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Yearly Archives: 2022

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Share the Road This Summer Posted on Jun 17

Guest Blog: MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Share the Road This Summer Now that the warmer weather has officially arrived, you’ve probably noticed an increase of motorists and pedestrians out and about heading to graduation parties, cookouts, and vacations. The summer months also mean that motorcycle   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Share the Road This Summer

Sumner Tunnel Weekend Closures Start This Weekend Posted on Jun 8

For immediate release: June 8, 2022 Advisory: Boston: Sumner Tunnel Weekend Closures Start This Weekend Tunnel closed to traffic from 11 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. Monday BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing construction operations for the Sumner Tunnel Centennial Restoration   …Continue Reading Sumner Tunnel Weekend Closures Start This Weekend

Reminders being issued by MassDOT, EOPSS, Massachusetts State Police and Transportation Partners Posted on Jun 8

For immediate release: June 7, 2022 Drive Slower, Drive Hands-Free, “Look Twice to save a Life”, Wear A Seatbelt Reminders being issued by MassDOT, EOPSS, Massachusetts State Police and Transportation Partners BOSTON– The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and   …Continue Reading Reminders being issued by MassDOT, EOPSS, Massachusetts State Police and Transportation Partners

MassDOT Announces Annual Safe Routes to School Awards Posted on Jun 7

For immediate release:                                                                     June 3, 2022 MassDOT Announces Annual Safe Routes to School Awards 173 school partners, community champions, and crossing guards were recognized at this year’s virtual ceremony BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Annual Safe Routes to School Awards

Massachusetts To Receive almost $1.8 Million to Improve Rail Infrastructure, Enhance Safety, and increase Train Capacity on key Western MA Corridor Posted on Jun 6

For immediate release:                                                                     June 4, 2022 Massachusetts To Receive almost $1.8 Million to Improve Rail Infrastructure, Enhance Safety, and increase Train Capacity on key Western MA Corridor Biden Administration has approved the Commonwealth’s Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant application for the   …Continue Reading Massachusetts To Receive almost $1.8 Million to Improve Rail Infrastructure, Enhance Safety, and increase Train Capacity on key Western MA Corridor

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder, National Youth Traffic Safety Month Posted on Jun 1

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder, National Youth Traffic Safety Month

Guest Blog: MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder, National Youth Traffic Safety Month As the end of the school year approaches and we are welcomed with warmer weather, we’ll start to see an increase in pedestrians, especially children and teens. The end of the school year brings   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder, National Youth Traffic Safety Month

MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead for Busy Weekend Posted on May 25

For immediate release: May 25, 2022 MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead for Busy Weekend Registry of Motor Vehicles Service Centers closed on Monday, May 30 MBTA schedule adjustments will be in place over Memorial Day Weekend I-93 Boston-Quincy HOV lane will be   …Continue Reading MassDOT Encourages Memorial Day Travelers to Plan Ahead for Busy Weekend

MassDOT Joins Federal & Local Partners to Compete for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Posted on May 24

For immediate release:                                                                     May 24, 2022 MassDOT Joins Federal & Local Partners to Compete for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Grant application submissions seek competitive, discretionary funding for replacement of federally owned Bourne and Sagamore Bridges, Allston Multimodal Project, and construction of Schell Pedestrian Bridge   …Continue Reading MassDOT Joins Federal & Local Partners to Compete for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Announces New Medal of Liberty License Plate  Posted on May 23

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Announces New Medal of Liberty License Plate 

For immediate release:                                                                     May 23, 2022 Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Announces New Medal of Liberty License Plate  BOSTON – The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is announcing it is now accepting applications for a new Medal of Liberty license plate which will   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Announces New Medal of Liberty License Plate 

MassDOT Announces the Draft FY2023-FY2027 Capital Investment Plan Public Comment Period Posted on May 18

MassDOT Announces the Draft FY2023-FY2027 Capital Investment Plan Public Comment Period

For immediate release: May 18, 2022 MassDOT Announces the Draft FY2023-FY2027 Capital Investment Plan Public Comment Period Public comment period will be held between May 18 and June 8 BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing public comment begins tonight for the Draft   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces the Draft FY2023-FY2027 Capital Investment Plan Public Comment Period