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Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25 Posted on Jun 18

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25

MassDOT will host a public hearing for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Thursday, June 25, 6:30 PM, Basketball Hall of Fame Theater, 100 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield The public hearing will update the City of Springfield community on preliminary construction work on   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift Posted on Jun 17

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

MassDOT’s Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Project in Worcester-Shrewsbury reaches another milestone this week. Beginning tonight, Wednesday, June 17, all traffic will be shifted from the southern half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge to the recently completed northern half. This shift is   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors’ Life-Saving Actions Posted on Jun 16

Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors’ Life-Saving Actions

MassDOT Toll Collectors Ricardo Arriaga, Carmen Alcantara and Peter Kusi were busy serving customers at the I-90, I-495 Interchange 11A in Westborough on Thursday, December 18, 2014. In a matter of minutes on that day, they would work together and take steps that may have   …Continue Reading Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors’ Life-Saving Actions

High School Students Assist in Truck Restoration Posted on Jun 11

High School Students Assist in Truck Restoration

MassDOT officials joined high school students of the Bristol/ Plymouth Regional Technical School in Taunton to recognize them for helping to complete the restoration of the oldest Highway Division truck. Since 2012, volunteers from the District 5 Office of the MassDOT highway division have been   …Continue Reading High School Students Assist in Truck Restoration

MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plans Public Meetings Set Posted on Jun 10

MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plans Public Meetings Set

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced the release of the draft Capital Investment Plans for MassDOT and the MBTA for fiscal year 2016, which begins July 1, 2015. Both plans continue funding for ongoing capital projects, including major undertakings such as the procurement for   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plans Public Meetings Set

State Police, MassDOT Highway Safety Corridor Program Posted on Jun 9

State Police, MassDOT Highway Safety Corridor Program

The Massachusetts State Police and MassDOT this week announced the continuation of the new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 and I-95 through the greater Foxborough area. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at eight locations   …Continue Reading State Police, MassDOT Highway Safety Corridor Program

I-95 Night Lane Closures through September Posted on Jun 8

I-95 Night Lane Closures through September

MassDOT will require overnight single- and double-lane closures on I-95 between Exit 22 in Newton and Exit 26 in Waltham every night between the hours of 8 PM and 5 AM from Sunday night, June 7, through September. Crews are beginning preparations to reconstruct the   …Continue Reading I-95 Night Lane Closures through September

Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26 Posted on Jun 3

Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26

MassDOT contractors will periodically close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic during overnight hours and weekends from Friday, June 12 to Friday, June 26. The closures are necessary to safely demolish the existing tower deck slabs. Boston-bound vehicles will use the inbound detour via   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26

E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Framingham, Saugus, Chelsea Posted on Jun 2

E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Framingham, Saugus, Chelsea

MassDOT is encouraging motorists to join E-ZPass as All-Electronic Tolling has been implemented on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass throughout the Summer season. The upcoming week’s E-ZPass Van schedule follows: Tuesday, June 2nd, 11 AM–4:30   …Continue Reading E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Framingham, Saugus, Chelsea

Tobin Bridge Pay-By-Plate Fines Reduced Posted on May 29

Tobin Bridge Pay-By-Plate Fines Reduced

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced changes to the fine structure to the all-electronic, Pay-By-Plate, toll collection system on the Tobin Bridge. Additionally, Secretary Pollack also announced a 30-day amnesty program that starts Monday, June 1, where drivers can simply pay the amount of   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Pay-By-Plate Fines Reduced