MassHighway Commissioner Luisa Paiewonsky continues her visits to the five MassHighway District offices in October for "Celebrate MassHighway" events to mark the 116-year history of building, rehabilitating and maintaining the Massachusetts State Highway System. Commissioner Paiewonsky met Friday, October 9 with employees at the District 1 offices in Lenox.
As the new MassDOT begins service on November 1, MassHighway officially closes operations as an agency and its employees join the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority, portions of DCR and, as of January 1, 2010 the Tobin Bridge, to form the new MassDOT Highway Division.
Learn more about the transition to the new MassDOT.
Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel posted on Jun 29
MassDOT encourages the public to travel safely on the 4th of July holiday weekend, drive during lower volume times on major roadways, and use public transportation where possible. MassDOT suspends all construction work on major arterial roadways from 12 p.m., Friday, July 1, through the …Continue Reading Plan Ahead for July 4 Travel
Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13 posted on Jun 29
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito today joined MassDOT in honoring 13 schools and individuals for their work to promote and train students to bicycle and walk to school in a safe manner as part of the Safe Routes to School Program. “I am thrilled to see …Continue Reading Safe Routes to Schools: Baker-Polito Administration Honors 13
Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11 posted on Jun 28
MassDOT’s contractor will close the Longfellow Bridge and implement an MBTA Red Line diversion during the weekend of July 8 through July 10. The Longfellow Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic, except MBTA buses, from 11:00 PM on Friday, July 8, to 5:00 …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Closure, MBTA Red Line Diversion July 8-11