Mass. DOT

Route 18 Ramp Repairs
BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that beginning on Monday, October 23, crews and contractors will be carrying out paving and pavement marking installation on Route 18 within the corridor between the Hillman Street overpass and Coggeshall Stre…
More Lane Closures
MassDOT has announced an extra lane closure for overnight construction work on I-195 west on the Braga Bridge, set to take place Wednesday night.
The closure will be in effect from 8:00 pm to 5:00 Thursday morning and is necessary to perform an annual bridge inspection...
Third Bridge Ease Traffic
It's an idea that's been discussed for a while: A third bridge to Cape Cod that would be meant to ease traffic gridlock. It starts on Memorial Day Weekend and continues through the summer. One can expect miles of backed up traffic. Most have gotten used to it and expect the traffic sn…
Bridge To Reopen Saturday
The New Bedford-Fairhaven Bridge will reopen for motor vehicle traffic Saturday at 6pm as scheduled.
The bridge has been closed since March 30th, so contractors could make repairs to the bridge's floor beams.  During the two-week period, crews have been working around the clock to get the j…
Funding To Combat Potholes
The state Transportation Department is making $40 million available to fix potholes in roads ravaged by the harsh winter.
Transportation Secretary Richard Davey says cities and towns will be able to apply for a cut of the Pothole and Winter Recovery Program starting Wednesday...
Changes Coming to Union Street
The bottom of Union Street in New Bedford is getting a new look.
Mayor Jon Mitchell says the street asphalt will be replaced with cobblestones, and wide patio style sidewalks will be installed for outdoor seating.
Funding for Union St. had been...