The current terminal building was constructed in the 1950's and does not meet current accessibility and building code requirements and is limited in meeting security screening requirements. Barnstable Municipal Airport is the 3rd busiest in the Commonwealth, with approximately 130,000 passengers last year. Barnstable Municipal Airport plays a critical role in tourism and is an important economic engine for the Cape and Islands.
The new 35,000 square foot terminal building will significantly improve the the traveling public's experience at Barnstable Municipal Airport and enhance economic development opportunities on the Cape. Learn more about MassDOT Aeronautics here.
Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24
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
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
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