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Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award Posted on Nov 14

Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is pleased to announce that the $318 million Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project has received the American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Project Award. This major construction project consisted of replacing the existing Whittier Bridge as well as widening and   …Continue Reading Whittier Bridge/I-95 Improvement Project Receives American Infrastructure Magazine’s Bridge of the Year Award

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Update Posted on Nov 8

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that beginning the morning of Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the western sidewalk (Charles River side) on the North Washington Street Bridge will be closed to all pedestrians. Those seeking to use a sidewalk to travel across the bridge   …Continue Reading Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Update

Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program Posted on Nov 1

Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program

The Baker-Polito Administration today officially announced the MassTrails Program, an interagency initiative that will provide funding and resources to municipal and public entities in order to expand and connect networks of off-road, shared-use pathways and recreational trails for all users across Massachusetts. The MassTrails Program   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassTrails Program

Southampton: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at William E. Norris School Posted on Oct 12

Southampton: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at William E. Norris School

MassDOT, through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program, this week joined students, parents, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of pedestrian access and safety improvements to areas immediately surrounding the William E. Norris School in Southampton. “MassDOT’s Safe Routes to School Program facilitates   …Continue Reading Southampton: MassDOT Celebrates Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements at William E. Norris School

Boston: Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Project Update Posted on Oct 10

Boston: Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Project Update

MassDOT has announced that the upcoming project to make roadway improvements to Morton Street (Route 203) and the intersections with Gallivan Boulevard and West Selden Street in Boston is being advertised for construction bids. Bids are scheduled to be accepted through January, 8, 2019, at   …Continue Reading Boston: Morton Street/Gallivan Boulevard Intersection Project Update

MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd Posted on Oct 1

MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd

International Walk and Roll to School Day (iWalk) will take place in communities throughout Massachusetts on Wednesday, October 3. MassDOT encourages students, parents, and school officials to take part in this annual event to promote a healthy and active lifestyle by walking and biking to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd

Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement Posted on Sep 20

Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Congressman Stephen F. Lynch, Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Department of Conservation of Recreation Commissioner Leo Roy, Senator Nick Collins, municipal officials, and local leaders in South Boston to highlight improvements to William J. Day Boulevard including a   …Continue Reading Federal, State, and Local Officials Highlight William J. Day Boulevard Roadway Improvement

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update Posted on Sep 19

Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

MassDOT is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Pedestrian Transportation Plan is now available for public comment and an open house forum will take place on Thursday, September 20, in Boston. The Draft Plan is now available online. Members of the Massachusetts Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Draft Pedestrian Transportation Plan Update

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st Posted on Sep 19

2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Don’t miss the 2018 Moving Together Conference! This years’ conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, November 1, 7:45 AM – 4:00 PM,  Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Sessions topics this year include: • Creating Mass Trails • Transforming the Waterfront •   …Continue Reading 2018 Moving Together Conference Set for November 1st

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone Posted on Sep 7

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and stakeholders at a ceremony in Peabody to celebrate the most recent round of Complete Streets grants where $7 million was awarded   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Complete Streets Funding Program Awards and Milestone