The Patrick-Murray Administration today announced the reopening as of July 1 of Visitor Information Centers in Greenfield and Salisbury. The Maria Miles Visitors Center on I-95 in Salisbury reopened permanently. Miles is seen holding the sign at left. The Salisbury Visitors Center will be open between the hours of 8AM to 6PM. MassDOT will provide operational and utilities funding support for the Center and funding from the Regional Tourism Council will support the Center’s staff.
The Maria Miles Visitors Center receives up to 500,000 visitors per year and is one of four Massachusetts Visitors Centers reopening this summer.
The Greenfield Visitor Information Center, accessible from both Interstate 91 and Route 2, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through October 31. MassDOT will provide operational and utilities funding support for the Greenfield Center and funding from the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will support the Center's staff.
The Greenfield Visitors Center receives up to 90,000 visitors per year.
The Visitors Centers in Mansfield on I-95 Northbound reopened May 28 for the remainder of the year through a partnership with the Plymouth County Development Council.
The Route 25 Eastbound Visitors Center in Bourne reopened in late May and will be open weekends through Labor Day.
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Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board posted on Nov 19
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McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group Meeting posted on Nov 18
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