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Highway Crews Gear Up For Winter’s Arrival

Highway officials are letting Bay Staters know that crews are ready for the snow and cold.

10/25/2014

The Long Island Bridge. (WBZ-TV)

Homeless Displaced In Boston Due To Unsafe Bridge

City officials are scrambling to make sure the homeless population in Boston is taken care of after a much needed shelter on Long Island was closed.

10/09/2014

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Massachusetts Students Encouraged To Walk To School Wednesday

International Walk to School Day, known as iWalk, will take place on Wednesday around the country, and Massachusetts schools will participate.

10/07/2014

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State Halts Installation Of Guardrail Pieces Over Safety Concerns

The state is taking action because of questions about a safety device which is all over highways in Massachusetts.

10/02/2014

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New E-ZPass Scam Targets Mass. Drivers

E-ZPass is warning of a new scam targeting toll road drivers.

09/30/2014

Registry Of Motor Vehicles

All Things Travel: Boston RMV Relocates To New Office

The Registry of Motor Vehicles Division will open its new downtown Boston office in Haymarket Square on Monday morning.

09/14/2014

The debris smashed the windshield of the SUV. (WBZ-TV).

SUV Hit By Debris Falling From Route 3A Overpass In Chelmsford

Several pieces of debris fell from the Route 3A overpass on Interstate 495 and smashed an SUV’s windshield Tuesday afternoon.

08/19/2014

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‘Keep Calm And Drive On’ Among MassDOT Highway Saftey Sign Contest Winners

The other winners were “Make yah Ma proud, wear yah seatbelt,” to encourage belt use and “Put down the phone! Your LOLs and OMGs can wait,” to fight distracted driving.

08/14/2014

The truck lost its load on 128 north in Woburn at the Washington Street exit. (Photo courtesy: Scott Eck-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Cranberry Sludge Spill Turns Part Of Route 128 Red In Woburn

A truck spilled its load of “cranberry sludge” on Route 128 Thursday morning, painting the road red and slowing traffic during the morning commute.

08/14/2014

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Daily Talker: Winners Of MassDOT Highway Sign Contest Announced

One Friday morning in May, drivers on metro Boston roads actually noticed the message on the electronic highway signs, when MassDOT poked a little fun at the local accent with the phrase, “Changing lanes? Use ya blinkah!”

It became a social media phenomenon, with people suggesting their own messages on Facebook and Twitter. So state highway officials decided to hold a contest, and give three winners gift cards for gas and service plaza vendors.

The Boston Globe reports the winners of the DOTSpeak Highway Safety Message Contest will be officially announced Thursday,

08/14/2014

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