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Southampton: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at William E. Norris School Posted on Oct 12

Southampton: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at William E. Norris School

MassDOT, through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program, this week joined students, parents, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements to areas immediately surrounding the William E. Norris School in Southampton. “MassDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program facilitates   …Continue Reading Southampton: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at William E. Norris School

Boston: Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Project Update Posted on Oct 10

Boston: Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Project Update

MassDOT has announced that the upcoming project to make roadway improvements to Morton Street (Route 203) and the intersections with Gallivan Boulevard and West Selden Street in Boston is being advertised for construction bids. Bids are scheduled to be accepted through January, 8, 2019, at   …Continue Reading Boston: Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Project Update

Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement Posted on Sep 20

Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Department of Conservation of Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy, Senator Nick Collins, municipal officials, and local leaders in South Boston to highlight improvements to William J. Day Boulevard including a   …Continue Reading Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update Posted on Sep 19

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

MassDOT is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Pedestrian Transportation Plan is now available for public comment and an open house forum will take place on Thursday, September 20, in Boston. The Draft Plan is now available online. Members of the Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st Posted on Sep 19

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Don’t miss the 2018 Moving Together Conference! This years’ conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, November 1, 7:45 AM – 4:00 PM,  Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Sessions topics this year include: • Creating Mass Trails • Transforming the Waterfront •   …Continue Reading 2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone Posted on Sep 7

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and stakeholders at a ceremony in Peabody to celebrate the most recent round of Complete Streets grants where $7 million was awarded   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone

South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update Posted on Aug 27

South Boston:  William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update

MassDOT and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) are announcing that William J. Day Boulevard road reconstruction work in South Boston will continue this week, resulting in a roadway which will have one motor vehicle travel lane in each direction with bicycle and pedestrian   …Continue Reading South Boston: William J. Day Boulevard Improvements Update

New Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update Posted on Aug 23

New Frances "Fanny" Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update

MassDOT’s contractor is in the final phase of construction for the new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge connecting the Esplanade to Charles Circle. Crews will begin demolishing the existing bridge at 6:00 AM on Wednesday, August 29. The new Frances “Fanny” Appleton Bridge will open to bicyclists and   …Continue Reading New Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Update

Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Replacement: Storrow Drive Impacts Posted on Aug 22

Frances "Fanny" Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Replacement: Storrow Drive Impacts

MassDOT will implement lane and full closures on Storrow Drive in the vicinity of the Longfellow Bridge from Wednesday, August 29, to Sunday, September 16, to safely demolish the existing Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge above the roadway.  The closures will occur as follows: Wednesday, August   …Continue Reading Frances “Fanny” Appleton Pedestrian Bridge Replacement: Storrow Drive Impacts

MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail Posted on Aug 10

MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, elected officials, municipal leaders, MassDOT staff, rail trail advocates and members of the public for a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the completion of the latest segment of the Assabet River Rail Trail   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates New Section of Assabet River Rail Trail