Post Content

Lawrence, Hampshire Street Bridge, December 9, 2010 MassDOT today reopened the Hampshire Street Bridge over the Spicket River in Lawrence, ten months ahead of schedule and under the original budget.  The locally owned bridge was closed on January 27 with detours in place to allow crews to complete the project. 

The $2.1 million project funded through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act demolished portions of the existing bridge to provide room to build a new, independent structure.  Roadway and sidewalk improvements in the immediate area of the bridge were also included.  MassDOT worked closely with local officials and representatives from the nearby Lawrence Central Catholic High School to minimize the impacts while the bridge was closed.

Written By:

Recent Posts

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners posted on Sep 30

MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners

MassDOT today recognized the work of high school students across the Commonwealth through the Safe Streets Smart Trips statewide high school video contest at MassDOT’s annual Moving Together Conference. Videos were shown during the luncheon portion of the conference, with the winners called to stage   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners

MassDOT Announces Completion of Trapelo Road Reconstruction Project posted on Sep 28

MassDOT Announces Completion of Trapelo Road Reconstruction Project

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin, State Senator Will Brownsberger and state and local officials today announced the completion of the Trapelo Road Reconstruction project. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today in Belmont to celebrate the project’s conclusion. “The   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Completion of Trapelo Road Reconstruction Project

Martha’s Vineyard Drawbridge Nationally Recognized as Top 10 Project posted on Sep 28

Martha’s Vineyard Drawbridge Nationally Recognized as Top 10 Project

MassDOT announced that ROADS & BRIDGES magazine has named the Lagoon Pond Drawbridge on Martha’s Vineyard to its list of Top 10 Bridge Projects for 2016. A $43.7 million project, the Lagoon Pond Drawbridge is a 350-foot bascule bridge that it is opened and closed   …Continue Reading Martha’s Vineyard Drawbridge Nationally Recognized as Top 10 Project