Posted by Kate Fichter, South Station Expansion Project Manager
Many thanks to everyone who reviewed and commented upon the Environmental Notification Form (ENF) for the South Station Expansion project. The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs received 32 comment letters on the ENF, and we are grateful for all of the ideas and input.
The Certificate outlines the elements and goals of the project; the history of previous filings related to South Station; and the scope of work for the Draft Environmental Impact Report that MassDOT will prepare over the next year. Some of the topics for the Draft Environmental Impact Report include land impacts; wetlands, waterways, and tidelands; stormwater; water supply and wastewater; traffic and transportation; air quality and greenhouse gas emissions; historic resources; mitigation; and more.
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