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Route 107 Corridor Public Meetings Scheduled Posted on Aug 26

Route 107 Corridor Public Meetings Scheduled

Public Information Meetings for the Route 107 Corridor Study have been scheduled as follows: Wednesday, September 7, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Lynn English High School, Auditorium, 50 Goodridge Street Tuesday, September 13, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Collins Middle School, Auditorium, 29 Highland Avenue,   …Continue Reading Route 107 Corridor Public Meetings Scheduled

Gill-Montague Bridge Rehabilitation Celebrated Posted on Aug 25

Gill-Montague Bridge Rehabilitation Celebrated

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack and Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin joined Director of Governor Charlie Baker’s Western Massachusetts Office Michael Knapik, Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg, state and local officials today in Turners Falls to celebrate the complete rehabilitation of the Avenue A   …Continue Reading Gill-Montague Bridge Rehabilitation Celebrated

Longfellow Bridge: Final “Salt and Pepper” Tower Capstone Placed Posted on Aug 15

Longfellow Bridge: Final “Salt and Pepper” Tower Capstone Placed

MassDOT announced today that the final capstone for the iconic “salt and pepper” towers of the historic Longfellow Bridge was placed on the downstream Boston tower on Monday, August 15, 2016. The downstream Cambridge tower was capped on Thursday, August 4. With the final tower   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Final “Salt and Pepper” Tower Capstone Placed

MBTA: Automated Fare Collection System RFQ Issued Posted on Jul 19

MBTA: Automated Fare Collection System RFQ Issued

The MBTA issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for systems integrators interested in development of a new Automated Fare Collection (AFC) system under a performance-based contracting arrangement with private financing and integrated delivery. The RFQ calls for firms or teams capable of designing, installing, financing   …Continue Reading MBTA: Automated Fare Collection System RFQ Issued

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