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July 4th Holiday Services Update Posted on Jun 30

July 4th Holiday Services Update

MassDOT encourages safe travel during the upcoming July 4 holiday weekend.  Before you drive, check our live Traffic Cameras web page to view current conditions. Traffic is especially heavy at the I-84 interchange at Exit 9 in Sturbridge on the day before the holiday and   …Continue Reading July 4th Holiday Services Update

Medford Cradock Bridge: I-93 Route 16 Westbound Ramp Closure Posted on Jun 26

MassDOT is scheduled to close the I-93 Route 16 Westbound off ramp on Monday, June 29, at 7:00 AM to begin construction on the Cradock Bridge Project in Medford. The off ramp is scheduled to be closed for the duration of the project through approximately   …Continue Reading Medford Cradock Bridge: I-93 Route 16 Westbound Ramp Closure

MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway Posted on Jun 25

MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway

MassDOT announced a Notice to Proceed has been issued for the second phase of the Infra-Space 1 Project to redevelop state-owned property under the elevated portion of I-93/Southeast Expressway, between Albany Street and Frontage Road. The revitalized area is scheduled to include a 175-space surface   …Continue Reading MassDOT Begins Phase 2 of Improvements Under I-93/Southeast Expressway

GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth Posted on Jun 24

GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth

Engineering works have begun on another solar farm on MassDOT’s highway right-of-way on Route 3 in Plymouth. Once complete the site will be home to 649 kilowatts of solar voltaic panels, enough to power approximately 120 Massachusetts homes. Contractors were on site in June installing   …Continue Reading GreenDOT: MassDOT Solar Project in Plymouth

Tobin Bridge Toll Amnesty Ends on June 30 Posted on Jun 23

Tobin Bridge Toll Amnesty Ends on June 30

MassDOT is reminding customers of the changes to the fine structure to the all-electronic, Pay-By-Plate, toll collection system on the Tobin Bridge. The toll amnesty program started Monday, June 1, and is scheduled to end on June 30. The amnesty is in place so drivers   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Toll Amnesty Ends on June 30

A Renewed Waterfront for Fall River Posted on Jun 22

A Renewed Waterfront for Fall River

Thanks to MassDOT’s Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, Fall River residents and visitors are once again enjoying sweeping views and easier access to their waterfront. City Pier and points north along the Taunton River shoreline have been hidden from view since the elevated Route 79   …Continue Reading A Renewed Waterfront for Fall River

Longfellow Bridge: Architect Left His Mark Posted on Jun 21

Longfellow Bridge: Architect Left His Mark

What do the Harvard Lampoon Building, Jordan Hall, and the Longfellow Bridge have in common? All three Boston area landmarks – and many more – were designed by architect Edmund M. Wheelwright (1854 – 1912). Don’t recognize the name? You’re not alone. Wheelwright is rarely   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Architect Left His Mark

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25 Posted on Jun 18

Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25

MassDOT will host a public hearing for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project as follows: Thursday, June 25, 6:30 PM, Basketball Hall of Fame Theater, 100 Hall of Fame Avenue, Springfield The public hearing will update the City of Springfield community on preliminary construction work on   …Continue Reading Springfield: I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Public Hearing June 25

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift Posted on Jun 17

Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

MassDOT’s Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Project in Worcester-Shrewsbury reaches another milestone this week. Beginning tonight, Wednesday, June 17, all traffic will be shifted from the southern half of the new Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge to the recently completed northern half. This shift is   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge Update: Traffic Shift

Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors’ Life-Saving Actions Posted on Jun 16

Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors’ Life-Saving Actions

MassDOT Toll Collectors Ricardo Arriaga, Carmen Alcantara and Peter Kusi were busy serving customers at the I-90, I-495 Interchange 11A in Westborough on Thursday, December 18, 2014. In a matter of minutes on that day, they would work together and take steps that may have   …Continue Reading Secretary Pollack Honors Toll Collectors’ Life-Saving Actions