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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Charlton Municipal Small Bridge Program Project Posted on Jul 31

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Charlton Municipal Small Bridge Program Project

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and local officials today to highlight the recently completed project to rehabilitate the bridge that carries Potter Village Road over Stearns Brook in Charlton which received $500,000 in funding through the Administration’s Municipal Small Bridge Program. To   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Charlton Municipal Small Bridge Program Project

MassDOT Accepting Industrial Rail Access Program Grant Applications Posted on Jul 31

MassDOT Accepting Industrial Rail Access Program Grant Applications

MassDOT has announced that it is now accepting applications for grants under the Industrial Rail Access Program (IRAP) which helps increase rail and freight access, economic opportunity, and job growth. IRAP provides grants to railroads, rail shippers and municipalities for projects that will create public   …Continue Reading MassDOT Accepting Industrial Rail Access Program Grant Applications

Baker-Polito Administration Files $18 Billion Transportation Bond Bill Posted on Jul 25

Baker-Polito Administration Files $18 Billion Transportation Bond Bill

The Baker-Polito Administration today filed a transportation bond bill seeking $18 billion in additional capital authorization to invest in building and modernizing a transportation system that meets the needs of residents, businesses and cities and towns statewide. The authorization would be used to fund existing   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Files $18 Billion Transportation Bond Bill

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving Posted on Jul 23

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

This month kicked off with Independence Day and throughout the summer there are more celebrations to be had. The 4th of July period is known as one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to the amount of impaired driving. According to the National   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

MassDOT Releases State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans Posted on Jul 19

MassDOT Releases State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, local officials, and transportation advocates at a groundbreaking event in Natick to release the State Bicycle Transportation Plan and State Pedestrian Transportation Plan and to celebrate the start   …Continue Reading MassDOT Releases State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update Posted on Jul 19

Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that there will be various overnight impacts including lane closures on I-90 east and westbound as well as short-term detours of Commonwealth Avenue east and westbound in the area of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and the Boston University   …Continue Reading Boston: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Update

East Boston/Chelsea – Chelsea Street Bridge Notification Pilot Program Posted on Jul 18

East Boston/Chelsea – Chelsea Street Bridge Notification Pilot Program

MassDOT is reminding members of the public of its new advanced notification pilot program which is providing information on when the Chelsea Street Bridge, which carries traffic on Chelsea Street between East Boston and Chelsea, may be raised or lowered. Travelers are encouraged to learn   …Continue Reading East Boston/Chelsea – Chelsea Street Bridge Notification Pilot Program

I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Public Meetings Set Posted on Jul 16

I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Public Meetings Set

MassDOT will be holding public information meetings for residents of nearby cities and towns to become acquainted with the current stage of the I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Project. The meetings are scheduled as follows: Hopkinton- Thursday, July 25, 6:30-8:30pm, Town Hall, Basement, 18 Main Street Hudson-   …Continue Reading I-495/I-90 Interchange Improvements Public Meetings Set

Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Project Update Posted on Jul 15

Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Project Update

MassDOT reminds members of the public that construction operations and traffic impacts for the Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project continue in July and August. Beginning Monday, July 15, the Fourth Street Off-ramp will be closed for 2-3 months for steel repairs, structural rehabilitation, safety improvements,   …Continue Reading Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Project Update

Allston Multimodal Project Public Meetings Set Posted on Jul 11

Allston Multimodal Project Public Meetings Set

MassDOT has scheduled Allston Multimodal Project Public Information Meetings as follows: Framingham: Thursday, July 18, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Framingham City Hall (Memorial Building), Blumer Room , 150 Concord Street. Worcester: Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Worcester Technical High   …Continue Reading Allston Multimodal Project Public Meetings Set