Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project Update: Construction Look-Ahead 5/19/19 – 6/01/19

Construction Look-Ahead: May 19 – June 1, 2019 This is a brief overview of construction operations and traffic impacts for the Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project. It will be supplemented by additional notices as needed for high-impact work and changes to traffic configurations, such as temporary ramp and street closures,

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Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Reconstruction Weekly Look-Ahead

Sumner Tunnel Toll Plaza Reconstruction Weekly Look-Ahead Period of May 12, 2019 to May 18, 2019 Throughout the period covered by this look-ahead, MassDOT’s contractor for the Reconstruction of the Sumner Tunnel toll plaza will continue to progress work at the job site. Work will take place from 6:30 a.m.

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ROAD CLOSURE ADVISORY: MAY 13, 2019

The Tobin Bridge/Chelsea Curves Rehabilitation Project’s date for the lane closure on Route 1 Southbound has been set for the night of May 13th. Crews will be taking one of the three travel lanes out of service for the project that will last the next two construction seasons. In addition,

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TAM News-May 1, 2019

TAM meets with Governor Baker to discuss Rolling Stock The Trucking Association of Massachusetts (TAM) remains at work attempting to advance the association’s rolling stock initiative.  Last week, TAM President Steve Normandin, Legislative Chairman Ed Rodricks, Board Member Andrew Boyle, Executive Director Kevin Weeks as well as Chris Spear, President

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TAM News-April 25, 2019

Required Notice Posting for the Family and Medical Leave Law The Department of Family and Medical Leave has posted the notice required to be provided by employers and covered business entities to their current workforce of PFML benefits, contribution rates, and other provisions as outlined in M.G.L. c. 175M sec.

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TAM News-April 25, 2019

Senate to Take Up Bike Safety Legislation on Thursday, April 25th  As previously noted, the Massachusetts Senate is advancing legislation that it passed last session early in this session to put pressure on the House to act this session. One of those items that passed last session was the traffic

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TAM Legislative Update

TAM Legislative Update April 9, 2019 The start of April saw TAM continue to advocate with House and Senate leadership for the passage of legislation providing relief from the taxation of rolling stock this session. As well, TAM has begun to advocate for a seat at the table when the legislature

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TAM Legislative Update

TAM Legislative Update As the Massachusetts legislature begins the 2019-2020 legislative session, TAM has already begun to advance the interests of the trucking industry by filing four pieces of legislation.  The legislative slate includes initiatives to: (a) remove the tax on rolling stock; (b) create a truck driver workforce grant;

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Rolling Stock Study by Northeastern University

Leading Policy Institution Partners with TAM to Study Competitive Disadvantages for Trucking in Massachusetts. TAM is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Northeastern University and the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy to conduct a study on the economic impacts of commercial transportation within the Commonwealth.  Originally borne

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I-495 / I-90 Interchange FEEDBACK

I-495 / I-90 Interchange Improvements Project Did you know 50% of all freight traffic in Massachusetts goes through this interchange?? TAM recently met with representatives of MassDOT to discuss the upcoming rebuild of the interchange of Routes 495 and 90. This will be a multi-year project, currently in the predesign

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