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Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: July 26-August 14 Impacts Posted on Jul 17

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: July 26-August 14 Impacts

The 2017 Construction Shutdown for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project is beginning at 9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 26, and will continue through 5:00 AM on Monday, August 14. Please note the construction-related impacts below: For Pedestrians and Bicyclists: Pedestrians and bicyclists will have   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: July 26-August 14 Impacts

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

MBTA: Additional North Shore Shuttle Service for Newburyport/Rockport Construction Posted on Jun 30

MBTA: Additional North Shore Shuttle Service for Newburyport/Rockport Construction

The MBTA has announced additional bus service for passengers impacted by the construction on the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail this summer. This new schedule is the result of collaboration with and feedback from passengers, community leaders and elected officials. Alternate weekend shuttle bus service along the   …Continue Reading MBTA: Additional North Shore Shuttle Service for Newburyport/Rockport Construction

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

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

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail Posted on Jun 16

MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

The MBTA is releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP) on June 16th to study and identify current and future Commuter Rail needs and improvements as part of the MBTA’s Commuter Rail Vision. The MBTA already has a future planning exercise underway for bus, subway, and   …Continue Reading MBTA Launching Study of Future Needs of Commuter Rail

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances Posted on Jun 15

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances

MassDOT has been working with Watertown officials, residents, business owners, the MBTA, and surrounding communities on the Arsenal Street Corridor Study. This effort, commencing in September 2015, has sought to analyze existing and future multimodal transportation conditions along the Arsenal Street corridor in Watertown, from   …Continue Reading Arsenal Street Corridor Study Advances

MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award Posted on Jun 14

MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

The MBTA is pleased to congratulate Senior Project Manager Ellen DeNooyer AIA, LEED AP in receiving the 2017 Innovative Transportation Solutions Award from the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Boston Chapter, an association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. The WTS Innovative Transportation Solutions   …Continue Reading MBTA: DeNooyer Receives WTS Boston Innovative Transportation Solutions Award

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Jun 7

Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project will host a public meeting as follows: Wednesday, June 21, 6:00 to 7:30 PM, Medford City Hall, Council Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community with a general update on   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension Public Meeting Scheduled

MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans Posted on Jun 5

MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans

The MBTA has released its alternate weekday and weekend commuter rail service plans for the North Shore as a result of Beverly Drawbridge construction taking place on weekdays from July 17 through August 13 and Positive Train Control (PTC) work taking place on weekends from   …Continue Reading MBTA: North Shore Weekday, Weekend Alternate Service Plans