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.
Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens posted on Mar 23
MassDOT has announced that the Belmont Street Bridge that carries Route 9 over Interstate 290 in Worcester is now open to its permanent configuration. The bridge now features two eastbound lanes toward Shrewsbury, two westbound lanes toward Lincoln Square and a newly-added, left-turn lane through …Continue Reading Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens
Highway Assistance Patrol Program: MAPFRE Sponsorship Extension posted on Mar 23
MassDOT is pleased to announce an agreement to extend MAPFRE Insurance’s sponsorship of the Highway Assistance Patrol program (HAP) through March 2018. This extension marks the 15th year of partnership between MassDOT and MAPFRE in providing excellent customer service and safe, quick clearance on the …Continue Reading Highway Assistance Patrol Program: MAPFRE Sponsorship Extension
South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change posted on Mar 22
The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has filed a Notice of Project Change (NPC) for the South Coast Rail (SCR) Project with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office on March 15, 2017. The Notice advances South Coast Rail as a phased project that …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Notice of Project Change