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I-90 Toll Plaza Demolition Construction Updates Posted on Feb 24

I-90 Toll Plaza Demolition Construction Updates

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

MassDOT: Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements Posted on Feb 18

MassDOT: Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements

MassDOT has succeeded in recovering more than $21 million dollars from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2016 for past disaster events. These are reimbursements for MassDOT operations and logistics during past federal government disaster declarations and the reimbursements have been deposited into the   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Federal Emergency Management Agency Reimbursements

MassDOT to Expand Pothole Tracking Program Posted on Feb 17

MassDOT to Expand Pothole Tracking Program

MassDOT has announced that it is in the process of expanding its new, innovative pothole information program which was piloted in areas of Central and Western Massachusetts over the past year and includes an online MassDOT Potholes Dashboard that provides data to the public. This   …Continue Reading MassDOT to Expand Pothole Tracking Program

Baker-Polito Administration Announces First Municipal Small Bridge Program Awards Posted on Feb 16

Baker-Polito Administration Announces First Municipal Small Bridge Program Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, municipal leaders, and MassDOT officials today announced the first two awards through the Baker-Polito Administration’s Municipal Small Bridge Program. A ceremony was held in Lenox to award a total of $750,000 to the towns of Washington and Blandford for small bridge   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces First Municipal Small Bridge Program Awards

Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funds Posted on Feb 16

Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funds

The Baker-Polito Administration is filing “An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges,” which requests $200 million in Chapter 90 funds for local transportation infrastructure projects across Massachusetts. “We are proud to once again file for $200 million for Chapter 90 funds for cities   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Seeks $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funds

Governor Baker Urges Caution During Winter Storm Posted on Feb 12

Governor Baker Urges Caution During Winter Storm

Governor Charlie Baker today is urging the people of the Commonwealth to be cautious on the roadways, plan ahead for travel time and prepare for the powerful winter storm affecting much of the state this afternoon and into tomorrow morning, including potential for strong winds   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Urges Caution During Winter Storm

MassDOT, MBTA: Winter Storm Travel Links Posted on Feb 12

MassDOT, MBTA: Winter Storm Travel Links

MassDOT advises the public to monitor the weather conditions  Sunday and Monday, plan ahead, and check MassDOT and MBTA winter travel resources. The MBTA is continuing to closely monitor conditions and travelers should check T-Alerts at www.mbta.com/alerts for up-to-date service information, sign up to receive   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA: Winter Storm Travel Links

MassDOT Storm Clean Continues Posted on Feb 10

MassDOT Storm Clean Continues

MassDOT advises members of the public to continue to make informed decisions today and this weekend as state and municipal efforts continue to remove snow from roads and crews look ahead to the next weather-related events this weekend. “We are pleased with the cooperation from   …Continue Reading MassDOT Storm Clean Continues

Thursday Snow Expected: Travelers Encouraged to Adjust Plans if Possible, Avoid Driving Posted on Feb 8

Thursday Snow Expected: Travelers Encouraged to Adjust Plans if Possible, Avoid Driving

MassDOT advises the public that weather forecasters are calling for a winter weather event on Thursday that could bring up to approximately 12 inches of snow to locations throughout Massachusetts. The public is strongly advised not to drive tomorrow and work from home if possible and   …Continue Reading Thursday Snow Expected: Travelers Encouraged to Adjust Plans if Possible, Avoid Driving

MassDOT Winter Weather Reminder: Don’t Crowd the Plow Posted on Jan 31

MassDOT Winter Weather Reminder: Don't Crowd the Plow

MassDOT encourages the public to use caution and drive carefully during Tuesday’s evening commute and travel on Wednesday as forecasters are calling for winter weather at locations throughout the state. Drivers are advised to lower their speeds, wear their seatbelts, give themselves extra time to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Winter Weather Reminder: Don’t Crowd the Plow