Governor Patrick Defends Raises For DOT ManagersGovernor Patrick is defending raises for managers at the Department of Transportation
State Eyes Cause Of Big Dig Lighting CollapseJeffrey Mullan says investigators are close to determining what caused a corroded light fixture to fall from the ceiling of a Big Dig tunnel in February.
Mass. Asking For Federal Money For Amtrak Rail BridgeThe 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.
Transportation Boss: I Wasn't Told About Big Dig Light IncidentAdd the state's transportation secretary to the list of officials kept in the dark about a corroded 110-pound light fixture that fell from the ceiling of a Big Dig tunnel.
Patrick On Big Dig Light: 'Concerning' He Wasn't Informed SoonerGov. Deval Patrick says it is "as concerning to me as it is to the public" that he was not told for nearly six weeks about a light fixture that fell from the ceiling of a Big Dig tunnel.
Keller At Large: Big Dig Lights Political Fallout The state admitted Thursday that it made a mistake in not to telling the public that lights in the Big Dig tunnel are corroding, especially since one fell to the ground a month ago.
I-93 Bridge Decks To Get Summer OverhaulState transportation officials on Monday approved "aggressive" plans to replace 14 bridge decks on Interstate 93 in Medford.
Commuter Rail May Face Financial Penalties For Week's FailuresMother Nature, old equipment and a surprisingly inept website conspired this week to bog down commuter services in Greater Boston, prompting the Massachusetts transport chief to apologize and pledge to do better.