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Boston: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Traffic Alert January 16-19 Posted on Jan 16

Boston: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Traffic Alert January 16-19

MassDOT’s ongoing project to rebuild the foundation of the bridge carrying Commonwealth Avenue over I-90 in Boston will require additional lane closures that will affect travel on the Turnpike this weekend. Beginning on Friday, Jan. 16, at 10 p.m., the two left lanes in both   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Traffic Alert January 16-19

Safe Travel in Cold Weather: Plan Ahead Posted on Jan 7

Safe Travel in Cold Weather: Plan Ahead

MassDOT and the MBTA encourage commuters to plan ahead and take necessary steps to ensure safe travel during this week’s cold weather. If you are driving, be sure to Prepare Your Vehicle and bring Winter Car Supplies. Follow Safe Driving Tips and know what to   …Continue Reading Safe Travel in Cold Weather: Plan Ahead

Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study Meeting Set Posted on Jan 6

Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Cape Cod Canal Area Transportation Study as follows: Thursday, January 15th, 7:00 PM,  Admirals Hall, Massachusetts Maritime Academy Campus, 101 Academy Drive, Bourne The purpose of the meeting, the first in a series, will be to   …Continue Reading Cape Cod Canal Transportation Study Meeting Set

Winter Safe Driving: MassDOT Snow and Ice Removal Posted on Jan 5

Winter Safe Driving: MassDOT Snow and Ice Removal

Winter presents challenges even for the most experienced drivers. Motorists are encouraged to drive with caution and plan ahead based upon weather conditions as up to 4,000 MassDOT Highway Division Snow and Ice Removal crews respond as needed across the 15,975 lane miles of state   …Continue Reading Winter Safe Driving: MassDOT Snow and Ice Removal

Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update Posted on Dec 31

Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update

MassDOT is providing an update regarding upcoming construction work as part of the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. Contractor White-Skanska-Consigli will temporarily perform demolition work during the first and second shifts beginning on Monday, January 5, 2015. This schedule will be in place for four to   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Construction Update

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Dec 30

Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Casey Arborway Project as follows: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Boston English High School Auditorium, 144 McBride Street This project consists of removing the existing structurally deficient 1,650’ Casey Overpass and replacing it   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Public Meeting Set

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel! Posted on Dec 22

Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MassDOT advises residents and visitors to travel safely during the upcoming holiday season, check our online resources, and use public transportation where possible. As always, I-90 Exit 9 connecting I-84 to Connecticut and New York experiences heavy traffic on peak holiday travel days. Drivers are   …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Safe Holiday Travel!

MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93 Posted on Dec 16

MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93

MassDOT issued a Request for Information (RFI) for the new Infra Space facility known as Lot 5, located beneath a large elevated portion of I-93 in Boston. Lot 5 will be constructed by MassDOT in 2015 and will consist of a 175-space surface parking lot,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Seeks Interested Parties for New Parking Facility under I-93

Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look Posted on Dec 12

Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look

Most of the time students spend their days learning from teachers inside the classroom. On a recent sunny November afternoon, fifth graders from the Advent School were outside of the classroom learning about Longfellow- the Bridge that is! MassDOT and the Advent School collaborated on   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project: Students Get Closer Look

MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology Posted on Dec 11

MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology

MassDOT today announced it will activate new traffic signal technology that has been proven to increase safety at intersections. The signal technology is being activated at the intersection of Great Road and King Street in Littleton, left. The signal heads have four left-turn arrows: one   …Continue Reading MassDOT: New Traffic Signal Technology