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.
Video: Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Shown Step by Step posted on Oct 26
On October 28, I-90 (The Massachusetts Turnpike) will transition to All Electronic Tolling, and MassDOT will begin demolishing the existing toll plazas and reconstructing the roadways. The following is a visualization of what drivers can expect to see as they travel through an existing toll …Continue Reading Video: Toll Plaza Demolition, Reconstruction Shown Step by Step
Cementing the Future of the Braga Bridge posted on Oct 25
When MassDOT undertakes a bridge and highway restoration project, such as the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project, it aims to make efficient and long-lasting choices of materials. Materials are meticulously evaluated and chosen to ensure lower maintenance costs and an improved service life. For the …Continue Reading Cementing the Future of the Braga Bridge
All Electronic Tolling Activated October 28, Toll Plaza Demolitions Begin This Weekend posted on Oct 24
MassDOT today hosted a news conference and media tour in Weston to inform the public that plans are on schedule to activate All Electronic Tolling (AET) in the state on Friday, October 28, at 10 p.m., and to immediately deploy equipment to begin the process …Continue Reading All Electronic Tolling Activated October 28, Toll Plaza Demolitions Begin This Weekend