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Baker-Polito Administration Files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funding Posted on Jan 24

Baker-Polito Administration Files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funding

The Baker-Polito Administration today filed an “An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges,” which seeks $200 million in Chapter 90 funds to support local transportation infrastructure projects in all 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts. Lt. Governor Karyn Polito made the announcement at   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 Local Transportation Funding

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving Posted on Jan 21

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving

Winter driving is not only challenging due to icy and snowy conditions. It is also dark for more hours of the day than it is light. With up to nearly 15 hours per day in darkness, it’s dark during part of the morning and evening   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance: Tips for Night Time Driving

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory Posted on Jan 18

Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public that the National Weather Service is predicting that snow will develop across the state from west to east on Saturday afternoon. Snowfall is expected to be heaviest across the northwestern part of the state, where several inches are possible. The   …Continue Reading Weekend Winter Weather Advisory

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory Posted on Jan 17

Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

During the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, MassDOT is reminding the public to be alert while traveling, aware of holiday work restrictions and mindful of roadway conditions. “Drivers traveling throughout this holiday weekend are reminded to focus on getting to their destinations safely,” said   …Continue Reading Holiday Weekend Travel, Services Advisory

MassDOT Announces New Online Resources and Additional Public Meetings for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project Posted on Jan 10

MassDOT Announces New Online Resources and Additional Public Meetings for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

MassDOT is announcing new online resources on the project website for the Statewide Exit Renumbering Project, including an informational video on the project and an online meeting. Visit NewMassExits.com to access these new online tools, learn about the project, and ask the project team questions.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces New Online Resources and Additional Public Meetings for Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Additional Local Road and Bridge Funds Posted on Jan 6

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Additional Local Road and Bridge Funds

The Baker-Polito Administration is announcing that $20 million in additional funding will be provided to cities and towns in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) for road construction and transportation improvement projects.  This funding was included in a supplemental budget signed by Governor Charlie Baker on Friday,   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces Additional Local Road and Bridge Funds

MassDOT: Winter Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 29

MassDOT: Winter Travel Advisory

MassDOT is advising the public that the National Weather Service is forecasting a wintry mix of precipitation for the state between tonight and Tuesday, December 31. Following dry conditions during the day today, there will be a mix of snow, sleet and rain developing in Western   …Continue Reading MassDOT: Winter Travel Advisory

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory Posted on Dec 23

MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead for holiday travel by recognizing that traffic volumes and the number of travelers on public transportation will be higher than normal.  Drivers and public transportation customers should check websites for real-time   …Continue Reading MassDOT Holiday Travel Advisory

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $7.5 Million in Grants to Further Electrify Transportation Sector and Reduce Air Pollution Posted on Dec 20

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $7.5 Million in Grants to Further Electrify Transportation Sector and Reduce Air Pollution

The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $7.5 million in grants for 98 projects that will help to electrify the transportation sector and reduce air pollution. The projects are part of the Massachusetts Volkswagen (VW) Open Solicitation initiative that seeks to address air pollution that resulted from   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Awards $7.5 Million in Grants to Further Electrify Transportation Sector and Reduce Air Pollution

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Be Prepared for Winter Weather Travel Posted on Dec 19

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Be Prepared for Winter Weather Travel

December swooped into New England with significant snow storms, and there are more to come this season. As many Bay Staters have experienced, these storms cause difficulties and dangerous situations on our roadways. According to research conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, winter   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Be Prepared for Winter Weather Travel