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MassDOT Reminder: Safe Winter Driving Tips! Posted on Feb 4

MassDOT Reminder: Safe Winter Driving Tips!

With snow in the forecast, MassDOT reminds motorists to plan ahead, avoid travel during the snow event when possible, and be prepared for Winter Travel! Be sure to Prepare Your Vehicle For Winter Driving and bring Winter Car Supplies. Use Common Sense While Driving Near   …Continue Reading MassDOT Reminder: Safe Winter Driving Tips!

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 8-9 Posted on Feb 3

MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 8-9

You are invited to share and learn the newest ideas in transportation technology by attending MassDOT’s Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange for 2016, scheduled for March 8 & 9, at the DCU Center in Worcester. Are you wondering how to improve both the efficiency and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Innovation & Tech Transfer Exchange: March 8-9

Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage Construction Begins February 11 Posted on Feb 1

Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage Construction Begins February 11

MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli (WSC), anticipates setting up the final configuration of Stage 3 construction for the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project by Thursday, February 11, 2016. The shift of the tracks to their temporary positions was completed over a series of MBTA Red Line Weekend Diversions.   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage Construction Begins February 11

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion Cancelled Posted on Jan 27

Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion Cancelled

MassDOT has cancelled the MBTA Red Line diversion and Longfellow Bridge closure scheduled for Friday, January 29 through Sunday, January 31. The remaining work will be completed during a series of night shifts instead of during a weekend diversion. The Longfellow Bridge will remain open   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Weekend Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion Cancelled

MassDOT Highway Crews, Equipment Assist Washington, DC Snow Removal Posted on Jan 27

MassDOT Highway Crews, Equipment Assist Washington, DC Snow Removal

MassDOT today in cooperation with other state agencies dispatched crews, volunteers and equipment to assist with snow removal in Washington, D.C. Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin joined Highway Division employees as they gathered at depots in Chicopee and Auburn before departing for the nation’s capital. MassDOT   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highway Crews, Equipment Assist Washington, DC Snow Removal

Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results Posted on Jan 26

Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Boston Metropolitan Planning Organization (Boston MPO) has been selected by the national nonprofit Transportation for America to participate in a first-of-its-kind yearlong training academy for ambitious metro regions beginning to use performance measurement to better assess the results   …Continue Reading Boston MPO Selected for Training to Measure Transportation Spending Results

Safe Winter Driving Near Snow Plows: Keep a Safe Distance Posted on Jan 20

Safe Winter Driving Near Snow Plows: Keep a Safe Distance

MassDOT’s Highway Division reminds motorists to use common sense while driving near plows as snow and ice crews work to clear state and local roadways during and following a winter weather event. Please review the following tips for winter driving when encountering snow plows: Remember   …Continue Reading Safe Winter Driving Near Snow Plows: Keep a Safe Distance

I-95 Add-A-Lane Project Final Phase Continues in 2016 Posted on Jan 14

I-95 Add-A-Lane Project Final Phase Continues in 2016

MassDOT’s I-95/Route 128 Add-a-Lane Project continues in 2016 in its 6th and final phase. The project when complete will add an additional travel lane on I-95 from Route 24 in Randolph to Route 9 in Wellesley. Current work continues on a 3.8-mile I-95 segment in   …Continue Reading I-95 Add-A-Lane Project Final Phase Continues in 2016

Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project Public Meetings Set Posted on Jan 12

Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has scheduled two Public Information Meetings for the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project as follows: Wednesday, January 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second Street, Cambridge Thursday, January 21, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Shriners Hospitals for Children Auditorium, 51 Blossom   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project Public Meetings Set

Salem-Lynn Route 107 Corridor Study Posted on Jan 6

Salem-Lynn Route 107 Corridor Study

A Public Information Meeting for the Route 107 Corridor Study in Salem-Lynn has been scheduled as follows: Wednesday, January 27, 6:00-8:00 PM, Salem High School Auditorium, 77 Willson Street, Salem MassDOT in partnership with the Cities of Salem and Lynn, is studying Route 107 (Highland/Western Avenue) between   …Continue Reading Salem-Lynn Route 107 Corridor Study