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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Central Massachusetts Road and Bridge Projects Posted on Jul 13

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Central Massachusetts Road and Bridge Projects

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and MassDOT officials at a construction project in Worcester to highlight over $193 million invested by the Baker-Polito Administration in Fiscal Year 2017 in 75 roadway and bridge   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Central Massachusetts Road and Bridge Projects

Electronic Tolling: Improving the Environment Posted on Jul 11

Electronic Tolling: Improving the Environment

Transportation is a big contributor of greenhouse gas emissions. In the United States, the transportation industry alone is responsible for over a fourth of emissions. Vehicles such as passenger cars and light-duty trucks (sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and minivans) make up more than half   …Continue Reading Electronic Tolling: Improving the Environment

MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety Posted on Jul 7

MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety

MassDOT is pleased to announce that it has partnered with MassRIDES the Statewide Travel Options Program, The Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) and several Cape Cod resorts to provide a free bicycle safety training program for international students living and working on Cape Cod throughout the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MassRIDES, MassBike Partner to Continue to Increase Bike Safety

MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin Resigns Posted on Jul 5

MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin Resigns

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced today that Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin has decided to resign from MassDOT. “From grueling snowstorms to toll demolitions, Tom Tinlin was there to see our highway projects through on time and on budget and he always brought   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin Resigns

Boston: I-90 Reduced to Three Lanes Each Direction, Friday, July 7 Posted on Jul 5

Boston: I-90 Reduced to Three Lanes Each Direction, Friday, July 7

MassDOT is reminding travelers that due to the upcoming Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project, I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) will be reduced from four lanes to three lanes in each direction in Boston between the Allston/Brighton Interchange and the Beacon Street Overpass beginning on the evening   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Reduced to Three Lanes Each Direction, Friday, July 7

MassDOT: July 4th Weekend Travel Advisory Posted on Jun 28

MassDOT: July 4th Weekend Travel Advisory

MassDOT advises holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many “real time” travel tools and use public transportation if possible to reach their destinations between now and the end of the July 4 holiday weekend. “This holiday is a great opportunity for the public to   …Continue Reading MassDOT: July 4th Weekend Travel Advisory

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: July 4th – Summer Driving Safety Tips Posted on Jun 26

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: July 4th - Summer Driving Safety Tips

Did you know that on July 4th, 1776, the historical day of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, only 2.5 million people were living in the newly formed nation? According to the Census Bureau presently over 325 million Americans now reside in the United   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: July 4th – Summer Driving Safety Tips

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings Posted on Jun 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings

MassDOT is hosting two pre-construction Public Meetings for the Commonwealth Ave Bridge Replacement Project as follows: Tuesday, July 11, 6:30 PM, Boston University College of General Studies, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (Lower Level, Room 129), 871 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston Thursday, July 13, 6:30 PM, Newton Free   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project Public Meetings

Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward Posted on Jun 20

Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward

The MassDOT Board of Directors has approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $34.4 million for work to reconstruct and improve a section of the Middlesex Turnpike in Bedford and Billerica. Under the project, approximately 1.6 miles of the roadway will be expanded from   …Continue Reading Bedford, Billerica: Middlesex Turnpike Project Moves Forward