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Berkshire Eagle
State lifts weight limit recently placed on two Lee bridgesLEE >> The West Park Street bridge is back at full strength. The Massach
State lifts weight limit recently placed on two Lee bridges
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 2 days ago
LEE >> The West Park Street bridge is back at full strength. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has lifted the weight limit agency officials imposed this spring fearing the bridge over the Housatonic River couldn't handle any... Read more
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The Herald News
Could South Coast Rail stop in Middleboro?force meeting after the FMCB has met,” said a task force cancellation notice em
Could South Coast Rail stop in Middleboro?
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
force meeting after the FMCB has met,” said a task force cancellation notice emailed late Wednesday. A spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation confirmed the meeting and declined to provide any details. “Please note that out... Read more
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Boston Globe
Construction of long-stalled Fenway Center could start soonplan hinges on state officials letting Rosenthal change course. The developer’
Construction of long-stalled Fenway Center could start soon
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
plan hinges on state officials letting Rosenthal change course. The developer’s current longstanding deal with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation calls for a first phase that includes building over the turnpike. He’s been... Read more
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The Herald News
MassDOT OKs $14.8 billion, 5-year road funding plan The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board on Monday approved its $
MassDOT OKs $14.8 billion, 5-year road funding plan
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board on Monday approved its $14.8 billion, five-year Capital Investment Plan to fund roads, bridges, MBTA and other projects through fiscal 2021.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State adds $500 million to transportation capital planamendment urging more funding for local roads. While the $14.8 billion five-ye
State adds $500 million to transportation capital plan
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
amendment urging more funding for local roads. While the $14.8 billion five-year capital plan is within the purview of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board and the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board, the so-called Chapter 90... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
900 crashes in 13 years show Quincy is no place for pedestriansspeed, fatigue, defective equipment, physical impairment, following too closely
900 crashes in 13 years show Quincy is no place for pedestrians
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
speed, fatigue, defective equipment, physical impairment, following too closely and making improper turns. Source: Massachusetts Department of TransportationBut while crashes are down, fatalities have been ticking back up. No pedestrians... Read more
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Boston Globe
Waze’s data-sharing program expands across stateAn image of the Waze GPS app on a smartphone. The Massachusetts Department of
Waze’s data-sharing program expands across state
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
An image of the Waze GPS app on a smartphone. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation hopes a new data-sharing partnership with navigation app Waze will help drivers avoid snarled traffic. The partnership, announced Thursday, is part of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Work at MIT? Take the T for freethe new pass program based on how often employees from the school use public tr
Work at MIT? Take the T for free
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
the new pass program based on how often employees from the school use public transit. Jason Johnson, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, which oversees the MBTA, said in an e-mail that the partnership was developed... Read more
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Boston Globe
West Roxbury man, 50, killed in Randolph crashto State Police. The man was not identified. State Police were assisted on sc
West Roxbury man, 50, killed in Randolph crash
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
to State Police. The man was not identified. State Police were assisted on scene by the Randolph Fire Department and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, officials said. No further information was immediately available Tuesday... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ink Block’s builder has big plans for park beneath I-93Harrison Avenue in the South End, won leasing rights to the state-owned “Lot 5”
Ink Block’s builder has big plans for park beneath I-93
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Harrison Avenue in the South End, won leasing rights to the state-owned “Lot 5” parcel through a bidding process with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. It signed a five-year lease with extension options in April. “We are still... Read more
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The Herald News
State Police: Passenger was wearing seat belt, investigation continues into Raposo's use, other factors on night of fatal crash24 near Exit 4 and I-195. There were far more accidents involving vehicles goin
State Police: Passenger was wearing seat belt, investigation continues into Raposo's use, other factors on night of fatal crash
The Herald News / Posted 15 days ago
24 near Exit 4 and I-195. There were far more accidents involving vehicles going northbound on Route 24. According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation crash portal and data correlated from it at the request of The Herald News by the... Read more
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Providence Business News
5Q: Celia J. Blueappointed as a commissioner for the former Massachusetts Aeronautic Commission,
5Q: Celia J. Blue
Providence Business News / Posted 15 days ago
appointed as a commissioner for the former Massachusetts Aeronautic Commission, later appointed assistant secretary for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and eventually promoted to the position of registrar, or CEO, of the Massachusetts... Read more
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Boston Globe
South Station expansion project draws concernsfour platforms to the existing station. A main point of contention during Wedne
South Station expansion project draws concerns
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
four platforms to the existing station. A main point of contention during Wednesday’s meeting held by officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation was how the additional trains would be stored when they are not used during the... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Braintree officials want pedestrian warning lights at Union Street crosswalks.the north side of the rotary. The plan has the support of Mayor Joseph Sullivan
Braintree officials want pedestrian warning lights at Union Street crosswalks.
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
the north side of the rotary. The plan has the support of Mayor Joseph Sullivan, a member of the board of directors of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and the town council, who unanimously endorsed a resolution in favor of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Why something called the ‘Pacheco law’ is an MBTA battlegroundHouse and the Senate, and it looked like the plan was more or less a go. The n
Why something called the ‘Pacheco law’ is an MBTA battleground
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
House and the Senate, and it looked like the plan was more or less a go. The new budget also expands the size of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation board of directors, and gives the secretary of transportation (currently Stephanie... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tobin Bridge to begin charging drivers tolls in both directions, but at an adjusted priceWe have good news and bad news, depending on which direction you drive on the T
Tobin Bridge to begin charging drivers tolls in both directions, but at an adjusted price
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
We have good news and bad news, depending on which direction you drive on the Tobin Bridge. First, the bad news: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation confirmed Monday that it will toll northbound drivers on the Tobin Bridge beginning at... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA urged to reconsider outsourcing of ‘money room’ fare-counting jobs“It’s an entire process failure,” he said. The “money room” counts about $142
MBTA urged to reconsider outsourcing of ‘money room’ fare-counting jobs
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
“It’s an entire process failure,” he said. The “money room” counts about $142 million each year for the MBTA and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, as well as parking revenue for the cities of Cambridge and Boston. Currently, the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Highway lanes closed in two separate Monday accidents in Mass.a truck rolled over in the median on Interstate 495 southbound at Exit 15, clos
Highway lanes closed in two separate Monday accidents in Mass.
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
a truck rolled over in the median on Interstate 495 southbound at Exit 15, closing the left lane, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. In Reading, a two-car crash occurred on Interstate 93 northbound near exit... Read more
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The Herald News
Cyclists find a Fall River a friendlier place to ride“this is where I belong.” It’s a lot about education while making strides for b
Cyclists find a Fall River a friendlier place to ride
The Herald News / Posted 19 days ago
“this is where I belong.” It’s a lot about education while making strides for bikers to travel, the trio said. In May, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation scheduled a week of events to promote biking and good health. “From avid cyclists... Read more
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Boston Globe
What does the future hold for this Chinatown park?turf in Boston is cloudy. Reggie Wong Park, that court beneath the Veolia stea
What does the future hold for this Chinatown park?
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
turf in Boston is cloudy. Reggie Wong Park, that court beneath the Veolia steam plant, is on a parcel being sold by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to clear the area for new development. And while state officials promise a new... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Final paving set for Route 8 roundabout in AdamsStreet. The roundabout opened earlier this spring, but hasn't yet reached comp
Final paving set for Route 8 roundabout in Adams
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 24 days ago
Street. The roundabout opened earlier this spring, but hasn't yet reached completion. The project schedule released by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation earlier this year called for construction to be substantially complete by the end... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Drivers concerned over concrete falling from Northampton overpass“I would like them to make a new one or do something that’s not so dangerous, i
Drivers concerned over concrete falling from Northampton overpass
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
“I would like them to make a new one or do something that’s not so dangerous, it could fall on cars too.” We called the Massachusetts Department of Transportation on Tuesday, and was told they’re looking into whether there are plans for work on... Read more
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The Herald News
Milliken Boulevard road work plannedFALL RIVER — Expect traffic delays if traveling on Milliken Boulevard in coming
Milliken Boulevard road work planned
The Herald News / Posted 25 days ago
FALL RIVER — Expect traffic delays if traveling on Milliken Boulevard in coming days. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will mill and perform final paving work on Milliken Boulevard from Columbia Street to Connector on the following... Read more
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The Wanderer
New Business at Old Venuesin December. Town Administrator Michael Gagne reported that the bike path proj
New Business at Old Venues
The Wanderer / Posted 25 days ago
in December. Town Administrator Michael Gagne reported that the bike path project was slated for October 2017 by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Gagne also said of the town’s roadway re-construction projects that he had seen... Read more
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Boston Globe
Heavy traffic expected for the Memorial Day weekend getawayFridays heading into a holiday weekend, state officials are attempting to make
Heavy traffic expected for the Memorial Day weekend getaway
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
Fridays heading into a holiday weekend, state officials are attempting to make things a bit easier for drivers. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the HOV lane of the Southeast Expressway southbound will open... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cape traffic expected to be heavy this afternoonThe Massachusetts Department of Transportation is asking people heading out of
Cape traffic expected to be heavy this afternoon
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is asking people heading out of town Friday for the Memorial Day weekend to consider traveling outside peak times — or to seek alternate forms of transportation. Traffic heading south toward Cape Cod... Read more
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Boston Globe
Zakim Bridge shines blue in memory of fallen Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr.the fallen Auburn police officer received one more tribute as the sun set on Bo
Zakim Bridge shines blue in memory of fallen Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr.
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
the fallen Auburn police officer received one more tribute as the sun set on Boston’s skyline. According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the Zakim Bridge was lit blue Thursday night in memory of Tarentino, who was... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
'Train to nowhere' not so sweet -- just ask the kidsand third-grade students at C.T. Plunkett Elementary who also sent letters to G
'Train to nowhere' not so sweet -- just ask the kids
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 30 days ago
and third-grade students at C.T. Plunkett Elementary who also sent letters to Gov. Charlie Baker this week imploring the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to fund construction of the final Scenic Railway piece. "It will be beautiful,"... Read more

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