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.
Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel posted on Jun 29
MassDOT encourages the public to travel safely on the 4th of July holiday weekend, drive during lower volume times on major roadways, and use public transportation where possible. MassDOT suspends all construction work on major arterial roadways from 12 p.m., Friday, July 1, through the …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel
Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13 posted on Jun 29
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined MassDOT in honoring 13 schools and individuals for their work to promote and train students to bicycle and walk to school in a safe manner as part of the Safe Routes to School Program. “I am thrilled to see …Continue Reading Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13
Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11 posted on Jun 28
MassDOT’s contractor will close the Longfellow Bridge and implement an MBTA Red Line diversion during the weekend of July 8 through July 10. The Longfellow Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Friday, July 8, to 5:00 …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11