MassDOT as of midday has crews now working statewide to clear state roadways. As of Noon, 3,903 pieces of equipment were at work, representing hired crews and more than 77 MassDOT employees.
All MassDOT Districts continue to receive moderate to heavy snow. Poor visibility and high winds continue across all areas of the Commonwealth, with gusts over 40 MPH.
The speed limit on Route I-90 remains lowered to 40 MPH and the road is closed to tandems and propane.
MassDOT continues to urge everyone to stay home if possible to allow crews to clear roads. Use public transportation where possible.
Visit the MBTA online for the latest schedules and service advisories.
Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder! posted on Aug 31
Calling All Massachusetts High School Students! MassDOT announces the second annual Safe Streets Smart Trips Statewide High School Video Contest. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth. …Continue Reading Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Reminder!
Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend posted on Aug 28
As part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line, the MBTA is replacing the old railroad bridge over Route 62/Main Street in Concord with a new bridge to be rolled into place Saturday, August 29. The current bridge has low clearance and …Continue Reading Concord: New MBTA Commuter Rail Bridge to Roll into Place This Weekend
Knowledge Corridor: New Holyoke Train Station Celebrated posted on Aug 27
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse along with state and local officials to celebrate the opening of the new $4.3 million Holyoke Train Station on the Knowledge Corridor and restoration of Amtrak Vermonter Line …Continue Reading Knowledge Corridor: New Holyoke Train Station Celebrated