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Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up Posted on Aug 14

Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up

Governor Charlie Baker, Massachusetts Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez, CRRC leadership, and more viewed a mock-up of the new Red Line car today at City Hall Plaza. The public is also invited to view the Red Line mock-up staged   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, Transportation Officials Reveal Red Line Vehicle Mock-up

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes Posted on Aug 10

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes

MassDOT is announcing that the work to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge is progressing well and MBTA Green Line B trolley service is expected to be using tracks on the bridge this afternoon, and the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and the Boston   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: MBTA Green Line Service Resumes

MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project Posted on Aug 7

MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project

The MBTA has announced a new Station Improvements Project aimed at enhancing the customer experience in stations across the MBTA system. Improvements will be specific to each station, including in-depth lighting upgrades, station power washing, and overgrown vegetation clearing among other station improvements. The first   …Continue Reading MBTA: Needham, Fairmount Line Station Improvements Project

Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction Posted on Aug 5

Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction

MassDOT today announced that I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) in Boston is now open to its full capacity of four lanes in each direction and all on and off-ramps are now open, a milestone for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project that has been achieved approximately 24   …Continue Reading Sunday: I-90 at Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Restored to Four Full Lanes in Each Direction

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule Posted on Aug 3

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule

MassDOT announced that work is on schedule on the project to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge as significant travel impacts are in place throughout the Boston region. I-90 in Boston will have two lanes of travel in each direction until 8   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 3 Update: On Schedule

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update Posted on Aug 2

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update

MassDOT announced that crews are continuing to work on schedule to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge while major travel impacts are in place in Boston. This includes lane reductions on I-90 in Boston, which is currently open to two lanes of travel   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: August 2 Update

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 1: Continuing on Schedule Posted on Aug 1

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 1: Continuing on Schedule

MassDOT announced that work is continuing on schedule on the project to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge. Today, crews are placing the last of the steel beams on the second span of the bridge, putting in place precast concrete deck panels, and   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project August 1: Continuing on Schedule

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Work Continuing Posted on Jul 31

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Work Continuing

MassDOT announced that crews are continuing to reconstruct the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge as major travel impacts are in place throughout the Boston region. I-90 will have two lanes of travel in each direction through 7 p.m., for the peak evening commute, and   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Work Continuing

MBTA: Draft Focus40 Plan Available for Public Comment Posted on Jul 30

MBTA: Draft Focus40 Plan Available for Public Comment

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack and MBTA General Manager Luis Ramírez today announced the release for public comment of a draft of Focus40: The 2040 Investment Plan for the MBTA. MassDOT and the MBTA are seeking feedback on all aspects of the Plan prior   …Continue Reading MBTA: Draft Focus40 Plan Available for Public Comment

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Moving Forward Posted on Jul 30

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Moving Forward

MassDOT has announced that the project to replace the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge is continuing to move forward while major travel impacts are in place throughout the Boston region. This includes lane reductions on I-90, where there are two lanes of travel open   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Moving Forward