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Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing Posted on Jun 21

Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Transportation today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with several mayors of cities and towns in order to further facilitate and expand the testing of autonomous vehicles on roadways in the Commonwealth. Governor Charlie Baker joined Transportation Secretary and   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration and Local Officials Sign Regional Agreement for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month Posted on Jun 20

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month

With summer getaways planned, June is the perfect time to familiarize ourselves with seat belt safety. In effect since in 2002, NHTSA’s “Click It or Ticket” campaign reminds drivers to always utilize their seat belts. Both MassDOT and MAPFRE Insurance work to ensure the safety   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: June is Seat Belt Safety Month

Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens Posted on Jun 11

Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the Padanaram Bridge Causeway in Dartmouth has reopened to vehicular traffic today, Monday, June 11th. “The MassDOT Highway Division is pleased to have the newly reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway now open to motorists,” said Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver. “I   …Continue Reading Dartmouth: Newly Reconstructed Padanaram Bridge Causeway Reopens

Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Replacement Advances Posted on Jun 11

Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Replacement Advances

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors today approved the awarding of a contract for approximately $21.5 million to replace the Morgan-Sullivan Bridge that carries traffic on Memorial Avenue (Route 147) over the Westfield River between West Springfield and Agawam. “We have appreciated   …Continue Reading Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Replacement Advances

Tobin Bridge Project: Everett Avenue On-ramp Re-opening Saturday, June 9 Posted on Jun 8

Tobin Bridge Project: Everett Avenue On-ramp Re-opening Saturday, June 9

MassDOT has announced that the on-ramp from Everett Avenue onto the Tobin Bridge (Route 1 southbound) in Chelsea will be re-opening at approximately 6 a.m., on Saturday, June 9. This on-ramp has been closed for approximately one month due to the Tobin Bridge Repair project.   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge Project: Everett Avenue On-ramp Re-opening Saturday, June 9

MassDOT Completes Milestone Marker Preservation Project Posted on Jun 5

MassDOT Completes Milestone Marker Preservation Project

MassDOT is pleased to announce the completion of the project to preserve and stabilize the historic milestone markers along the Old Upper Boston Post Road in the state. These Colonial-Era artifacts are listed in the National Register of Historic Places and records indicate that the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Completes Milestone Marker Preservation Project

Boston: I-90 Traffic “Dry Run” Lane Closures for Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Completed Ahead of Schedule Posted on Jun 2

Boston: I-90 Traffic "Dry Run" Lane Closures for Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Completed Ahead of Schedule

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project “dry run” of traffic equipment logistics on I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) in Boston that reduced traffic to two lanes in each direction and required varying on and off-ramp closures was successfully completed   …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Traffic “Dry Run” Lane Closures for Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Completed Ahead of Schedule

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Longfellow Bridge Project Posted on Jun 1

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Longfellow Bridge Project

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Congressman Michael Capuano, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, and local leaders in Boston to celebrate MassDOT reaching the full beneficial use milestone on the ongoing Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project. The   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Longfellow Bridge Project

Tobin Bridge June Update: Paving Work Posted on Jun 1

Tobin Bridge June Update: Paving Work

MassDOT today is beginning to set-up traffic logistics on Route 1 southbound for paving operations tomorrow morning on the Tobin Bridge. Members of the public should be aware that crews overnight tonight, tomorrow, and on many days in the next four weeks will be milling,   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge June Update: Paving Work

Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone Posted on May 31

Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone

The Baker-Polito Administration has announced that the Longfellow Bridge Rehabilitation Project reached the full beneficial use milestone at 5:00 AM today. The milestone reached this morning means all vehicular travel lanes, separated bicycle lanes, and sidewalks on both sides of the bridge, as well as   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Project Has Reached Full Beneficial Use Milestone