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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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REAL ID Credential Won’t Be Needed Until 2025 To fly Domestically or Enter Some Federal Facilities 

12/05/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended REAL ID full enforcement date to May 7, 2025

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MassDOT, Amtrak, CSX Seeking More Than $108 Million for Corridor Improvements Between Springfield and Worcester 

12/02/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Application filed for funds from the Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program (CRISI)

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Registry of Motor Vehicles Announces Temporary New Service Center Location in South Yarmouth 

12/01/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Current center closing for renovations. New temporary service center location will be open nearby to support required in-person transactions

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MassDOT Announces New “Name A Snowplow” Contest for Massachusetts Elementary Schools 

11/28/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Students statewide are encouraged to submit contest applications to help name 12 state-owned snowplows. Application deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, December 23

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MassDOT Safe Routes to School Program Adds 1,000th School Partnership 

11/22/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

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MassDOT Advisory: Boston, Bowker Overpass Rehabilitation Project 

11/22/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Officials gathered to announce the funding of two projects for the Bowker Overpass rehabilitation

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MassDOT Advisory: Thanksgiving Holiday Travel 

11/16/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is encouraging members of the public to plan ahead for travel during the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday week, use available technology tools and resources to make informed decisions and plan ahead.

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MassDOT to Host Two Virtual Public Meetings for the Cape Cod Bridges Program 

11/09/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Meetings will be held on Tuesday, November 15, and on Thursday, November 17, at 6:00 p.m.

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MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: Don’t Miss Out on the Turkey 

11/08/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

As you prepare for your trips this coming holiday, keep these additional tips from the NHTSA in mind.

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MassDOT Announces Ninth Annual Safe Streets Smart Trips High School Video Contest Winners 

11/03/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Students created videos that focused on interpreting signs and pavement markings on roadways and in school zones and explaining their meaning

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MassDOT Advisory: Taunton, Route 24 and Route 140 Interchange Bridge Replacements and Related Work 

11/02/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Work through November 11 in Overnight Hours. And now through June 2027 in Daytime Hours.

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Massachusetts and Amtrak Officials Announce Valley Flyer Passenger Service Will Become Permanent 

10/28/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Announcement made in Northampton as station platform is dedicated in memory of former State Representative Peter V. Kocot

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MassDOT, MAPFRE Insurance Reminder: National Teen Driver Safety Week 

10/12/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

October 16-22 is National Teen Driver Safety Week

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Rocks Village Bridge Reopening to Full Operation on Tuesday, October 11th 

10/11/2022 Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Emergency Bridge Repairs Completed. 12’-6” Maximum Vertical Clearance for Vehicles

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