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.
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
Work Zone Safety Awareness: “Expect the Unexpected” posted on Mar 25
MassDOT joins local, state and federal transportation officials in observing the 2015 National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, Monday-Friday, March 23-27, and Massachusetts will be focusing on the month of April as Work Zone Safety Awareness Month. With the start of highway construction season, this …Continue Reading Work Zone Safety Awareness: “Expect the Unexpected”