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State Reveals Plans To Fix Big Dig Soil, Lights, Guard Rails

Massachusetts transportation officials revealed long-term plans to repair several Big Dig issues on Thursday.


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Transportation Notes: Future MBTA Fare Hike?

A four-hour session Wednesday at the State Transportation Building shows that MassDOT is making real progress, but there is a lot more to do.


Richard Davey will takeover for Jeff Mullan as the head of the Transportation Department.

Keller @ Large: Commuters Skeptical After Transportation Shakeup

Richard Davey will take over for Jeff Mullan as head of the Transportation Department, but will the switch boost commuter confidence?


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Highway Supervisor Helmut Ernst Fired For Remarks

A highway supervisor has been fired following an investigation into remarks he made after a 110-pound corroded Big Dig light fixture collapsed earlier this year.


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Keller @ Large: Body Language Expert Analyzes Obama, Boehner, Others

Body language can tell you a lot about someone, especially politicians and troubled celebrities. Jon Keller is at large.


A file image of the lights inside Big Dig tunnels.

Inspectors Remove Light Fixture From Big Dig Tunnel

Inspectors discovered a light that was not correctly connected to the tunnel leading into 93 South from the Leverett Connector on Thursday.


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Mullan’s Eventual Departure Could Affect Choice For New Massport Boss

News that State Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Mullan may step down before the end of the year could affect the choice of a new Executive Director of the Massachusetts Port Authority.


Jeff Mullan is stepping down as Secretary and CEO of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

Transportation Secretary Mullan To Step Down For ‘Personal Reasons’

Jeff Mullan suggested Thursday that reports he will be stepping down from his post this fall “are premature.”


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MBTA Will Let Riders Vote On Future Train Design

The MBTA is asking the public to help choose a design scheme for twenty new locomotives which will soon be manufactured. Visitors to will be presented with three options from which to choose.


Transportation secretary Jeffrey Mullan points at the corroded mount of a light fixture that fell apart February in a Big Dig tunnel.  Highway supervisor Helmut Ernst and highway administrator Frank Tramontozzi stand next to him.

State Highway Official Quits In Big Dig Light Fiasco

Acting state highway administrator Frank Tramontozzi has stepped down following the collapse of a lighting fixture inside a Big Dig tunnel.