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Toll collector on Mass. Pike

Mass. Toll Workers To Receive Pay Raises Under Tentative Deal

Four hundred Massachusetts toll workers will be getting raises over the next two years before their jobs are eliminated in 2016, under a tentative agreement reached Friday between the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the toll workers’ union.

01/18/2014

Lynette's Limousine in Wilmington, Mass.

Wilmington Limo Service Shut Down; Feds Say It Posed ‘Imminent Hazard’

The feds have ordered the immediate shutdown of a Wilmington-based limousine service following an investigation that claims its vehicles and drivers pose an imminent hazard to public safety.

07/30/2013

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Worker Killed At Massachusetts Department Of Transportation Facility

One worker is dead and two others injured after an incident at a local Massachusetts Department of Transportation property, the state police said.

04/18/2013

The Weston toll booths on the Massachusetts Turnpike (file image)

MassDOT Beginning To Change Signs At Toll Plazas

MassDOT is launching an overhaul of signs at toll plazas on the Turnpike, Tobin Bridge and Airport Tunnels to improve safety and meet federal highway guidelines.

05/06/2012

"Using my air conditioner reduces my gas mileage."

Road Service Patrols Helping Stranded Drivers On I-95 In N.H.

New Hampshire’s Department of Transportation is starting “service patrols” on Interstate 95 from Portsmouth to the Massachusetts state line to assist with peak summertime traffic.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/21/2011

Route 128

Curious About Rt. 128 Expansion Project

If it seems like a certain highway project has been going on for years, well that’s because it has.

04/18/2011

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Mass. Asking For Federal Money For Amtrak Rail Bridge

The Patrick administration is seeking more than $98 million in federal transportation funds to help replace a rail bridge in Haverhill that provides Amtrak Downeaster service between Boston and Portland, Maine.

04/05/2011

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Curious About Roadwork Delays

Why is it taking so long to repair the Neponset River Bridge when it is a very major route to Boston from the South Shore? Is it politics, revenue? It has been a very, very long time (2 yrs plus??) and although I see workers there, not much has changed. – Kerry, Hingham

WBZ-TV–03/09/2011