Post Content

Neponset River Bridge Opening, Lt. Governor, October 25, 2012

Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray and MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey today joined state and local officials to celebrate the substanial completion of the Neponset River Bridge.

"Governor Patrick and I are committed to working with cities and towns to invest in critical infrastructure improvements," said Lieutenant Governor Murray. 

"In working with both Quincy and Boston through the state’s Accelerated Bridge Program, we are finishing major renovations to the Neponset River Bridge Project ahead of schedule and look forward to future economic growth opportunities and a better quality of life for the community."

Minor finish work remains, with any lane restrictions during off-peak travel periods and not affecting the morning or evening commute. 

The $33.7 million Neponset River Bridge project begun in February 2010 is funded by the Patrick-Murray Administration’s Accelerated Bridge Program.  The project will be completed in March 2013, five months ahead of the original scheduled completion date of August 2013.

“The Neponset River Bridge is a critical link between Quincy and Boston, and we’re excited to see this finish ahead of schedule,” said MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey.  “I want to thank our District 6 Construction team and our contractor JF White for their hard work in finishing early.”

 “Through the Accelerated Bridge Program we have been able to make substantial progress in addressing the backlog of structurally deficient bridges,” said MassDOT Highway Administrator Frank DePaola.  “With this project reaching substantial completion, we have now reduced the total number of bridges that need repairs by close to 20 percent.”

Written By:

Recent Posts

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects posted on Mar 29

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects

The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $16 million to 36 communities for the funding of preservation, repair or replacement of bridges with spans of 10 to 20 feet. The funding is the first round of awards through the administration’s Municipal Small Bridge Program, and was announced   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects

MassDOT Announces Quaboag Connector Van Service Pilot posted on Mar 28

MassDOT Announces Quaboag Connector Van Service Pilot

MassDOT announced today that a new “Quaboag Connector” van transportation service is available for residents in the Quaboag Valley region which includes the towns of Belchertown, Brookfield, Hardwick, Monson, Palmer, Ware, Warren and West Brookfield. The curb-to-curb service has begun as a 12-month pilot that   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Quaboag Connector Van Service Pilot

Aeronautics: Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Minute Man Air Field posted on Mar 28

Aeronautics: Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Minute Man Air Field

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced an award of $850,000 to Minute Man Air Field in Stow for a project to make necessary repairs and reconstruction improvements. MassDOT Aeronautics Administrator Jeffrey DeCarlo joined State Representative Kate Hogan, elected and local officials, municipal   …Continue Reading Aeronautics: Baker-Polito Administration Awards Funding to Minute Man Air Field