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.
Tobin Bridge: All-Electronic Tolling Begins Monday, July 21 posted on Jul 18
Effective Monday, July 21, prior to the morning commute, tolling on the Tobin Bridge will convert to the all-electronic format. The new toll system will eliminate the need for customers to pay the toll in cash. The system is equipped to read E-ZPass transponders for …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge: All-Electronic Tolling Begins Monday, July 21
MassDOT Berkshire Rail Line Purchase posted on Jul 17
The MassDOT Board of Directors has authorized MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey to execute an agreement to purchase the Berkshire Line from the Housatonic Railroad Company, a major step toward delivering passenger rail service between New York City and the Berkshires. The agreement …Continue Reading MassDOT Berkshire Rail Line Purchase
E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Saugus, Chelsea posted on Jul 16
MassDOT is encouraging motorists to join E-ZPass as All-Electronic Tolling is being implemented this summer on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass program throughout the region in the coming weeks. E-ZPass is free to join and …Continue Reading E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Saugus, Chelsea