The holiday promotion helps the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots campaign and encourages motorists to sign up for the e-Traveler service.
MassDOT and Hasbro donate board games to the campaign. In addition, a board game will be given away daily to an individual chosen at random from the list of those who have signed up for e-Traveler.
The e-Traveler Service provides weekly e-mail notification of road restrictions and construction advisories for the Massachusetts Turnpike, including the Ted Williams, O'Neill, Sumner and Callahan tunnels and I-93 in downtown Boston. Sign up here.
Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update posted on Aug 21
MassDOT next week will begin preparations to replace the Route 2 Bridges over I-95 in Lexington by implementing a traffic shift on Route 2 east and westbound. The work to prepare for the shift requires lane closures from 8:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM …Continue Reading Lexington: Route 2 Bridges Project Update
Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase posted on Aug 20
Governor Deval Patrick today announced an agreement in principle allowing the Commonwealth to purchase the Knowledge Corridor rail line between East Northfield and Springfield from Pan Am Southern, a joint venture of Pan Am and Norfolk Southern. The 49-mile segment of rail is currently undergoing …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Knowledge Corridor Line Purchase
Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule posted on Aug 19
MassDOT announced the successful opening of the new Morton Street Bridge in Mattapan more than a full day ahead of the already accelerated schedule. The original structurally deficient bridge carrying Morton Street over the MBTA commuter rail tracks closed on Friday, August 8 for final …Continue Reading Morton Street Bridge Opens Ahead of Schedule