Post Content

Plainville Route 1 New Signs 2 29MAR10 Safety for transportation customers and workers is a MassDOT priority.  State Traffic Engineer Neil Boudreau says MassDOT took quick action following concerns about safety at the intersections of Route 1 and George Street and Route 1 at Route 152 in Plainville. 

MassDOT traffic safety experts joined the District office and Plainville Police in searching for the best answer to the problem.  They reviewed crash data and causes and determined that improved signs to guide drivers would reduce the number of accidents.

In a matter of weeks following the first concerns being raised, MassDOT had built and installed new signs to assist people entering the intersections.  The Plainville Chief of Police praised the rapid response and believes the intersections are safer.  Learn more about MassDOT's Traffic Engineering and Safety program.

Written By:

Recent Posts

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set posted on Sep 30

Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set

MassDOT will begin the demolition of all existing toll plazas on October 28, 2016 as part of the implementation of All Electronic Tolling (AET) along the Massachusetts Turnpike. MassDOT is holding four public meetings to provide information about what to expect as the toll booths   …Continue Reading Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Public Meetings Set

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