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.
MassDOT, Mapfre Insurance Encourage Safe Summer Driving posted on May 24
In time for Memorial Day, the kick-off to the summer driving season, MassDOT Acting Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin joined MAPFRE Insurance in reminding motorists to adhere to speed limits, obey traffic laws and avoid distracted driving when traveling during the summer months. According to data …Continue Reading MassDOT, Mapfre Insurance Encourage Safe Summer Driving
Chelsea: Silver Line Gateway Project Bridge Closure posted on May 22
MassDOT will close the Washington Avenue Bridge in Chelsea on Tuesday, May 26 at 10:00 AM as part of the Silver Line Gateway Project. Appropriate detour signs will be in place to redirect traffic and pedestrians, and identify relocated bus stops. The bridge closure is …Continue Reading Chelsea: Silver Line Gateway Project Bridge Closure
MBTA: Refurbished Green Line Trolleys Returning to Service posted on May 22
The first MBTA Green Line refurbished trolley car was returned to service this week. T personnel are completing test runs on the next refurbished car to return to service in the coming days. These are the first of 86 that are being refurbished. All 86 …Continue Reading MBTA: Refurbished Green Line Trolleys Returning to Service