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Braintree: Route 3 North Bridge Replacement Completed Posted on Sep 25

Braintree: Route 3 North Bridge Replacement Completed

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that its accelerated replacement of the Route 3 northbound bridge in Braintree was completed at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 24, several hours ahead of schedule as work was expected to be completed by 5 a.m., Monday,   …Continue Reading Braintree: Route 3 North Bridge Replacement Completed

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Upcoming Weekend Impacts Posted on Sep 21

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Upcoming Weekend Impacts

MassDOT held a news conference today to underscore the traffic impacts of the Route 3 Bridge Replacement Project which will mean detours and lane reductions on Route 3 in Braintree this weekend, September 22-25 and during the weekend of October 13-16. For this $6.3 million project,   …Continue Reading Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Replacement Upcoming Weekend Impacts

Somerville: Sullivan Square Transportation Public Forum September 25th Posted on Sep 19

Somerville: Sullivan Square Transportation Public Forum September 25th

Do you live, work, socialize or commute in and around Sullivan Square? Are you interested in helping weigh options  for future transportation improvements in the area? Join MassDOT, the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), and the cities of Boston, Everett, and Somerville for an interactive   …Continue Reading Somerville: Sullivan Square Transportation Public Forum September 25th

Fore River Bridge: Four Lanes Now Open Posted on Sep 17

Fore River Bridge: Four Lanes Now Open

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts legislature, and local officials at a news conference in Quincy highlighting the opening of the new Fore River Bridge to four total lanes of traffic on Saturday, September   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge: Four Lanes Now Open

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, MBTA Red Line Impacts Begin September 29 Posted on Sep 14

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, MBTA Red Line Impacts Begin September 29

Due to the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project, shuttle buses will replace Red Line trains in both directions between Park Street and Kendall/MIT Stations, with a stop at Charles/MGH Station, on weekends beginning on Saturday, September 30, through Sunday, December 17. The bus route and stops   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closures, MBTA Red Line Impacts Begin September 29

US Army Honors Highway Division Staff Posted on Sep 14

US Army Honors Highway Division Staff

Two MassDOT Highway Division employees received commendations from the United States Army at the Highway Operations Center in South Boston. Deputy Chief of Operations and Maintenance, Joseph Foti, and HOC Coordinator of Training and Development, Chester Osborne, received commendations for the MassDOT Highway Division work   …Continue Reading US Army Honors Highway Division Staff

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Project Public Meeting September 18 Posted on Sep 13

Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Project Public Meeting September 18

MassDOT has announced that a public meeting will be held about the Route 3 Bridge Replacement Project in Braintree as follows: Monday, September 18, 6:30 p.m, Braintree Town Hall MassDOT’s project team will provide information about traffic impacts and construction operations. The project will require   …Continue Reading Braintree: Route 3 Bridge Project Public Meeting September 18

MassDOT: Vote for All Electronic Tolling Posted on Sep 7

MassDOT: Vote for All Electronic Tolling

MassDOT is reminding members of the public to vote for the project to implement All Electronic Tolling (AET) on I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) as it is a finalist in the ongoing America’s Transportation Awards competition. The winning projects will receive $10,000 for a charity or   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Vote for All Electronic Tolling

Bridge Projects Move Forward in Boston, Raynham Posted on Sep 6

Bridge Projects Move Forward in Boston, Raynham

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that it has received $50.5 million in federal funding to invest in two upcoming highway infrastructure improvement projects in the State Transportation Improvement Plan. The two projects consist of replacing the bridge that carries North Washington Street between   …Continue Reading Bridge Projects Move Forward in Boston, Raynham

Fore River Bridge Update: Two Lanes Open Each Direction by Mid-September Posted on Aug 31

Fore River Bridge Update: Two Lanes Open Each Direction by Mid-September

MassDOT  has announced that crews are expected to open the new Fore River Bridge to two lanes of travel in each direction by the middle of September, weeks sooner than originally anticipated as part of the ongoing bridge replacement project. In order to allow crews   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Update: Two Lanes Open Each Direction by Mid-September