Post Content

Shovels will be in the ground in the next two weeks as work begins rebuilding more than five miles of Route 6 in Swansea between Seekonk and Somerset as part of Governor Patrick's Massachusetts Recovery Plan.   

The $3.4 million project is one of the first five shovel-ready projects with bids awarded under an aggressive timeline using federal stimulus funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Read the Herald News story.

Learn more about Governor Patrick’s Massachusetts Recovery and Reinvestment Plan here.  Information about Massachusetts’ transportation stimulus projects, including an interactive Google map is here. 

Written By:

Recent Posts

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24

Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!

South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24

South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward

Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast   …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward

I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20

I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced

MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at   …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced