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MassDOT Warns E-ZPass Customers About Potential Email Phishing Scam

Customers have received an e-mail from “E-ZPass Customer Service Center” with the subject, “Payment for driving on toll road” that MassDOT says is not from the toll transponder program.

07/08/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Move To All-Electronic Tolling Means No More Free Ride

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is moving towards all electronic toll collection on bridges, tunnels, and the Mass Pike. That means some drivers who got a free ride, won’t anymore.

The WBZ I-Team has learned a toll of at least 40 cents will soon be added to the ramps at the West Newton interchange of the Mass Pike. Currently, drivers could get on at exit 16, then get off at exit 17 in Newton for free.

06/18/2014

The Inspector General has found some state vehicles have phony plates. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Inspector General Finds Phony Plates On Some State Vehicles

The I-Team has learned the state’s Inspector General is raising serious questions about how the agency in charge of transportation oversees its own vehicles.

06/02/2014

Rowers on Lake Quinsigamond pass by construction on the Burns Bridge in Worcester. (Karen Twomey photo)

Major MassDOT Work Underway On Roads And Bridges Around State

Mass DOT has several hundred projects underway resurfacing, repairing and expanding roads, rotaries, decks and ramps underway.

05/16/2014

MBTA

MassDOT To Raise Fares 5-Percent

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has approved a 5-percent increase to MBTA fares.

05/14/2014

(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

MassDOT: Mother’s Day Weekend One Of Worst For Traffic All Year

If you are traveling for Mother’s Day, be aware, you will have plenty of company Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

05/09/2014

A contractor wrote "Welcome to Fallujah baby!" on a bridge in Amesbury. (Photo courtesy Bryan Eaton/Daily News of Newburyport)

Contractor Taunts Amesbury Homeowner After ‘Fallujah’ Comments

Officials stopped work on the aging Whittier Bridge between Amesbury and Newburyport on I-95 after someone on the work crew wrote a taunting graffiti message across a steel beam.

04/25/2014

The peace banner on the Savin Hill bridge. (Facebook Photo Courtesy: Jill Cahill Baker)

Missing Martin Richard ‘Peace’ Banner Mystery Solved

A peace banner dedicated to Martin Richard that vanished from the bridge over Interstate 93 in Dorchester has been located.

04/24/2014

(Photo courtesy: MassDOT)

Massachusetts To Install Permanent Travel Time Signs Across State

Real-time traffic data that tells drivers how long it will take to reach their destinations will soon be available on key state highways.

04/11/2014

A pothole in Newton. (WBZ-TV)

Massachusetts To Set Aside $40 Million To Fix Potholes

The state Transportation Department is making $40 million available to fix potholes in roads ravaged by the harsh winter, the agency announced Wednesday.

04/09/2014

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