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July Fourth Holiday Weekend posted on Jul 2

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is advising the public for this Fourth of July to consider staying a home due to the pandemic, but if making travel arrangements, to check destinations for the health protocols which are in place and, if driving, plan for trips   …Continue Reading July Fourth Holiday Weekend

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RMV New Online: Vehicles may be Registered without a visit to the RMV posted on Jun 29

RMV New Online: Vehicles may be Registered without a visit to the RMV

The Massachusetts Registry of Motors Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that in partnership with Boston Software Corporation, a new online service is now available which enables independent insurance agents to renew and reinstate passenger and commercial vehicle registrations on behalf of their customers.  This eliminates the   …Continue Reading RMV New Online: Vehicles may be Registered without a visit to the RMV

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Program Initiatives Receive AAMVA Awards posted on Jun 26

MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Program Initiatives Receive AAMVA Awards

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing that it has been selected to receive awards from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) for its efforts in implementing new fraud and prevention initiatives, developing an Alternate Residency Affidavit Program, and creating four   …Continue Reading MassDOT Registry of Motor Vehicles Program Initiatives Receive AAMVA Awards

North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings posted on Jun 26

North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings

The North Washington Street Bridge Project is entering a new phase of work. In July, traffic on the permanent bridge will begin shifting onto the temporary bridge. The traffic shift is currently slated to occur during the weekend of July 11th-12th with all traffic shifted   …Continue Reading North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update posted on Jun 25

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update

MassDOT is announcing that the southern section of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail will be re-opened to the public beginning on Saturday, June 27, which includes access to the Berkshire Mall Connector Road parking lots. Meanwhile, on Monday, June 29, the northern section of the trail will   …Continue Reading Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update

MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract posted on Jun 24

MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract

The MassDOT Board of Directors approved the awarding of a bridge construction contract to replace the Route 2 over Route 202 Bridge in Orange. The $18 million project will consist of three stages of construction to repair the current structurally-deficient bridge. The bridge will be   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract