Posted by Shoukry Elnahal, Deputy Chief Engineer for Bridges & Tunnels
Next week MassDOT will hold public meetings regarding two design-build projects that will utilize rapid construction methods to minimize construction-related congestion and complete construction safely and quickly.
• A design public hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 4th, 7pm, Council Chambers, City Hall, 15 Summer Street, Taunton, regarding the replacement of the superstructure in Taunton that carries Holloway Street over Route 140 northbound. This hearing will also discuss the replacement of the sidewalks and repaving which is proposed to occur on the bridge that carries Holloway Street over Route 140’s southbound lanes.
• On Thursday, August 5th, 7pm, Phillipston Town Hall, 50 The Common, Phillipston, MassDOT will hold a design public hearing to discuss the proposed replacement of the bridge that carries Route 2 over State Road (Route 2A) in Phillipston.
At MassDOT we’re thinking and working outside the box to improve the state’s bridges economically and with the least disruption to your travelling life. In order to accomplish this, the Accelerated Bridge Program is streamlining internal processes, using innovative project management such as design-build, using cutting-edge technologies, and employing creative project delivery methods.
Please visit www.mass.gov/massdot and use the calendar to view details such as the time and location of these and other upcoming events.
MassDOT Announces “Grace Period” as Electronic Tolling is Activated posted on Oct 28
MassDOT has announced a “grace period” for drivers without transponders who then sign-up for an E-ZPassMA account as the Commonwealth transitions to all electronic tolling and ends manual toll collections at 9:45 p.m., on Friday, October 28. In addition, MassDOT is expanding hours at customer …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces “Grace Period” as Electronic Tolling is Activated
MassDOT Offers Travel Tools as Electronic Tolling Begins Friday, October 28, 10pm posted on Oct 28
MassDOT is announcing that a number of tools are available for drivers as the Commonwealth transitions to All Electronic Tolling (AET). MassDOT urges the public to use these tools because traffic will be impacted as toll plaza demolition and road reconstruction occurs in 23 work …Continue Reading MassDOT Offers Travel Tools as Electronic Tolling Begins Friday, October 28, 10pm
Video: Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Shown Step by Step posted on Oct 26
On October 28, I-90 (The Massachusetts Turnpike) will transition to All Electronic Tolling, and MassDOT will begin demolishing the existing toll plazas and reconstructing the roadways. The following is a visualization of what drivers can expect to see as they travel through an existing toll …Continue Reading Video: Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Shown Step by Step