MassDOT Acting Highway Division Administrator Frank DePaola today joined Congressman Barney Frank and state and local officials at the Mansfield Visitors Center along I-95 to express support for efforts to keep the Center open.
Congressman Frank and local representatives including state Rep. Betty Poirier support a change in federal requirements or an exception to allow private industry to operate the Visitors Center.
The Visitors Center closed in 2009 due to state tourism budget reductions and reopened in May 2010 through a cooperative partnership involving the Plymouth County Development Council and MassDOT, which provided funds for utilities and continued general maintenance of the site.
Plan Ahead for Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Sep 1
MassDOT encourages motorists to plan ahead for safe travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. Heaviest Labor Day traffic on I-90 is expected Thursday and Friday westbound and Monday afternoon-evening eastbound. Based on the number of toll transactions on the Turnpike from Weston to …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Holiday Weekend Travel
Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder! posted on Aug 31
Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth. …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder!
Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend posted on Aug 28
As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA is replacing the old railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge to be rolled into place Saturday, August 29. The current bridge has low clearance and …Continue Reading Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend