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The Herald News
YOUR AD HERE: Administration unveils plan to place billboards at 8 city-owned sitessaid the consultants will then go to Boston with the special permits to the sta
The Herald News / Posted 15 hours ago
said the consultants will then go to Boston with the special permits to the state’s Outdoor Advertising Division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for its approval. Ponte, who campaigned on the billboard concept, said he was... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Study: Boston rail link to cost $4 billion to $6 billionof public officials who support the rail link has been holding private meetings
Lowell Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
of public officials who support the rail link has been holding private meetings on Beacon Hill for years. According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the rail gap, in addition to preventing connectivity between two rail hubs,... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Now open to traffic: A new, permanent Fore River Bridgethan 14 years in the making. The span carrying Route 3A between Weymouth and Q
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
than 14 years in the making. The span carrying Route 3A between Weymouth and Quincy saw its first cars overnight as the Massachusetts Department of Transportation closed down the adjacent temporary bridge, which will now be demolished. Two of... Read more
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Boston Globe
New Fore River Bridge opens to traffic Wednesday nightThe new Fore River Bridge will open to traffic for the first time late Wednesda
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
The new Fore River Bridge will open to traffic for the first time late Wednesday night, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said. But don’t expect the traffic headaches on the bridge to be cured immediately. The new bridge, which will... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
First cars to drive across new Fore River Bridge tomorrowyears and some $244 million dollars, the first cars will cross the Fore River o
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
years and some $244 million dollars, the first cars will cross the Fore River on a new bridge sometime tomorrow night. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says all traffic on Route 3A will be transferred off a 14-year-old "temporary"... Read more
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Boston Globe
MassDOT ‘feeling confident’ Comm Ave., BU bridges will reopen this weekUniversity bridges, which have been closed to drivers since the end of July, we
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
University bridges, which have been closed to drivers since the end of July, were supposed to be open by Monday. But the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said on Saturday that rain had interfered with its plans to get the bridges open... Read more
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Boston Globe
State using Route 3 median as it replaces 4 bridgescontinues to review all possibilities to improve travel on Route 3,” said Judit
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
continues to review all possibilities to improve travel on Route 3,” said Judith Riley, a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. “At this time, there are no active plans to widen Route 3.” As part of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Reopening of bridges delayed until middle of next weekBridges will remain closed to drivers and MBTA trollies into the middle of next
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Bridges will remain closed to drivers and MBTA trollies into the middle of next week because of construction delays, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said Saturday. Traffic was supposed to resume on the bridges and a stretch of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Soil contamination stalls Lowell's VFW Highway jobVFW Highway job LOWELL -- Don't expect the VFW Highway project to wrap up anyt
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
VFW Highway job LOWELL -- Don't expect the VFW Highway project to wrap up anytime soon. The timeline for the $13.7 million Massachusetts Department of Transportation project between University Avenue and Aiken Street is being re-evaluated because... Read more
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Boston Globe
Driving while stoned? State officials urge caution on marijuana useMassachusetts Department of Transportation A new ad campaign warns Massachuset
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
Massachusetts Department of Transportation A new ad campaign warns Massachusetts marijuana users that driving under the influence is still illegal—and dangerous. With marijuana now legal in Massachusetts, federal, and state officials are launching... Read more
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The Inquirer and Mirror
Massasoit Bridge closed Aug. 14-16hours and remain closed overnight. Following a routine structural inspection o
The Inquirer and Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
hours and remain closed overnight. Following a routine structural inspection on May 31 of the bridge over Long Pond, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation identified several concerns in its structural support system, including a rotted... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
3 hurt in crash on Route 128 in Dedhamthan two hours. DEDHAM -- Three people were injured just before noon Monday in
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 10 days ago
than two hours. DEDHAM -- Three people were injured just before noon Monday in a crash on Route 128. State Police said a Massachusetts Department of Transportation employee driving a 2016 Ford F150 pickup had responded to a report of debris on... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
3 hurt in crash on Route 128 in Dedhamthan two hours. DEDHAM -- Three people were injured just before noon Monday in
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
than two hours. DEDHAM -- Three people were injured just before noon Monday in a crash on Route 128. State Police said a Massachusetts Department of Transportation employee driving a 2016 Ford F150 pickup had responded to a report of debris on... Read more
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The Herald News
Bark Street intersection getting safety upgradessubmitted a town-commissioned report by engineering consultants and a formal se
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
submitted a town-commissioned report by engineering consultants and a formal selectmen’s request for modifications to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. He said MassDOT requires permitting because of the beacon alternation and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Sorry Joe Biden And Eric Holder, Obama Just Picked His 2020 Candidate And It's Not Youthe Top education grant, passed an overhaul of governance of the state transpor
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
the Top education grant, passed an overhaul of governance of the state transportation function, signing a law to create the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, increased the state sales tax from 5% to 6.25%, and raised the state's minimum... Read more
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The Herald News
Drainage work on I-195 in Somerset to conclude in Octobereastbound. The work that began July 11 should be completed in October, accordi
The Herald News / Posted 16 days ago
eastbound. The work that began July 11 should be completed in October, according to Judith Riley, a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The work is primarily in the vicinity of Exit 4, where the Lees River Avenue... Read more
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Boston Globe
How to make Monday’s commute marginally betterthe next two weeks starting Monday. If you can’t avoid the headache, you can at
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
the next two weeks starting Monday. If you can’t avoid the headache, you can at least be prepared for it with tips from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Globe staff (the cheekier ones.) Consult Waze and other route-finding apps to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Comm. Ave. construction spurs weekend slowdowns, is on schedule for Monday commutemove at a slow pace and demolition on parts of the bridge approaches 50 percent
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
move at a slow pace and demolition on parts of the bridge approaches 50 percent completion, according to a tweet from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Demolition of the deck of the bridge is 45 percent complete and demolition of... Read more
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Boston Herald
Drivers told ‘avoid’ Pike during Comm. Ave. bridge workcontinue the expedited repair and replacement of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
continue the expedited repair and replacement of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, transportation officials are warning. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation yesterday began demolishing the eastbound section of the Commonwealth Avenue... Read more
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Boston Herald
Drivers told ‘avoid’ Pike during workcontinue the expedited repair and replacement of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
continue the expedited repair and replacement of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, transportation officials are warning. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation yesterday began demolishing the eastbound section of the Commonwealth Avenue... Read more
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Boston Globe
North Station to the Seaport by boat? It could come by next springto come from real estate developer Related Beal, which built the Converse build
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
to come from real estate developer Related Beal, which built the Converse building and homes along the wharf, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Folk said. A spokesman for Related Beal declined to say how much the company will... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
If You Paid Tolls in Massachusetts, You May be Owed MoneyIf you've ever used an E-ZPass to pay tolls in Massachusetts, you may be owed m
NBC Connecticut / Posted 22 days ago
If you've ever used an E-ZPass to pay tolls in Massachusetts, you may be owed money. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MASSDOT) is refunding drivers who still have money in their former E-Z passes. MASSDOT keeps track of toll... Read more
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Boston Globe
Race to fix Commonwealth Ave. bridge over Mass. Pike about to startand the construction schedule is carefully planned, said Jonathan Gulliver, the
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
and the construction schedule is carefully planned, said Jonathan Gulliver, the acting highway administrator for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. “Barring a natural disaster coming in here, I don’t see a scenario where we... Read more
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Boston Globe
Race to fix Commonwealth Ave. bridge over Mass. Pike about to startand the construction schedule is carefully planned, said Jonathan Gulliver, the
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
and the construction schedule is carefully planned, said Jonathan Gulliver, the acting highway administrator for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. “Barring a natural disaster coming in here, I don’t see a scenario where we... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Some Springfield drivers tired of I-91 constructionpatterns have shifted as the construction has progressed, with the project now
WWLP Springfield / Posted 26 days ago
patterns have shifted as the construction has progressed, with the project now in it’s second phase. According to the Massachusetts department of Transportation, the project is ahead of schedule, with construction expected to be completed in... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Pittsfield to NYC train service could become a realitystate will likely look at connecting existing rails, including an Amtrak route
WWLP Springfield / Posted 27 days ago
state will likely look at connecting existing rails, including an Amtrak route from Albany to New York City. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is expected to set up the group by October. Under the plan, the working group is... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State looking into adding interchange on the Mass Pikean interchange on I-90 between the Westfield and Lee interchanges, a 30 mile st
WWLP Springfield / Posted 28 days ago
an interchange on I-90 between the Westfield and Lee interchanges, a 30 mile stretch with no exit. Under the plan, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation will study several factors of getting the exit up and running, including projected... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Tree came down on woman’s car on Rt. 9 in Goshen9 was shut down near the center of town as everything was cleaned up, and traff
WWLP Springfield / Posted 29 days ago
9 was shut down near the center of town as everything was cleaned up, and traffic was detoured down East Street. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation worked to get the roadway clear for drivers, and Route 9 re-opened to all traffic... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Baker boosts road projects with Tewksbury stopTEWKSBURY -- Data released by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation sh
Lowell Sun / Posted 29 days ago
TEWKSBURY -- Data released by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation shows that the intersection of Salem Road and South Street had 54 vehicle crashes from 2012 to 2014, ranking the troubled corner in the top 100 for total crashes statewide... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton RMV gets a makeover, and nearly doubles in sizeSchool. “The remodeled Service Center exemplifies the Baker-Polito Administrat
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 30 days ago
School. “The remodeled Service Center exemplifies the Baker-Polito Administration’s focus on customer service,” the said Massachusetts Department of Transportation, in a statement released Monday. The renovation took place after the A-Affordable... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Westfield OKs $2.5 million grant for home acquisitionVerbeck said, and are made up of 90 percent Federal Aviation Administration fun
WWLP Springfield / Posted 30 days ago
Verbeck said, and are made up of 90 percent Federal Aviation Administration funds, five percent city funds and five percent Massachusetts Department of Transportation funds. Verbeck said that the homes for this grant are in the Holyoke Road area,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Long-delayed Fenway Center project moves aheadTurnpike is now closer than ever to launching construction, thanks to a plan to
Boston Globe / Posted a month ago
Turnpike is now closer than ever to launching construction, thanks to a plan to do the easy part first. The board of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Monday voted to let developer John Rosenthal build two apartment buildings on land... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Middleboro rotary plans get mixed reviewsnext year. While some people are excited about the new rotary plan, others sai
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted a month ago
next year. While some people are excited about the new rotary plan, others said it is not what they had hoped for. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation, held a public informational meeting Wednesday, July 12 at the Middleboro Town... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Rehabilitation starts on Columbia Greenway river crossingElm Street, known as the Columbia Greenway North segment. The project, which is
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
Elm Street, known as the Columbia Greenway North segment. The project, which is being funded with about $3.7 million in Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) funds, according to city engineer Mark Cressotti, as well as additional... Read more
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Boston Globe
Driver killed in Georgetown crashand Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and the Office of the
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, according to the statement. State police were assisted on scene by Georgetown Fire and EMS and the Massachusetts Department of Transpor... Read more
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The Herald News
MassDOT announces temporary Exit 12B ramp closure on I-195Michael Holtzman Herald News Staff Reporter @MDHoltzman DARTMOUTH — The Massac
The Herald News / Posted 1 months ago
Michael Holtzman Herald News Staff Reporter @MDHoltzman DARTMOUTH — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division District 5 will temporarily close Exit 12B on Interstate 195 westbound for four overnight periods beginning on... Read more

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