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Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Framingham Commuter Rail Lot Ribbon Cutting Posted on Aug 17

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Framingham Commuter Rail Lot Ribbon Cutting

The Baker-Polito Administration along with state and regional transit officials today celebrated the ribbon cutting of the Framingham Commuter Rail Station Parking Lot. Management of Framingham Commuter Rail Station, including the station’s parking areas, was transferred to the MetroWest Regional Transit Authority (MWRTA) in a   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Framingham Commuter Rail Lot Ribbon Cutting

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes Posted on Aug 16

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes

MassDOT has announced that the current phase of major work on the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge finished during the overnight hours. As of 5:00 AM on Wednesday, August 16: Commonwealth Avenue between Packard’s Corner and Kenmore Square will reopen to through vehicular traffic. Boston University (BU) Bridge will   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Bridges Open, MBTA Green Line Resumes

MBTA: New General Manager/CEO Named Posted on Aug 15

MBTA: New General Manager/CEO Named

Luis Manuel Ramírez, whose three-decade business career has included successful turnarounds with divisions of some of the nation’s biggest corporations, will be the next General Manager/CEO of the MBTA, Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack announced today. Ramírez, 50, who most recently has run his own   …Continue Reading MBTA: New General Manager/CEO Named

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th Posted on Aug 14

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th

MassDOT is announcing that initial paving operations are underway at the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge area and the MBTA is continuing with track and catenary wiring work in anticipation of testing the Green Line power in the area of the bridge overnight tonight. Meanwhile, weather permitting,   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Monday, August 14th

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th Posted on Aug 13

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th

MassDOT is continuing to remind members of the public that weather permitting, trolley service on the MBTA’s Green Line B Branch near the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and access for private vehicles to the Commonwealth Avenue and Boston University Bridges is anticipated to resume by the   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update, Sunday, August 13th

Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Posted on Aug 10

Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project

MassDOT crews and contractors are continuing to utilize accelerated methods and work 24/7 in order to complete the intensive construction operations on the eastbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge that spans I-90 and the MBTA/Amtrak rail lines in Boston. Work is on schedule and   …Continue Reading Work Continuing on Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project

MBTA: Newburyport/Rockport Line PTC Work to Finish One Month Early, August 27 Posted on Aug 10

MBTA: Newburyport/Rockport Line PTC Work to Finish One Month Early, August 27

Due to the high level of productivity being performed by construction crews, Positive Train Control (PTC) work being done along the Newburyport/Rockport Commuter Rail Line will conclude one month early on Sunday, August 27. This will be the last day for weekend shuttle bus replacement   …Continue Reading MBTA: Newburyport/Rockport Line PTC Work to Finish One Month Early, August 27

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Progress Posted on Aug 9

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Progress

MassDOT has announced that the project to replace the eastbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge is on schedule. As of 10 a.m. today, Wednesday: crews are continuing to place concrete and fill in the gaps between the precast deck panels, concrete is being poured   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Progress

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update Posted on Aug 8

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update

MassDOT work crews are continuing to work 24 hours per day to replace the eastbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge that spans I-90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) and the MBTA Commuter Rail and Amtrak rail lines in Boston. As of late Tuesday, crews put in   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Update

MBTA: Regular Weekday Newburyport/Rockport Service to Resume August 14 Posted on Aug 8

MBTA: Regular Weekday Newburyport/Rockport Service to Resume August 14

As the work to replace the Beverly Drawbridge is about to finish on schedule, MBTA weekday Commuter Rail service will resume on Monday, August 14. While regular Commuter Rail train times will be back in effect on August 14, Zone 3 monthly passes will continue   …Continue Reading MBTA: Regular Weekday Newburyport/Rockport Service to Resume August 14