Governor Deval Patrick will take audience questions during a live town meeting tonight from 8 to 9 p.m. The program will air live locally from WWLP studios in Chicopee and also be streamed live in its entirety on WWLP.com. Learn more here.
The Patrick Administration is currently investing hundreds of millions of dollars in western Massachusetts roads, bridges, and other transportation needs.
More than 50 MassHighway Road and Bridge projects in the Connecticut River Valley, including the $47.7 million Gill – Montague Avenue A bridge over the Connecticut River.
Thirteen western Massachusetts projects as part of the Governor's Accelerated Bridge Program to repair structurally-deficient bridges, including $3.9 million to repair the Route 83 (Longhill Street) and Route 5 bridges over Interstate 91 in Springfield.
Seven Connecticut River Valley projects funded by the federal stimulus American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, including $2.8 million to resurface 7.4 miles of Route 122 and Route 62 in Barre.
MBTA: Fitchburg Line Weekend Service Suspension posted on Mar 27
The MBTA has issued a Service Alert: No Weekend Service on the commuter rail Fitchburg Main Line for the period from April 25th, 2015 through November 22nd, 2015. The suspension of weekend service will allow construction of major improvements on the Fitchburg Main Line to …Continue Reading MBTA: Fitchburg Line Weekend Service Suspension
Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options posted on Mar 26
The efforts of more than 170 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities, who promote active, healthy, and sustainable commute options, were celebrated today for helping Massachusetts to reduce traffic congestion, to promote healthy lifestyles, and benefit the environment. The Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards …Continue Reading Employers Honored for Excellence in Commuter Options
Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work posted on Mar 26
MassDOT on Saturday, March 28 will begin preparing to dismantle the downstream “salt and pepper” towers as part of the Longfellow Bridge Restoration Project. MassDOT’s contractor, White-Skanska-Consigli JV (WSC), coordinated with the cities of Cambridge and Boston as well as the MBTA to begin dismantling …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: “Salt and Pepper” Towers Work