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MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Posted on Feb 14

MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT and State Representative Bill Straus (D-Mattapoisett), House Chair of the Transportation Committee, announced that today a contract was signed for the construction of the second phase of a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The award of the $7 million contract was made public by Highway   …Continue Reading MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated Posted on Feb 7

Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated

Wednesday, February 6th, students from over 90 schools in Massachusetts laced up their boots, put on their winter hats and gloves, and joined up with other neighborhood friends and family members to take part in the 4th annual Winter Walk and Roll to School Day—an   …Continue Reading Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated

Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward Posted on Jan 11

Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward

MassDOT has announced that DW White is the apparent low bidder for its upcoming project to build a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The path will accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians and will extend from Mattapoisett Neck Road to Depot Street. This new path will be the   …Continue Reading Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward

MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide Posted on Nov 5

MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has posted online the draft Massachusetts Municipal Resource Guide for Bikeability so the public may comment on the Commonwealth’s effort to provide cities and towns the tools and information needed to provide safe, comfortable, and convenient bike   …Continue Reading MassDOT Posts Online Bike-Related Guide

Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program Posted on Nov 1

Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program

The Baker-Polito Administration today officially announced the MassTrails Program, an interagency initiative that will provide funding and resources to municipal and public entities in order to expand and connect networks of off-road, shared-use pathways and recreational trails for all users across Massachusetts. The MassTrails Program   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program

MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd Posted on Oct 1

MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd

International Walk and Roll to School Day (iWalk) will take place in communities throughout Massachusetts on Wednesday, October 3. MassDOT encourages students, parents, and school officials to take part in this annual event to promote a healthy and active lifestyle by walking and biking to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update Posted on Sep 19

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

MassDOT is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Pedestrian Transportation Plan is now available for public comment and an open house forum will take place on Thursday, September 20, in Boston. The Draft Plan is now available online. Members of the Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard MassDOT, MassDCR Safety Improvements Posted on Aug 20

South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard MassDOT, MassDCR Safety Improvements

MassDOT and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) are reminding members of the public that the schedule for upcoming MassDOT roadway work on William J. Day Boulevard in South Boston has been accelerated so that construction operations will begin on the evening of Monday,   …Continue Reading South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard MassDOT, MassDCR Safety Improvements

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates the Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Posted on Aug 16

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates the Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today held a ribbon-cutting event with state and local officials to celebrate the newly reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway in Dartmouth. Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, State   …Continue Reading Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates the Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reopened Posted on Aug 11

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reopened

MassDOT is pleased to announce that at 5 a.m., today, the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge reopened to vehicular traffic and by mid-day today all lanes on the Boston University Bridge are scheduled to re-open.  On Friday, August 10, the MBTA Green Line B bus shuttles over   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Reopened