EVENING COMMUTE: MassDOT encourages driving commuters to leave plenty of time for travel in order to help keep the roads clear for local plowing crews as the storm intensifies during the afternoon rush hour.
TIPS FOR SAFE DRIVING: MassDOT has already begun preparing for the storm, with more than 4,000 pieces of equipment, including plows, sanders, and salt spreaders on the job throughout the Commonwealth as needed. MassDOT winter driving tips are online.
TRAVEL TIPS: If you must drive during the storm, prior to departure view MassDOT’s live online traffic cameras here. For updated weather predictions and snowfall totals, visit the National Weather Service website.
MassDOT Announces Purchase of New Remote-Operated Rail Ballast Cars posted on Apr 20
MassDOT today announced the purchase of 20 steel ballast cars – hopper cars with gates used to dispense ballast onto train tracks – that will be used by MassDOT for projects which maintain and repair crucial rail infrastructure. “MassDOT is pleased to now have its …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Purchase of New Remote-Operated Rail Ballast Cars
New Bedford: Baker-Polito Administration Celebrate Opening of New CoveWalk posted on Apr 20
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Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7 posted on Apr 20
MassDOT is pleased to announce that the first ever Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will take place on Sunday, May 7, marking the official kickoff of Bay State Bike Week 2017. The Connecticut River Roll and Stroll Street Festival will showcase the health, …Continue Reading Holyoke, South Hadley: “Roll and Stroll” Festival May 7