More than 4000 pieces of hired and state equipment are available for snow and ice operations.
The Highway Operations Center has crews on duty 24/7 during the storm and uses message boards advising motorists of the wintry conditions.
240,000 tons of salt are available at our depots across the Commonwealth.
500,000 gallons of liquid Anti-icers and De-icers are available to treat state roads.
MassDOT has 6” pumps in the districts and 2-8” pumps in Bridgewater to respond to flooding.
Construction and maintenance road closures in the Boston area are cancelled for Thursday to allow for storm clean up.
Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August posted on Jul 22
MassDOT’s contractor is scheduled to begin the next stage of construction on the Longfellow Bridge in August 2016 now that the MBTA Red Line trains have been moved to their new locations. In this stage, bridge rehabilitation work will occur under the MBTA outbound track. …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Next Stage of Construction to Begin in August
Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station posted on Jul 21
MassDOT Highway Administrator Tom Tinlin today joined local legislators to break ground on the Assabet River Rail Trail construction project in Maynard. The $6.7 million project links the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge with the downtown Maynard business district as well as the MBTA South …Continue Reading Maynard: Assabet River Rail Trail to Connect with MBTA Station
Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations posted on Jul 20
MassDOT has announced that “Fast Charging” Stations for Electric Vehicles will be available at I-90 Service Plazas beginning later this year. Depending upon the electric vehicle and the state of its current charge, the stations will charge an electric vehicle to at least 80% power …Continue Reading Coming Soon: Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations