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Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens Posted on Mar 23

Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens

MassDOT has announced that the Belmont Street Bridge that carries Route 9 over Interstate 290 in Worcester is now open to its permanent configuration. The bridge now features two eastbound lanes toward Shrewsbury, two westbound lanes toward Lincoln Square and a newly-added, left-turn lane through   …Continue Reading Worcester: Belmont Street Bridge Opens

Highway Assistance Patrol Program: MAPFRE Sponsorship Extension Posted on Mar 23

Highway Assistance Patrol Program: MAPFRE Sponsorship Extension

MassDOT is pleased to announce an agreement to extend MAPFRE Insurance’s sponsorship of the Highway Assistance Patrol program (HAP) through March 2018. This extension marks the 15th year of partnership between MassDOT and MAPFRE in providing excellent customer service and safe, quick clearance on the   …Continue Reading Highway Assistance Patrol Program: MAPFRE Sponsorship Extension

Tobin Bridge Repair, Preservation Project Posted on Mar 22

Tobin Bridge Repair, Preservation Project

MassDOT will begin operations this week on an upcoming project to repair, clean and preserve by painting a section of the Tobin Memorial Bridge which carries Route 1 over the Mystic River and between the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston and Chelsea. MassDOT crews and contractors   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Repair, Preservation Project

I-90 Toll Plaza Reconstruction Progress Posted on Mar 21

I-90 Toll Plaza Reconstruction Progress

The MassDOT I-90 Toll Demolition and Road Reconstruction Project continues in spring 2017 with work progress on or ahead of schedule at all 23 locations. Each work location has its own unique traffic management and construction management plans. All work is contingent upon the weather.   …Continue Reading I-90 Toll Plaza Reconstruction Progress

Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact Posted on Mar 20

Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact

All MBTA Orange Line train service will board on the southbound platform at Forest Hills beginning Saturday, March 25, through June 2017, due to the Casey Arborway Project. Beginning on Saturday, March 25, 2017 and running through June all Orange Line train service will arrive   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway Project Update: MBTA Orange Line Impact

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Mar 17

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set

MassDOT has scheduled a public information meeting for the Interstate 91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, One Financial Plaza – 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1350 Main Street, Springfield Please join MassDOT at a public information meeting for   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Project Public Meeting Set

AASHTO Video Interview with Secretary Pollack: Toll Plaza Reconstruction Project Posted on Mar 15

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has posted a new video featuring an interview with MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack about the ongoing project to modernize the I-90 corridor through the elimination of dozens of toll booths and installation of All Electronic   …Continue Reading AASHTO Video Interview with Secretary Pollack: Toll Plaza Reconstruction Project

Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved Posted on Mar 15

Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved

MassDOT’s Board of Directors has approved an approximately $29.4 million contract for work to replace bridges which carry vehicles traveling on Route 3 over roads in Hanover and Norwell. This project, which involves replacing the bridge carrying Route 3 northbound and southbound over High Street   …Continue Reading Hanover, Norwell Route 3 Bridges Replacement Approved

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

MassDOT will implement recommendations made by its Work Zone Safety Task Force in an effort to promote safety for highway workers, contractors, law enforcement personnel, motorists, and members of the public in work zones throughout the Commonwealth. At today’s meeting of the MassDOT Board of   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Add Additional Work Zone Safety Features

MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism Posted on Mar 13

MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism

Members of the MassDOT Board, Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Thomas J. Tinlin, MAPFRE Insurance CEO Alfredo Costello and MAPFRE Executive Vice President Patrick McDonald today honored Highway Assistance Patrol (HAP) operators Edgar J. Rodriguez and Michael Carroll for providing life-saving medical   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Assistance Operators Honored for Heroism