Please visit the new Executive Office of Transportation Recovery and Reinvestment website for up to date facts about Governor Patrick's Massachusetts Recovery and Reinvestment Plan for investing in our roads, bridges, rail, airports, and other transportation needs.
The site includes "shovel-ready" project lists as part of the federal stimulus American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and an interactive map to locate and learn more about each project.
The Patrick Administration and local legislators today announced three additional "shovel-ready" highway projects totaling $14.6 million were advertised for bid Saturday, April 4 using federal highway stimulus funds, including:
$5.6 million resurfacing of Milestone Road on Nantucket, including resurfacing of existing bike path.
$4 million repaving parts of Route 5 & 10 in Westfield, Northampton, Easthampton and Greenfield.
$5 million resurfacing of 14.3 miles of Route 9 in Belchertown and Ware.
MBTA: Weekend Commuter Boat Service Returns May 28 posted on May 26
MassDOT weekend commuter boat service will be provided for the third year between Hingham, Hull, Georges Island, Grape Island and Boston. The service begins Memorial Day weekend and will continue through the Labor Day weekend. “Commuter ferry service on the weekends during the two previous …Continue Reading MBTA: Weekend Commuter Boat Service Returns May 28
Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Community Meeting posted on May 26
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
Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel posted on May 24
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The heaviest traffic is observed during Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings. Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel