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Public meeting scheduled for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project Posted on Sep 11

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing an upcoming virtual Public Information Meeting for MassDOT’s Statewide Exit Renumbering Project on Thursday, September 24 from 6:30 p.m., to 7:30 p.m. This project is converting all existing exit numbers on freeways to a milepost-based   …Continue Reading Public meeting scheduled for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

Baker-Polito Administration Issues New Travel Order Effective Aug. 1 Posted on Jul 24

Baker-Polito Administration Issues New Travel Order Effective Aug. 1

Today, Governor Charlie Baker announced that effective August 1st,  all travelers entering the Commonwealth, including both out of state residents and Massachusetts residents returning home, will be required to comply with a new travel order. The travel order and other information is available at www.mass.gov/MAtraveler.   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Issues New Travel Order Effective Aug. 1

Memorandum of Understanding Reached Between MassDOT and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regarding Bourne and Sagamore Bridges Posted on Jul 8

Memorandum of Understanding Reached Between MassDOT and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regarding Bourne and Sagamore Bridges

BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack, Commander of the New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers William Conde, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senator Edward Markey and U.S. Representative William Keating today announced a new   …Continue Reading Memorandum of Understanding Reached Between MassDOT and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regarding Bourne and Sagamore Bridges

July Fourth Holiday Weekend Posted on Jul 2

July Fourth Holiday Weekend

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is advising the public for this Fourth of July to consider staying a home due to the pandemic, but if making travel arrangements, to check destinations for the health protocols which are in place and, if driving, plan for trips   …Continue Reading July Fourth Holiday Weekend

North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings Posted on Jun 26

North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings

The North Washington Street Bridge Project is entering a new phase of work. In July, traffic on the permanent bridge will begin shifting onto the temporary bridge. The traffic shift is currently slated to occur during the weekend of July 11th-12th with all traffic shifted   …Continue Reading North Washington Street Bridge Virtual Public Meetings

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update Posted on Jun 25

Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update

MassDOT is announcing that the southern section of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail will be re-opened to the public beginning on Saturday, June 27, which includes access to the Berkshire Mall Connector Road parking lots. Meanwhile, on Monday, June 29, the northern section of the trail will   …Continue Reading Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Update

MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract Posted on Jun 24

MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract

The MassDOT Board of Directors approved the awarding of a bridge construction contract to replace the Route 2 over Route 202 Bridge in Orange. The $18 million project will consist of three stages of construction to repair the current structurally-deficient bridge. The bridge will be   …Continue Reading MassDOT Board Approves Orange Bridge Replacement Contract

MassDOT Announces Funding Program to help cities and towns create Shared Streets and Spaces Posted on Jun 11

MassDOT Announces Funding Program to help cities and towns create Shared Streets and Spaces

MassDOT in partnership with the Barr Foundation, is announcing Shared Streets & Spaces, a funding program to provide technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and towns conceive, design and execute shared streets and spaces projects and engage their residents and businesses in that process. The quick-launch/quick-build   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Funding Program to help cities and towns create Shared Streets and Spaces

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Keep an Eye Out for Motorcyclists and Follow Safe Summer Driving Tips Posted on Jun 11

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Keep an Eye Out for Motorcyclists and Follow Safe Summer Driving Tips

For the past few weeks, Massachusetts residents have been adjusting to early phases of the four-phased reopening plan, which began on May 18th. Although many are excited to return to how life used to be, keeping yourself and others safe and healthy still remains a   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Keep an Eye Out for Motorcyclists and Follow Safe Summer Driving Tips

Methuen: Howe Street Bridge over Route 213 Repairs Complete Posted on Jun 10

Methuen: Howe Street Bridge over Route 213 Repairs Complete

MassDOT announced the completion of the bridge repairs on the Howe Street Bridge over Route 213 in Methuen. On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, a truck towing an excavator on a trailer was traveling on Route 213 eastbound. The over-height arm of the excavator struck the   …Continue Reading Methuen: Howe Street Bridge over Route 213 Repairs Complete