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.
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