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MassDOT: Memorial Day Advisory Posted on May 21

MassDOT: Memorial Day Advisory

MassDOT is urging the public to stay home Memorial Day Weekend to comply with the Reopening Advisory Board’s “Safer-at-Home-Advisory.”  The Advisory states, in part: all residents should leave home only for healthcare, worship and permitted work, shopping and outdoor activities; people over the age of   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Memorial Day Advisory

MassDOT Announces Wildlife Monitoring Camera Images Are Online Posted on May 14

MassDOT Announces Wildlife Monitoring Camera Images Are Online

MassDOT is pleased to announce, that in partnership with MassWildlife, a wildlife monitoring camera has been installed on the Gillis Bridge in Newburyport to monitor peregrine falcons nesting on the Newburyport side of the bridge. The Gillis Bridge nesting box, built by MassWildlife, was installed   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Wildlife Monitoring Camera Images Are Online

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists About National Youth Traffic Safety Month Posted on May 13

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists About National Youth Traffic Safety Month

Many of us are trying to find ways to safely keep busy during these stressful times, and to hopefully use this time to our advantage. Staying safe and healthy is a priority within our state at the moment, but there are other safety concerns to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Remind Motorists About National Youth Traffic Safety Month

Needham/Newton Corridor Improvement Project Posted on May 12

Needham/Newton Corridor Improvement Project

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors has approved a $31.1 million-dollar contract for the Newton/Needham Corridor Improvement Project. This project utilizes a multimodal design approach to balance the needs of all users and encompasses a 1.7 mile stretch of roadway including Highland   …Continue Reading Needham/Newton Corridor Improvement Project

MassDOT Board and MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approve Draft FY 2021 Capital Investment Plan Posted on May 11

MassDOT Board and MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approve Draft FY 2021 Capital Investment Plan

The MassDOT Board of Directors and the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved the draft one-year Capital Investment Plan (CIP). The draft Fiscal Year 2021 CIP continues investments already underway, moves forward those investments for Fiscal Year 2021 which were previously planned, and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board and MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board Approve Draft FY 2021 Capital Investment Plan

MassDOT on April Roadway Fatal Crashes: Drivers Urged to Slow Down Posted on May 4

MassDOT on April Roadway Fatal Crashes: Drivers Urged to Slow Down

MassDOT is reporting that the rate of fatalities on Massachusetts roadways doubled in April: with 50% less traffic recorded on major highways, 28 individuals died in crashes, compared with the month of April 2019 when there were 27 deaths on roadways in the state.  The   …Continue Reading MassDOT on April Roadway Fatal Crashes: Drivers Urged to Slow Down

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Reopening Advisory Board, Stay at Home Advisory Remains in Effect Posted on Apr 28

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Reopening Advisory Board, Stay at Home Advisory Remains in Effect

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration extended the essential services emergency order to May 18th and launched a Reopening Advisory Board that will produce a plan to the Governor by May 18th. The Administration also announced that the Department of Public Health’s Stay At Home Advisory remains   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Reopening Advisory Board, Stay at Home Advisory Remains in Effect

Raynham: Route 44 Over Route 24 Bridge Project Update Posted on Apr 28

Raynham: Route 44 Over Route 24 Bridge Project Update

MassDOT has scheduled overnight roadway and ramp closures in the vicinity of the Route 44 Bridge over Route 24 in Raynham. The closures are necessary to allow crews to complete the steel erection for the north bridge for the Route 44 over Route 24 Bridge   …Continue Reading Raynham: Route 44 Over Route 24 Bridge Project Update

Worcester: Kelley Square Improvement Project Update Posted on Apr 27

MassDOT is announcing work to permanently reverse the directions of Harding and Millbury Streets between Kelley Square and Arwick Avenue. On-street parking on Harding and Millbury Streets will be prohibited beginning on Tuesday, May 5, at 7:00 p.m. MassDOT will work with the City of   …Continue Reading Worcester: Kelley Square Improvement Project Update

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Value Highway Assistance Program Operators During Coronavirus Pandemic Posted on Apr 22

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Value Highway Assistance Program Operators During Coronavirus Pandemic

The past several weeks have been a stressful time to say the least. Massachusetts residents had to quickly adjust to a “new normal” as businesses and schools closed and stay-at-home orders were put into place. However, work continues for the medical professionals, emergency responders, grocery   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Value Highway Assistance Program Operators During Coronavirus Pandemic