MassDOT’s Aeronautics Division held the State level judging of the 2014 International Aviation Art Contest “ Flying Saves Lives”.
The winning entries from three categories have been forwarded to the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) in Washington D.C. for national judging, and the national winner from the U.S. will be forwarded to Switzerland for the international judging. Aeronautics Administrator Christopher J. Willenborg is Chairman of the NASAO Board of Directors for 2014.
The Massachusetts winners in three grade levels are listed below. Congratulations!
In Category I (6-9) -1st Jidapa Janpathompong – Fiske School –Lexington, MA ; 2nd Jinn Janpathompong- Fiske School – Lexington, MA; and 3rd Eleanor Hofford –Nantucket New School – Nantucket, MA .
In Category II (10-13) 1st Samuel Hofford – Nantucket New School – Nantucket, MA ; 2nd Angel Perez- Martin Luther King Junior K-8 School – Dorchester, MA ; and 3rd Tayler Garcia – Martin Luther King Junior K-8 School – Dorchester, MA.
And category III ( 14-17) 1st Monica Shields- Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, AM ; 2nd Madeline Arnold – Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, MA; And 3rd Julia Delisle – Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, MA.
Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set posted on Apr 17
Please join MassDOT at a public meeting for an update on construction progress on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, as follows: Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River The meeting will include an opportunity …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set
MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service posted on Apr 16
MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott today at Boston North Station welcomed the first of 40 new Commuter Rail locomotives as it was placed into service on the Haverhill Line. To replace existing locomotives between 35 and 40 years old, the MBTA is procuring forty …Continue Reading MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service
Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Apr 16
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Heavy traffic is expected due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon Monday, April 21. The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy holiday weekends is …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel