Resident Engineer Bob Bosy and Area Engineer Chris Leahy hosted the site visit for students from the Merrimack College Civil Engineering Department.
Students from the Construction Management class were able to view the recently completed pile driving operations, installation of the Mechanically Stabilized Earth-retaining walls, and ongoing roadway construction.
The project is constructing a new 3-span steel arch bridge that will span over the existing historical stone masonry arch bridge. The historic bridge will be rehabilitated and converted for pedestrian use.
The $9.1 million project is scheduled for completion in spring 2014. MassDOT thanks the students for their interest and wishes them success in their future engineering careers.
Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update posted on Aug 21
MassDOT next week will begin preparations to replace the Route 2 Bridges over I-95 in Lexington by implementing a traffic shift on Route 2 east and westbound. The work to prepare for the shift requires lane closures from 8:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update
Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase posted on Aug 20
Governor Deval Patrick today announced an agreement in principle allowing the Commonwealth to purchase the Knowledge Corridor rail line between East Northfield and Springfield from Pan Am Southern, a joint venture of Pan Am and Norfolk Southern. The 49-mile segment of rail is currently undergoing …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase
Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule posted on Aug 19
MassDOT announced the successful opening of the new Morton Street Bridge in Mattapan more than a full day ahead of the already accelerated schedule. The original structurally deficient bridge carrying Morton Street over the MBTA commuter rail tracks closed on Friday, August 8 for final …Continue Reading Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule