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Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Updates Posted on Nov 13

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Updates

The Springfield I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project team is excited to announce the launch of MassDOT’s new and expanded project website. The website features a fresh design and new content on the following pages: • The Construction page has a thorough description of the project’s construction   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Updates

Lexington: Milestone Achieved, New Route 2 Bridge Span Opens Posted on Nov 10

Lexington: Milestone Achieved, New Route 2 Bridge Span Opens

The Route 2/I-95 Bridge Replacement Project reached an exciting milestone this past weekend. At approximately 12 midnight on Friday, November 6, MassDOT shifted Route 2 eastbound traffic to the new bridge that was constructed in the median between the two existing spans over I-95. The   …Continue Reading Lexington: Milestone Achieved, New Route 2 Bridge Span Opens

Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Traffic Shift, Public Meeting Posted on Nov 9

Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Traffic Shift, Public Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting for the Worcester I-290 Belmont Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project as follows: Thursday, November 12th, 6:30-8:30 PM, UMass Memorial Hospital Campus- Knowles Room, 119 Belmont Street The meeting will provide the public with information about the upcoming construction phase and   …Continue Reading Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Traffic Shift, Public Meeting

Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners Announced Posted on Nov 6

Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners Announced

MassDOT this week at the annual Moving Together Conference recognized the work of high school students across the commonwealth through its Safe Street Smart Trips statewide high school video contest. Submissions from Lexington High School and Natick High School were awarded the grand prize for   …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners Announced

New Whittier Bridge Span Opens! Posted on Nov 6

New Whittier Bridge Span Opens!

Beginning early on Wednesday, November 4, drivers heading north on I-95 have had the opportunity to drive on the brand new Whittier Bridge northbound span. This is a major achievement for MassDOT and the Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project. If you frequent I-95 or travel to   …Continue Reading New Whittier Bridge Span Opens!

Lt. Governor Polito Celebrates Completion of the Burns Bridge in Worcester-Shrewsbury Posted on Nov 2

Lt. Governor Polito Celebrates Completion of the Burns Bridge in Worcester-Shrewsbury

Lieutenant Governor Karen Polito joined MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack and Congressman James McGovern along with state and local officials to celebrate the completion and official lighting of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge in Worcester-Shrewsbury. The bridge project was completed four months ahead of   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito Celebrates Completion of the Burns Bridge in Worcester-Shrewsbury

Whittier Bridge Project Milestone: Traffic Shift to New Span Posted on Oct 29

Whittier Bridge Project Milestone: Traffic Shift to New Span

MassDOT’s Whittier Bridge I-95 Improvement Project will reach a major milestone on Wednesday, November 4 at 6:00 AM, when I-95 northbound traffic will shift to the new Whittier Bridge span. The contractor will realign northbound traffic on I-95 North between the Pine Hill Road/Ferry Road   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge Project Milestone: Traffic Shift to New Span

MassDOT Urges Drivers: Slow Down on Springfield I-91 Viaduct Posted on Oct 27

MassDOT Urges Drivers: Slow Down on Springfield I-91 Viaduct

As major construction advances in Springfield for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project, MassDOT urges drivers to slow down and use caution in the work zone. In August, MassDOT lowered the speed limits on the I-91 viaduct to ensure the safety of drivers and construction workers.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Urges Drivers: Slow Down on Springfield I-91 Viaduct

Longfellow Bridge Project Update: Traffic Shifts Posted on Oct 26

Longfellow Bridge Project Update: Traffic Shifts

Beginning on Monday, November 2, and lasting for three months, MassDOT’s contractor will shift vehicle, bike, and pedestrian travel spaces on the Longfellow Bridge to accommodate modified Stage 2 early construction of the Red Line temporary track on the downstream roadway. From November 2, 2015   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project Update: Traffic Shifts

Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program Posted on Oct 23

Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito this week joined MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin, State Representative Tom Sannicandro, and Ameresco President George Sakellaris to celebrate the completion of the MassDOT Highway Right of Way Solar Photovoltaic Energy Program Phase IA. This program   …Continue Reading Lt. Governor Polito Launches Highways Solar Energy Program