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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area Posted on Jul 20

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, and MassDOT officials at a bridge replacement project in Braintree to underscore over $315 million invested by the Baker-Polito Administration in Fiscal Year 2017 in 40 roadway and bridge   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates 40 Road and Bridge Projects Impacting 19 Communities in Greater Boston Area

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $250 Million Invested in Road and Bridge Projects in Northeast Massachusetts Posted on Jul 20

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $250 Million Invested in Road and Bridge Projects in Northeast Massachusetts

Governor Charlie Baker joined Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and MassDOT officials at a roadway resurfacing project to celebrate the Baker-Polito Administration’s investment of over $250 million in Fiscal Year 2017 on 90 roadway and bridge projects impacting 61 local cities and towns in Northeast   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates $250 Million Invested in Road and Bridge Projects in Northeast Massachusetts

Baker-Polito Administration, MBTA Welcome 345 New Buses as FMCB Marks Two Years of Reform Progress Posted on Jul 18

Baker-Polito Administration, MBTA Welcome 345 New Buses as FMCB Marks Two Years of Reform Progress

Highlighting the progress made under two years of the Fiscal and Management Control Board’s (FMCB) leadership of the MBTA, MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack and MBTA Interim General Manager Steve Poftak today marked the delivery of 345 new buses to the MBTA’s service fleet.   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration, MBTA Welcome 345 New Buses as FMCB Marks Two Years of Reform Progress

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects Posted on Jul 18

Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and MassDOT officials at a roadway reconstruction project in Salem to highlight over $250 million invested by the Baker-Polito Administration in Fiscal Year 2017 in 90 roadway and bridge projects benefiting 61 municipalities across   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Highlights Northeast Massachusetts Road, Bridge Projects

MBTA: Lowell Commuter Rail Line Weekend Shuttle Service August 5-October 1 Posted on Jul 18

MBTA: Lowell Commuter Rail Line Weekend Shuttle Service August 5-October 1

Due to the installation of federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) infrastructure, the MBTA will replace weekend train service with bus service on the Lowell Commuter Rail Line on weekends starting on Saturday, August 5, and ending on Sunday, October 1. The weekend shuttle bus   …Continue Reading MBTA: Lowell Commuter Rail Line Weekend Shuttle Service August 5-October 1

Weymouth: Route 18 Project Approved Posted on Jul 17

Weymouth: Route 18 Project Approved

The MassDOT Board of Directors today voted to approve the awarding of a $57 million contract for work to widen a section of Route 18 in Weymouth and Abington, replace a bridge over railroad tracks, add accommodations for walkers and cyclists and improve intersection signalizations.   …Continue Reading Weymouth: Route 18 Project Approved

RMV: Renovations Complete at Brockton Service Center Posted on Jul 17

RMV: Renovations Complete at Brockton Service Center

The Baker-Polito Administration’s Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) completed its remodeling of the Brockton Service Center after an eight month, two-phase redesign plan to enhance customer service. The remodeled Service Center exemplifies the Baker-Polito Administration’s focus on customer service and offers a larger facility with   …Continue Reading RMV: Renovations Complete at Brockton Service Center

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: July 26-August 14 Impacts Posted on Jul 17

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: July 26-August 14 Impacts

The 2017 Construction Shutdown for the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project is beginning at 9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 26, and will continue through 5:00 AM on Monday, August 14. Please note the construction-related impacts below: For Pedestrians and Bicyclists: Pedestrians and bicyclists will have   …Continue Reading Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Project: July 26-August 14 Impacts

MassDOT, Concord Celebrate Bruce Freeman Rail Trail 2.5 Mile Extension Posted on Jul 14

MassDOT, Concord Celebrate Bruce Freeman Rail Trail 2.5 Mile Extension

Massachusetts Department of Transportation District 4 Highway Director Paul Stedman today joined other government officials and community and civic leaders to break ground on the next phase of construction for the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail – a non-motorized multi-use path in Concord.  Phase 2C involves   …Continue Reading MassDOT, Concord Celebrate Bruce Freeman Rail Trail 2.5 Mile Extension

MassDOT Electronic Tolling Project Honored Posted on Jul 14

MassDOT Electronic Tolling Project Honored

MassDOT is pleased to announce that the transition to all-electronic tolling (AET) from manual toll collections on I-90,  (the Massachusetts Turnpike), has been applauded and recognized by associations of transportation professionals and two non-profits because of the AET’s success in making transportation more efficient, reducing   …Continue Reading MassDOT Electronic Tolling Project Honored