Post Content

Hudson, Houghton Street Bridge, October 22, 2012MassDOT and town officials in Hudson today broke ground on the the Houghton Street Bridge project.

The $2.87 million project includes complete reconstruction of the existing bridge along with construction of a temporary pedestrian bridge.  The project is expected to be complete in June 2014. 

“By forming partnerships like this with the town of Hudson, we are truly able to make positive changes for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians – our customers – at the local level,” said Richard A. Davey, MassDOT Secretary and CEO.  “The Patrick-Murray Administration has made investment in our infrastructure a primary goal, and nowhere is that better displayed than here in Hudson.”

The town-owned bridge closed in 2006 following an inspection. 

“This bridge serves as a critical link for travel through and around the principal commercial district for Hudson,” said Frank DePaola, MassDOT Highway Administrator.  “Beyond that, it also highlights the role that MassDOT can play in helping to foster economic development and continued vitality by reopening that link and simplifying travel to and from Route 85.”

During reconstruction, vehicular travel will be rerouted via the existing detour in place.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Barre: Town Common Project Moves Forward posted on Jul 28

Barre: Town Common Project Moves Forward

MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin joined elected officials to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Barre Town Common Improvements Project. Located in the center of Barre, at the junction of Routes 122, 32, and 62, the Barre Town Common Improvement Project will redesign the five   …Continue Reading Barre: Town Common Project Moves Forward

Casey Arborway: Night Work Begins July 26 posted on Jul 24

Casey Arborway: Night Work Begins July 26

As part of the ongoing Casey Arborway Project, night work will resume beginning Sunday, July 26th through Thursday, July 30 and continue for approximately 5 weeks. Night work hours are 8PM to 6AM. Night work is necessary for public safety and will take place with   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway: Night Work Begins July 26

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift posted on Jul 22

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge project in Worcester-Shrewsbury continues to move toward completion. A traffic shift will take place tonight, Wednesday, July 22nd, when eastbound traffic will be shifted from the northern half of the Burns Bridge to its permanent location on the bridge’s   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift