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Governor Patrick Rededicates “Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center” Posted on Nov 10

Governor Patrick Rededicates “Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center”

Governor Deval Patrick today rededicated South Station as “Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center” in recognition of the former Governor’s devotion to public transportation and advocacy. Today’s ceremony at the newly-named South Station included the unveiling of a plaque on the corner of   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Rededicates “Governor Michael S. Dukakis South Station Transportation Center”

RMV: Know Your Teen Driver Safety Facts Posted on Oct 23

RMV: Know Your Teen Driver Safety Facts

The Registry of Motor Vehicles during National Teen Driver Safety Week reminds us that motor vehicle crashes are the #1 killer of teens. Parental involvement can help reverse that trend. Know the facts: 1. Parental Involvement Did you know? Parents who set, monitor, and enforce   …Continue Reading RMV: Know Your Teen Driver Safety Facts

Braintree-Weymouth Route 3 Resurfacing Begins September 2 Posted on Aug 25

Braintree-Weymouth Route 3 Resurfacing Begins September 2

MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey in Braintree today announced that the Route 3 Resurfacing Project in Weymouth and Braintree will begin Tuesday night, September 2. Paving work will occur from Exit 16/Route 18 in Weymouth to the Route 3 connection with I-93 North and South   …Continue Reading Braintree-Weymouth Route 3 Resurfacing Begins September 2

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update Posted on Aug 21

Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update

MassDOT next week will begin preparations to replace the Route 2 Bridges over I-95 in Lexington by implementing a traffic shift on Route 2 east and westbound. The work to prepare for the shift requires lane closures from 8:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM   …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update

Methuen- I-93 Rotary Project Update Posted on Aug 11

Methuen- I-93 Rotary Project Update

MassDOT crews will begin nighttime operations on the Methuen Rotary Reconstruction Project beginning tonight, Monday, August 11 and lasting for approximately three to four months. Temporary lane closures will be implemented on I-93 Northbound and I-93 Southbound to allow for pavement marking application and setting   …Continue Reading Methuen- I-93 Rotary Project Update

MBTA: Wareham CapeFLYER Station Opens Posted on Jun 27

MBTA: Wareham CapeFLYER Station Opens

MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott joined state and local officials to celebrate the opening of the Wareham Village Station on the CapeFLYER line. Service to the Wareham Village Station will start today June, 27th at the new stop, located off of Main Street in   …Continue Reading MBTA: Wareham CapeFLYER Station Opens

Great Barrington: Routes 7/23 Resurfacing Posted on May 29

Great Barrington: Routes 7/23 Resurfacing

MassDOT crews this week are milling and resurfacing State Road/Routes 7 and 23 in Great Barrington.  The $500,000 project will resurface the roadway from Brown Bridge to Belcher Square, a distance of approximately one-half mile. Work is taking place between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.   …Continue Reading Great Barrington: Routes 7/23 Resurfacing

Tunnel Safety: Public Safety Response Exercise Posted on May 17

Tunnel Safety: Public Safety Response Exercise

MassDOT and public safety partners conducted a successful full scale exercise in the Sumner Tunnel in March that challenged responders with a scenario involving a multi vehicle accident with fire and injuries, simulated loss of radio communications in the tunnel, and a traffic backup that   …Continue Reading Tunnel Safety: Public Safety Response Exercise

Governor Patrick Announces Start of Lynn Ferry Service Posted on May 14

Governor Patrick Announces Start of Lynn Ferry Service

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey, state and city officials to announce the start of pilot ferry service from Lynn to Boston scheduled to begin on Monday, May 19, 2014. This new ferry service will open up a greater   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Start of Lynn Ferry Service

Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting Posted on May 1

Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting

The Green Line Extension (GLX) Project Team in May will hold a public meeting to review the latest design plans for the Community Path. The public meeting on Wednesday, May 14 will be held at the Holiday Inn in Somerville, 30 Washington Street, from 6:00   …Continue Reading Green Line Extension: Community Path Meeting