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.
South Station Expansion: 1980s Renovation posted on Jan 31
The South Station Expansion project is about improving transportation service through more train tracks and redesigned platforms; upgraded switches, signals, and other infrastructure; and new passenger amenities. The proposed expansion will protect and prepare the station for future demand as other efforts have done over …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: 1980s Renovation
New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Public Meeting Set posted on Jan 29
MassDOT is conducting a study of the New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Corridor, a bridge that spans New Bedford Harbor. The swing bridge connecting the communities of New Bedford and Fairhaven is functionally obsolete, constrains marine traffic, and its opening results in extensive vehicle delays. This study …Continue Reading New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge Public Meeting Set
Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open posted on Jan 28
The statewide travel ban has been lifted as of midnight. Motorists, especially those in the City of Boston and Eastern counties, are asked to use caution as MassDOT crews continue to plow and clear state roadways and ramps. Parking bans are still in effect in …Continue Reading Winter Storm Update: Travel Ban Lifted, MBTA Open