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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Bus Plus: New Regional Services Posted on Apr 10

Bus Plus: New Regional Services

MassDOT in partnership with Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Co., today announced new regional transportation services coming soon as part of the new BusPlus program to increase the intercity and commuter transportation options available across the Commonwealth and all of New England. BusPlus is a   …Continue Reading Bus Plus: New Regional Services

Be Alert! Slow Down in Work Zones Posted on Apr 10

Be Alert! Slow Down in Work Zones

MassDOT Secretary & CEO Richard A. Davey joined his team from the MassDOT Highway Division, the Massachusetts State Police, elected officials, the Federal Highway Administration, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and members of the construction industry to implore motorists to slow down and avoid   …Continue Reading Be Alert! Slow Down in Work Zones

Pothole and Winter Recovery Program Announced Posted on Apr 9

Pothole and Winter Recovery Program Announced

MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey today announced the 2014 Pothole and Winter Recovery Program to support and accelerate the repair of potholes and other damage caused by the recent severe winter weather. The $40 million one-time program will assist all municipalities and MassDOT in performing   …Continue Reading Pothole and Winter Recovery Program Announced

Boston: I-93 Southbound Overnight Closure April 8 Posted on Apr 7

MassDOT is alerting motorists to plan ahead:  Complete Overnight Closure of I-93 Southbound in Boston Tuesday night, April 8 to early Wednesday, April 9 MassDOT’s maintenance schedule will require complete lane closures of Interstate 93 Southbound through Boston. I-93 SOUTHBOUND traffic will be detoured off   …Continue Reading Boston: I-93 Southbound Overnight Closure April 8

Traffic Alert: I-90 Pru Tunnel Restrictions This Weekend Posted on Apr 4

Traffic Alert: I-90 Pru Tunnel Restrictions This Weekend

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) and MassDOT remind motorists to expect traffic impacts from this weekend’s lane restrictions on I-90 in Boston supporting the MCCA’s project to remove the ceiling of the Prudential Tunnel. The restrictions will reduce traffic to one lane in each   …Continue Reading Traffic Alert: I-90 Pru Tunnel Restrictions This Weekend

MassDOT Endorses Urban Street Design Guide Posted on Apr 3

MassDOT Endorses Urban Street Design Guide

MassDOT has officially endorsed the NACTO Urban Street Design Guide in keeping with our commitment to sustainable transportation and creating pedestrian, bicycle, and transit-friendly streets.  “Our goal is to foster transportation decisions that balance the needs of all transportation users, expand mobility, improve public health,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Endorses Urban Street Design Guide

MassDOT Community Transit Grants Announced Posted on Apr 2

MassDOT Community Transit Grants Announced

MassDOT’s Rail & Transit Division today announced the Fiscal Year 2015 award recipients in the MassDOT Community Transit Grant Program. 41 applicants were competitively selected for 56 individual grants totaling more than $13.1 million. This round of funding has been awarded to Councils on Aging,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Community Transit Grants Announced

Burns Bridge Project: Alert for Lake Boaters Posted on Apr 2

Burns Bridge Project: Alert for Lake Boaters

The $89 million Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge Replacement Project will continue through summer 2014 with advisories for boat traffic on the lake in the area. The project will widen the bridge from two to three travel lanes in each direction and include accessible sidewalks   …Continue Reading Burns Bridge Project: Alert for Lake Boaters