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Monthly Archives: March 2016

MassDOT Highlights Women in Construction Posted on Mar 7

MassDOT Highlights Women in Construction

In conjunction with National Women’s History Month and Women in Construction Week, MassDOT celebrates its own team of women in the industry. From top management to laborer, women are embedded in MassDOT’s construction work every day. According to OSHA, the number of women working in   …Continue Reading MassDOT Highlights Women in Construction

Springfield: Demolition of I-91 Viaduct Begins Posted on Mar 6

Springfield: Demolition of I-91 Viaduct Begins

Springfield area drivers may have noticed some new equipment and activity in the closed inner lanes on the I-91 Viaduct. Major construction on the I-91 Viaduct in Springfield began this past fall and MassDOT closed the lanes on each side of the median between I-91   …Continue Reading Springfield: Demolition of I-91 Viaduct Begins

MBTA Green Line Extension Public Meetings Begin Posted on Mar 3

MBTA Green Line Extension Public Meetings Begin

MassDOT and the MBTA this week held the first in a series of public meetings to consider the future of the proposed Green Line Extension and invite the public to share their ideas about the project. The GLX project is proposed to extend the MBTA   …Continue Reading MBTA Green Line Extension Public Meetings Begin

MassDOT Announces I-90/Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Schedule Update Posted on Mar 1

MassDOT Announces I-90/Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Schedule Update

MassDOT announced today that there is a new project schedule for the I-90/Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project. The first closure phase is now scheduled to occur in 2017. As a result, this June MassDOT will increase the number of travel lanes in each direction at the   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces I-90/Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project Schedule Update