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.
Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update posted on Aug 21
MassDOT next week will begin preparations to replace the Route 2 Bridges over I-95 in Lexington by implementing a traffic shift on Route 2 east and westbound. The work to prepare for the shift requires lane closures from 8:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update
Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase posted on Aug 20
Governor Deval Patrick today announced an agreement in principle allowing the Commonwealth to purchase the Knowledge Corridor rail line between East Northfield and Springfield from Pan Am Southern, a joint venture of Pan Am and Norfolk Southern. The 49-mile segment of rail is currently undergoing …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase
Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule posted on Aug 19
MassDOT announced the successful opening of the new Morton Street Bridge in Mattapan more than a full day ahead of the already accelerated schedule. The original structurally deficient bridge carrying Morton Street over the MBTA commuter rail tracks closed on Friday, August 8 for final …Continue Reading Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule