During the painting project beginning this month through approximately November and resuming in spring 2013, the Tobin Bridge will be reduced from three lanes in each direction to two in the area where work is occurring.
One-half of the two outside travel lanes will be restricted using barriers. The remaining area is being striped and marked to provide two full lanes in both directions.
During work, crews are installing shielding throughout the duration of the project to reduce or prevent inconveniences or safety issues for drivers or nearby businesses and residents.
The project is expected to be complete in the fall of 2014. To learn more, please visit the MassDOT Tobin Bridge project website.
MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service posted on Apr 16
MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott today at Boston North Station welcomed the first of 40 new Commuter Rail locomotives as it was placed into service on the Haverhill Line. To replace existing locomotives between 35 and 40 years old, the MBTA is procuring forty …Continue Reading MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service
Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Apr 16
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Heavy traffic is expected due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon Monday, April 21. The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy holiday weekends is …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel
Freight Rail Grants Announced posted on Apr 14
The Patrick Administration today announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). The IRAP funding for the seven projects is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector …Continue Reading Freight Rail Grants Announced