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MassDOT Celebrates Fourth Annual Safe Routes to School Awards Posted on May 30

MassDOT Celebrates Fourth Annual Safe Routes to School Awards

MassDOT, through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program, celebrated the successes of SRTS partner schools and community champions at a ceremony today at the Massachusetts State House. Award recipients were recognized for their efforts in fostering programs for students to safely walk and   …Continue Reading MassDOT Celebrates Fourth Annual Safe Routes to School Awards

MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards Posted on May 10

MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards

MassDOT is pleased to announce that a total of 14 municipalities have received infrastructure project awards through the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program. The selected projects are distributed across the Commonwealth, with at least one project located in each MassDOT Highway District. Projects   …Continue Reading MassDOT Selects 14 Municipalities for Safe Routes to School Program Awards

MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science Posted on May 8

MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science

MassDOT has announced the reconfiguring of lanes of travel on Charles River Dam Road in Boston and Cambridge, including the Craigie Bridge, in order to improve safety for the public. In June, crews will begin activities to reconstruct the roadway so there will be two   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Bike Lanes to be added near Museum of Science

New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances Posted on Mar 27

New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances

MassDOT has issued a “Notice to Proceed” to the contractor for the Mattapoisett shared-use path project.  The contractor will begin work on the path which will extend from Mattapoisett Neck Road to Depot Street. This new path will connect to the path that currently exists   …Continue Reading New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Advances

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures Posted on Mar 11

Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures

As part of the North Washington Street Bridge Project, the Paul Revere Park Playground and Tudor Wharf Walkway will be closed during the daytime for approximately two weeks in order to assist in construction of the temporary bridge. The Walkway and Playground are scheduled to   …Continue Reading Boston: North Washington Street Bridge Walkway Closures

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards Posted on Feb 26

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, elected officials, and local leaders in Quincy to announce awards totaling nearly $3 million to eleven communities through the Complete Streets Funding Program. These awards will be used to fund local, multimodal infrastructure projects that   …Continue Reading Baker-Polito Administration Announces $3 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett Posted on Feb 14

MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

MassDOT and State Representative Bill Straus (D-Mattapoisett), House Chair of the Transportation Committee, announced that today a contract was signed for the construction of the second phase of a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The award of the $7 million contract was made public by Highway   …Continue Reading MassDOT Awards Contract for a New Shared-Use Path Connection in Mattapoisett

Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated Posted on Feb 7

Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated

Wednesday, February 6th, students from over 90 schools in Massachusetts laced up their boots, put on their winter hats and gloves, and joined up with other neighborhood friends and family members to take part in the 4th annual Winter Walk and Roll to School Day—an   …Continue Reading Winter Walk and Roll to School Day Celebrated

Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward Posted on Jan 11

Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward

MassDOT has announced that DW White is the apparent low bidder for its upcoming project to build a shared-use path in Mattapoisett. The path will accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians and will extend from Mattapoisett Neck Road to Depot Street. This new path will be the   …Continue Reading Mattapoisett Shared-Use Path Project Moves Forward

MassDOT Announces Design Choice for Allston Multimodal Project Posted on Jan 10

MassDOT Announces Design Choice for Allston Multimodal Project

MassDOT Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack today announced she has selected the “Highway At-Grade Hybrid With Elevated Soldiers Field Road” preferred alternative design for the Allston Multimodal Project when the replacement of the I-90 Allston Viaduct begins. In this design, I-90 travel lanes will be   …Continue Reading MassDOT Announces Design Choice for Allston Multimodal Project