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.
Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24
MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward
I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced