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.
I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced
Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board posted on Nov 19
Governor Deval Patrick today appointed Robin Chase to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors. Chase is the founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest car-sharing company in the world, Buzzcar, a car-sharing marketplace in France and GoLoco, an online ridesharing community. …Continue Reading Robin Chase Appointed to MassDOT Board
McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group Meeting posted on Nov 18
MassDOT has assembled a working group for the McGrath Boulevard Project including residents, business owners and other local stakeholders. The purpose of the working group is to inform and advise MassDOT on important community issues affecting the development of a design for the McGrath Boulevard …Continue Reading McGrath Boulevard Project Working Group Meeting