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New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances Posted on Mar 27

New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances

MassDOT has issued a “Notice to Proceed” to the contractor for the Mattapoisett shared-use path project.  The contractor will begin work on the path which will extend from Mattapoisett Neck Road to Depot Street. This new path will connect to the path that currently exists   …Continue Reading New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards Posted on Feb 26

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, elected officials, and local leaders in Quincy to announce awards totaling nearly $3 million to eleven communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multimodal infrastructure projects that   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Posted on Feb 14

MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT and State Representative Bill Straus (D-Mattapoisett), House Chair of the Transportation Committee, announced that today a contract was signed for the construction of the second phase of a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The award of the $7 million contract was made public by Highway   …Continue Reading MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward Posted on Jan 11

Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward

MassDOT has announced that DW White is the apparent low bidder for its upcoming project to build a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The path will accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians and will extend from Mattapoisett Neck Road to Depot Street. This new path will be the   …Continue Reading Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward

MassDOT Announces Design Choice for Allston Multimodal Project Posted on Jan 10

MassDOT Announces Design Choice for Allston Multimodal Project

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced she has selected the “Highway At-Grade Hybrid With Elevated Soldiers Field Road” preferred alternative design for the Allston Multimodal Project when the replacement of the I-90 Allston Viaduct begins. In this design, I-90 travel lanes will be   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Design Choice for Allston Multimodal Project

Boston: Construction Bids for Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Improvement Project Posted on Jan 10

Boston: Construction Bids for Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Improvement Project

MassDOT has announced that Fred Deroma & Son, Inc. is the apparent low bidder for its upcoming project to make roadway improvements to Morton Street (Route 203) and the intersections with Gallivan Boulevard and West Selden Street in Boston. Bids from five contractors for this   …Continue Reading Boston: Construction Bids for Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Improvement Project

MassTrails: Applications due February 1 for Bike and Pedestrian Trail Projects Competitive Funding Posted on Jan 9

MassTrails: Applications due February 1 for Bike and Pedestrian Trail Projects Competitive Funding

MassDOT is reminding the public that February 1, 2019 is the application deadline for funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s MassTrails Program, a competitive funding program which will allow municipal and public entities to expand and connect networks of off-road, shared-use pathways and recreational trails in   …Continue Reading MassTrails: Applications due February 1 for Bike and Pedestrian Trail Projects Competitive Funding

MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online Posted on Dec 21

MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online

MassDOT is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Bicycle Transportation Plan is now available for public comment.  Members of the public may review the plan and provide feedback online. MassDOT is focused on making the Commonwealth’s transportation system more sustainable – to make it safe for   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Draft State Bicycle Transportation Plan Online

Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update Posted on Dec 18

Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that the vertical flex posts which separate the bicycle lanes and vehicular travel lanes on the Longfellow Bridge will remain in place on a storm by storm basis this winter in order to allow MassDOT to evaluate   …Continue Reading Boston/Cambridge: Longfellow Bridge Flex Posts Update

Commission on the Future of Transportation Releases Recommendations Aimed to Move More People, Reduce Emissions in the Commonwealth Posted on Dec 14

Commission on the Future of Transportation Releases Recommendations Aimed to Move More People, Reduce Emissions in the Commonwealth

Today, the Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth released its two-part report on transportation needs and challenges facing the Commonwealth between 2020 and 2040. The Commission was established by Executive Order No. 579, signed by Governor Charlie Baker in January 2018, to   …Continue Reading Commission on the Future of Transportation Releases Recommendations Aimed to Move More People, Reduce Emissions in the Commonwealth