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.
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MassDOT has announced that the Belmont Street Bridge that carries Route 9 over Interstate 290 in Worcester is now open to its permanent configuration. The bridge now features two eastbound lanes toward Shrewsbury, two westbound lanes toward Lincoln Square and a newly-added, left-turn lane through …Continue Reading Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens
Highway Assistance Patrol Program: MAPFRE Sponsorship Extension posted on Mar 23
MassDOT is pleased to announce an agreement to extend MAPFRE Insurance’s sponsorship of the Highway Assistance Patrol program (HAP) through March 2018. This extension marks the 15th year of partnership between MassDOT and MAPFRE in providing excellent customer service and safe, quick clearance on the …Continue Reading Highway Assistance Patrol Program: MAPFRE Sponsorship Extension
South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change posted on Mar 22
The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has filed a Notice of Project Change (NPC) for the South Coast Rail (SCR) Project with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office on March 15, 2017. The Notice advances South Coast Rail as a phased project that …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change