Current work includes installation of the drilled shafts associated with the new bridge's towers. Permanent drilled shaft casings for the Quincy tower have been completed with remaining casings for the Weymouth tower being installed.
The photograph shows the first concrete placement at the permanent drilled shafts for the Quincy tower.
Area residents are reminded that worker parking has been provided in the Fore River shipyard or elsewhere within the MassDOT right-of-way or easements, in order to avoid any impact on public streets now or at any point during the project.
The Fore River Bridge Replacement is part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's Accelerated Bridge Program to repair or replace structurally deficient bridges across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Fore River Bridge project includes the complete replacement and eventual removal of the existing temporary span. The project now underway is scheduled for completion in 2016.
For more information, we invite you to visit the Fore River Bridge project website.
Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26 posted on Jun 3
MassDOT contractors will periodically close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic during overnight hours and weekends from Friday, June 12 to Friday, June 26. The closures are necessary to safely demolish the existing tower deck slabs. Boston-bound vehicles will use the inbound detour via …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closures: June 12-26
E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Framingham, Saugus, Chelsea posted on Jun 2
MassDOT is encouraging motorists to join E-ZPass as All-Electronic Tolling has been implemented on the Tobin Bridge. The E-ZPass Street Team will be enrolling new customers in the E-ZPass throughout the Summer season. The upcoming week’s E-ZPass Van schedule follows: Tuesday, June 2nd, 11 AM–4:30 …Continue Reading E-ZPass Transponder Sign Up: Framingham, Saugus, Chelsea
Tobin Bridge Pay-By-Plate Fines Reduced posted on May 29
MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack announced changes to the fine structure to the all-electronic, Pay-By-Plate, toll collection system on the Tobin Bridge. Additionally, Secretary Pollack also announced a 30-day amnesty program that starts Monday, June 1, where drivers can simply pay the amount of …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Pay-By-Plate Fines Reduced