The Dorchester Avenue project began in spring 2010 and will be completed in fall 2012. The project is improving safety and mobility at four major intersections along the Dorchester Avenue corridor: Andrews Square, Glover's Corner, Fields Corner and Peabody Square. An additional 11 intersections will receive traffic signal equipment upgrades and interconnection and hardwire control to the City of Boston Traffic Management Center. All intersections will see accessibility and bicycle accommodation improvements.
An update has been sent via email to the community and added to project website www.mass.gov/massdot/dotave every two weeks highlighting a general description of work locations, activities and hours.
Work scheduled for the period between Monday, December 6 and Friday, December 17 during normal weekday work hours includes installing curbing and placing concrete sidewalks and wheelchair ramps, along with planter foundation installation and other work at Peabody Square, Park Street, Kimball Street, Savin Hill, and Andrew Square.
As always, parking is not allowed in the work zones between 7am and 4pm. Learn more at the MassDOT Dorchester Avenue Project on the web.
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
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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