MassDOT’s McGrath Highway over Gilman Street Bridge Project will require travel lane reductions and traffic pattern changes.
Beginning on Thursday, August 7, 8:00pm, travel lanes on McGrath Highway between Pearl Street and Medford Street will be reduced from three travel lanes in each direction to two travel lanes in each direction. This closure is necessary to allow for Gilman Street Bridge demolition and reconstruction operations. This reduction in travel lanes will continue in place 24 hours a day for approximately 15 months until fall 2015.
This proposed traffic pattern alteration is weather dependent, and in the event of inclement weather the implementation of the lane reduction will be postponed to the following day. Pedestrian traffic shall be maintained on one side of McGrath Highway at all times throughout construction. Pedestrian detours will be established at the signalized intersections of McGrath Highway and Pearl Street, and McGrath Highway and Medford Street to allow for safe passage through the work zone.
A Public Information Meeting on the McGrath Highway over Gilman Street Bridge Project will be held Thursday, August 7, 6:30pm, East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross St.
This project is being funded through the Patrick Administration’s Accelerated Bridge Program to reduce the Commonwealth’s backlog of structurally-deficient bridges.
Permanent Bike Pump Station Installed at State Transportation Building posted on Oct 12
The bike parking facility of the State Transportation Building received a new, secure bike pump and stand this fall. Free and open to the public, MassDOT staff, local residents and visitors are welcome to use the pump located at 10 Park Plaza in Downtown Boston! …Continue Reading Permanent Bike Pump Station Installed at State Transportation Building
2015 Moving Together Conference: Join Us! posted on Oct 10
MassDOT as part of the GreenDOT sustainability policy is pleased to invite you to the 2015 Moving Together Conference! The conference is scheduled as follows: Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington, Boston This …Continue Reading 2015 Moving Together Conference: Join Us!
Haverhill: Bradford Rail Trail Groundbreaking posted on Oct 9
MassDOT Rail & Transit Division Administrator Astrid Glynn joined elected officials and supporters today in Haverhill to celebrate the Bradford Rail Trail groundbreaking. When completed, the 3,300 foot long Rail Trail will be located between the Basilere Bridge, the Comeau Bridge near South Elm Street …Continue Reading Haverhill: Bradford Rail Trail Groundbreaking