Governor Deval Patrick today signed an executive order banning vehicle traffic on all state roads effective at 4pm Friday. This will allow public safety, emergency, and road crews to do their jobs. Visit Mass.Gov to view winter storm resources.
MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey says all MBTA service will be ended at 3:30pm today.
MassDOT crews are beginning winter storm response, as seen at the Hanover Depot, left.
More than 4,000 pieces of equipment are available upon call to treat and clear state roads.
Message boards are activated notifying drivers of the impending storm.
MassDOT live online traffic cameras show current conditions on major state roadways.
Check MassDOT’s winter driving tips.
MBTA buses, Red, Blue, Orange, Green, and Silver Lines and commuter rail will end operations at 3:30pm today and resume after the storm as soon as possible. Visit the MBTA Winter web page to learn more.
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