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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 5 hours 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 7 hours 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 22 hours 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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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Boston Globe
MBTA general manager dealt with cancer throughout tumultous year for the agencythe state’s highway administrator and had recently stepped into the newly-creat
MBTA general manager dealt with cancer throughout tumultous year for the agency
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
the state’s highway administrator and had recently stepped into the newly-created role of chief operating officer of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. But even when Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack approached him months... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA had rough start on first project using debated contracting methodIn the public sector, highway projects and the federal government have also inc
MBTA had rough start on first project using debated contracting method
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
In the public sector, highway projects and the federal government have also increasingly taken advantage of the method. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has used design-build on 24 projects to date, including the Longfellow... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
No drone zoneServis said. Consistent regulations governing the operation of drones are in t
No drone zone
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 11 days ago
Servis said. Consistent regulations governing the operation of drones are in the process of being developed by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. "The MassDOT Aeronautics Division has had informal discussions with the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Ludlow-Wilbraham bridge repairs scheduledand Palmer. In 2015, The Department of Public Works in Wilbraham were concerne
Ludlow-Wilbraham bridge repairs scheduled
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
and Palmer. In 2015, The Department of Public Works in Wilbraham were concerned that the bridge was deteriorating. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation was called in to inspect it and it was decided it needed to be closed for safety... Read more
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The Herald News
Overnight Braga lane closures to continue through next Thursdaydays through May 26, and closures on portions of Central and North and South Da
Overnight Braga lane closures to continue through next Thursday
The Herald News / Posted 11 days ago
days through May 26, and closures on portions of Central and North and South Davol streets will be in effect on Saturday, Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials announced. From Sunday night, May 22, through Thursday morning, May 26,... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Appeals court rules Sheffield man can keep private airfieldenterprises in most of the town, it cannot prohibit private aviation unless a s
Appeals court rules Sheffield man can keep private airfield
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
enterprises in most of the town, it cannot prohibit private aviation unless a specific, applicable bylaw is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division. The Appeals Court, in its ruling, differentiated between... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Tyringham voters approve budget, bridge repair fundingbridge repairs, town officials citing spans on Main, Jerusalem and Monterey roa
Tyringham voters approve budget, bridge repair funding
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
bridge repairs, town officials citing spans on Main, Jerusalem and Monterey roads as most in need of an upgrade. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation may help pay for the Monterey Road bridge work, according to Select Board Chairman... Read more
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The Herald News
Route 24 ramp closures to begin Sunday nightRIVER — The Route 24 southbound ramp from Interstate 195 westbound will be clos
Route 24 ramp closures to begin Sunday night
The Herald News / Posted 18 days ago
RIVER — The Route 24 southbound ramp from Interstate 195 westbound will be closed nights for a week starting Sunday night, Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials announced.The closing is to allow bridge deck repairs, which will be... Read more
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Boston Herald
Update: Garbage truck fire in O'Neill tunnel snarls trafficO'Neill Jr. Tunnel forced officials to close all lanes and divert traffic from
Update: Garbage truck fire in O'Neill tunnel snarls traffic
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
O'Neill Jr. Tunnel forced officials to close all lanes and divert traffic from Interstate 93 southbound, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The truck, which was on fire at the Purchase Street exit for nearly two hours,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Garbage truck fire closes all lanes in O'Neill tunnelJr. Tunnel has forced officials to close all lanes and divert traffic from Inte
Garbage truck fire closes all lanes in O'Neill tunnel
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Jr. Tunnel has forced officials to close all lanes and divert traffic from Interstate 93 southbound, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The truck is on fire at the Purchase Street exit on I-93 southbound. Traffic is... Read more
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Boston Globe
Transportation officials unveil overhauled locomotiveused for regular commuter rail service on weekdays. The locomotive is 29 years
Transportation officials unveil overhauled locomotive
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
used for regular commuter rail service on weekdays. The locomotive is 29 years old, and suffered what officials from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation called a “catastrophic engine failure” in 2014. But after two months of labor, it... Read more
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Boston Globe
Chinese investor could kick-start stalled South Station towerdeveloper launch work on the tower—which has been a quarter-century in the plan
Chinese investor could kick-start stalled South Station tower
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
developer launch work on the tower—which has been a quarter-century in the planning—before its development deal with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation expires next spring. It would also reflect the latest big investment in Boston... Read more
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Boston Globe
How likely is it that the Green Line extension will actually get built?we can be using for the next generation of fare collection or other projects.”
How likely is it that the Green Line extension will actually get built?
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
we can be using for the next generation of fare collection or other projects.” Dean Mazzarella,Leominster’s mayor and a Massachusetts Department of Transportation board member, said he would also be reluctant to divert money that could be used... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
MassDOT public meeting tonight at Westfield City HallImage Courtesy: The Westfield News WESTFIELD, Mass. (The Westfield News) – The
MassDOT public meeting tonight at Westfield City Hall
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
Image Courtesy: The Westfield News WESTFIELD, Mass. (The Westfield News) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will hold a public meeting tonight at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber to present its 5 year Capital... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA in talks with bankers to unravel debt swapssaid, “unwinding bad trades is never easy,” but said addressing the issue now w
MBTA in talks with bankers to unravel debt swaps
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
said, “unwinding bad trades is never easy,” but said addressing the issue now would pay off in the long run. Both the Massachusetts Department of Transportation board and the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board voted Monday to end the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Proposed changes to Route 20 could impact Brimfield Antique ShowThe well-known show runs six days in May, July and September each year. This m
Proposed changes to Route 20 could impact Brimfield Antique Show
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
The well-known show runs six days in May, July and September each year. This may be the last year it runs before the Massachusetts Department of Transportation makes changes to Route 20, where the event is located. The MassDOT announced... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Antique show in Brimfield may cause narrowing of Rt. 20BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The tri-annual Antique Show is starting Thursday and
Antique show in Brimfield may cause narrowing of Rt. 20
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The tri-annual Antique Show is starting Thursday and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, is considering narrowing Rt. 20. MassDOT told 22News the road design changes are in an effort to lower the number of... Read more
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Boston Globe
In a rush to get going, officials ignored looming trouble with Green Line extensionfuture of the project now lies with the fiscal control board that oversees the
In a rush to get going, officials ignored looming trouble with Green Line extension
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
future of the project now lies with the fiscal control board that oversees the MBTA, and the separate board overseeing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation budget. They must decide whether to forgo a long-promised project that has already... Read more
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Boston Globe
In a rush to get going, officials ignored looming trouble with Green Line extensionfuture of the project now lies with the fiscal control board that oversees the
In a rush to get going, officials ignored looming trouble with Green Line extension
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
future of the project now lies with the fiscal control board that oversees the MBTA, and the separate board overseeing the Massachusetts Department of Transportation budget. They must decide whether to forgo a long-promised project that has already... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River veteran, patrolman honored again at Route 79 overpass dedicationJoaquin.”“This is truly a credit to the man we honor here today in the rededica
Fall River veteran, patrolman honored again at Route 79 overpass dedication
The Herald News / Posted 24 days ago
Joaquin.”“This is truly a credit to the man we honor here today in the rededication of this overpass,” said Thomas Tinlin, Massachusetts Department of Transportation highway administrator.Mayor Jasiel Correia II, thanking the Joaquin family, said... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Green Line extension’s fate could be decided this springfate, as the T expects to present a new finance plan for the project to the two
The Green Line extension’s fate could be decided this spring
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
fate, as the T expects to present a new finance plan for the project to the two boards that oversee the MBTA and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation on that day. The rail extension’s schedule has been severely disrupted after the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Green Line extension budget issues brewed long before crisisproject, especially the budget.’’ Berkeley Research Group’s findings had previ
Green Line extension budget issues brewed long before crisis
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
project, especially the budget.’’ Berkeley Research Group’s findings had previously been presented to the MBTA and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. But its report, which offers the new insight into the fiscal problems, was not... Read more
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Boston Herald
Cops: Text it, ticketissued by state and local police skyrocket to 6,130 last year — a more than fiv
Cops: Text it, ticket
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
issued by state and local police skyrocket to 6,130 last year — a more than five-fold increase from 2011, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. “It’s a combination of the increased prevalence of smartphones ... and dedicated... Read more
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Boston Globe
Somerville, Cambridge offer $75M to save Green Line extensionlightly.” Six of the seven planned Green Line stations would be located in Some
Somerville, Cambridge offer $75M to save Green Line extension
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
lightly.” Six of the seven planned Green Line stations would be located in Somerville. On Monday consultants hired by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation are set to present redesigned, scaled-down stations, contracting changes, and... Read more
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Boston Globe
SUV, school bus collide in O'Neill TunnelThe Massachusetts Department of Transportation has released video of Thursday m
SUV, school bus collide in O'Neill Tunnel
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has released video of Thursday morning’s crash in the O’Neill Tunnel between an SUV and a school bus. The SUV and bus collided just after 6 a.m. near the Dewey Square exit on the southbound side of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
- The Boston GlobeAve., $3.5 million Plymouth: resurfacing Route 3 and related work, $14.3 milli
- The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
Ave., $3.5 million Plymouth: resurfacing Route 3 and related work, $14.3 million Weymouth: intersection improvements at Libbey Industrial Parkway, $900,000 -------- (Sources: Cohasset Town Hall, Massachusetts Department of Tra... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Duck Tours record indicates it knew about driver's violationshas been responsive to this employers previous requests and has provided the ap
Boston Duck Tours record indicates it knew about driver's violations
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
has been responsive to this employers previous requests and has provided the appropriate information," a statement from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation reads. As reported in the Herald today, a duck boat driven by Tavares struck and... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Duck Tours claims state didn't give full report on driverhas been responsive to this employers previous requests and has provided the ap
Boston Duck Tours claims state didn't give full report on driver
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
has been responsive to this employers previous requests and has provided the appropriate information," a statement from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation reads. As reported in the Herald today, a duck boat driven by Tavares struck and... Read more
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WPTZ Burlington
Boston Duck Tours driver involved in crash had lengthy record, state tells WCVBwindow. The RMV has been responsive to this employer's previous requests and ha
Boston Duck Tours driver involved in crash had lengthy record, state tells WCVB
WPTZ Burlington / Posted 28 days ago
window. The RMV has been responsive to this employer's previous requests and has provided the appropriate information," the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said in a statement. Plattsburgh High School graduate and Boston resident Allison... Read more
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Boston Herald
State: Boston Duck Tours had driver's spotty recordhas been responsive to this employers previous requests and has provided the ap
State: Boston Duck Tours had driver's spotty record
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
has been responsive to this employers previous requests and has provided the appropriate information," a statement from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation reads. As reported in the Herald today, a duck boat driven by Tavares struck and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New highway signs to offer real-time traffic informationare, but until recently, they haven’t been able to tell you how long it will ac
New highway signs to offer real-time traffic information
WWLP Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
are, but until recently, they haven’t been able to tell you how long it will actually take you to get there. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is in the process of setting up new electronic signs on highways statewide that... Read more
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Boston Globe
MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along state Route 140TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled
MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along state Route 140
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled out real-time traffic signs along state Route 140 in Taunton that they plan to expand statewide by the end of 2017. MassDOT spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard tells The... Read more
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The Herald News
MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along Route 140 in Taunton, Freetown The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled out real-time traff
MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along Route 140 in Taunton, Freetown
The Herald News / Posted 28 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled out real-time traffic signs along state Route 140 in Taunton that they plan to expand statewide by the end of... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along state Route 140TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled
MassDOT places real-time traffic signs along state Route 140
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 28 days ago
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) - The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has rolled out real-time traffic signs along state Route 140 in Taunton that they plan to expand statewide by the end of 2017. MassDOT spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard tells The... Read more
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Boston Globe
MassDOT launches real-time traffic signs on Taunton area highwayactivated real-time traffic signs in the Taunton area that they plan to expand
MassDOT launches real-time traffic signs on Taunton area highway
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
activated real-time traffic signs in the Taunton area that they plan to expand across the state by the end of the year. Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials say they plan to have 137 signs in place, covering more than 700 miles... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA fiscal control board to vote on new T debt planexit the instruments, he said. “Quite frankly, we are already paying for these
MBTA fiscal control board to vote on new T debt plan
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
exit the instruments, he said. “Quite frankly, we are already paying for these swaps,’’ said Betsy Taylor, a member of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation board who attended the meeting and said she favored the changes. One of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
April 29, 2015Holden •Jennie L. Caissie, a member of the Governor’s Council and a Republican
April 29, 2015
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
Holden •Jennie L. Caissie, a member of the Governor’s Council and a Republican of Oxford •Chief Strategy Officer for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Scott Bosworth •Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash, Democrat... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Slow down’ is the message as City Council votes to lower speed limit in Bostonsaid. The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Transportation is studying several
‘Slow down’ is the message as City Council votes to lower speed limit in Boston
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
said. The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Transportation is studying several bills related to the speed limit, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said it would be interested in reviewing ideas proposed by Boston’s City... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Work beginning on new rotary in Northamptonseason this year, and carry over until next year, with full completion expected
Work beginning on new rotary in Northampton
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
season this year, and carry over until next year, with full completion expected at the end of that season. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has selected Gomes Construction of Ludlow to do the work on the rotary... Read more

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