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.
MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea Approved posted on Sep 17
The MassDOT Board of Directors today approved a construction contract to extend the MBTA’s increasingly popular Silver Line from East Boston to Chelsea. A project funded entirely by Governor Deval Patrick’s 2013 Transportation Finance Plan, the Silver Line will be extended past the Seaport to …Continue Reading MBTA Silver Line to Chelsea Approved
2014 Moving Together Conference: Register Today! posted on Sep 17
MassDOT’s 2014 Moving Together Conference will bring together leaders working to advance healthy transportation. Are you part of the conversation that will determine the future of transportation in Massachusetts? Please join us and let your voice be heard. The conference is scheduled as follows: Thursday, …Continue Reading 2014 Moving Together Conference: Register Today!
Governor Patrick Announces Ruggles Station Funding posted on Sep 16
Governor Deval Patrick joined US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to announce a $20 million federal Transportation Improvement Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to fund the Ruggles Station Commuter Rail Platform Project. Ruggles Station currently has only two platforms, limiting the number of trains that …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces Ruggles Station Funding