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.
Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel posted on May 24
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead and travel safely during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. The heaviest traffic is observed during Thursday, Friday, and Monday afternoons and early evenings. Drivers are encouraged to make travel plans accordingly and if possible avoid peak traffic volumes between …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Weekend Travel
MBTA: Hoverboards Not Allowed posted on May 24
Effective immediately, hoverboards are prohibited on all MBTA property, including stations, buses, subways, trains, and commuter boats. MBTA subway and bus personnel, along with Keolis Commuter Rail staff have been informed that customers with hoverboards shall not be permitted to bring such devices into MBTA …Continue Reading MBTA: Hoverboards Not Allowed
MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement posted on May 24
Frank DePaola, P.E., who has served as General Manager of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) since February 2015, announced to staff that he plans to retire after his current appointment expires on June 30. Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack thanked DePaola in a letter …Continue Reading MBTA General Manager DePaola Retirement