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.
Boston: I-90 Back Bay Ramps, Bowker Overpass Study Meeting posted on Oct 1
MassDOT is conducting the Massachusetts Turnpike – Boston Ramps Study. The purpose of the study is to investigate the potential for new or revised access to and from the regional express highway network using the Massachusetts Turnpike, Interstate 90, along the segment between Commonwealth Avenue …Continue Reading Boston: I-90 Back Bay Ramps, Bowker Overpass Study Meeting
Governor Patrick Announces New Commuter Rail Station in Allston posted on Sep 30
Governor Deval Patrick today joined MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and state and local officials to announce that the I-90/Massachusetts Turnpike Allston Interchange Improvements project will include a new Commuter Rail stop, with pedestrian and bike access, that will allow for increased …Continue Reading Governor Patrick Announces New Commuter Rail Station in Allston
MBTA Ridership: 7th Consecutive Monthly Increase posted on Sep 29
MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott says the modest fare increase that took effect July 1st has done nothing to interrupt the streak of consecutive months in which MBTA ridership has increased. “August marked the seventh straight month of growth in ridership,” said GM Scott. Weekday …Continue Reading MBTA Ridership: 7th Consecutive Monthly Increase