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MassDOT Announces 2021 Transportation Innovation Conference Posted on May 6

MassDOT Announces 2021 Transportation Innovation Conference

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that the Transportation Innovation Conference is scheduled to be held virtually this month, on Tuesday, May 25, Wednesday, May 26 and Thursday, May 27. The purpose of the conference is to showcase the latest technologies and equipment and to convene transportation officials, advocates, members of the private sector, and municipal officials to discuss trends in the industry, government-involved programs and initiatives.

MassDOT Announces $5.3 Million in Shared Winter Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards Posted on Apr 22

MassDOT Announces $5.3 Million in Shared Winter Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards

Funding provided to 36 municipalities and two public transit agencies for new trail connections, bus shelters, traffic calming, bikeshare stations, and areas for outdoor dining and community activities

MassDOT, Boston Properties Highlight New Operational and Safety Improvements at Route 128/Interstate 95 Interchange Ramp and Roadways in Waltham Posted on Apr 14

MassDOT, Boston Properties Highlight New Operational and Safety Improvements at Route 128/Interstate 95 Interchange Ramp and Roadways in Waltham

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in conjunction with Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) is pleased to announce that new operational and safety improvement modifications have been implemented at the Route 128/Interstate 95 Interchange 43A (Old Exit 27A)/Third Avenue ramp in Waltham. The purpose of this transportation improvement project was to redesign this heavily traveled interchanges and the immediately surrounding area to improve existing traffic flow operations, to enhance safety for motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists, and to provide improved access for the future mixed-use development of up to 1.85 million square feet located within the adjacent CityPoint and 1265 Main developments.

MassDOT announces $2.8 million in Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Program funding awards Posted on Mar 1

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the award of $2,805,194.22 in the fourth round of funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Winter Streets and Spaces program. The program, which was launched on November 10, provides technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and towns   …Continue Reading MassDOT announces $2.8 million in Shared Winter Streets and Spaces Program funding awards

MassDOT Advisory: Federally Required Statewide Exit Renumbering Work Posted on Feb 25

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that it will begin installing new milepost-based signs for all exits on Interstate 95. The sign installation operations will begin tonight, Thursday, February 25, and are expected to continue through the week of February 28.   …Continue Reading MassDOT Advisory: Federally Required Statewide Exit Renumbering Work

MassDOT Announces $3.2 Million in Shared Winter Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards Posted on Feb 2

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the award of $3,236,762.78 in the third round of funding from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Shared Winter Streets and Spaces program. The program, which was launched on November 10, provides technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and towns conceive,   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces $3.2 Million in Shared Winter Streets & Spaces Program Funding Awards

Baker-Polito Administration files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 local transportation funding, highlights Fiscal Year 2022 local aid proposal Posted on Jan 26

BOSTON — The Baker-Polito Administration today filed an “An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges,” which seeks $200 million in Chapter 90 funding to help all 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts improve transportation infrastructure and address needs within their local communities. Governor   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration files for $200 Million in Chapter 90 local transportation funding, highlights Fiscal Year 2022 local aid proposal

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Ice, Ice – Careful! How to handle black ice on the roadway Posted on Jan 26

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Ice, Ice - Careful! How to handle black ice on the roadway

The dead of winter is upon us in the Northeast, and while we may have had a slightly drier winter than expected, it’s imperative to be aware of what freezing temperatures can bring. The days of January into February are on record as being the   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Ice, Ice – Careful! How to handle black ice on the roadway

Governor Baker appoints Jamey Tesler Acting DOT Secretary following MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack’s appointment to the Federal Highway Administration Posted on Jan 21

BOSTON – Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito announced the departure of MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, and appointed Jamey L. Tesler as Acting Secretary of Transportation. Secretary Pollack was announced today as Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration for the   …Continue Reading Governor Baker appoints Jamey Tesler Acting DOT Secretary following MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack’s appointment to the Federal Highway Administration

Baker-Polito Administration announces $8.6 million for Municipalities, Councils on Aging, other eligible entities for transit operating costs, capital needs & transit mobility Posted on Jan 7

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration announced today a total of $8.6 million for cities, towns, and nonprofit organizations to use under the Community Transit Grant Program administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The annual competitive grant program awards money to be used for transit   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration announces $8.6 million for Municipalities, Councils on Aging, other eligible entities for transit operating costs, capital needs & transit mobility