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Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020 Posted on Apr 22

Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020

The City of Somerville will close Medford Street in the vicinity of Gilman Square behind Somerville High School in order to further advance construction of the Somerville High School (SHS) Project. This closure will also benefit the construction efforts already underway for the MBTA’s Green   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Medford Street Bridge to Close Friday, May 17, through Spring 2020

South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones Posted on Apr 22

South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones

MassDOT and the MBTA are announcing that the South Coast Rail Program has reached two critical Phase 1 milestones:  a finance plan is complete and will be fully funded in the Commonwealth’s Capital Investment Plan and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail Program Reaches Phase 1 Major Milestones

MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead Posted on Apr 9

MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT is advising members of the public traveling during the next several days to plan ahead, take advantage of MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and consider using public transportation this coming weekend if possible.  The public should note that Monday, April 15, is a   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday Travelers to Plan Ahead

MassDOT, MBTA to Partner with Transportation Network Companies to Support More Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles Posted on Apr 1

MassDOT, MBTA to Partner with Transportation Network Companies to Support More Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles

MassDOT and the MBTA are announcing a one-year pilot program that will begin today, Monday, April 1, 2019, that provides financial incentives to transportation network companies (TNCs) in an effort to increase availability of wheelchair-accessible vehicles (WAVs). During the pilot program, Uber and Lyft will   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA to Partner with Transportation Network Companies to Support More Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles

Tobin Bridge Route 1 Chelsea Curves: Lane Closures Begin Evening of April 1 Posted on Mar 29

Tobin Bridge Route 1 Chelsea Curves: Lane Closures Begin Evening of April 1

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that the Department will be rehabilitating the surface of the Tobin Bridge and performing maintenance on the viaduct in Chelsea which carries traffic on Route 1 northbound and southbound. Lane closures for this work begin on the evening   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Route 1 Chelsea Curves: Lane Closures Begin Evening of April 1

Green Line Extension on Schedule: Washington Street Bridge Closure April 8 Posted on Mar 26

Green Line Extension on Schedule: Washington Street Bridge Closure April 8

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project continues on schedule. The next milestone will be the closure of the Washington Street Bridge (Underpass) in East Somerville on the night of Monday, April 8. A new bridge will be constructed through the fall 2020. The Broadway Bridge   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension on Schedule: Washington Street Bridge Closure April 8

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Viaduct Lane Closures Begin April 1 Posted on Mar 26

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Viaduct Lane Closures Begin April 1

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that the Department will be rehabilitating the surface of the Tobin Bridge and performing maintenance on the viaduct in Chelsea which carries traffic on Route 1 northbound and southbound. Lane closures for this work begin on April 1   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Viaduct Lane Closures Begin April 1

MassDOT and MBTA Will Host Public Meetings for the Mattapan Trolley Line Study Results Posted on Mar 18

MassDOT and MBTA Will Host Public Meetings for the Mattapan Trolley Line Study Results

MassDOT and the MBTA will hold three public meetings to discuss the results of the Mattapan Trolley Line Study. The times and locations for the public meetings are as follows:   Wednesday, March 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the ABCD, 550 River   …Continue Reading MassDOT and MBTA Will Host Public Meetings for the Mattapan Trolley Line Study Results

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st Posted on Mar 14

Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st

MassDOT announced the Department will be rehabilitating the surface of the Tobin Bridge and complete required maintenance to improve the structure which will require lane closures and result in significant traffic impacts on the Tobin Bridge and Chelsea Curves section of Route 1 beginning April   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge and Route 1 Chelsea Lane Closures Begin April 1st

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening Posted on Mar 6

Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening

Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak, and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh were today joined by elected officials, local stakeholder groups, and members of the Mattapan and Fairmount Line communities to mark the ceremonial opening of the new Blue   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, Lt. Governor Polito, MBTA Celebrate Blue Hill Avenue Station Opening