Watch Chris (in his 1989 pickup) drive Route 122a in Worcester. MassDOT and the City of Worcester changed the road from a difficult to navigate and dangerous 4-lane roadway into a complete street that flows better and is safer for all modes of travel. See more Baystate Roads Program videos on our You Tube Page.
The Engineering Directive and the new Construction Standard Details are available on the MassDOT website:
· E-14-003 – June 2014 Construction Standard Details
· June 2014 Construction Standard Details
“While traffic fatalities and injuries have been trending downward in Massachusetts over the past few years, pedestrian and bicycle-related crashes aren’t following,” stated MassDOT Secretary and CEO Richard A. Davey. “We aim to raise awareness across the Commonwealth about the importance of safe bicycling, pedestrian, and driver behaviors and practices. Our young people, perhaps getting their licenses for the first time or riding their bikes to school, are a critical segment of our traveling public.
The workshop is open to all foremen or supervisors who are responsible for the day-to-day management of field operations for their cities and towns. Whether you are a veteran foreman or someone who hopes to achieve that position in the future, you will benefit from this workshop.
For dates and locations and to register for a workshop, please click on the "Workshops" link at the top of this page.
As part of the safety focus area of the Every Day Counts (EDC) initiative, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is promoting High Friction Surface Treatments (HFST). HFST are the site-specific application of high-quality, durable aggregates using a polymer binder that restores and maintains pavement friction where the need for a safer pavement surface is the greatest. Transportation agencies that apply HFST to spot treat their problem locations can reduce a high percentage of the Roadway Departure crashes and wet crashes on their roadways.
This EDC Exchange will present information on HFST and how this technology can help you to improve sa
Each company will present their technology at times throughout the day. There will also be plenty of time to visit each company’s booth to ask questions and gather information. Companies currently being represented include: