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Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives Posted on Nov 21

Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives

In advance of the Thanksgiving Holiday and travel period, Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack to highlight a package of new and existing legislative proposals to promote safety on Massachusetts roadways, including support for pending legislation to reduce distracted and impaired   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Urges Holiday Travel Caution, Highlights Road Safety Initiatives

Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead Posted on Nov 21

Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for Thanksgiving holiday travel, use the appropriate technology resources to make informed decisions, and consider public transportation if traveling to locations such as Logan airport. “We know from previous years that   …Continue Reading Thanksgiving Travel: Plan Ahead

MassDOT, Massport, MBTA Ready for Thanksgiving Travel Posted on Nov 15

MassDOT, Massport, MBTA Ready for Thanksgiving Travel

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and the MBTA spoke today at South Station about what to expect this holiday travel season and some travel tips to use during the nation’s busiest travel season. The roads and skies are expected   …Continue Reading MassDOT, Massport, MBTA Ready for Thanksgiving Travel

I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project Update Posted on Nov 14

I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board of Directors and the MBTA Fiscal Management and Control Board received an update regarding the status of the project to replace the deteriorated I-90 Viaduct which carries several lanes of highway traffic over Boston’s Allston neighborhood into and out   …Continue Reading I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project Update

MassDOT: All Electronic Tolling Update Posted on Nov 13

MassDOT: All Electronic Tolling Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board of Directors today was provided an update regarding the successful transition to All Electronic Tolling following the ending of manual toll collections approximately one-year ago. Crews have reached the “Full Beneficial Use” milestone at the majority of the former   …Continue Reading MassDOT: All Electronic Tolling Update

Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project: Lane, Ramps Reopening Ahead of Schedule Posted on Nov 10

Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project: Lane, Ramps Reopening Ahead of Schedule

MassDOT is pleased to announce that an additional lane on I-91 south and multiple ramps that were closed for the I-91 Viaduct Rehabilitation Project in Springfield will be reopening ahead of schedule. MassDOT and the contractor expedited the project schedule to reopen the ramps ahead   …Continue Reading Springfield I-91 Viaduct Project: Lane, Ramps Reopening Ahead of Schedule

MassDOT, MAPFRE Raise Awareness About Traffic Incident Response Week Posted on Nov 9

MassDOT, MAPFRE Raise Awareness About Traffic Incident Response Week

Every year more people are hitting the road. Whether it’s for daily commuting or long distance travel, the number of drivers continues to increase steadily throughout the country. Understandably, the challenge of road safety has become a top priority for states as we continue to   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Raise Awareness About Traffic Incident Response Week

Veterans Day Holiday: RMV Open, MBTA Normal Schedules Posted on Nov 8

Veterans Day Holiday: RMV Open, MBTA Normal Schedules

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is reminding members of the public to plan ahead for the upcoming Veterans Day holiday weekend and utilize the appropriate technology tools to make informed decisions if traveling. The Registry of Motor Vehicles Service Centers will be open with normal   …Continue Reading Veterans Day Holiday: RMV Open, MBTA Normal Schedules

Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1 Posted on Oct 27

Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the new Winter Street Bridge in Framingham will be re-opened to its full capacity of two lanes in each direction on Wednesday, November 1, approximately two months ahead of schedule. The Winter Street Bridge carries vehicles over the MBTA,   …Continue Reading Framingham Bridge Re-Opening to Vehicles Wednesday, November 1

MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections Posted on Oct 27

MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that highway reconstruction activities are on schedule to be completed by the end of the year following the demolition of toll plazas on I-90 at 23 locations between New York and Boston. One year ago, on the evening   …Continue Reading MassDOT: One Year Anniversary of the End of Manual Toll Collections