Commissioner Luisa Paiewonsky, MassHighway
Now that spring is here, we at MassHighway are once again ready to turn our attention to the start of a new construction season and our annual effort to beautify our state highways. This year's heavy snowfall has melted, leaving tons of trash and litter visible on our roads. We will be redoubling our efforts to prevent litter through public education, but we still need to get to work quickly on removing this unsightly trash from roadsides in all parts of the state.
I am pleased to announce MassHighway's 4th Annual Volunteer Litter Pick-up Days. Over the coming weeks, I will join my MassHighway colleagues in litter pick up across each of our five Districts. Volunteers from our Districts and Boston staff participate based on availability. This is a great opportunity to immediately improve the appearance of our state highways.
I wish to thank my co-workers as we continue our ongoing efforts to provide the citizens of Massachusetts with a safe, well-built and beautiful state highway system.
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