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MassDOT: South County Construction Operations

Construction Operations on I-90 Eastbound and Westbound Monday, June 17, through Friday, June 21 Traffic will be allowed through the work zones

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Berkshire Schools Recognized at Safe Rules to Schools Event

Silvio O. Conte Community School was one of the 273 school partners, community champions, and crossing guards recognized. The school was named an Exemplary Program of Western Mass.

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MassDOT Advisory: South County Construction Operations

Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 14 Traffic will be allowed through the work zones

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MassDOT: South County Construction Operations

Lane closures will be in place during the construction operations and traffic will be able to travel through the work zones.

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MassDOT: South County Road Maintenance

Crews will be conducting daytime and overnight hour guardrail repair, drainage work, bridge repair, tree trimming, traffic marking, and erosion control operations at various locations and times on I-90 eastbound and westbound during the week of Monday, May 13.

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MassDOT Extends Public Comment Period for Beyond Mobility

Beyond Mobility plan to help guide MassDOT's decision-making and investments through 2050 Comment period one step in robust public engagement efforts

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MassDOT: South County Road Work

Lane closures will be in place during the construction operations and traffic will be able to travel through the work zones.

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MassDOT Public Comment Period for Beyond Mobility

Plan to help guide MassDOT's decision making and investments through 2050 Comment period one step in robust public engagement efforts

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South County Construction Operations

Construction Operations on I-90 Eastbound and Westbound Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12. Traffic will be allowed through the work zones.

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Pittsfield and State Clash Over Causeway Project, Causing Delay

The city and the state Department of Transportation are clashing over logistics of the Dan Casey Memorial Drive reconstruction, halting its progress.

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Northern Tier Rail Gets Strong Support at Hearing

Local officials and residents expressed strong support for developing the Northern Tier Passenger Rail proposal that would bring rail transit from North Adams to Boston.

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MassDOT Advisory: Lane Closures in Otis

Work will begin Monday, April 1, and will be conducted from Monday evening through Friday morning, during evening and overnight hours

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MassDOT: Roadway Safety Is a Shared Responsibility

Operators urged to wear visible clothing, obey speed limits. Vehicle drivers reminded to "look twice" when changing lanes and turning. Statistics show 58 motorcycle operator deaths in Massachusetts in 2023

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MassDOT Work Zone Awareness Billboard Design Contest

The contest aims to raise awareness of work zone safety and encourage drivers to exercise caution when passing through active construction and maintenance projects.

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Northern Tier Passenger Rail Study Information Meeting

The study is examining the potential benefits, costs, and investments necessary to implement passenger rail service from North Adams to Greenfield and Boston, with the speed, frequency, and reliability necessary to be a competitive option for travel along this corridor.

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MassDOT Project Will Affect Traffic Near BMC

Because of this, traffic will be reduced to one lane of travel on First Street (U.S. Route 7) and North Street between Burbank Street and Abbott Street from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday through at least May 6.

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Temporary Traffic Interruptions Near Berkshire Medical Center

Additional updates on changes to traffic patterns in this area will be shared as this project starts a new phase.

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Public Encouraged to Nominate a Crossing Guard to be Honored

The nomination period opened on March 1, 2024, and all submissions are due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20.

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MassDOT Funds Additional Projects at North Adams Airport

Funds will support an upgrade to the aging fuel tank, the purchase of a snow plow for the airport tractor, and the purchase of a dozer blade.

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MassDOT Announces High School Roadway Safety Public Service Contest

Contest seeks to engage students and underscore the importance of driving safely. Deadline for contest submissions is March 29

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MassDOT Aeronautics Applies For AID Grant

Second phase of UAS/drone-based digital system aims to help optimize MassDOT highway processes

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Governor Names West-East Rail Director

Koziol has more than 15 years of experience in transportation planning, including for passenger rail stations

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MassDOT Urges Drivers to Use Phone's 'Do Not Disturb' Mode

"mass DO NOT DISTURB" public education effort being launched in partnership with BU AdLab

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Mass Transportation Secretary Announces Chief Communications Officer

Aubourg joins MassDOT after working for the City of Boston for Boston Public Schools, where she served as the Director of Communications and, most recently, the Interim Chief Communications Officer.

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MassDOT Expanded Shared Use Paths in 2023

MassDOT Expands Multimodal Connectivity Across Massachusetts with 20 Miles of Shared Use Paths Opened in 2023