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Methuen Rotary: New I-93 Northbound Ramp Opens July 30 Posted on Jul 25

Methuen Rotary: New I-93 Northbound Ramp Opens July 30

MassDOT’s Methuen Rotary Interchange Reconstruction Project reaches a major milestone on Saturday, July 30, when the first new ramp of the reconstructed interchange opens to traffic. The new I-93 northbound on-ramp is located approximately 400 feet east of the current ramp. A new signal will   …Continue Reading Methuen Rotary: New I-93 Northbound Ramp Opens July 30

Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August Posted on Jul 22

Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August

MassDOT’s contractor is scheduled to begin the next stage of construction on the Longfellow Bridge in August 2016 now that the MBTA Red Line trains have been moved to their new locations. In this stage, bridge rehabilitation work will occur under the MBTA outbound track.   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August

Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station Posted on Jul 21

Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station

MassDOT Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin today joined local legislators to break ground on the Assabet River Rail Trail construction project in Maynard. The $6.7 million project links the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge with the downtown Maynard business district as well as the MBTA South   …Continue Reading Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station

Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations Posted on Jul 20

Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations

MassDOT has announced that “Fast Charging” Stations for Electric Vehicles will be available at I-90 Service Plazas beginning later this year. Depending upon the electric vehicle and the state of its current charge, the stations will charge an electric vehicle to at least 80% power   …Continue Reading Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations

Longfellow Bridge Traffic Update: July 18-22 Posted on Jul 18

Longfellow Bridge Traffic Update: July 18-22

MassDOT’s contractor will close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic overnight from Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22. The bridge will be closed from 11:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM the following morning. The closures are necessary to perform utility work through   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Traffic Update: July 18-22

Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised Posted on Jul 12

Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised

MassDOT”s new Route 8 Roundabout in the Town of Adams in the Berkshires is now open and receiving praise from an adjacent business. The $1.4 million project by MassDOT’s contractor C&A Construction of Chicopee includes reconstruction of the intersection of Columbia Street (Route 8), Friend   …Continue Reading Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised

MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on Jul 12

MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2017-2021 and welcomes public comment until August 9, 2016. The STIP is a five-year investment program that prioritizes federal and non-federal funds for improvements to our roadways, bridges,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program

Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached Posted on Jul 8

Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached

MassDOT announced today roadway construction and interchange improvements for Route 79, Route I-195, and Route 138 have been completed ahead of schedule. All modes of transportation are now open, and related closures and detours have been lifted. “I am thrilled to see that drivers, bicyclists   …Continue Reading Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached

Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20 Posted on Jul 7

Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20

As part of our continuing outreach process, MassDOT will host an additional public meeting to provide the community with an update on the progress made on the Casey Arborway Project.   All residents, abutters, local business owners and interested commuters are welcome to attend. Wednesday, July 20,   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20

Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Jul 5

Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting for the Route 6 Sign Replacement Project as follows: Monday, July 18, 6pm, Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, 215 Ivannough Road, Hyannis At the community meeting, MassDOT will discuss a project that will replace all existing guide and traffic   …Continue Reading Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled