MAJOR WORK ON TOBIN BRIDGE SET FOR NEXT THREE YEARS
By Colin A. Young
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
BOSTON, SEPT. 11, 2017.....Commuters who live in the Route 1 corridor should prepare for delays getting out of Boston over the next three years as the Department of Transportation prepares to embark on a restoration of the Tobin Bridge deck that will stretch into 2020.
The MassDOT Board of Directors on Monday approved a $41.6 million contract for J.F. White to conduct deck repairs, structural steel repairs and painting on a portion of the Tobin. White was the contractor on the last Tobin Bridge deck rehabilitation project, in 2008, according to MassDOT.
The work is expected to be completed in three stages, starting in April 2018.
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