MassHighway Commissioner Luisa Paiewonsky is visiting the five 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 visited District 2 offices in Northampton on October 14, seen at left.
MassHighway officially closes operations as an agency effective November 1 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.
View the Celebration at District 5 offices in Taunton on October 15 after the jump.
MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service posted on Apr 16
MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott today at Boston North Station welcomed the first of 40 new Commuter Rail locomotives as it was placed into service on the Haverhill Line. To replace existing locomotives between 35 and 40 years old, the MBTA is procuring forty …Continue Reading MBTA: New Locomotive Now in Service
Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel posted on Apr 16
MassDOT encourages travelers to plan ahead, travel safely, and use public transportation where possible during the upcoming holiday weekend. Heavy traffic is expected due to Easter Sunday observances and Patriot’s Day/Marathon Monday, April 21. The heaviest traffic congestion on I-90 during busy holiday weekends is …Continue Reading Plan Ahead: Holiday Weekend Travel
Freight Rail Grants Announced posted on Apr 14
The Patrick Administration today announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $2.5 million for industrial rail projects as part of the 2014 Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP). The IRAP funding for the seven projects is being matched by more than $1.9 million in private sector …Continue Reading Freight Rail Grants Announced