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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Longfellow Bridge: Kendall Square Main Street Realignment Posted on Feb 12

Longfellow Bridge: Kendall Square Main Street Realignment

As part of the Longfellow Bridge Project, MassDOT contractors have closed the left lane of Main Street westbound in Kendall Square in Cambridge to construct the final alignment of the roadway and a new median between the MBTA Red Line portal and Third Street. The   …Continue Reading Longfellow Bridge: Kendall Square Main Street Realignment

2018 Draft State Rail Plan Public Comment Period Extended Posted on Feb 7

2018 Draft State Rail Plan Public Comment Period Extended

MassDOT is announcing a two week extension of the public comment period for the 2018 Draft State Rail Plan to March 2, 2018. MassDOT held a public meeting in Worcester on January 29th and in Springfield on February 2nd to discuss the draft of the   …Continue Reading 2018 Draft State Rail Plan Public Comment Period Extended

MassDOT: South Coast Rail Project Proceeding Posted on Feb 6

MassDOT: South Coast Rail Project Proceeding

MassDOT has announced that the South Coast Rail project is proceeding with the filing of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office. The DSEIR document analyzes only the new elements proposed as part of Phase I that   …Continue Reading MassDOT: South Coast Rail Project Proceeding

MassDOT: Public Advised to Monitor Winter Conditions Wednesday Posted on Feb 6

MassDOT: Public Advised to Monitor Winter Conditions Wednesday

MassDOT is reminding the public that with winter weather expected Wednesday across Massachusetts, drivers should monitor conditions and allow extra time for travel. “This storm is expected to bring snow, freezing rain, sleet, and ice to locations across the Commonwealth meaning that members of the   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Public Advised to Monitor Winter Conditions Wednesday

MBTA, Machinists Union Local 264 reach agreement on T bus maintenance Posted on Feb 6

MBTA, Machinists Union Local 264 reach agreement on T bus maintenance

After months of negotiations, the MBTA and Machinists Union Local 264 have agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement that will save the T more than $60 million over the next 10 years while introducing changes to MBTA work rules that will improve the productivity   …Continue Reading MBTA, Machinists Union Local 264 reach agreement on T bus maintenance

MassDOT: Westborough I-90 Fuel Advisory Posted on Feb 3

MassDOT: Westborough I-90 Fuel Advisory

MassDOT has announced that its vendor is installing new fuel tanks at the service plaza which is used by travelers on I-90 westbound in Westborough. As a result of fuel tank removal and new tank installations, motorists will be unable to refuel with gasoline or   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Westborough I-90 Fuel Advisory

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail Posted on Feb 2

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the commitment of at least $1.5 million to fund designs for the Northern Strand Community Trail in Everett, Lynn, Malden, Revere, and Saugus. The funding, awarded through the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ (EEA) Gateway City Parks Program, enables   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $1.5 Million to Design Northern Strand Community Trail

MassDOT Encourages Safe Driving During Super Bowl Weekend Posted on Feb 1

MassDOT Encourages Safe Driving During Super Bowl Weekend

MassDOT is encouraging safe driving behavior for Super Bowl weekend and helping to spread team spirit in recognition of the New England Patriots participation of the 52nd Super Bowl this Sunday, February 4th, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “We certainly want the home team to do   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Safe Driving During Super Bowl Weekend

Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th. Posted on Feb 1

Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th.

Lace up your boots and put on a warm coat because it’s time for the third annual Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Winter Walk and Roll to School Day. Taking place on Wednesday, February 7th, all Massachusetts public elementary and middle schools are invited to   …Continue Reading Celebrate Winter Walk and Roll to School Day on Wednesday, February 7th.