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Monthly Archives: July 2016

MBTA: Automated Fare Collection System RFQ Issued Posted on Jul 19

MBTA: Automated Fare Collection System RFQ Issued

The MBTA issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for systems integrators interested in development of a new Automated Fare Collection (AFC) system under a performance-based contracting arrangement with private financing and integrated delivery. The RFQ calls for firms or teams capable of designing, installing, financing   …Continue Reading MBTA: Automated Fare Collection System RFQ Issued

Longfellow Bridge Traffic Update: July 18-22 Posted on Jul 18

Longfellow Bridge Traffic Update: July 18-22

MassDOT’s contractor will close the Longfellow Bridge to all vehicular traffic overnight from Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22. The bridge will be closed from 11:00 PM each night to 5:00 AM the following morning. The closures are necessary to perform utility work through   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge Traffic Update: July 18-22

MassDOT Aeronautics Supports Plymouth Airport Improvements Posted on Jul 13

MassDOT Aeronautics Supports Plymouth Airport Improvements

MassDOT Aeronautics this week joined Federal Aviation Administration, airport, and town officials for ribbon cutting ceremonies to celebrate completion of Plymouth Municipal Airport runway improvements. The $4.7 million project lengthened one of two runways by 1,000 feet to match the other runway and added new   …Continue Reading MassDOT Aeronautics Supports Plymouth Airport Improvements

Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised Posted on Jul 12

Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised

MassDOT”s new Route 8 Roundabout in the Town of Adams in the Berkshires is now open and receiving praise from an adjacent business. The $1.4 million project by MassDOT’s contractor C&A Construction of Chicopee includes reconstruction of the intersection of Columbia Street (Route 8), Friend   …Continue Reading Adams: New Route 8 Roundabout Praised

MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program Posted on Jul 12

MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program

MassDOT announces the release of the draft State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2017-2021 and welcomes public comment until August 9, 2016. The STIP is a five-year investment program that prioritizes federal and non-federal funds for improvements to our roadways, bridges,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Draft 2017-2021 State Transportation Improvement Program

South Station Expansion: Final Environmental Impact Report Posted on Jul 11

South Station Expansion: Final Environmental Impact Report

The South Station Expansion Project Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) is now available for public review and comment. MassDOT filed the FEIR with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) office on June 30, 2016. The document is available for public review and can be found   …Continue Reading South Station Expansion: Final Environmental Impact Report

Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached Posted on Jul 8

Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached

MassDOT announced today roadway construction and interchange improvements for Route 79, Route I-195, and Route 138 have been completed ahead of schedule. All modes of transportation are now open, and related closures and detours have been lifted. “I am thrilled to see that drivers, bicyclists   …Continue Reading Fall River: Routes 79, 138, I-195 Milestone Reached

Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20 Posted on Jul 7

Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20

As part of our continuing outreach process, MassDOT will host an additional public meeting to provide the community with an update on the progress made on the Casey Arborway Project.   All residents, abutters, local business owners and interested commuters are welcome to attend. Wednesday, July 20,   …Continue Reading Casey Arborway: Additional Public Meeting Set for July 20

MBTA to Select Best Public Transit App, Seeks Public Opinion Posted on Jul 6

MBTA to Select Best Public Transit App, Seeks Public Opinion

Which app most-effectively gives commuters the real-time MBTA information needed to navigate their way around the Boston region, whether they’re using the subway, commuter rail, bus or ferry? The MBTA will answer that question by hosting a contest to select and officially endorse an app   …Continue Reading MBTA to Select Best Public Transit App, Seeks Public Opinion

Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled Posted on Jul 5

Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled

MassDOT has scheduled a public meeting for the Route 6 Sign Replacement Project as follows: Monday, July 18, 6pm, Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, 215 Ivannough Road, Hyannis At the community meeting, MassDOT will discuss a project that will replace all existing guide and traffic   …Continue Reading Route 6 Sign Replacement Public Meeting Scheduled