Governor Deval Patrick this week met with Jeff Mullan prior to the Governor's appointment of Mullan as the Secretary and CEO of MassDOT, effective November 1.
Mullan will work closely with Transportation Secretary James Aloisi in the coming weeks to implement the Governor's transportation reform vision in the form of the new Massachusetts Department of Transportation, MassDOT, which begins officially on November 1.
In the video available below and on the Governor's website, Mullan promises a MassDOT that delivers quality, cost-effective services, seeks efficiencies in operations, encourages innovative ideas, and has a customer focus. He encourages the public's ideas and comment as transportation reform advances.
Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August posted on Jul 22
MassDOT’s contractor is scheduled to begin the next stage of construction on the Longfellow Bridge in August 2016 now that the MBTA Red Line trains have been moved to their new locations. In this stage, bridge rehabilitation work will occur under the MBTA outbound track. …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August
Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station posted on Jul 21
MassDOT Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin today joined local legislators to break ground on the Assabet River Rail Trail construction project in Maynard. The $6.7 million project links the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge with the downtown Maynard business district as well as the MBTA South …Continue Reading Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station
Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations posted on Jul 20
MassDOT has announced that “Fast Charging” Stations for Electric Vehicles will be available at I-90 Service Plazas beginning later this year. Depending upon the electric vehicle and the state of its current charge, the stations will charge an electric vehicle to at least 80% power …Continue Reading Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations