MassDOT Aeronautics Division Administrator Chris Willenborg and Aviation Planner Steve Rawding on November 15 visited Westfield-Barnes Airport to lead a tour for the 4th and 5th graders of St. Mary's Elementary School.
The tour consisted of a presentation regarding career opportunities and how airports prepare for natural disasters.
Following the presentation, the students visited the Massachusetts Army National Guard Helicopter Facility and AirFlyte where they learned about helicopters and business jets.
During the tour, the students had an opportunity fly the MassDOT Aeronautics Division's flight simulator- a fun learning experience for the kids.
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
Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board posted on Nov 19
Governor Deval Patrick today appointed Robin Chase to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors. Chase is the founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest car-sharing company in the world, Buzzcar, a car-sharing marketplace in France and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community. …Continue Reading Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board
McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group Meeting posted on Nov 18
MassDOT has assembled a working group for the McGrath Boulevard Project including residents, business owners and other local stakeholders. The purpose of the working group is to inform and advise MassDOT on important community issues affecting the development of a design for the McGrath Boulevard …Continue Reading McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group Meeting