The new Fore River Bridge connecting Weymouth and Quincy is the inspiration for an award-winning replica created by a local team from STV, an engineering, architectural, planning and construction firm.
LEGO® building bricks were the construction materials for the STV Building Contest, celebrating the company's anniversary and to benefit Habitat for Humanity. A total of 130 employees on 15 teams from 11 company offices participated in the contest.
The Fore River Bridge replica is one of two that tied for first place. STV presented a $30,000 check to Habitat for Humanity International today in Boston, with MassDOT Highway Administrator Frank DePaola present. In addition, the Boston Habitat affiliate received a $4,000 donation.
Photographs and videos of winning replicas are available at: STV Anniversary Building Contest .
MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service posted on Apr 16
MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott today at Boston North Station welcomed the first of 40 new Commuter Rail locomotives as it was placed into service on the Haverhill Line. To replace existing locomotives between 35 and 40 years old, the MBTA is procuring forty …Continue Reading MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service
Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Apr 16
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Heavy traffic is expected due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon Monday, April 21. The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy holiday weekends is …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel
Freight Rail Grants Announced posted on Apr 14
The Patrick Administration today announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). The IRAP funding for the seven projects is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector …Continue Reading Freight Rail Grants Announced