Post Content

MassDOT and the MBTA in conjunction with Boston emergency responders will conduct an emergency response exercise at Bowdoin station on the Blue Line.  The exercise is scheduled for: 

Sunday, March 6
8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The exercise is not anticipated to impact members of the public, nor affect the provision of transportation or public safety services in the area. 

As part of the exercise, portions of the abutting New Chardon Street, New Sudbury Street and Cambridge Street will have travel restrictions and limited access.

The purpose of the exercise is to ensure an efficient and professional operational response to an emergency.  The exercise will involve transportation and public safety personnel working through an emergency scenario inside the station and then making decisions and communicating those decisions in a coordinated manner.

The agencies that will be participating in the exercise include the MBTA, MBTA Transit Police, MassDOT, MEMA, Massachusetts State Police, Boston Fire Department, Boston Police Department, Boston Emergency Medical Services and the FBI. 

Written By:

Recent Posts

Governor Patrick Signs “Boston Strong” License Plate Bill posted on Apr 18

Governor Patrick Signs “Boston Strong” License Plate Bill

Governor Deval Patrick today signed legislation creating a Massachusetts “Boston Strong” license plate.  The legislation directs the Registry of Motor Vehicles to establish a license plate memorializing the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings adorned with the phrase “Boston Strong.”  All proceeds from sales of   …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Signs “Boston Strong” License Plate Bill

Whittier Bridge I-95 Update: River Boaters Notice posted on Apr 18

Whittier Bridge I-95 Update: River Boaters Notice

The Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project continues through the 2014 boating season. Much of the work this season to construct the new northbound span of the Whittier Bridge is taking place from the Merrimack River to the immediate east of the existing bridge. Several large barges,   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge I-95 Update: River Boaters Notice

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set posted on Apr 17

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

Please join MassDOT at a public meeting for an update on construction progress on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, as follows: Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Heritage State Park Auditorium, 200 Davol Street, Fall River The meeting will include an opportunity   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Public Meeting Set