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Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11 Posted on Jun 28

Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11

MassDOT’s contractor will close the Longfellow Bridge and implement an MBTA Red Line diversion during the weekend of July 8 through July 10. The Longfellow Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Friday, July 8, to 5:00   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11

RMV Closing Danvers Branch Due to Infrastructure Issues, New Location Sought Posted on Jun 21

RMV Closing Danvers Branch Due to Infrastructure Issues, New Location Sought

MassDOT’s Registry of Motor Vehicles announced today it will be closing its current Danvers branch office located in the Liberty Tree Mall at 100 Independence Way, due to site infrastructure issues. The last day of service at this location will be Friday, June 24, prior   …Continue Reading RMV Closing Danvers Branch Due to Infrastructure Issues, New Location Sought

MassDOT: Boston I-90 Westbound Lane Opens Posted on Jun 18

MassDOT: Boston I-90 Westbound Lane Opens

MassDOT announced the reopening of a fourth lane on I-90 Westbound from the Commonwealth Avenue bridge to the Prudential Tunnel in Boston. The restoration of four travel lanes comes after MassDOT completed safety upgrades by replacing the median system with a new jersey barrier system   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Boston I-90 Westbound Lane Opens

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures Posted on Jun 2

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures

MassDOT will occasionally close exit ramps between I-95 and Route 2 for short periods of time during overnight hours through June 2016 as part of the Route 2/I-95 Bridges Project. The closures will allow the contractor to perform final paving and associated work on the   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges over I-95: June Ramp Closures

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting Posted on May 26

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting

MassDOT has scheduled a community meeting for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project as follows:   Thursday, June 2, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Jacob Sleeper Auditorium (CGS 129), Boston University, 871 Commonwealth Avenue. The Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Project will replace the existing superstructure   …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting

MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement Posted on May 24

MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement

Frank DePaola, P.E., who has served as General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) since February 2015, announced to staff that he plans to retire after his current appointment expires on June 30. Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack thanked DePaola in a letter   …Continue Reading MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement

Join Us! Bay State Bike Week: May 14-22 Posted on May 12

Join Us! Bay State Bike Week: May 14-22

Bay State Bike Week is just a few days away! Every May, Massachusetts residents and bike commuters come together to celebrate human-powered, two-wheeled transportation during Bay State Bike Week. This year, the week-long celebration is taking place from May 14th- 22nd. Throughout the Commonwealth, participants   …Continue Reading Join Us! Bay State Bike Week: May 14-22

MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response Posted on Apr 28

MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response

MassDOT this week recognized Highway Assistance Patrol Operator Angela Morley for her recent response to a driver in medical distress. On March 29, Morley, a Wilmington resident, stopped her patrol vehicle to provide lighting to a truck driver who was securing cargo on his vehicle   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Assistance Employee Lauded for Emergency Response

MBTA: Commuter Rail Resumes Regular Service Posted on Apr 17

MBTA: Commuter Rail Resumes Regular Service

The MBTA has announced that regular Sunday service schedules for commuter rail lines have resumed following an Amtrak signal failure this morning. All commuter rail trains are scheduled to run tomorrow on normal weekday schedules. In the wake of an Amtrak signal failure today which   …Continue Reading MBTA: Commuter Rail Resumes Regular Service

MassDOT RMV: Updated Spanish Language Manual Now Available Posted on Apr 8

MassDOT RMV: Updated Spanish Language Manual Now Available

The MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Division today announced the availability of an updated version of its Spanish language Driver’s Manual in branches around the Commonwealth and online at MassRMV.com. “We recognize the significant Spanish speaking population in the Commonwealth and the Registry is pleased   …Continue Reading MassDOT RMV: Updated Spanish Language Manual Now Available