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.
Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update posted on Aug 21
MassDOT next week will begin preparations to replace the Route 2 Bridges over I-95 in Lexington by implementing a traffic shift on Route 2 east and westbound. The work to prepare for the shift requires lane closures from 8:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update
Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase posted on Aug 20
Governor Deval Patrick today announced an agreement in principle allowing the Commonwealth to purchase the Knowledge Corridor rail line between East Northfield and Springfield from Pan Am Southern, a joint venture of Pan Am and Norfolk Southern. The 49-mile segment of rail is currently undergoing …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase
Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule posted on Aug 19
MassDOT announced the successful opening of the new Morton Street Bridge in Mattapan more than a full day ahead of the already accelerated schedule. The original structurally deficient bridge carrying Morton Street over the MBTA commuter rail tracks closed on Friday, August 8 for final …Continue Reading Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule