Post Content

Tobin Bridge AerialThe necessary structural maintenance, painting, and cleaning project is now underway by MassDOT's contractor on the Tobin Memorial Bridge connecting Charlestown with Chelsea.

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.

Written By:

Recent Posts

MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team posted on Jul 30

MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team

Today, MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack announced Brian Shortsleeve will serve as the Chief Administrator for the MBTA, working alongside the newly appointed Fiscal and Management Control Board (FMCB), interim General Manager Frank DePaola, who will continue in his current role focusing solely on operations and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Secretary Announces MBTA Leadership Team

MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2 posted on Jul 29

MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2

The MBTA has scheduled necessary track maintenance activities on the Orange Line for this weekend, Saturday, August 1st and Sunday, August 2nd. Weekend service will be suspended between Forest Hills and Ruggles Stations. During the suspension of service, work crews will remove and replace rail   …Continue Reading MBTA Orange Line Service Alert: Suspension of Weekend Service August 1-2

Longfellow Bridge: August Closures Update posted on Jul 29

Longfellow Bridge: August Closures Update

The Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project moves forward with demolition work that will require bridge closures. MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), will periodically close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic beginning on Saturday, August 1 through Friday, August 21. The closures are necessary to safely   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: August Closures Update