their sixth NFL championship. As fans from around the country travel to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Prepare for The Big Game

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $5.2 Million for 12 Municipal Small Bridge Projects Posted on Jan 25

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $5.2 Million for 12 Municipal Small Bridge Projects

The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded over $5.2 million to 12 communities to aid in the replacement or preservation of municipally-owned small bridges which are not eligible for federal aid under existing programs and are at high risk for full or partial closure in the near   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $5.2 Million for 12 Municipal Small Bridge Projects

Casey Arborway: Final Alignment Shift Posted on Jan 24

Casey Arborway: Final Alignment Shift

MassDOT has announced that beginning at 10 a.m., on Friday, January 26, 2018, crews will shift traffic in Jamaica Plain so that the westbound Arborway will be in its final alignment between South and Washington Street as part of the ongoing Casey Arborway Project. The   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway: Final Alignment Shift