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.
Thanksgiving: Travel Safely! posted on Nov 24
MassDOT encourages Thanksgiving holiday travelers to check the latest winter weather forecast and plan ahead with the high volume of traffic on our highways and at Boston Logan International Airport expected this year. Highways are typically busiest on the Tuesday and Wednesday before and on …Continue Reading Thanksgiving: Travel Safely!
South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward posted on Nov 24
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Acting MassDOT Secretary and CEO Frank DePaola and local officials to announce a contract award for the replacement of four bridges in New Bedford and Fall River along the future South Coast Rail Line. The improvements will advance South Coast …Continue Reading South Coast Rail: Bridge Replacements Move Forward
I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced posted on Nov 20
MassDOT and the Massachusetts State Police announced the establishment of a new Highway Safety Corridor Program for I-495 through the towns of Chelmsford, Westford, Littleton, Boxborough, Bolton, and Berlin. The program posts public safety signs that read, “Highway Safety Corridor / Laws Strictly Enforced” at …Continue Reading I-495 Highway Safety Program Announced