Post Content

Westfield-Barnes Airport Snow Removal 2, January 21, 2011 Snow removal is an essential transportation operation not just on Massachusetts roads and bridges and at Logan Airport. 

MassDOT Aeronautics Administrator Christopher Willenborg reminds us that it is also an urgent matter at Commonwealth general aviation airports such as Westfield-Barnes Airport, with operations underway this morning, at left. 

Westfield-Barnes Airport has more than three million square feet of pavement that must be cleared.

The airport snow removal team with the Air National Guard use 4 types of equipment: snow plows, airport sweepers, snow blowers, and ramp plows.  Once the snow ends, it will take the airport snow removal team approximately three hours to complete the plowing of all paved surfaces.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Boston: I-90 Back Bay Ramps, Bowker Overpass Study Meeting posted on Oct 1

Boston: I-90 Back Bay Ramps, Bowker Overpass Study Meeting

MassDOT is conducting the Massachusetts Turnpike – Boston Ramps Study.  The purpose of the study is to investigate the potential for new or revised access to and from the regional express highway network using the Massachusetts Turnpike, Interstate 90, along the segment between Commonwealth Avenue   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Back Bay Ramps, Bowker Overpass Study Meeting

Governor Patrick Announces New Commuter Rail Station in Allston posted on Sep 30

Governor Patrick Announces New Commuter Rail Station in Allston

Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and state and local officials to announce that the I-90/Massachusetts Turnpike Allston Interchange Improvements project will include a new Commuter Rail stop, with pedestrian and bike access, that will allow for increased   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces New Commuter Rail Station in Allston

MBTA Ridership: 7th Consecutive Monthly Increase posted on Sep 29

MBTA Ridership: 7th Consecutive Monthly Increase

MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott says the modest fare increase that took effect July 1st has done nothing to interrupt the streak of consecutive months in which MBTA ridership has increased. “August marked the seventh straight month of growth in ridership,” said GM Scott. Weekday   …Continue Reading MBTA Ridership: 7th Consecutive Monthly Increase