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Sumner Tunnel Traffic Adjustments Posted on May 24

Sumner Tunnel Traffic Adjustments

MassDOT has announced that beginning on Thursday morning, May 25, it will be implementing the following adjustments to the traffic pattern in the area of the entrance of the Sumner Tunnel in order to improve traffic flow as construction activities continue for the ongoing toll   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel Traffic Adjustments

MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Travel Posted on May 24

MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Travel

MassDOT advises Memorial Day holiday travelers to plan ahead, utilize MassDOT’s many travel “real time” tools and use public transportation if possible to travel between destinations. “We know from past years that travelers can expect heavy traffic volumes during Memorial Day weekend and should accordingly   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Travel

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: I-90 Lane Reductions June 3-5 Posted on May 23

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: I-90 Lane Reductions June 3-5

As part of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project, “dry run” lane reductions on I-90 have been scheduled during the weekend of June 3-4 through early Monday morning, June 5. From 11:59 PM on Friday, June 2, to 5:00 AM on Monday, June 5, MassDOT   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: I-90 Lane Reductions June 3-5

MassDOT: Fourth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Posted on May 19

MassDOT: Fourth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest

MassDOT today announced the fourth annual statewide high school video contest – Safe Streets Smart Trips. The contest serves as an initiative within the Massachusetts Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) to promote safe walking, bicycling, and driving behaviors within the Commonwealth.  The contest began three   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Fourth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest

MassDOT Environmental Priority: Endangered Species Habitat Preservation Posted on May 19

MassDOT Environmental Priority: Endangered Species Habitat Preservation

Today, May 19, is Endangered Species Day, a day when many environmental organizations and government agencies recognize conservation efforts to protect endangered species and their habitats. The MassDOT Highway Division works hard to ensure compliance with State and Federal endangered species regulations to avoid, minimize   …Continue Reading MassDOT Environmental Priority: Endangered Species Habitat Preservation

Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin Posted on May 17

Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin

In conjunction with Governor Charlie Baker announcing today, May 17, as DIPG Awareness Day, Government Center Station, South Station, North Station, the MassDOT Burns Bridge, and the Zakim Bridge will be lit in green today in support of six-year-old Devin Suau. Devin is a Framingham   …Continue Reading Government Center, South & North Stations, Zakim & Burns Bridges to Be Lit Green Today, May 17, for #WhyNotDevin

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Memorial Day, Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Reminder Posted on May 12

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Memorial Day, Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Reminder

As the warm weather starts to ramp up across the nation, so does traffic on local roadways and highways. Memorial Day is just around the corner, a weekend that saw over 38 million Americans hit the road for their holiday festivities in 2016. In the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Memorial Day, Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Reminder

MassDOT Highlights New Devices to Increase Work Zone Safety Posted on May 11

MassDOT Highlights New Devices to Increase Work Zone Safety

MassDOT today showcased items now being integrated into some work zone logistical setups in order to increase the safety of employees involved in maintenance and construction activities and law enforcement personnel who are deployed in order to better protect crews from passing vehicles. At the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights New Devices to Increase Work Zone Safety

MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on May 10

MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2018-2022 and welcomes public comment until May 30, 2017. The STIP is a five-year investment program that prioritizes federal funds for improvements to our roadways, bridges, transit systems,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Draft 2018-2022 State Transportation Improvement Program

Fore River Bridge Project: Lane Reductions, Public Meetings Set Posted on May 9

Fore River Bridge Project: Lane Reductions, Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has announced that lane reductions will begin on Friday evening, June 2 and continue until October 1 on the Fore River Bridge which carries Route 3A traffic between Weymouth and Quincy, in order to allow construction operations to move forward safely. From June 2   …Continue Reading Fore River Bridge Project: Lane Reductions, Public Meetings Set