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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Nantucket Regional Transit Authority Provides Winter Service Posted on Oct 10

Nantucket Regional Transit Authority Provides Winter Service

MassDOT Rail & Transit Deputy Administrator Thomas Schiavone joined ceremonies in late September to celebrate the beginning of winter service for the Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA). Since beginning service in 1995, NRTA buses stopped operating after the end of the “summer” season, in recent   …Continue Reading Nantucket Regional Transit Authority Provides Winter Service

Hopkinton, Worcester: I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project Public Meetings Posted on Oct 9

Hopkinton, Worcester: I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project Public Meetings

MassDOT has scheduled two public meetings this week for the I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project as follows: Hopkinton: Tuesday, October 9, 6:30-8:30pm, Marathon School, 129 Hayden Rowe Street Worcester: Thursday, October 11, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Technical High School, 1 Skyline Drive. The I-495/I-90 Interchange Project team will share   …Continue Reading Hopkinton, Worcester: I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project Public Meetings

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project Update Posted on Oct 3

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project Update

MassDOT is reminding members of the public that work-related activities including utility operations are beginning this month on the $177 million project to replace the City of Boston-owned North Washington Street Bridge which carries traffic over the Boston Inner Harbor between the North End and   …Continue Reading Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project Update

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates First Project Completed through the Municipal Small Bridge Program Posted on Oct 2

Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates First Project Completed through the Municipal Small Bridge Program

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of the project to rehabilitate the bridge that carries Main Street over the Parker River in Newbury, which is the first   …Continue Reading Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates First Project Completed through the Municipal Small Bridge Program

Columbus Day Weekend Travel Update Posted on Oct 2

Columbus Day Weekend Travel Update

MassDOT is advising the public to plan ahead for travel during the upcoming Columbus Day holiday weekend, one of the busiest weekends of the year on state highways, and to take note of holiday schedules for use of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane between   …Continue Reading Columbus Day Weekend Travel Update

MBTA Awards Signal Upgrade Contract for Red and Orange Lines Posted on Oct 2

MBTA Awards Signal Upgrade Contract for Red and Orange Lines

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board voted to award a $217.7 million contract to upgrade and modernize the signal systems on the Red and Orange Lines. Once complete, the new signal systems on both lines are expected to substantially improve service reliability and improve   …Continue Reading MBTA Awards Signal Upgrade Contract for Red and Orange Lines

MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd Posted on Oct 1

MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd

International Walk and Roll to School Day (iWalk) will take place in communities throughout Massachusetts on Wednesday, October 3. MassDOT encourages students, parents, and school officials to take part in this annual event to promote a healthy and active lifestyle by walking and biking to   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Students to Participate in International Walk and Roll to School Day, October 3rd