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Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead Posted on Apr 14

Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead

MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Increased traffic volumes throughout the weekend and into Monday are possible due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon on Monday, April 17. Drivers are advised   …Continue Reading Holiday Weekend: Plan Ahead

Wellesley: Route 9 Project Begins April 24th Posted on Apr 11

Wellesley: Route 9 Project Begins April 24th

MassDOT has announced that on April 24 work-related activities will begin on a $7 million project to repair and improve Route 9 throughout the town of Wellesley. This significant construction project will consist of resurfacing operations, roadway repairs and related work and is expected to   …Continue Reading Wellesley: Route 9 Project Begins April 24th

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14 Posted on Apr 10

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14

MassDOT today announced that due to the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project, between Wednesday, July 26 and Monday, August 14, there will be significant service impacts to all modes of transportation in the Boston University/Saint Paul Street neighborhood of Boston along Commonwealth Avenue, for MBTA, commuter   …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Work Impacts: July 26-August 14

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Demolition and Reconstruction Public Meeting Set Posted on Apr 5

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Demolition and Reconstruction Public Meeting Set

MassDOT will host a Sumner Tunnel Entrance Reconstruction and Toll Plaza Demolition Project Public Information Meeting as follows: Wednesday, April 12th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  East Boston High School Auditorium, 86 White Street, East Boston The meeting will include information about the proposed design   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Demolition and Reconstruction Public Meeting Set

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions Posted on Apr 1

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance join the National Safety Council in getting the word out to drivers to put away all distractions before you get behind the wheel. Staying focused on the road can mean the difference between arriving to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Focus on the Road, Avoid Distractions

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects Posted on Mar 29

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects

The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $16 million to 36 communities for the funding of preservation, repair or replacement of bridges with spans of 10 to 20 feet. The funding is the first round of awards through the administration’s Municipal Small Bridge Program, and was announced   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $16 Million for 36 Municipal Small Bridge Projects

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

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