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MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week Posted on Oct 13

MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week

      Guest Blog Written By Patrick McDonald, CPCU, AIM, AIS Executive Vice President – Business & Clients MAPFRE Insurance At MAPFRE Insurance, road safety is of the utmost importance.  We understand that teen drivers, being new to the roads, are more susceptible to   …Continue Reading MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week

Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting Posted on Oct 10

Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting

MassDOT will begin All Electronic Tolling (AET) in the Sumner Tunnel effective October 28, 2016. In preparation for the transition, MassDOT will host a Sumner Tunnel Entrance Reconstruction and Toll Plaza Demolition Project Public Information Meeting to provide information about the proposed design of the   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting

FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations Posted on Oct 6

FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved a two-year, $7.7 million contract to Brink’s Incorporated to perform cash collection operations that had previously been handled internally by the MBTA. The contract is projected to reduce MBTA spending  for cash processing by more than half,   …Continue Reading FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners Posted on Sep 30

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners

MassDOT today recognized the work of high school students across the Commonwealth through the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest at MassDOT’s annual Moving Together Conference. Videos were shown during the luncheon portion of the conference, with the winners called to stage   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set Posted on Sep 22

Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set

Please join the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for a Public Information Meeting on the Arsenal Street Corridor Study as follows: Tuesday, October 4, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Watertown Middle School, Auditorium & Cafeteria, 68 Waverly Avenue, Watertown MassDOT is studying the Arsenal Street Corridor in   …Continue Reading Arsenal Street Corridor Study Public Meeting Set

Labor Day Travel: Plan Ahead Posted on Sep 1

Labor Day Travel: Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages the public to travel safely during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend, drive during lower volume times on major roadways, and use public transportation where possible. MassDOT suspends all construction work on major arterial roadways from 12 p.m., Friday, September 2, through the   …Continue Reading Labor Day Travel: Plan Ahead

MassDOT, MAPFRE: Highway Assistance Patrol Posted on Aug 29

MassDOT, MAPFRE: Highway Assistance Patrol

Posted by: Patrick McDonald, CPCU, AIM, AIS, Executive Vice President – Business & Clients, MAPFRE Insurance MAPFRE Insurance sponsors the MassDOT Highway Assistance Patrol (HAP) program and reminds motorists that during Labor Day weekend many Massachusetts drivers will be taking their last vacations of the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE: Highway Assistance Patrol

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