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Monthly Archives: October 2016

MBTA Forest Hills Bus Canopy Public Meeting Set Posted on Oct 21

MBTA Forest Hills Bus Canopy Public Meeting Set

The Casey Arborway Project includes expansion of the Upper Busway at the MBTA’s lntermodal Forest Hills Station. A Public Meeting on the Forest Hills Bus Canopy Project has been scheduled as follows: Wednesday, November 2, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, The English High School, 144 McBride   …Continue Reading MBTA Forest Hills Bus Canopy Public Meeting Set

All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting Posted on Oct 19

All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting

The new All Electronic Tolling program on I-90 and the Boston tunnels will “go live” on Friday night, October 28th. A final Toll Plaza Demolition Public Meeting is set for tonight: • Wednesday, October 19th – Brighton WGBH – Yawkey Theater, One Guest Street Plaza   …Continue Reading All Electronic Tolling Information, Public Meeting

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic Posted on Oct 17

Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic

MassDOT announced that the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project has reached significant completion with the official opening of all three lanes of Interstate 195 westbound on the Braga Bridge.  The barrier was removed and all three lanes opened to traffic as of Friday, October 14.   …Continue Reading Route 79/Braga Bridge Project Milestone: All Lanes Open to Traffic

Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Traffic Advisory Posted on Oct 13

Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Traffic Advisory

MassDOT offers a reminder about the upcoming traffic shift as part of the Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane Project. From 8:00PM on Friday, October 14th through the weekend of October 28th through 30th, there will be a shared exit lane for Route 9 Eastbound and Route 9   …Continue Reading Needham-Wellesley I-95 Add-A-Lane: Route 9 Traffic Advisory

MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week Posted on Oct 13

MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week

      Guest Blog Written By Patrick McDonald, CPCU, AIM, AIS Executive Vice President – Business & Clients MAPFRE Insurance At MAPFRE Insurance, road safety is of the utmost importance.  We understand that teen drivers, being new to the roads, are more susceptible to   …Continue Reading MAPFRE and MassDOT Offer Five Safety Tips and Statistics for National Teen Driver Safety Week

Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting Posted on Oct 10

Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting

MassDOT will begin All Electronic Tolling (AET) in the Sumner Tunnel effective October 28, 2016. In preparation for the transition, MassDOT will host a Sumner Tunnel Entrance Reconstruction and Toll Plaza Demolition Project Public Information Meeting to provide information about the proposed design of the   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel All Electronic Tolling, Plaza Demolition Public Meeting

MBTA Green Line Extension Update Posted on Oct 10

MBTA Green Line Extension Update

The MBTA is seeking letters of interest from firms that may want to provide services for the Green Line Extension project.  This step initiates the process for engaging potential bidders in the design and construction industry in the next phase of the project. The MBTA   …Continue Reading MBTA Green Line Extension Update

Fall River Milestone: Opening of Three Lanes on I-195 Braga Bridge Eastbound Posted on Oct 7

Fall River Milestone: Opening of Three Lanes on I-195 Braga Bridge Eastbound

MassDOT today announced a major milestone in the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project with the official opening of all three lanes of I-195 Eastbound on the Braga Bridge. The barrier was removed and all three lanes opened to traffic as of 7:00 a.m., Friday, October   …Continue Reading Fall River Milestone: Opening of Three Lanes on I-195 Braga Bridge Eastbound

MassDOT Board Approves All Electronic Tolling Gantry Rates Posted on Oct 6

MassDOT Board Approves All Electronic Tolling Gantry Rates

The MassDOT Board of Directors voted today to approve rates for 16 gantry locations under the new All Electronic Tolling (AET) program which is scheduled to “go live” on October 28. Before the vote, Board members were provided information about public feedback received by MassDOT   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves All Electronic Tolling Gantry Rates

FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations Posted on Oct 6

FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved a two-year, $7.7 million contract to Brink’s Incorporated to perform cash collection operations that had previously been handled internally by the MBTA. The contract is projected to reduce MBTA spending  for cash processing by more than half,   …Continue Reading FMCB Approves Contract for MBTA Cash Processing Operations