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The Patriot Ledger
Boston area traffic advisories26 from 7 PM to 5 AM. HOV TUNNEL Closure of H.O.V. tunnel on Monday, Septembe
Boston area traffic advisories
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
26 from 7 PM to 5 AM. HOV TUNNEL Closure of H.O.V. tunnel on Monday, September 26 from 10 PM to 5 AM. GO-TIME The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will expand its real-time traffic system with signs along 30 miles of the Route 24... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Boston area traffic advisories26 from 7 PM to 5 AM. HOV TUNNEL Closure of H.O.V. tunnel on Monday, Septembe
Boston area traffic advisories
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
26 from 7 PM to 5 AM. HOV TUNNEL Closure of H.O.V. tunnel on Monday, September 26 from 10 PM to 5 AM. GO-TIME The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will expand its real-time traffic system with signs along 30 miles of the Route 24... Read more
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The Herald News
A split decision: With comment period closing what comes next for South Coast RailBedford, roughly 400 people attended of which 328 signed in and 110 of the part
A split decision: With comment period closing what comes next for South Coast Rail
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
Bedford, roughly 400 people attended of which 328 signed in and 110 of the participants asked questions or gave opinions to Massachusetts Department of Transportation and MBTA officials, Jean Fox confirmed. MassDOT’s South Coast Rail project... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hundreds rally for renters’ rightsabout homelessness. In Chinatown, they stopped at Reggie Wong Park, part of som
Hundreds rally for renters’ rights
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
about homelessness. In Chinatown, they stopped at Reggie Wong Park, part of some parcels being sold for development by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and demanded a commitment to have truly affordable housing for neighborhood... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Boston area traffic advisoriesDRIVE Closure of ramp from Storrow Drive WB to Charlesgate West on Saturday, S
Boston area traffic advisories
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
DRIVE Closure of ramp from Storrow Drive WB to Charlesgate West on Saturday, September 24 from 7 AM to 5 PM GO-TIME The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will expand its real-time traffic system with signs along 30 miles of the Route 24... Read more
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Boston Globe
Moose killed in Westborough crashthe car’s roof is crushed. Purcell did not know how large the moose was, but s
Moose killed in Westborough crash
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
the car’s roof is crushed. Purcell did not know how large the moose was, but said the animal was removed from the scene by crews from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. MassDOT officials did not immediately return a request for comm... Read more
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Boston Globe
Transportation officials plan to shut Route 128 for two weekend days in Novemberquickly fix bridges, it left half the lanes open during weekends. John McInern
Transportation officials plan to shut Route 128 for two weekend days in November
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
quickly fix bridges, it left half the lanes open during weekends. John McInerney, a district construction engineer for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, said the closure is necessary to keep drivers safe as workers take apart the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Transportation officials plan to shut Route 128 for two weekend days in Novemberquickly fix bridges, it left half the lanes open during weekends. John McInern
Transportation officials plan to shut Route 128 for two weekend days in November
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
quickly fix bridges, it left half the lanes open during weekends. John McInerney, a district construction engineer for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, said the closure is necessary to keep drivers safe as workers take apart the... Read more
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Boston Globe
What does state law say about driverless cars? Not muchconfident that, at the bare minimum, the person in the passenger seat would hav
What does state law say about driverless cars? Not much
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
confident that, at the bare minimum, the person in the passenger seat would have to take over,” Leahy said. Meanwhile, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said state law does not prevent the operation of an autonomous vehicle, so long as... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Boston area traffic advisoriesto I-95 NB on Wednesday, September 21, Thursday, September 22, and Friday, Sept
Boston area traffic advisories
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
to I-95 NB on Wednesday, September 21, Thursday, September 22, and Friday, September 23 from 11 PM to 5 AM. GO-TIME The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will expand its real-time traffic system with signs along 30 miles of the Route 24... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Boston area traffic advisoriesto I-95 NB on Wednesday, September 21, Thursday, September 22, and Friday, Sept
Boston area traffic advisories
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
to I-95 NB on Wednesday, September 21, Thursday, September 22, and Friday, September 23 from 11 PM to 5 AM. GO-TIME The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will expand its real-time traffic system with signs along 30 miles of the Route 24... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Huntington residents alert MassDOT to dangerous treeincluding the head of the Huntington Highway Dept. Charles Dazelle, who said th
Huntington residents alert MassDOT to dangerous tree
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
including the head of the Huntington Highway Dept. Charles Dazelle, who said that the pulloff was under the auspices of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). Upon further inspection of the tree, it was found to have a split down... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
MassDOT distributing E-ZPass transponders in Granbyon the Massachusetts Turnpike, you have a chance to get one in Granby. Senator
MassDOT distributing E-ZPass transponders in Granby
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
on the Massachusetts Turnpike, you have a chance to get one in Granby. Senator Eric Lesser announced on Tuesday that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation is hosting an E-ZPass distribution event at the Granby Council On Aging on... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Boston area traffic advisoriesTUNNEL Closure of Storrow EB Tunnel to NB Leverett Ramp on Wednesday, Septembe
Boston area traffic advisories
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
TUNNEL Closure of Storrow EB Tunnel to NB Leverett Ramp on Wednesday, September 21 from 11:30 PM to 5 AM. GO-TIME The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will expand its real-time traffic system with signs along 30 miles of the Route 24... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Boston area traffic advisoriesTUNNEL Closure of Storrow EB Tunnel to NB Leverett Ramp on Wednesday, Septembe
Boston area traffic advisories
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
TUNNEL Closure of Storrow EB Tunnel to NB Leverett Ramp on Wednesday, September 21 from 11:30 PM to 5 AM. GO-TIME The Massachusetts Department of Transportation will expand its real-time traffic system with signs along 30 miles of the Route 24... Read more
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Boston Globe
Company that installed faulty auto emissions test in Massachusetts garages reclaims state contractbear the burden of these additional costs without a better understand[ing] of t
Company that installed faulty auto emissions test in Massachusetts garages reclaims state contract
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
bear the burden of these additional costs without a better understand[ing] of the reasons for them.” A spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation would not make Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack available for an... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms MassDOT's Metro Highway System Sr Revs at 'A+'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Massachusetts Departm
Fitch Affirms MassDOT's Metro Highway System Sr Revs at 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), Metropolitan Highway System (MHS) rating on approximately $1.01 billion in outstanding senior revenue bonds at 'A+'. The Rating Outlook... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Overnight ramp and lane closures on I-91, I-291, I-391and lane closures from Thursday night into Friday morning, which will also impa
Overnight ramp and lane closures on I-91, I-291, I-391
WWLP Springfield / Posted 9 days ago
and lane closures from Thursday night into Friday morning, which will also impact Interstate 291 and Interstate 391. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is putting the closures in place so contractors can paint lane markings, and so... Read more
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The Herald News
Cries of fairness sounded as pleas to complete South Coast Rail made at Fall River hearingWednesday night’s third of six forums through next week’s in Middleborough brou
Cries of fairness sounded as pleas to complete South Coast Rail made at Fall River hearing
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
Wednesday night’s third of six forums through next week’s in Middleborough brought the passionate call for rail input Massachusetts Department of Transportation and MBTA leaders are encouraging, along with some pointed disclaimers by those... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mass Pike’s electronic tolling system scheduled to start in Octobersystem on Interstate 90 which runs the length of the state. (AP Photo/Elise Ame
Mass Pike’s electronic tolling system scheduled to start in October
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
system on Interstate 90 which runs the length of the state. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation ended their 7-stop tour across the state explaining the changes you’ll see on the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Boston heading down road of driverless cars2011 Nevada became the first state to authorize the use of autonomous vehicles,
Boston heading down road of driverless cars
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
2011 Nevada became the first state to authorize the use of autonomous vehicles, and Massachusetts has not yet done so. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation did not provide a response to a News Service question about the legality of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Palmer and Goshen to receive millions in federal fundingPALMER (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced Wednes
Palmer and Goshen to receive millions in federal funding
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
PALMER (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced Wednesday it has received $65.1 million in federal funding to invest in transportation projects throughout the Commonwealth. MassDOT will be able to fully fund projects in the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Progress being made on Route 9 construction in Hadley47. Weeks ago, the roadway was just dirt, then they laid gravel, and now, there
Progress being made on Route 9 construction in Hadley
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
47. Weeks ago, the roadway was just dirt, then they laid gravel, and now, there is pavement. The work is a project of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, but the Town of Hadley has been following the progress closely, and DPW Director... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
MassDOT holding public hearing on rates for all electronic tolling systemSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is h
MassDOT holding public hearing on rates for all electronic tolling system
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is holding a public hearing Wednesday night to discuss the newly proposed toll rates for the all electronic tolling system. The state’s new all electronic tolling system is... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
MassDOT pilot program might make driving on I-91 in Springfield smootherwith heavy traffic and lane restrictions on I-91 south for months. It gets espe
MassDOT pilot program might make driving on I-91 in Springfield smoother
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
with heavy traffic and lane restrictions on I-91 south for months. It gets especially tight during peak periods. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has a plan to make your ride smoother through I-91 in Springfield Tuesday night,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
New program could improve I-91 southbound mergeSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is p
New program could improve I-91 southbound merge
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is proposing a new way to reduce traffic during the Interstate 91 construction project. The plan aims to deal with one of the most problematic areas of congestion on the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Ride, Ellen, ride: BCC president Kennedy promotes BRTA as alternative to personal transportationby the Berkshire County regional Coordinating Council was a prelude to the stat
Ride, Ellen, ride: BCC president Kennedy promotes BRTA as alternative to personal transportation
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 12 days ago
by the Berkshire County regional Coordinating Council was a prelude to the statewide event Sept. 17 -25 spearheaded by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The BCC downtown Pittsfield route is one of the BRTA's busiest, averaging... Read more
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The Herald News
Residents voice concern about proposed Swansea developmenton GAR Highway where a nut shop business would share the access, according to t
Residents voice concern about proposed Swansea development
The Herald News / Posted 18 days ago
on GAR Highway where a nut shop business would share the access, according to the plan. With Route 6 a state highway, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation favored not adding another egress to GAR Highway. Martelly has not named two... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Here’s what you need to know before signing up for an EZ-PassWESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is als
Here’s what you need to know before signing up for an EZ-Pass
WWLP Springfield / Posted 18 days ago
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is also holding a series of hearings this month in preparation for the MassPike’s new all electronic tolling system, which is scheduled to go live in October. Once the new... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hermine’s wind gusts, strong seas hitting the Bay Stateoperating as scheduled Monday morning, according to a spokeswoman, and no delay
Hermine’s wind gusts, strong seas hitting the Bay State
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
operating as scheduled Monday morning, according to a spokeswoman, and no delays were reported. By early afternoon, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation was reporting an approximately 10-mile backup on Route 6 westbound at the Sagamore... Read more
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Boston Globe
Massachusetts highways, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterfliesits numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the l
Massachusetts highways, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterflies
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
its numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the loss of meadow habitat and milkweed. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it will identify potential locations for seeding while MassWildlife chooses... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts highways to become havens for butterfliesto help plant milkweed and other native plants for pollinating insects alongsid
Massachusetts highways to become havens for butterflies
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
to help plant milkweed and other native plants for pollinating insects alongside some highways and on median strips. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it will identify potential locations for seeding while MassWildlife chooses... Read more
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Boston Globe
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterfliesits numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the l
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterflies
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
its numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the loss of meadow habitat and milkweed. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it will identify potential locations for seeding while MassWildlife chooses... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterfliesits numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the l
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterflies
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 21 days ago
its numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the loss of meadow habitat and milkweed. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it will identify potential locations for seeding while MassWildlife chooses... Read more
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Salon.com
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterfliesits numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the l
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterflies
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
its numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the loss of meadow habitat and milkweed. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it will identify potential locations for seeding while MassWildlife chooses... Read more
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FOX News
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterfliesits numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the l
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterflies
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
its numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the loss of meadow habitat and milkweed. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it will identify potential locations for seeding while MassWildlife chooses... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterfliesits numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the l
Highway, wildlife officials team to help monarch butterflies
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 21 days ago
its numbers dwindle in recent years in the U.S. Northeast, in part due to the loss of meadow habitat and milkweed. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it will identify potential locations for seeding while MassWildlife chooses... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Officials: New Longfellow Bridge will open in June 2018the historic Longfellow Bridge, the project has a new target end date. The Bos
Officials: New Longfellow Bridge will open in June 2018
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 23 days ago
the historic Longfellow Bridge, the project has a new target end date. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2bLqMYT ) Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials announced Wednesday that the long-delayed new bridge is scheduled to be... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
New Longfellow Bridge will open in June 2018the historic Longfellow Bridge, the project has a new target end date. The Bos
New Longfellow Bridge will open in June 2018
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 23 days ago
the historic Longfellow Bridge, the project has a new target end date. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2bLqMYT ) Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials announced Wednesday that the long-delayed new bridge is scheduled to be... Read more
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Boston Globe
Longfellow Bridge now expected to open June 2018time and establish full, beneficial use at an earlier date,” said John McInerne
Longfellow Bridge now expected to open June 2018
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
time and establish full, beneficial use at an earlier date,” said John McInerney, a district construction engineer for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The previous estimated opening date was September 2018. State officials have... Read more
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Boston Globe
Truck fire causes 11-mile backup on Mass Pikefire in Charlton caused westbound lane closures and a severe traffic backup on
Truck fire causes 11-mile backup on Mass Pike
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
fire in Charlton caused westbound lane closures and a severe traffic backup on I-90 late Saturday morning, according to Massachusetts Department of Transportation spokeswoman Jacquelyn Goddard. The truck caught fire around 10:15 a.m. at the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cambridge company launches self-driving cabsbe very, very, very safe.” Iagnemma would also like to try out his cabs closer
Cambridge company launches self-driving cabs
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
be very, very, very safe.” Iagnemma would also like to try out his cabs closer to home, if he can get permission from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. “We would love to be on the road in Boston,” he said. “I hope that’ll happen in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
MassDOT to hold 7 public hearings on new tolling systeman Oct. 28 launch when the advent of all-electronic tolling will require some d
MassDOT to hold 7 public hearings on new tolling system
WWLP Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
an Oct. 28 launch when the advent of all-electronic tolling will require some drivers to pay more and others less, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation plans seven meetings to hear feedback on new rates. Unlike the current system of... Read more
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