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MassDOT Announces Winning Bid in Medford Property Sale Posted on Aug 23

MassDOT Announces Winning Bid in Medford Property Sale

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce that Combined Properties’ $6 million bid is the winning bid in the sale of the land parcel located at 300 Mystic Avenue in Medford. Combined Properties’ bid proposal includes converting this parcel along   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Winning Bid in Medford Property Sale

MassDOT All-Electronic Tolling Transition Recognized as Top 12 Project Nationwide Posted on Aug 21

MassDOT All-Electronic Tolling Transition Recognized as Top 12 Project Nationwide

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the transition to all-electronic tolling (AET) from manual toll collections on I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) has been recognized by America’s Transportation Awards as a Top 12 transportation project nationwide because of AET’s success in reducing traffic congestion and improving   …Continue Reading MassDOT All-Electronic Tolling Transition Recognized as Top 12 Project Nationwide

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Public Meeting Set Posted on Aug 18

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project in Springfield as follows: Wednesday, September 13, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, One Financial Plaza, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1350 Main Street, Springfield Please join MassDOT at a public information meeting for   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Public Meeting Set

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes Posted on Aug 16

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes

MassDOT has announced that the current phase of major work on the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge finished during the overnight hours. As of 5:00 AM on Wednesday, August 16: Commonwealth Avenue between Packard’s Corner and Kenmore Square will reopen to through vehicular traffic. Boston University (BU) Bridge will   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes

Highway: Waze App Tunnel Service Improvements Posted on Aug 15

Highway: Waze App Tunnel Service Improvements

MassDOT’s Highway Division has announced that there will be improved navigational service in the tunnels for users of the Waze app as installation of beacons has been completed inside the tunnels of the Boston Metropolitan Highway System.  With the assistance of Waze, MassDOT has installed   …Continue Reading Highway: Waze App Tunnel Service Improvements

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th Posted on Aug 14

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th

MassDOT is announcing that initial paving operations are underway at the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge area and the MBTA is continuing with track and catenary wiring work in anticipation of testing the Green Line power in the area of the bridge overnight tonight. Meanwhile, weather permitting,   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th Posted on Aug 13

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th

MassDOT is continuing to remind members of the public that weather permitting, trolley service on the MBTA’s Green Line B Branch near the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and access for private vehicles to the Commonwealth Avenue and Boston University Bridges is anticipated to resume by the   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update, August 12th Posted on Aug 12

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update, August 12th

MassDOT has announced that work continues 24/7 on the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge eastbound deck and MBTA Green Line B Line tracks and it is anticipated that, weather permitting, trolleys and private motor vehicles will be able to use the area of the bridge by the   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update, August 12th

Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Posted on Aug 10

Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project

MassDOT crews and contractors are continuing to utilize accelerated methods and work 24/7 in order to complete the intensive construction operations on the eastbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge that spans I-90 and the MBTA/Amtrak rail lines in Boston. Work is on schedule and   …Continue Reading Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Progress Posted on Aug 9

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Progress

MassDOT has announced that the project to replace the eastbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge is on schedule. As of 10 a.m. today, Wednesday: crews are continuing to place concrete and fill in the gaps between the precast deck panels, concrete is being poured   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Progress