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Leominster Champion
Construction on Mechanic Street started this week | July 29, 2016The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the Mechanic
Construction on Mechanic Street started this week | July 29, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 4 hours ago
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the Mechanic Street project moved from underground pipe work to road construction starting at 7 a.m. Monday, July 25. The work is scheduled to continue for two weeks. Working on the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
“In-car commerce” functions recommended for E-ZPass transpondersextension tolls, and 74 percent of bridge and tunnel charges as of November, ac
“In-car commerce” functions recommended for E-ZPass transponders
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 hours ago
extension tolls, and 74 percent of bridge and tunnel charges as of November, according to the report. By October, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation plans to activate all-electronic tolling gantries already installed over the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
E-ZPass lane shut down at Mass Pike Exit 6One of the two E-ZPass lanes at Mass Pike Exit 6 in Chicopee is temporarily shu
E-ZPass lane shut down at Mass Pike Exit 6
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
One of the two E-ZPass lanes at Mass Pike Exit 6 in Chicopee is temporarily shut down. CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has shut down an E-ZPass lane at Exit 6, the I-291 interchange. On Tuesday, 22News... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
E-ZPass transponders overcharging drivers at Exit 6 in Chicopee“The only way someone is going to find out is by looking at their statements,”
E-ZPass transponders overcharging drivers at Exit 6 in Chicopee
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
“The only way someone is going to find out is by looking at their statements,” said Pajak. We this statement from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, “MassDOT is looking into the report that the EZ Pass lane may have been... Read more
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Boston Globe
Western Mass. drivers will see some relief with new toll gantriesbe hit with tolls. As it plans to phase out tollbooths — now located at most e
Western Mass. drivers will see some relief with new toll gantries
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
be hit with tolls. As it plans to phase out tollbooths — now located at most exits and on-ramps along the turnpike — the Massachusetts Department of Transportation plans to keep the new tolling system “revenue neutral,” which the department says... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Western Massachusetts drivers will see some toll relief under new systembe hit with tolls. As it plans to phase out tollbooths – now located at most e
Western Massachusetts drivers will see some toll relief under new system
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
be hit with tolls. As it plans to phase out tollbooths – now located at most exits and on-ramps along the turnpike – the Massachusetts Department of Transportation plans to keep the new tolling system “revenue neutral,” which the department says... Read more
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The Wanderer
The Long and Winding Roads of Mattapoisettwe have funds and get things done…. If it wasn’t for Barry…” Staying on the th
The Long and Winding Roads of Mattapoisett
The Wanderer / Posted 6 days ago
we have funds and get things done…. If it wasn’t for Barry…” Staying on the theme of roads, Gagne reported that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation has approved the installation of flashing crossing signs at three locations along... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Mechanic Street construction to start MondayThe Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the Mechanic
Mechanic Street construction to start Monday
Leominster Champion / Posted 6 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that the Mechanic Street project will move from underground pipe work to road construction starting at 7 a.m. Monday, July 25. The work is scheduled to continue for two weeks. Working on... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
West Columbus Ave daytime and overnight closuresbe daytime and overnight closures on West Columbus Avenue due to the I-91 viadu
West Columbus Ave daytime and overnight closures
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
be daytime and overnight closures on West Columbus Avenue due to the I-91 viaduct rehabilitation over the next week. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will continue to close West Columbus Avenue from I-291 to Gridiron Street over... Read more
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The Herald News
In Fall River, Central Street closed during workdays until at least end of next weekwill not reopen during the workday while road reconstruction continues at least
In Fall River, Central Street closed during workdays until at least end of next week
The Herald News / Posted 6 days ago
will not reopen during the workday while road reconstruction continues at least through the end of next week, July 29, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said. Portions of graded Central Street, which connects the downtown at Durfee... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Baker: privatization, pensions among “ton of work” ahead at MBTAnot yet determined “what that thing should look like.” Before establishment of
Baker: privatization, pensions among “ton of work” ahead at MBTA
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
not yet determined “what that thing should look like.” Before establishment of the control board the T was overseen by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board of Directors, which meets monthly, and has responsibility for highways,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Congressman Neal to release findings of high speed rail studymiles of track in total. The goal is to have train services cover longer distan
Congressman Neal to release findings of high speed rail study
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
miles of track in total. The goal is to have train services cover longer distances than the current commuter rails. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said they’d do that by re-establishing a commuter-rail connection from Springfield... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
“Open Road Tolling” coming soon: Time to get an E-ZPassMass. (WWLP) – Drivers will no longer roll down their windows to pay tolls in M
“Open Road Tolling” coming soon: Time to get an E-ZPass
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
Mass. (WWLP) – Drivers will no longer roll down their windows to pay tolls in Massachusetts come this fall. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is launching its Open Road Tolling system in October. Receivers over the... Read more
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Boston Globe
One year in, new MBTA board has a big to-do listcan’t turn it around on a dime.” Lifting the curtain In 2012, a massive state
One year in, new MBTA board has a big to-do list
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
can’t turn it around on a dime.” Lifting the curtain In 2012, a massive state transportation department shakeup created a Massachusetts Department of Transportation board of directors, which met monthly and looked after both the MBTA and the... Read more
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Leominster Champion
State OKs $19M expense to finish Fitchburg rail stationSecretary Stephanie Pollack told a joint meeting of the MBTA Fiscal and Managem
State OKs $19M expense to finish Fitchburg rail station
Leominster Champion / Posted 14 days ago
Secretary Stephanie Pollack told a joint meeting of the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board that a regional transit agency had applied for a federal grant under the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
$19M OK'd to expedite W. Fitchburg rail extensionTransportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack told a joint meeting of the MBTA Fis
$19M OK'd to expedite W. Fitchburg rail extension
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 days ago
Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack told a joint meeting of the MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board that a regional transit agency had applied for a federal grant under the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Elderly man flown to hospital after crash in Raynhamto Ryan. The right two travel lanes were closed during the investigation for ab
Elderly man flown to hospital after crash in Raynham
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 16 days ago
to Ryan. The right two travel lanes were closed during the investigation for about 30 minutes but re-opened before 2 p.m., according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. This story will be updated as more information becomes avail... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
It's dangerous – and there's a $1.6 million plan to improve Easton intersection– One of the town’s most dangerous three-way intersections is set for $1.6 mill
It's dangerous – and there's a $1.6 million plan to improve Easton intersection
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
– One of the town’s most dangerous three-way intersections is set for $1.6 million in improvements. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is holding a design hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Colleen A. Corona Board Room... Read more
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Boston Herald
Forest Hills road project stalled due to delay at TThe Massachusetts Department of Transportation has set a new spring 2018 comple
Forest Hills road project stalled due to delay at T
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has set a new spring 2018 completion date for the at-grade roadway that will replace the former 1950s-era Monsignor William J. Casey Overpass in Jamaica Plain — 366 days behind its already delayed... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River's Airport Road bridge is getting a makeoverdeficient” during inspections in the past few years and increase load capacity,
Fall River's Airport Road bridge is getting a makeover
The Herald News / Posted 20 days ago
deficient” during inspections in the past few years and increase load capacity, according to a descriptive handout from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Combined with improved sidewalk, curbing and railing to enhance pedestrian and... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Officials: Twin City Rail Trail plans moving forward | July 8, 2016activities such as walking, bicycling and recreation. As talks continue with C
Officials: Twin City Rail Trail plans moving forward | July 8, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 21 days ago
activities such as walking, bicycling and recreation. As talks continue with CSX, Casassa stated, “we’re working with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, to... Read more
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The Herald News
More progress on Fall River waterfront construction project as exit off I-195 west reopensaccess routes on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project continued this
More progress on Fall River waterfront construction project as exit off I-195 west reopens
The Herald News / Posted 22 days ago
access routes on the Route 79/Braga Bridge Improvements Project continued this week, with additional announcements from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. On Interstate 195 westbound, Exit 5 connecting to Central Street and Route 79... Read more
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Boston Globe
The long waitgun safety coalition for which Moms Demand Action is a grassroots partner. She
The long wait
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
gun safety coalition for which Moms Demand Action is a grassroots partner. She also made the phone call that got the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to light the Zakim Bridge in orange — for gun safety — on June 2, the second... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Flawed Quincy intersection reroutes MBTA buses, frustrates commutersa bike lane on East Howard Street and installed new curbs and traffic lighting.
Flawed Quincy intersection reroutes MBTA buses, frustrates commuters
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
a bike lane on East Howard Street and installed new curbs and traffic lighting. Ryan Grannan-Doll, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, which oversaw the intersection project, said the project’s designer, Jacobs Inc.,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
MassDOT Sets Sights on Fall AET ImplementationWestfield Turnpike Toll Plaza (courtesy: The Westfield News) WESTFIELD, Mass.
MassDOT Sets Sights on Fall AET Implementation
WWLP Springfield / Posted 26 days ago
Westfield Turnpike Toll Plaza (courtesy: The Westfield News) WESTFIELD, Mass. (The Westfield News) – As the Massachusetts Department of Transportation continues to test all of its electronic tolling software on I-90 this summer, residents are... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Expect crowded roadways this weekend, experts warnis officially recognized as lasting from Thursday through Monday, Paul said tra
Expect crowded roadways this weekend, experts warn
Lowell Sun / Posted 27 days ago
is officially recognized as lasting from Thursday through Monday, Paul said traffic delays may stretch to Tuesday. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is taking steps to accommodate the heavy traffic expected. Advertisement"We... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
AAA expects little freedom on roads over Independence Day weekendfor traffic updates.“Keep up with real-time traffic,” she said. “Time your trav
AAA expects little freedom on roads over Independence Day weekend
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
for traffic updates.“Keep up with real-time traffic,” she said. “Time your travel off the information available to you.”The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will suspend all construction beginning today at noon to allow for unfettered use... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
What to expect driving on Independence Day weekendtraffic updates. “Keep up with real time traffic,” she said. “Time your travel
What to expect driving on Independence Day weekend
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 28 days ago
traffic updates. “Keep up with real time traffic,” she said. “Time your travel of the information available to you.” The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will be suspending all construction beginning on Friday at noon to allow for... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Flooding damage requires immediate closure of bridges in StockbridgeSTOCKBRIDGE >> The Massachusetts Department of Transportation ordered an
Flooding damage requires immediate closure of bridges in Stockbridge
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 28 days ago
STOCKBRIDGE >> The Massachusetts Department of Transportation ordered an emergency shutdown on Wednesday of the twin bridges connecting Route 183 to a portion of the town's Interlaken section on Averic Road. The area has been hard hit by... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Middlesex 3 Coalition testing on-demand shuttle in Bedfordserve as a role model for other groups throughout the state, according to Aniko
Middlesex 3 Coalition testing on-demand shuttle in Bedford
Lowell Sun / Posted 29 days ago
serve as a role model for other groups throughout the state, according to Aniko Laszlo, statewide mobility manager at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. He called it an innovative model that "demonstrates how to work collaboratively... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kosciuszko Circle needs fixing, Kraft soccer stadium or noton this topic as it appears to be in the early stages,” according to a statemen
Kosciuszko Circle needs fixing, Kraft soccer stadium or not
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
on this topic as it appears to be in the early stages,” according to a statement from Jacque Goddard, spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The idea of a stadium at Columbia Point has been kicking around for at least a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Amtrak platform won’t be ready for Union Station grand openingfinalized, and there is not a cost estimate at this time for the changes that w
Amtrak platform won’t be ready for Union Station grand opening
WWLP Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
finalized, and there is not a cost estimate at this time for the changes that will need to be made, but Moskal said the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will provide funding. When Union Station opens, Amtrak passengers will enter... Read more
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Boston Globe
Highway worker struck, killed on I-93A man who was part of a work zone crew was struck and killed by a car on I-93 e
Highway worker struck, killed on I-93
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
A man who was part of a work zone crew was struck and killed by a car on I-93 early Tuesday morning, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The incident happened about 3 a.m. on I-93 northbound in Medford. The worker was part... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
I-95 Springfield rehabilitation project updateSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will
I-95 Springfield rehabilitation project update
WWLP Springfield / Posted a month ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield on Monday night to update residents on the progress that has been made on the rebuilding of the... Read more
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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 1 months 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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