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MassDOT Announces the Winners of the Name A Snowplow Contest 

1/20/2023 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Each winner’s classroom to receive a $100 gift card for school supplies and a visit from a MassDOT snowplow vehicle with the winning name on it

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MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: New Year’s Resolutions for Your Vehicle 

1/11/2023 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

As we enter the new year, we want to remind you that preparing and maintaining your vehicle through the colder months is crucial.

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MassDOT and USACE Application Denied for Federal Funding to Replace the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges 

1/04/2023 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Grant application submission to Bridge Investment Program sought competitive, discretionary funding for replacement of federally owned bridges

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MassDOT Announces $6.65 Million in Baker-Polito Administration Complete Streets Funding Program Awards 

1/03/2023 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

15 municipalities receiving funds to enable safe, convenient, and comfortable travel for users of all ages and abilities About 67% of total award dollars will fund projects in environmental justice communities.

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MassDOT Launching 2023 Massachusetts Freight Plan Process 

12/30/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Public meetings scheduled in regard to the freight system in the Commonwealth, including air, rail, truck, maritime, and multimodal transportation Tuesday, January 10 and Thursday, January 12

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Governor Baker Appoints Timothy Whelan and Joseph Beggan to MassDOT Board of Directors 

12/28/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

 Governor Charlie Baker today announced the appointment of Timothy Whelan and Joseph Beggan to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Board of Directors.

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MassDOT Advisory: Holiday Travel  

12/21/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

HOV Lane will open early during afternoons of December 22, 23, 29, and 30. The Sumner Tunnel will be open to traffic the weekends of December 23 and December 30

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MassDOT and Fundación MAPFRE Announce High School Roadway Safety Public Service Contest 

12/21/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Contest seeks to engage students and underscore the importance of driving safely. Deadline for contest submissions is February 10, 2023

Guest Post

MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Holidays Driving  

12/19/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

The holidays are here again and with them often comes lower temperatures, rain, snow, and increased traffic. Consider these safe driving tips this holiday season.

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Massachusetts Adding Cannabis Education to Driving School Curriculum 

12/16/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Curriculum incorporates Cannabis, how marijuana affects the brain, physical affects, visual and physical reaction time, and dangers of impaired driving

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MBTA Seeks to Purchase Widett Circle Property for Commuter Rail Layover Yard 

12/15/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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MassDOT Declares Preferred Alternative for Redesign of Allston I-90 Multimodal Project 

12/12/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

So called 3L Realignment with modified at-grade “throat” area reflects wide stakeholder support

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MassDOT Stresses Importance of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week 

12/06/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

MassDOT Stresses Importance of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

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