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.
Sumner Tunnel Toll Demolition Moving Forward posted on Apr 24
MassDOT is moving forward with toll demolition and road reconstruction operations at the existing toll plaza at the entrance to the Sumner Tunnel in East Boston. Work-related logistical activities at the Sumner Tunnel began last week including marking utilities and installing temporary signage and the …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel Toll Demolition Moving Forward
MassDOT Announces Purchase of New Remote-Operated Rail Ballast Cars posted on Apr 20
MassDOT today announced the purchase of 20 steel ballast cars – hopper cars with gates used to dispense ballast onto train tracks – that will be used by MassDOT for projects which maintain and repair crucial rail infrastructure. “MassDOT is pleased to now have its …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Purchase of New Remote-Operated Rail Ballast Cars
New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk posted on Apr 20
Governor Charlie Baker, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, elected leaders, and local officials celebrated the official opening of the CoveWalk, New Bedford’s newest recreational waterfront path located atop the Hurricane Barrier overlooking Clark’s Cove. The 5,500 foot project was …Continue Reading New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk